Where to go on Your First Solo Trip

Plan a trip to this city for a high level of exploration as it offers endless walking and outdoor discovery. This is one of the most spellbinding European cities, bursting with energy from a unique blend of its glorious past and present; making it the socio, political and economic heart of the Czech Republic. You can get started with your Prague adventure from the Old Town Square admiring the medieval architecture, wait by the Astronomical Tower, take a leisurely stroll across the Charles Bridge and give a visit to the…

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Biden to announce tougher regulations on methane emissions from oil and gas production

The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday will propose rules to plug methane gas leaks at hundreds of thousands of oil and gas wells in the U.S., marking its most aggressive action yet to curb climate-warming greenhouse gas emissions. The agency’s measures will strengthen regulations on new oil and gas wells and impose new requirements for existing wells that previously escaped methane regulations. President Joe Biden will formally announce the proposals during the second day of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, according to senior administration officials. The methane initiatives…

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Rare Skin Reactions after mRNA Vaccination, Similar to Jones–Mote Basophil Responses

In a small group of recipients of messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19), the occurrence of erythematous and indurated skin reactions has been reported at an average of 8 days after the first or second injection.1 The identification of such hypersensitivity responses has been a focus of study for many years by researchers investigating various systems. Such reactions to mRNA vaccines strongly resemble the primary first-dose flare and secondary skin-test responses that we reported 45 years ago in volunteers who were injected with foreign proteins2 (Figure 1A). At that…

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Is It Illegal for a Landlord To Not Provide Heat?

When you live in a northern state that has chilly autumns, freezing winters, and cool springs, you rely on proper heating to keep you warm. Even if you don’t live in a state with these seasonal changes, reliable heating can be a key to keeping your home comfortable. The laws determining if your landlord has to provide heating in a rental property can vary from state to state and even city to city. For example, San Francisco requires a landlord to provide heat that can maintain at least 70 degree Fahrenheit in “habitable…

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How To Promote Your Career When You Work From Home

Now that most professionals are working from home, being remote should not be a disadvantage come promotion time. That said, you still need to manage your career to be promotion-worthy and to manage your brand to get noticed. With everyone working remotely – including your boss, helpful mentors and supporters, senior leaders you don’t know as well – you need a strategy to proactively get and stay top-of-mind with the decision-makers and influencers of promotion decisions. Here are seven ways you can proactively promote your career even when you work…

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Coronavirus break could add one or two years to my career, says England pacer James Anderson

England pacer James Anderson feels the break due to the Covid-19 pandemic could help him extend his career by two more years. Anderson has not played since suffering a rib injury in January after the cricket season was halted in March due to the coronavirus outbreak. “The break could just add on a year or two at the end of my career,” 37-year-old Anderson was quoted as saying on the Tailenders podcast. “I’ve really enjoyed being back; and as odd as it is just bowling into a net with not…

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How To Change Careers Without Losing Your Mind Or Yourself

Change is terrifying and career change—well, let’s face it—it can make you feel like your head is going to explode. And now that we’re in the middle of a pandemic, the employment landscape is changing by the day. That being said, it is possible to make a pivot (even in today’s environment) without losing your mind or yourself. Here are some essential dos and don’ts if you are finally ready for that career makeover: Don’t make assumptions One easy mistake is to assume the timing is wrong to change careers.…

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Top 5 job skills to future proof your career post-Covid

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a curveball that has brought entire countries to their knees. With lockdowns and forced social distancing, we’ve seen industries come to a standstill as people are forced to stay indoors. As society at large tries to grapple with the extent of the impact, technology has in many ways, emerged as the saviour. Among other things, it has allowed people to work from home, people to shop from the comfort of their homes. It has enabled governments to monitor and take targeted action to curb the…

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Coronavirus Will Force Fashion To A Sustainable Future

Fashion is an industry that runs on change with new trends, styles, and whole new ranges offered up every season. In order to meet those demands, it must keep the supply chain working at full steam to stitch up and ship out new fashions at breakneck speed. With its focus on the front end to deliver a continuously changing collection of fashion, it has, by necessity, been slower to change the many moving parts of the industry’s back end. So, it has been moving at a measured pace to meet…

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How Fashion and Beauty Brands Are Donating to Fight the Coronavirus Pandemic

Fashion and beauty brands are the latest to launch initiatives to combat the coronavirus pandemic. Indie and established names are making donations or raising funds for various organizations that are fighting the impact of COVID-19 on local and national communities. Several brands, including beauty brands Farmacy and Grande Cosmetics, as well as contemporary fashion label Everlane, are donating to Feeding America, the nationwide network of food banks that is providing meals to children and low-income individuals. Celebrity-founded brands are also launching giveback initiatives. Kim Kardashian West’s Skims shapewear brand is donating 20 percent of sales from its cotton collection…

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