USA: Police Killings & Racial Injustice & Capitol Attack

Pressrelease Human Rights Watch. Washington, DC: Like the January 6, 2021 mob attack on the US capitol involving white supremacists, the Covid-19 pandemic, police killings of Black and brown people, and other events over the past year laid bare major human rights failings in the United States, Human Rights Watch said today in its World […]

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Watch How New Volvo Cars Crash

Watch How New Volvo Cars Crash

  • Dec 08, 2020

It is the most extreme crash test ever executed by Volvo Cars, and a crucial one. Extrication specialists often use cars crashed at the Volvo Cars Safety Centre. To allow rescue services to prepare for any possible crash scenario and to simulate the forces that erupt in the most extreme crashes, beyond what can be […]

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Cannabis Stars

Cannabis Stars

  • Dec 02, 2020

It should not be surprising that early celebrity adaptors have jumped onto the legal marijuana bandwagon. Some have struck out on their own while many have inked licensing deals with established corporate brands like Canopy Growth Corporation (CGC) based in Smiths Falls, Ontario. It operates 10 licensed production sites and has over 4.3 million square […]

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Black Friday Rush Must Not Cost Amazon Workers Their Health

Pressrelease Amnesty International, November 2020 (Edited): People working for Amazon have faced great health and safety risks since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but their ability to speak out and bargain collectively is under pressure from the online retail giant, Amnesty International said today. On Black Friday, one of Amazon’s busiest periods, Amnesty International […]

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Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa Channel The Runaways in “Prisoner”  Video

Newly released “Prisoners” is the latest collaboration between Miley Cyrus and Dua Lipa. In the video, set in the 1980’s, the artists have a wild, spider-infested bus ride to a club.  Cyrus sports an ’80s mullet haircut that she could have borrowed from her father, Billy Ray. Video Is Wild During the adventure, Miley pours […]

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Scotland Becomes First to Guarantee Free Menstrual Products

Following legislation Tuesday, Scotland became the first country in the world to guarantee free access to menstrual products nationwide. The bill, championed by Scottish Parliament Member Monica Lennon, sets out to combat what is known as “period poverty.” The term refers to a circumstance where a person who requires menstrual products cannot afford them or […]

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Preps for Launch of COVID Vaccine, Though Trial is Ongoing

Bio-tech firm Moderna is feeling pretty confident about its COVID-19 vaccine candidate. Indeed, the Massachusetts-based company has already taken in $1.1 billion in deposits from various governments in preparation of its global launch. The drug-maker says it is in talks with the COVAX initiative, a project backed by the World Health Organization. Together they are […]

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Troll Tweet Sparks Billie Eilish To Fight Back

Billie Eilish has projected a signature image, often well covered in oversized clothes. In the past she’s explained that her intent was reduce body shaming. It appears she was as smart about that as she is about her music. The negative comments from photos taken when she was out in Los Angeles in a tank […]

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Armenia: Cluster Munitions Kill Civilians

Armenia: Cluster Munitions Kill Civilians

  • Nov 03, 2020

Pressrelease, Human Rights Watch: Armenian forces either fired or supplied internationally banned cluster munitions and at least one other type of long-range rocket used in an attack on Barda city, 230 kilometers west of Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku on October 28, 2020, Human Rights Watch said today. The attack reportedly killed at least 21 civilians and […]

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Trump Cancels Election Night Reception

Trump Cancels Election Night Reception

  • Nov 02, 2020

Most experts agree that election night may be inconclusive this year. With so many Americans voting by mail, and with several states waiting until Election Day to begin tabulation of these paper ballots, we will most likely go to sleep on election night without knowing whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden won the race. Still, […]

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