Success Story Hong Kong Reimposes Tough New Virus Restrictions

Hong Kong (AFP): Hong Kong reimposed tough social distancing measures on Wednesday -- shuttering many businesses and making facemasks on public transport mandatory -- after a ...

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Applications Call For UN Young Leaders For Sustainable Developement Goals

Every two years, 17 young change-makers are recognized for their leadership and contribution to a more sustainable world. Convened by the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, ...

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Call For Applications: United Nations Youth Champions For Disarmament

United nations: The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs is looking for young persons (ages 18 – 24) motivated to use their talents to help ...

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Smartphones Transformed Everything. Now, There’s More Disruption To Come.

Illustrations from the last decade of our smartphone coverage, by (from left) Jon Krause (“Step Away From the Phone,” 2018) and Rami Niemi (“The New

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Sport Pays Tribute To Maradona With Tears, Applause, Silence, Banners And Song

Paris (AFP): On the first weekend of sporting action since the death of Diego Maradona, sports, leagues and teams round the..

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Do “Self-Cleaning” Elevator Buttons Really Work?

Do “self-cleaning” elevator buttons really work? Without rigorous independent studies, experts say it’s hard to verify claims of “self-cleaning” or “antiviral”..

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