Month: May 2021

Covid-19 infection rates in meat plants can be cut with rapid antigen tests, the Health Information & Quality Authority (Hiqa) has advised.Giving the tests twice a week was found to be a more effective solution than the existing monthly PCR…

From death drops to sashaying, a guide to the local version of the drag queen reality TV competition that’s become a pop culture phenomenon.

Start your engines, because RuPaul’s Drag Race is finally arriving in Australia and New Zealand this weekend. The show think America’s Next Top Model but for drag queens is a certified pop culture phenomenon and the most-awarded reality TV competition…

Ingenuity is turning into the Evel Knievel of Mars explorers.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU The “high-risk, high-reward” Ingenuity helicopter is now pouring on the rewards for NASA. It completed its fourth and most ambitious test flight across Mars on Friday. NASA JPL tweeted “Success,” saying Ingenuity went father and faster than ever before….

The retailer will announce the date when it will start taking bookings for appointments to visit their stores.

FORM AN ORDERLY queue Penneys fans because the much-loved retailer has announced its plans for reopening. In a statement the company said it will begin with shopping by appointment as a temporary measure and then a week later will open…

As the world’s second-most populous country grapples with record cases that have crippled its health system, there are several lessons Canada can learn from India’s experience.

As the rest of the world watches and steps up to help, the COVID-19 situation in India is growing direr by the day and yet the peak is still projected to be weeks away. With record coronavirus cases and deaths,…

Fiji’s government has taken the most drastic measures since Covid-19 hit the country in March last year.

Fiji’s government has taken the most drastic measures since Covid-19 hit the country in March last year. Most of the country is on lockdown from 8pm Friday to 4am on Monday local time. Points in and out of Suva are…

The new 5th generation iPad Pro for 2021 was announced at Apple’s Spring Loaded event on April 20. From Amazon to Walmart, here’s where and how to pre-order yours.

You can preorder the new 5th generation iPad Pro right now. Apple It was just over a year ago that Apple unveiled its last iPad Pro. The 2020 model wasnt a significant improvement over the 2018 modelit mainly added support…

The Biden admin said Friday it would cancel all construction on the border wall that was paid for using redirected military funds.

WASHINGTON The Biden administration announced Friday that it would cancel all construction on the border wall that was paid for using redirected military funds, a Defense Department spokesman said. The Trump administration increased its use of Defense dollars to build…

Manitoba will no longer notify people in most areas of the province if they have the B117 coronavirus variant because it has now become the dominant strain.

Manitoba will no longer notify people in most areas if they have the B117 coronavirus variant because it has now become the province’s dominant strain.  The more-contagious variants of concern now account for more than half of all new COVID-19…