Costa Rica hydro plant gets new lease on life from crypto mining

Costa Rica hydro plant gets new lease on life from crypto mining

A Bitcoin (BTC) logo is displayed on a crypto currency ATM machine in a shop in Weehawken, New Jersey, U.S., May 19, 2021. REUTERS/Mike SegarRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSAN PEDRO DE POAS, Costa Rica, Jan 11 (Reuters) – A small river in the middle of coffee plantations, sugar cane fields and a … Read more

I’m a student and put my entire life savings into crypto but lost EVERYTHING after making a terrible mistake

I'm a student and put my entire life savings into crypto but lost EVERYTHING after making a terrible mistake

A GUTTED student has told how they lost EVERYTHING by making one huge mistake after pumping their entire life savings into crypto. The naive investor said that for the past few years, they had been “slowly accumulating” different crypto coins. 1A student lost their savings after putting it all into cryptoCredit: Getty Taking to Reddit … Read more

Austria powers down public life as fourth COVID-19 lockdown begins

Austria powers down public life as fourth COVID-19 lockdown begins

Police officers check the vaccination status of shoppers against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the entrance of a store in Vienna, Austria, November 16, 2021. REUTERS/Lisi NiesnerRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comRegisterVIENNA, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Austria powered down public life on Monday as its fourth national COVID-19 lockdown began, making it the … Read more

Life feels a bit out of kilter, but Covid is not the only reason | Life and style

Aren’t things a bit… weird right now? Aren’t they? A bit odd? Everywhere I look Britain seems to be glitching slightly, news melting under the gentlest light, people fixed in 10-minute yawns. Last week I was walking through central London on a frosty evening when, upon turning a corner, I found myself suddenly in the … Read more

Covid has caused 28m years of life to be lost, study finds | Coronavirus

Covid has caused the loss of 28m years of life, according to the largest-ever survey to assess the scale of the impact of the pandemic.The enormous toll was revealed in research, led by the University of Oxford, which calculated the years of life lost (YLL) in 37 countries. The study measured the number of deaths … Read more

14 nurses on life and work during COVID – Harvard Gazette

14 nurses on life and work during COVID – Harvard Gazette

Brigham & Women’s Hospital Working as a nurse during a pandemic has been a humbling experience. What I presumed would be a smooth intro to intermediate medical nursing quickly shifted when the pandemic hit four months into my first hospital job. All of a sudden, we were immersed in this deadly pandemic, and a few … Read more

Covid measures give us choice. They are not restrictions on British life | Stephen Reicher

Calls for the government to introduce extra measures to contain Covid have grown louder. At the last count these came from the NHS Federation, the British Medical Association, Macmillan Cancer, the behaviours and modelling subcommittees of the emergency science group Sage, the president of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine, the president of the Royal … Read more

Life after COVID: EU re-thinks budget rules for new era

Life after COVID: EU re-thinks budget rules for new era

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Yves HermanStability and Growth Pact governs states’ borrowingPandemic debts and climate costs forcing rethinkDeep divisions remain over how loose rules should beBRUSSELS, Oct 18 (Reuters) – So often the source of rows between its members, the European Union starts reviewing … Read more

Life expectancy gap in England ‘a growing chasm’ exacerbated by Covid | Life expectancy

England’s richest people are living for a decade longer than the poorest, and the life expectancy gap between them has widened to “a growing chasm”, research has revealed.The difference in expected lifespan between the wealthiest and poorest areas has more than doubled since the early 2000s, an analysis of official data by the King’s Fund … Read more