Exclusive: Brazil Amazon fires likely worst in 10 years, August data incomplete, government researcher says | Article [AMP] | Reuters

The official August data on the number of fires in Brazil’s Amazon needs to be corrected and will likely show an increase over last year, meaning that blazes surged to a decade high, a scientist responsible for the figures told Reuters on Wednesday.
— À lire sur mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN25T349

Pictures of the month: August | Reuters.com

A large historical white-red-white flag of Belarus is pictured next to demonstrators forming a heart during a protest against the results of the Belarusian presidential election in Prague, Czech Repub
— À lire sur in.mobile.reuters.com/news/picture/pictures-of-the-month-august-idINRTX7SSA9

Jeff Bezos thought there was a ‘30% chance’ Amazon would succeed

When Jeff Bezos launched Amazon as an online bookseller in 1994, he didn’t think it was likely to succeed. « I never thought we’d build what Amazon has turned into, » Bezos said in 2000. « And I’m the most surprised on the planet. »
— À lire sur www.cnbc.com/amp/2020/09/03/jeff-bezos-thought-there-was-a-30percent-chance-amazon-would-succeed.html

Royal no more: Harry and Meghan start uncertain new chapter – Los Angeles Times

Prince Harry and wife Meghan, reportedly now Angelenos, are starting an uncertain new chapter as international celebrities and charity patrons.
— À lire sur www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-03-31/royal-no-more-harry-and-meghan-start-uncertain-new-chapter

Harry and Meghan’s L.A. debut: Meal delivery to sick in WeHo – Los Angeles Times

Prince Harry, who with wife Meghan delivered coronavirus meals in WeHo, jokes that quarantine life with an 11-month-old son is challenging enough.
— À lire sur www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2020-04-16/prince-harry-meghan-meals-archie-coronavirus

Did Meghan and Prince Harry buy a house in Montecito? – Los Angeles Times

The move wraps up a year-long saga for the royal couple, which kicked off in January when the pair announced they would “step back as ‘senior’ members of the Royal Family and become financially independent.”
— À lire sur www.latimes.com/business/real-estate/story/2020-08-12/prince-harry-meghan-markle-buy-montecito-estate

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle takeaways in ‘Finding Freedom’ – Los Angeles Times

Chilly sisters! Bad gifts! Sad nannies! « Finding Freedom » by Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand delves into royal Brexit of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
— À lire sur www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/books/story/2020-08-17/la-et-jc-meghan-markle-finding-freedom

Prince Harry, Meghan sign massive Netflix production deal – Los Angeles Times

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan solidified their Hollywood plans Wednesday with a production deal to make wide-ranging film and TV content for Netflix.
— À lire sur www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/tv/story/2020-09-02/prince-harry-meghan-netflix-production-deal

Why Airlines, Cities, and Starbucks Need Remote Workers Back at the Office | Marker

For a decade, Carlos Silva has been gluing, nailing, and re-zippering shoes and boots at Stern Shoe Repair, a usually well-trafficked shop just outside the Metro entrance at Union Station in…
— À lire sur marker.medium.com/remote-work-is-killing-the-hidden-trillion-dollar-office-economy-5800af06b007

Star Trek: Discovery Introduces First Transgender and Non-Binary Characters

CBS All Access, ViacomCBS’ subscription video on-demand and live streaming service, today announced that season three of Star Trek: Discovery will introduce the Star Trek franchise’s first non-binary and transgender characters, furthering the “Star Trek” universe’s ongoing commitment to Gene Roddenberry’s original vision of celebrating diversity and inclusion. 
— À lire sur intl.startrek.com/news/star-trek-discovery-introduces-first-trangender-and-non-binary-characters

39 Filipinos missing as Japan coast guard hunts for missing cargo ship – Agence France-Presse

39 Filipinos missing as Japan coast guard hunts for missing cargo ship – Agence France-Presse
— À lire sur www.philstar.com/headlines/2020/09/03/2039821/39-filipinos-missing-japan-coast-guard-hunts-missing-cargo-ship/amp/

Japan coastguard rescues one person in search for missing NZ livestock ship | BusinessWorld

Japan coastguard rescues one person in search for missing NZ livestock ship | BusinessWorld
— À lire sur www.bworldonline.com/japan-coastguard-rescues-one-person-in-search-for-missing-nz-livestock-ship/

Cargo ship with 43 crew and nearly 6,000 cattle sank off Japan, survivor says | Japan | The Guardian

Strong winds and rain from Typhoon Maysak hamper rescue of crew from Philippines, New Zealand and Australia
— À lire sur amp.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/03/typhoon-maysak-ship-with-43-crew-and-nearly-6000-cattle-missing-off-japan

Cargo ship with 43 crew, 6,000 cows sank off Japan in typhoon, says Filipino survivor

Japanese coast guard rescue the Filipino sailor, who says there were 38 other Filipinos among the crew of cargo ship Gulf Livestock 1
— À lire sur rappler.com/world/asia-pacific/cargo-ship-sank-off-japan-typhoon-says-filipino-survivor

Trump and COVID force Chinese students to rethink the US – Nikkei Asian Review

PALO ALTO, U.S./TAIPEI/HONG KONG — Tom Zeng’s sophomore year at Queens College, City University of New York, began with a video message from the chan
— À lire sur asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/The-Big-Story/Trump-and-COVID-force-Chinese-students-to-rethink-the-US

How Face Masks Work and Which Types Offer the Best Covid-19 Protection – WSJ

Face coverings are a simple way to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, public-health officials say. Here’s how different types of masks stack up, and how they’re meant to be used.
— À lire sur www.wsj.com/articles/how-face-masks-work-and-which-types-offer-the-best-covid-19-protection-11595946178

Oxford COVID-19 study: face masks and coverings work – act now | University of Oxford

Cloth face coverings, even homemade masks made of the correct material, are effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19 – for the wearer and those around them – according to a new study from Oxford’s Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science.
— À lire sur www.ox.ac.uk/news/2020-07-08-oxford-covid-19-study-face-masks-and-coverings-work-act-now

Everything You Need To Know About Face Masks And Coronavirus | HuffPost Life

How do face masks work? Should we be buying them when NHS workers are running short? Can’t you just make your own?
— À lire sur www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/amp/entry/face-masks-coronavirus-questions-answered_uk_5e8c6f96c5b6e1d10a69ead5/