What Should I Wear to a Funeral?


This is indeed a sad situation but one I think more and more of us may experience as vaccine progress allows us to gather again, not just for celebrations but for the group mourning and memorializing that was denied us last year.

It may seem bizarre to worry at all about what to

A Quick Look at Historical Maps of Slovenia

Historical maps can help you see the things around you.  

You are suffering from tunnel vision if you see only as what the blue arrow would like you to see. Knowing what is nearby can make you feel more comfortable in your surroundings. For all you know, there could be a nearby beautiful lake in your area or there might be cycle-friendly route that you didn’t even know exists before. Historical maps can open and broaden your world in more ways you can imagine.…

G7 Live Updates: Leaders Will Pledge to Donate 1 Billion Covid Vaccine Doses


President Biden with President Emmanuel Macron of France, center, Prime Minister Mario Draghi of Italy, left, and the European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, in Carbis Bay, England, on Friday.
Credit…Ludovic Marin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

PLYMOUTH, England — Call it the much-welcomed end of Zoom diplomacy.

Four months ago, President Biden held his first work-from-home meeting with a world leader, conferring with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada in the only viable way during a pandemic: a video call from the Roosevelt room in the White House.

More Zoom calls followed:

A hospital ward made from trash highlights Arthur Huang’s mission to revolutionize recycling

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit, Taiwanese architect and engineer Arthur Huang wanted to do something to help. As the construction industry across the world ground to a halt, putting many of his projects on hold, Huang turned his attention to solving the urgent need for medical supplies and hospital space.

Based in Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, Huang is the co-founder and CEO of Miniwiz — a company that takes different types of waste and transforms them into over 1,200 materials that can be used for construction, interiors and consumer products.

With the pandemic affecting shipments of conventional materials, Huang found an …