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Austria Authorities Offer a $44k Salary to People Willing to Hunt Down the Unvaccinated
The City of Linz in Austria has a new job offer as part of its upcoming national COVID-19 mandate. The job offer promises to pay an annual salary of approximately US$44,000 to track down citizens...
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Pandemic Provided Catalyst for Surges in Government Mass Surveillance: German NGO
In a report published in Dec. 2021 by AlgorithmWatch, a nonprofit organization based out of Germany, it has been revealed how automated decision-making (ADM) systems, driven by advanced artificial intelligence algorithms, were deployed by numerous...
McDonalds has put restrictions on the sale of french fries in Japan due to potato shortage.
Potato Shortages: McDonald’s Limits Sale of French Fries in Japan
Fast-food chain McDonald’s will now begin rationing French fries at all outlets in Japan due to a shortage of potato imports. It will affect 2900 stores in Japan and will be in effect between Dec....
TikTok homemade bomb trend damages the eyesight of a Swedish youth
TikTok Challenge: Homemade Bomb Trend Leads to Swedish Youth Damaging Eyes
A dangerous trend has emerged on TikTok that involves mixing chemicals to create homemade bombs. Recently, a Swedish youth who participated in this trend ended up damaging his eyesight. The youth was a student of...
Women shop for bread at a market in Ankara on December 20, 2021 as Turkey's troubled lira took a nosedive after Turkish President cited Muslim teachings to justify not raising interest rates to stabilise the currency.
Food and Rent Unaffordable as 20 Percent Inflation Hits Turkey
Turkish citizens are reeling under the pressure of inflation and what many believe is President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s incompetent way of dealing with the dilemma. Just a year ago, many citizens were living a life...
Sudden and significant heart failure is plaguing healthy young, mostly male, athletes outside of North America as the topic goes unreported.
Athlete Heart Issues and Deaths Just Keep Piling Up Around the World
As the number of professional, semi-professional, and student athletes suffering from sudden collapses and/or death outside of North America continue to pile up, the manifestation goes mostly unreported in media despite a staggering increase of...
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COVID-19 in Australia: Cases Spike in New South Wales, Hundreds Receive False Test Results
New South Wales (NSW), the Australian state with the largest population, is reporting a sharp spike in COVID-19 infections. On Dec. 25, state authorities reported 6,394 infections, up from 6,288 cases the previous day. When...
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Champion Snowboarder Calls for a Full-Boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
Canadian Drew Neilson, a former snowboard champion, has called for a complete boycott of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, citing human rights issues that he believes shouldn’t be ignored. “I’m really disgusted. I don’t even...
3 Key Factors Behind the Solomon Islands Anti-China Riots
The Solomon Islands, a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean home to roughly 680,000 people, has faced civil unrest in recent months. Violent protests broke out in late November after Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare was...