A rough estimate based on the infectiousness of COVID-19 is that about 70% of the population would have to be immune for its spread to slow without any other preventative measures.
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Many of the U.S. ZIP codes hit hardest by the pandemic's economic fallout are those where affluent stay-at-home workers have stopped spending money on local services.
Renewables will most likely surpass the fossil fuel in electricity generation this year despite Trump's best efforts.
Like a lot of big cities in the developed world, Amsterdam lost population in the 1960s, 1970s and early 1980s as its inhabitants opted for newer dwellings and more space outside the city. During those same decades, newcomers arrived in large numbers from former ...
If quality of life is better in Canada and Europe, why don't more Americans emigrate?
It is demonstrating, though, just how poorly he will probably react when faced with real adversity.
Charles Dickens wrote "A Christmas Carol" in 1843 in part because he was appalled at the living conditions of England's urban poor, especially after a visit that September to a so-called Ragged School for London slum children. But he also wrote it because he ...
Drive from coast to coast with the radio off and everybody seems to be getting along fine.
As long as tech's next big thing remains far in the future, the social network will maintain its monopoly status.
In general, consensus systems deliver better economic results and more voter trust than majoritarian ones.