Three days after a volcano erupted, the Tonga islands are still almost cut off from the world

Aerial view of the damage on Nomuka Island in Tonga from a New Zealand military plane, January 17, 2022. NEW ZEALAND DEFENCE FORCE / VIA REUTERS It took four days for the first aerial photos to give an overview of the double disaster that struck the Tonga Islands on Saturday January 15, when the violent … Read more

Robert Lewandowski: Lionel Messi forgot to choose world footballer – football

Guess who Argentina captain Lionel Messi (34) didn’t make the top three for voted FIFA world footballer? Robert Lewandowski (33)! Messi preferred to vote for his buddies Neymar, Mbappé and Benzema – without them being able to match Lewandowski’s sporting achievements in 2021. Did Messi want to prevent the Bayern striker and fiercest rival from … Read more

Analysis Nobody Saves the World, the new madness of Drinkbox Studios that is already in Game Pass

There are very few studios that can boast of having hit the nail on the head with every single game they’ve developed; Canada’s Drinkbox Studios are one of those few. After debuting with Tales From Space: About a Blob and its sequel, Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack (they may be less remembered, but they … Read more

“The End of Things”, by Byung-Chul Han: in a disembodied world

Visitors immersed in “Machine Hallucinations – Space: Metaverse”, by Refik Anadol, in Hong Kong, recently. TYRONE SIU/REUTERS “The End of Things. Upheavals in the world of life” (Undinge. Umbrüche der Lebenswelt), by Byung-Chul Han, translated from German by Olivier Mannoni, Actes Sud, “Questions de société”, 144 p., €16, digital €12. ” Tell me, when will … Read more

These neo-reactionary ideologues who refuse the advent of the new world

By Nicolas Truong Posted today at 06:00, updated at 07:05 Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationThe media hegemony of these polemicists who smash the era is a reaction to a triple anthropological revolution, at the same time ecological, personal and geopolitical, which upsets Western societies. LAURENT CORVAISIER How did we get here? A France apparently confined … Read more

The referees for the 18th round of the I Liga are already known

THE Refereeing Council of the Portuguese Football Federation revealed, this Thursday, the refereeing teams for the 18th round matches of the I Liga. The match, which starts on January 15, will have as its first game on Saturday the reception of Benfica to Moreirense, in which Rui Costa will be. The following day, Fábio Veríssimo … Read more

World Economic Forum warns of growing inequality

A high school student receives a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine in Bangalore, India, January 10, 2022. MANJUNATH KIRAN / AFP How much will the Covid-19 pandemic affect the global economy in 2022? Despite the postponement of the World Economic Forum (WEF), which brings together the planet’s economic and political elites each year in Davos, … Read more

Portugal retains the fifth most valuable passport in the world

Portugal maintains ranking five in the Henley Index, which analyzes the value of passports based on the number of countries their holders can access in free transit. In 2020, Portugal had been in sixth place, having risen to fifth in 2021. A passenger with a Portuguese passport can travel to 187 countries without requiring any … Read more

Covid-19 loses infection capacity 20 minutes after being airborne?

A Covid-19 loses 90% of its infection capacity about 20 minutes after being airborne, points out a study carried out by a British university, which has not yet been peer-reviewed. “The greatest risk of exposure is when one person is close to another,” said Jonathan Reid, director of the Aerosol Research Center at the University … Read more