Lt. Gov. Green presents 5-point coronavirus plan, Love Has Won cult leaves Hawaii after harassment on Kauai, Kahele defends Big Island gathering, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Lt. Gov. Green explains ICU beds in a July 29, 2020 briefing (from video) Here’s the 5-point plan Lt. Gov. Green says Hawaii needs to follow to lower COVID cases. Lt. Gov. Josh Green says Hawaii can defeat COVID-19, and bring numbers significantly lower again. Hawaii News Now.Commentary: A plan to defeat COVID-19 in Hawaii — and we must deploy it now. Lt. Gov. Josh Green outlines coronavirus control plan. Star-Advertiser.=====Hawaii commercial real estate sales crashing. Hawaii’s commerci...
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The Schengen tourist visa simplified

Over the last two decades, the Indian outbound tourism market has been growing significantly with disposable income becoming larger in middle-class households. With that being said, outside of SouthEast Asia, Europe has been a constant feature for Indian travellers, especially with Switzerland and France being the most visited countries in the continent. But, one of the major challenges that tourists face when it comes to Europe is the visa itself. Europe along with the US and Australia and New...
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Tide and Fog Rolling In

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How to check for bed bugs in hotels

Are you planning to check in a hotel room for a vacation? If yes, you need to beware of the bed bugs. Hotels serve as the most favorable platforms for bed bugs and small insects. Even if the temperature is high, bed bugs will comfortably adjust in the bedsheets and cozy pillows. If you don’t know, bed bugs munch on the blood of people and animals when they’re asleep. So when you wake up to fresh wounds in the morning, your body will be exposed to a plethora of diseases. So it is imperative to c...
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Baby in Paris

  After six months in the south due to Covid 19 Chelsea and Martin returned to their apartment in Paris. Martin was working from home but now is back at work, and Chelsea will go back to work later this month.  Gabriel is in Paris and loves loves loves to be outside. There is a park near their home so they go there as often as they can. Gabriel is in awe of the "bigger" children. Gabriel also enjoys strolling along the streets waving to everyone they pass by. I think he is an extrovert he d...
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This Policy, Alone

And now for the big reveal that is the answer to the post “A Policy Question” I had posed. That policy is simply this: Make the education sector absolutely free-market. I will attempt to justify why this simple policy change meets all the criteria I had listed. A few people have responded to me privately … Continue reading "This Policy, Alone"
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An old and faded Japanese tourist spot in the fog

Faded tourist spots long past their peak are common in the Japanese countryside, and invariably they are fascinating locations that slowly disintegrate rather than suddenly just ceasing to exist. The gradual, yet very visible decline creating a vicious circle of sorts, as the lack of investment and modernisation deters visitors, and the resultant reduction in custom further lessens the chance of financial support, leading ultimately to dereliction. Perhaps the perfect example of which is this ol...
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FAST & EASY Garlic Butter Prawn Spaghetti

Garlic butter prawns are such a classic bistro dish but they're also delicious and take almost no time to cook! Pair it with some spaghetti or long pasta for a wonderful, quick meal that is delicious enough to serve guests! My secret? Brown butter to add some nuttiness!
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The 14 most popular tiny homes you can rent in the US this fall, according to Glamping Hub

This could be your fall getaway this year. Courtesy Glamping Hub As states continue to reopen, Americans are beginning to travel again, opting for socially distanced getaways close to home. Business Insider teamed up with Glamping Hub, an online marketplace for luxury outdoor accommodations, to identify their most popular tiny house rentals in the US. Glamping Hub defines a tiny house as a living space that has elements of a traditional house, but is small enough to encourage guests to con...
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Column: Oil market cycle slips into reverse - Kemp - Reuters

Column: Oil market cycle slips into reverse - Kemp - Reuters:The oil market’s rebalancing has run out of momentum and gone into reverse over the last two months as the lingering coronavirus epidemic has resulted in a much slower than anticipated resumption of fuel demand.In the middle of June, most forecasters expected the market to move into a substantial production-consumption deficit in the second half of the year and into 2021, leading to a sustained draw down in excess stocks.Based on exper...
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#SaudiArabia puts crown prince’s flagship charity Misk under review | Financial Times

Saudi Arabia puts crown prince’s flagship charity Misk under review | Financial Times:Saudi Arabia’s leadership has ordered a review of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s flagship charitable foundation after it became embroiled in alleged scandals, according to a Saudi official.The Saudi official told the Financial Times the review of Misk was ordered after the US justice department appeared to refer to the foundation and one of its senior officials in a lawsuit in November against two former Tw...
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Listen to Peter Greenberg on “The Debrief with Major Garrett”

Read the full article on at - Listen to Peter Greenberg on “The Debrief with Major Garrett” I joined CBS Washington Correspondent Major Garrett on “The Debrief” for this week’s episode of “Planes, trains, and COVID-19” to discuss the future of travel and the long, hard road ahead for the travel industry. Click here to listen to the podcast. The post Listen to Peter Greenberg on “The Debrief with Major Garrett” appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
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The Fall of Civilizations Podcast Engagingly Explores the Collapse of Civilizations & Empires Throughout History

Now the country does not even boast a tree. —Robert Browning, “Love Among the Ruins” Every empire seems to think (as much as empires seem to think) that it will be the one to outlast them all. And all of them have ended up more or less the same way in the end. This isn’t just a gloomy fact of human history, it’s a fact of entropy, mortality, and the linear experience of time. If imperial rulers forget—begin to think themselves immortal—there have always been poets to remind them, though ...
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State Parks on One Tank of Gas in New York, Illinois & California

Read the full article on at - State Parks on One Tank of Gas in New York, Illinois & California With national parks still crowded, it’s often easier to explore the great outdoors by traveling to a state park. Many are reachable on less than a tank of gas. About a three hour drive from New York City, you’ll find Hither Hills State Park in Montauk — which has 189 oceanfront campsites as well as... The post State Parks on One Tank of Gas in New York, Illinois & California appeare...
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Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index jumps 19.0% in August

The Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index jumped 19.0% in August to a level of 3,582. Year to date through the first eight months of 2020, the stock index was down 32.0%. "Hotel stocks significantly outperformed in August along with other travel-related stocks as investors cheered continued progress on the medical front and accommodative interest rate policies that are expected to be in place for the foreseeable future," said Michael Bellisario, senior hotel research analyst and director at Baird. ...
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Eager Travelers Seek The Road Less Traveled During Pandemic

As uncertainty around international travel continues, many American travelers are finding new ways to satisfy their pent-up travel demand through safer and more responsible travel experiences. As a result, they are taking to the open road and diversifying their travel options by seeking hyperlocal getaways, giving rise to secondary destinations.While there was an immediate dip in travel months after the rise of COVID-19, new Expedia Group data* shows initial signs of recovery as month-ove...
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Tripadvisor Reveals Fall Travel Index: For Americans, Florida's Recovery Bolstered by Improved Searches for Hotel Bookings

Tripadvisor, the world's largest travel platform, today released findings from its Seasonal Travel Index for Fall, providing travelers with insight into where Americans are traveling this autumn as tourism markets continue their path to recovery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recent Tripadvisor site data shows that globally, domestic travel for the fall season (September 1 - November 30, 2020) continues to gradually recover, with nearly two-thirds (65 percent) of all travelers planning dom...
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Rent a Resort or Go for a Hotel Buyout

In these times of social distancing on vacation and limiting contact with strangers, the once-elite idea to rent a resort for your group or book an entire hotel is looking a lot more practical. Hotel buyouts for weddings have long been popular, especially for destination weddings abroad. There's a strong appeal to having the entire staff working just for your own private group, without any unrelated strangers in the mix. Now there's extra incentive though to limit your family's contact with st...
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Which European countries are not in Schengen?

The European Continent is home to a total of 44 countries, out of which, 27 are European Union Members, and 26 are part of the Schengen Area. Several other countries are neither in the EU nor members of Schengen. European Union countries that are not part of Schengen are… Bulgaria Romania Croatia Cyprus Ireland The...
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Tesla shares drop sharply in broader tech selloff, falling 17% in morning trading

Last Thursday and Friday’s public market selloff has stretched into this week, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite off 2.5% this morning. But while tech shares are down broadly to start the holiday-shortened week — and are taking stick for bringing down even broader indices — some well-known technology, and technology-ish companies are suffering even more. Tesla is one such company, with its equities shedding around 17% of its value in early trading today. The American electric vehicle and b...
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How one couple built a 300-square-foot expandable tiny house on just $25,000 using scraps from a film set and the town dump

Chloe and Brandon in their respective tiny house offices. Pat Piasecki Chloe Barcelou and Brandon Batchelder live in a 300-square-foot tiny house in New Hampshire. They've spent $25,000 building and decorating their tiny house so far, which expands when parked. The tiny house is mostly made of recycled materials from the town dump, the road, and the film sets they work on. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Five years ago, Chloe Barcelou and Brandon Batchelder set out to a...
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Parsi Embroidery: A Heritage Of Humanity

With fewer than 55,000 individuals in India, Parsi Zoroastrians have carved a niche for themselves in the country. From leading industrialists like Ratan Tata and Godrej to an army of talented Bollywood actors, prodigal Parsis are an asset to India’s culture and economy. Article by Dr. Shernaz Cama | Edited by Jyoti Boken | Socio Martini While their lip-smacking food, unusual last names, stellar Bollywood movies, acting skills and the sweet mention of ‘dikra’ (well-behaved boy) are a part of Ind...
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Oil Glut Trade on the Brink of Making Comeback in Blow for OPEC+ - Bloomberg

Oil Glut Trade on the Brink of Making Comeback in Blow for OPEC+ - Bloomberg:An oil trade that only works when the market is glutted may be about to make a comeback. That’s bad news for producers withholding near-record amounts of crude in a coordinated bid to help prop up prices.The global Brent crude benchmark is currently trading quite deeply in a bearish pattern known contango, where the most immediate prices are far below those for contracts for supply in later months. The discount has gott...
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Accused of elitism, exclusion, NLSIU Bengaluru eases technical requirements for online admission test

In June 2020, the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, held a virtual symposium on the future of NLSIU where it focussed on how “to enhance its role in the society”. The three panels focussed on infrastructure and investment, diversity and inclusion, and the role of technology in the future of legal education. Two months down the line, the country’s top law school has found itself in a maelstrom spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic  — it will not accept the scores of the Commo...
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Where to Stay in Rome and Feel Like a Local

Rome is definitely one of my top 5 all-time favorite cities in Europe.  Who doesn’t love Italy? But where to stay in Rome that won’t break the bank is a good question.   Where to stay in Rome and feel like a local More times Read More The post Where to Stay in Rome and Feel Like a Local appeared first on .
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For Gulf Arab States, China Is a Temporary Friend - Bloomberg

For Gulf Arab States, China Is a Temporary Friend - Bloomberg:At a time of American retrenchment from the Middle East, there’s a tendency in foreign-policy circles to overestimate China’s influence in the region, even an expectation that it will take on some of the hegemon’s historic responsibilities in the region. But Beijing’s interests there are economic and tend to be concentrated in the Gulf Arab states. What’s more, they have a very limited lifespan, tied to Chinese demographic trends that...
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Iran Taps Its Sovereign Wealth Fund to Calm Stock Market Jitters - Bloomberg

Iran Taps Its Sovereign Wealth Fund to Calm Stock Market Jitters - Bloomberg:Iran will set aside 1% of its sovereign wealth fund to stabilize the country’s stock market after its main index of shares lost over a fifth of its value in a month, sparking fears of further falls.The fund will deposit the unspecified amount on Saturday, government spokesman Ali Rabiei said in a press conference on Tuesday, according to the semi-official Mehr News Agency. The report didn’t give details of how the mecha...
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#UAE planning first official visit to Israel on Sept. 22: source - Reuters

UAE planning first official visit to Israel on Sept. 22: source - Reuters:The United Arab Emirates is planning to make its first official visit to Israel on Sept. 22 to build up the countries’ agreement to normalize relations, a source familiar with the provisional itinerary said on Monday.Israeli officials declined to comment and UAE officials did not respond to calls seeking comment.The two countries announced on Aug. 13 they would normalize diplomatic relations in a U.S.-brokered deal that wa...
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Oil slides over 3% to lowest since June on demand fears - Reuters

Oil slides over 3% to lowest since June on demand fears - Reuters:Oil slid more than 3% towards $40 a barrel on Tuesday, its 5th session of decline, pressured by concerns that a recovery in demand could weaken as coronavirus infections flare up around the world.Coronavirus cases rose in 22 of the 50 U.S. states, a Reuters analysis showed on the Labor Day holiday weekend. New infections are also increasing in India and Britain.Brent crude LCOc1 fell $1.43, or 3.4%, to $40.58 a barrel at 1127 GMT,...
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This Greek Man Living in Malta Has Been Posting Photos of His Forehead on Instagram for Six Years

While most Instagram users strive to take the most stunning photos possible to impress their friends and followers, one man has been using the popular social network to post snaps of his forehead. His name is Georgios Schieich, he’s a Greek man living in Malta, and he’s been at it for six years and has no intention of stopping until he hits the 10 year mark, at least. More: Instagram h/ Source
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