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U.N. gathering of world leaders unlikely to be ‘business as usual’

By Michelle Nichols

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations is looking at different ways to hold its 75th annual gathering of world leaders – traditionally held in New York City – because “we’re not going to have business as usual in September,” a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday.

New York City is an epicenter for the global coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes the respiratory illness COVID-19 and has killed hundreds of thousands of people globally.

“It’s hard to imagine that the traditional General Assembly with thousands and thousands of people descending on New York and on the U.N.

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Warp Drive – Is Warp Drive Possible?

wormhole, conceptual illustration

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  • A NASA propulsion physicist has, he says, resolved a paradox in a hypothetical warp drive.
  • The Alcubierre drive uses a huge amount of energy to make a sort of fold-like pocket dimension.
  • The NASA paper suggests a rolling start in order to guarantee a travel direction.

    Is NASA really working on . . . a warp drive? An internal feasibility report suggests the agency might be, or at least that the idea of traveling through folded space is part of the NASA interstellar spaceflight menu.

    In the report, advanced propulsion physicist

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    What do new UK travel guidelines mean for my holidays?

    The prime minister has said that most airline passengers flying to the UK will soon be required to self-isolate upon arrival.

    After a week of leaks and briefings about making arrivals to the UK self-isolate, Boris Johnson confirmed that airline passengers touching down from abroad will soon be quarantined.

    He gave no further details of the policy, such as when it will start, how it will work and an “exit strategy” from quarantine.

    But the prospect of quarantine throws holiday plans for millions of people into turmoil — and causes profound problems for airlines and travel firms.

    While holidaymakers and

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    Why Traveling Makes Us More Creative

    Traveling is a wonderful hobby for millions of people across the globe. This also provides various advantages to people. Here’s why traveling is important. The ability to move around from one place to the other place is the main virtue one can ever have. All humans and animals have been secured with this ability, but humans are always a step forward. We humans being, have an extraordinary virtue of seeing, experiencing and learning from it, and this is exactly what makes our traveling more satisfying and enriching.

    A person who went on a long-distance journey returned home after some years. … Read more