When London’s Serpentine Gallery launches “New Fiction,” its latest exhibit with American artist KAWS (Brian Donnelly), it will likely be open to tens of millions extra folks than can match by means of the doorways of its Kensington Gardens location. The show is launching on Monday concurrently inside Fortnite, as an almost-exact duplicate of the London expertise, inviting the phenomenally ...

By Ross A. McIntyre 4 minute Learn The coronavirus pandemic for many individuals has represented a driver of private {and professional} modifications—some welcome, some not so welcome. For example, in case you’re a employee who doesn’t have entry to a pc or a reliable web connection, you doubtless struggled with the transition to distant work. This deficit is extra frequent ...

Even early on in the pandemic, it was clear that the financial results of COVID-19 shutdowns wouldn’t have an effect on everybody equally. As a substitute, they highlighted stark inequalities in our world, with some folks working safely at residence and ordering all their groceries and meals delivered, whereas others went to work every day at nice threat of publicity ...

In August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s newest evaluation report detailed how the window to keep away from climate catastrophe is closing quick. Climate change is “widespread, fast, and intensifying,” per the report, which U.N. Secretary-Common António Guterres dubbed “a code red for humanity.” The month earlier than that report’s launch was the planet’s hottest ever on report. ...

Analysis continues to emerge on the extremely transmissible omicron variant, which went from being unknown a couple of brief weeks in the past to the dominant pressure of COVID-19 in america this week. Though a lot continues to be unknown about omicron, the exceptional velocity of its unfold signifies that it has a shorter incubation interval than earlier variants. The ...

For a lot of New York Metropolis residents, the city of Hudson, about 120 miles north alongside the Hudson River, is an idyllic getaway spot with boutique motels, artwork galleries, and entry to nature trails. However the actuality for among the city’s 6,000 residents is sort of completely different. At 23%, Hudson’s poverty charge is twice the nationwide common. Hudson ...

Virgil Abloh, a visionary designer whose work transcended disciplinary boundaries, died in Chicago on Sunday on the age of 41. His loss of life got here as a shock to many. For 2 years, he had been battling a uncommon type of most cancers, cardiac angiosarcoma, and selected to maintain his sickness non-public, at the same time as he continued ...

Spotify has launched a function customers have been longing for years: the power to see the lyrics of a tune that’s taking part in. As of at this time, the corporate has launched the function, appropriately referred to as “Lyrics,” and it’s accessible on each Android and iOS units, desktops, and choose TVs and consoles. “Lyrics are one of the ...

Eight years in the past, as a photographer on project in Papua New Guinea protecting deforestation, Vlad Sokhin additionally began to doc the sea stage rise he was witnessing firsthand. “Slowly, the sea was claiming the land, and other people needed to transfer,” he says. He determined to start a bigger undertaking to trace the impacts of climate change by ...

Europe has as soon as once more grow to be the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic, the World Well being Group mentioned Thursday, with some international locations within the area reporting file numbers of cases and deaths, and public well being officers warning of a lethal winter wave. “If we keep on this trajectory, we may see one other half ...