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JetBlue is waiving fees for canceling or changing flights because of the coronavirus, the first US airline to do so for all routes

JetBlue is offering free flight cancellations or changes on all newly-booked flights, as people grow increasingly worried about traveling during the deadly coronavirus outbreak. JetBlue is the first US airline to offer such a policy on all routes, though some other airlines are offering similar conditions to people who booked flights to the worst-affected areas. The virus has now spread to at least 40 other countries, leading to fears of an industry slowdown. JetBlue said its policy applies to...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Europe, China, US, Trends, Tesla, Iran, Antarctica, South America, State Department, Jetblue, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cnbc, Joanna Geraghty, David Slotnick


The Coronavirus Goes Global

The illness is on every continent except Antarctica, with more new cases now being reported outside China than within. But how threatening is the outbreak, really?
Tags: News, China, United States, Antarctica, Trump, McNeil, Donald J, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Donald G Jr


Coronavirus Live Updates: Outbreak Has Reached at Least 47 Countries

The virus is on every continent but Antarctica, with more new cases now being reported outside China than within it.
Tags: News, China, Antarctica, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus has now spread to every continent except Antarctica

Public health officials warned Wednesday that the spread of the novel coronavirus is inching closer toward meeting the definition of a global pandemic, as the number of cases outside mainland China continues to grow, including in South Korea where a US soldier has tested positive for the virus.
Tags: Asia, South Korea, News, China, US, Antarctica


Coronavirus Live Updates: Outbreak Has Reached at Least 44 Countries

The virus is on every continent but Antarctica, with more new cases now being reported outside China than within it.
Tags: News, China, Antarctica, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Here's what you need to know about changing or canceling your travel plans due to the coronavirus, as outbreaks spread to every continent except Antarctica

Most travel providers won't offer a refund or let you change plans just because of coronavirus concerns, but you still have options if you're worried.
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Photos show what it's like to travel around the world by train, bus, boat, and plane in the age of coronavirus

The spread of the new coronavirus has affected travel throughout the world. The outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed 2,700 people and infected more than 81,000 according to recent totals. The virus can pass from person to person, and one of the most common ways is through public and semi-private transport. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The death toll of the novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, is now more than 2,700, and the virus has infect...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Japan, Milan, Cdc, China, India, Africa, Trends, Iran, Bbc, Beijing, New York Times, Bill Gates, Italy, Antarctica


Coronavirus has now spread to every continent except Antarctica

Public health officials warned Wednesday that the spread of the novel coronavirus is inching closer toward meeting the definition of a global pandemic, as the number of cases outside mainland China continues to grow, including in South Korea where a US soldier has tested positive for the virus.
Tags: South Korea, China, US, Cnn, Antarctica


BAS breaks ground on energy-efficient Discovery Building to study climate change in Antarctica

To establish Britain as a world leader in the fight against climate change, the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has broken ground on the new Discovery Building at Rothera Research Station, its largest facility for ongoing climate-related research in Antarctica. Designed by Hugh Broughton Architects (HBA) as part of the Antarctic Infrastructure Modernisation Partnership, the new operations building and ongoing modernization efforts will follow a bespoke BREEAM accreditation and assessment system t...
Tags: Design, Britain, Antarctica, Antarctic, British Antarctic Survey BAS, Ramboll, Norr, Rothera Research Station, Hugh Broughton Architects HBA, Antarctic Infrastructure Modernisation Partnership, Adelaide Island, Edward Bransfield, BAM Nuttall Ltd, Sweco Hugh Broughton Architects, BAS 's Technical Advisers, Turner Townsend Hugh Broughton Architects Images


‘A Place Further Than the Universe’ is an Anime That Will Melt Your Heart and Inspire You to Do Something With Your Life

(Welcome to  Ani-time Ani-where , a regular column dedicated to helping the uninitiated understand and appreciate the world of anime.) So far in this column, we’ve explored some of the more genre-heavy shows anime has to offer. But the beauty of this medium is its malleability. A nimation is still largely considered family-oriented in the West, but in the rest of the world, animated stories set in an alternate world with man-eating giants can be as successful as a slice-of-life drama. Let’s...
Tags: Movies, Singapore, Earth, Features, West, Antarctica, Tokyo, Anime, Ani, Mari, Cardcaptor Sakura, Thelma Louise, Featured Stories Sidebar, A Place Further Than The Universe, Shirase, Studio Madhouse


The world's biggest iPhone maker has hired the scientist known as the 'SARS hero' to oversee its re-opening as it resumes production (AAPL)

The world's biggest iPhone maker, Foxconn, is slowly restarting production after closures from the coronavirus outbreak in China. The company is reportedly offering up to $1,000 to new employees as a means of enticing people back to work. More than just money, Foxconn has hired the scientist leading China's investigation into the coronavirus as an adviser: Zhong Nanshan. Nanshan is regarded in China as the "SARS hero" for his work during the SARS outbreak in the early 2000s. Visit Business In...
Tags: Apple, China, Trends, Antarctica, Beverly Hills, Jeff Bezos, Foxconn, Reuters, China s National Health Commission, Zhong Nanshan, Zhong Nanshan Nanshan, In China Nanshan


The world's biggest iPhone maker has hired the scientist known as the 'SARS hero' to oversee its reopening as it resumes production (AAPL)

The world's biggest iPhone maker, Foxconn, is slowly restarting production that was halted over the coronavirus outbreak in China. The company is reportedly offering up to $1,000 to new employees as a means of enticing people back to work. More than just money, Foxconn has hired Zhong Nanshan, the scientist leading China's investigation into the coronavirus, as an adviser. Zhong is regarded in China as the "SARS hero" for his work during the SARS outbreak in the early 2000s. Visit Business In...
Tags: Apple, China, Trends, Antarctica, Foxconn, Reuters, Zhong, China s National Health Commission, Zhong Nanshan, China Zhong


Oh Boy, BTS Did Carpool Karaoke

Look: BTS are a genuine global pop phenomenon they can fill stadiums in every continent on the planet. (There are no stadiums on Antarctica, but if somebody built one, BTS could probably fill it.) Since they're already huge in America, BTS shouldn't need to subject themselves to the various indignities that America's late-night hosts seem … More »
Tags: Video, Music, America, Antarctica, James Corden, Bts


The coronavirus has now hit every continent except Antarctica after a man in Brazil tested positive

In Asia, South Korea and China have recorded dozens of deaths. Europe, especially Italy, is now experiencing the same fate.
Tags: Europe, Science, China, Italy, Antarctica, Brazil, Asia South Korea


Tourism in Antarctica: Edging Toward the (Risky) Mainstream

Travel to one of the most remote parts of the planet is booming. What does that mean for the environment and visitor safety?
Tags: Cruises, News, Environment, Antarctica, Travel and Vacations, Antarctic Regions


Images show massive Antarctic change in just 9 days

CNN's Tom Sater speaks to scientists about an unprecedented heat wave that has resulted in rapidly melting ice caps in Antarctica. Experts warn this may lead to irreversible damage.
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Images show massive Antarctic change in 9 days

CNN's Tom Sater speaks to scientists about an unprecedented heat wave that has resulted in rapidly melting ice caps in Antarctica. Experts warn this may lead to irreversible damage.
Tags: News, Cnn, Antarctica, Stories, Antarctic, Tom Sater


Images show massive Antarctic change

CNN's Tom Sater speaks to scientists about an unprecedented heat wave that has resulted in rapidly melting ice caps in Antarctica. Experts warn this may lead to irreversible damage.
Tags: News, Cnn, Antarctica, Stories, Antarctic, Tom Sater


Rolls-Royce's new app lets clients do just about anything, from building personalized racetracks to commissioning Monopoly boards modeled after their own assets

Rolls-Royce has a new app, and it's exclusively for those who buy a new car from the company. The app lets users connect with other Rolls-Royce owners, executives, and members of its board, as well as see previews of products before they're public. There's also the opportunity to buy "luxury offerings" like pet portraits and individualized handbags, personalized racetracks, private musical performances, and custom Monopoly sets. The app is currently available in the UK, Europe, the Middle East...
Tags: US, Trends, Middle East, Antarctica, Royce, Rolls Royce Motor Cars, UK Europe


A heat wave melted 20% of an Antarctic island's snow in only 9 days

A heat wave earlier this month in Antarctica melted about 20% of an island's snow in only nine days.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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How Brazilian food honors Nigeria

As part of my voyage of the heart to heal from the sudden loss of my mother, Grace, I headed far afield to Brazil, a country she loved wholeheartedly yet never visited. During my mission to forget her passing, I encountered many a reminder of her aliveness, the dishes she cooked, and the tales she told of the place she was born: Nigeria. I arrived in time for Rio Carnival, which promised samba, pulsating revelry, and splashes of glitter. But the world’s grandest street party also brought me ...
Tags: Travel, Grief, Nigeria, Antarctica, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Grace, Rio, All, Bahia, Brazilian Food, Rio Carnival, Seu Jorge, Lapa, Erez, Feijoada


A heat wave in Antarctica melted 20% of an island's snow in 9 days

A nine-day heat wave scorched Antarctica's northern tip earlier this month. New NASA images reveal that nearly a quarter of an Antarctic island's snow cover melted in that time -- an increasingly common symptom of the climate crisis.
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Heat wave melts 20% of an island's snow in 9 days

A nine-day heat wave scorched Antarctica's northern tip earlier this month. New NASA images reveal that nearly a quarter of an Antarctic island's snow cover melted in that time -- an increasingly common symptom of the climate crisis.
Tags: News, Nasa, Antarctica, Stories


Sunburnt in Antarctica

Antarctica 813 February 2020The Antarctic Peninsula I really don't know how to start describing our visit to Antarctica it was amazing and made even more so by two days of wonderful weather. Bryan one of the experts on board more about
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NASA Reveals Startling Images From Antarctica’s ‘Hottest Days On Record’

Aerial views of Antarctica's Eagle Island show the dramatic melting that took place during a major February heatwave.
Tags: News, Nasa, Antarctica, Eagle Island


'Antarctica Melts,' NASA Says, Showing Effects Of A Record Warm Spell

Taken just nine days apart, two images illustrate the impact a recent warm period had on the Antarctic Peninsula. NASA says such warmth "has become more common in recent years."(Image credit: NASA)
Tags: News, Nasa, Antarctica, Antarctic Peninsula


A Deal to Antarctica Because of 2019 Novel Coronavirus — But Hurry

At least 2,129 of the greater than 75,748 people in 30 countries worldwide who have been infected with what is known as the 2019 Novel Coronavirus — which is now also known as COVID-19 by the World Health Organization as of Tuesday, February 11, 2020 — have died; and 15 cases of the disease have been confirmed in the United States... ...and although hundreds of hotel and resort properties in China have temporarily closed — and dozens of airlines have either issued travel waivers for passengers t...
Tags: Travel, Deals, China, United States, Antarctica, World Health Organization, Promotions, Discounts And Coupons


Let’s Talk About the Double Standard in Travel

Posted: 02/20/2020 | February 20th, 2020 Kristin Addis from Be My Travel Muse writes our regular column on solo female travel. It’s an important topic I can’t adequately cover, so I brought in an expert to share her advice for other women travelers to help cover the topics important and specific to them! In this month’s article, she explores the double standards that come with solo female travel. I rushed to the gate at Julius Nyerere Airport in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. As the agent checked my ...
Tags: Travel, California, Africa, Bbc, South Africa, Philippines, Nepal, Santiago, Antarctica, Patagonia, Tanzania, Hostelworld, Solo Female Travel, Female Travel, Don, Kristin


This is the first video ever recorded under the ice of the “Doomsday Glacier”

Thwaites Glacier is a huge glacier in Antarctica, often referred to as “Doomsday Glacier.” Why “doomsday?” Well, if it melts away, researchers say that it could raise the sea levels more than 10 feet. This is why it’s important for scientists to understand the behavior of his glacier – and a recent video from Icefin […] The post This is the first video ever recorded under the ice of the “Doomsday Glacier” appeared first on DIY Photography.
Tags: Photography, Inspiration, Ice, Antarctica, Glaciers, Underwater, Thwaites Glacier, Icefin, Doomsday Glacier