Sydney Airport ‘optimistic' of travel recovery this year after $145m loss

4 days ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Airport has tumbled to a $145 million full-year loss, down from a $403 million profit a year earlier, after the COVID-19 pandemic slowed passenger numbers to a trickle for much of 2020.
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Orange County approves $2 million to diversify economy amid COVID-19 recovery

4 days ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

Orange County commissioners agreed Tuesday to spend nearly $2 million to fund economic stimulus strategies to develop a road map to diversify the local economy in the wake of COVID-19. Mayor Jerry Demings described the strategy as both an economic “diversification initiative“ and an investment in “social entrepreneurship.
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I'll Never Look at Smart Mirrors the Same Way After Seeing SNL's Eerie Home...

I'll Never Look at Smart Mirrors the Same Way After Seeing SNL's Eerie Home Workout Skit

Someone please tell Saturday Night Live to let me work out at home in peace. First, the NBC sketch comedy show dragged the Peloton hype , and on Feb. 27, SNL 's cast took... Read more ...

Ataxia May Be Treated With Deep Brain Stimulation And Exercise

Ataxia May Be Treated With Deep Brain Stimulation And Exercise

Ataxia - a rare genetic neurodegenerative disease can be treated with a combination of deep brain stimulation and exercise. Read more ...

Drug Resistance Developed By Bacteria In Cystic Fibrosis - Discovered

Drug Resistance Developed By Bacteria In Cystic Fibrosis - Discovered

Slimy strategy used by bacteria to defeat antibiotics and other drugs used to combat infections afflicting people with cystic fibrosis have been discovered. Read more ...

Exercise Challenge In Autistic Individuals Overcome By Picture Books

Exercise Challenge In Autistic Individuals Overcome By Picture Books

The fitness picture books may help overcome exercise challenges in youth with autism and help them exercise more frequently. Read more ...

Laurie Hernandez Channels Infinity Stone Power With Her Captain...

Laurie Hernandez Channels Infinity Stone Power With Her Captain Marvel-Inspired Leotard

Laurie Hernandez is drawing on the power of superheroes as she makes a momentous return to competitive gymnastics. On Feb. 27, the 20-year-old athlete participated in her first... Read more ...

Unions and businesses strike deal to get more permanent jobs into retail

Part-time checkout attendants, shelf-stackers and sales assistants would be allowed to work additional hours without overtime in a joint union-employer plan to encourage more... Read more ...

Increase in smoking ice drives up hospitalisation rates

Researchers say an increase in Australians smoking methamphetamine is driving up hospitalisation rates across the country. Read more ...

NSW TAFE site to be sold for ‘below replacement cost'

The state government is planning to privatise a NSW TAFE facility that is valued at less than what it cost more than 25 years ago. Read more ...

The real reason to worry about MMT is not the theory but the practice

Modern Monetary Theory is neither as modern and revolutionary as its proponents imagine, nor as crackpot as many of its critics believe. Read more ...

Eels extend faith in Mitchell Moses on eve of make-or-break season

Moses is yet to activate an option to remain at the Eels next season, but discussions have moved beyond whether the halfback will be at Parramatta in 2022. Read more ...