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The Biggest Differences Between HBO’s Lovecraft Country and Matt Ruff’s Book

Spoiler warning: The following story contains spoilers for HBO’s Lovecraft Country. HBO’s new series Lovecraft Country is based upon the book of the same name by Matt Ruff, which was released in 2016. Showrunner Misha Green says Ruff’s book was “a beautiful jumping-off point” for the series. Here are all the biggest changes, and points… Read More »

‘People are very scared’: Southern Italians brace themselves as the coronavirus spreads across the country

Two doctors, protected by overalls, masks, gloves and glasses, walk through the streets of the Spanish Quarters and collect the swabs made to some inhabitants of the neighborhood, to check for any contagions from Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the collection of the swabs they also use a mobile sanitary unit. KONTROLAB Italians in the south of… Read More »

Why the COVID-19 death rate varies dramatically from country to country

As COVID-19 continues to churn through the world’s population, one fact looms like a giant warning sign over the pandemic: the mounting, tragic death toll in Italy. Bodies stacked up in churches, overburdened crematoria and a convoy of trucks moving the deceased have been among the defining images of the crisis. But Italy’s huge, nearly… Read More »

Michael Bloomberg bought his way onto the debate stage, but people still don’t buy his plan for the country

Mike Bloomberg is gearing up for his second Democratic presidential debate after the first one didn’t go so well. For those of us watching, it will likely be another opportunity to watch his opponents tear into him, and the debate on healthcare will once again really be a debate on the same bad ideas wrapped… Read More »