Africa Energy Global Oil and Gas 

Petroleum minister checks on Misr Petroleum depot in Badr City

Petroleum minister checks on Misr Petroleum depot in Badr City The minister said the newly-automated depot comes as part of the ministry’s efforts to develop storage, transport and distribution of petroleum materials. In a statement on Sunday, the ministry said Molla instructed all workers at the depot to apply precautionary measures adopted by the government to curb the outbreak of Covid-19. He said the depot was set up away from residential areas and traffic congestion and close to main petroleum lines coming from Suez or Mustard to facilitate the transportation…

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Global 

What You Need To Know About Canceling Trips Because Of The Pandemic

Raise your hand if you’ve felt personally victimized by COVID-19. Now raise your hand if this pandemic caused you to miss out on a long-awaited vacation. (You can’t see them, but both my hands are raised right now.) If you’re like me, you might be wondering WTF our rights are when trips get cancelled for any reason, whether it’s coronavirus related or not. Do we pull a Karen and ask for the manager? Should we accept that voucher credit or fight for a full refund? Allow The Points Guy CEO…

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Global North America 

Bridal Face Masks: Cute Or Tone-Deaf?

There’s a lot to be upset about when it comes to this pandemic, like how states have to fight with the federal government for necessary supplies and people have to fight with each other at the grocery store for toilet paper. If you want something else to get mad about, I’ve found something that may rile you up. During my routine midnight scrolling through alerts, I stumbled upon a story about Haute Couture Wedding Masks, aka quarantine wedding masks, for brides and grooms, and I cannot stop thinking about it.…

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Global North America 

Wait, Was Joe Exotic Hospitalized For Coronavirus?

GUESS WHAT, MOTHERF*CKERS!!! Our Tiger King, Joseph Maldonado-Passage—or, as he is known to the world, Joe Exotic—may have contracted coronavirus in prison. At least, if you believe what the Daily Mirror reports, then he has. (And if you believe that, I’ve got a tiger cub to sell you.) This, the Mirror claims, is based on a site called Texomashomepage.com, which reported that Joe was transferred to a prison medical center after “multiple fellow inmates at the jail where he was being held tested positive for the coronavirus.” Cosmo UK also reported that Joe was hospitalized for coronavirus.…

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Global North America 

Finding Love In A Hopeless Place: Dating Stories From The Pandemic

When Jillian Trubee first saw the now-ubiquitous Instagram memes about virtual dating in the midst of coronavirus quarantine, she wondered who out there was actually going on FaceTime first dates or having a movie night via Netflix Party. As an avid dater in New York City, she thought she’d seen it all, but it wasn’t until a few days later that she would experience this new phenomenon first-hand. “I go on dates all the time, and I really enjoy the act of dating,” Jillian says, but as the coronavirus pandemic…

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