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Germany Signs off on Paying Workers More During COVID-19 Pandemic

Germany Signs off on Paying Workers More During COVID-19 Pandemic

Germany has shown itself willing to take extreme measures to protect its citizens’ livelihoods during the pandemic. As evidence of this, consider the country recently signing off on legislation to top-up employee’s paychecks through another year. A coalition party agreed to the legislation, which also included more short-term work subsidies. …

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The Benefit of Painting Wind Turbine Blades

The Benefit of Painting Wind Turbine Blades

One of the major pushes of environmentalists in recent years has been transitioning more of Europe to clean energy. Generally speaking, wind turbines are considered a very clean former of power. However, even wind turbines have an ecological impact: bird strikes. Birds hit turbines somewhat often, as their white turbine …

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Warsaw Zoo to Test CBD on Elephants

Warsaw Zoo to Test CBD on Elephants

2020 has been a rough year for everyone. That even applies to an elephant in the Warsaw Zoo, including a young female named Fredzia. In March, the eldest of the four elephants at the zoo, Erna, fell ill and died. Zookeepers noticed that this put a lot of stress on …

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Electric Car Sales Up Even During Pandemic

Electric Car Sales Up Even During Pandemic

One would think that a pandemic would slow down car sales. And, generally speaking, this has been the case. However, electric car sales continue to soar in spite of the public health crisis. Despite many Europeans losing their jobs in the immediate aftermath of the pandemic, electric car sales have …

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New Law in Germany Enrages Dog Owners

New Law in Germany Enrages Dog Owners

Dog owners in Germany are confused and outraged by a new law that dictates how and when they can walk their pets. The law, which is designed to protect dogs from being shut inside all day, will require pet owners to go on two hour-long walks every single day. When …

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Why Did the EU Handle COVID Better Than the US?

Why Did the EU Handle COVID Better Than the US?

It comes as no surprise that parts of the EU were able to quickly address the pandemic and are now beginning to reopen from lengthy lockdowns. After all, Europe has been a center for scientific study and advancement for years. What is surprising, however, is how badly the United States …

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