Iconic Paris Bookstore Gets So Many Orders After Pleading With Fans, They Had to Shut Down Website to Catch Up

What happens when a world-famous independent bookshop finds itself in dire straights due to the global pandemic? It gets creative, of course. As with other struggling bookstores like New York City’s venerable Strand, landmark Paris bookstore Shakespeare and Company experienced a devastating drop in revenue as the COVID-19 lockdown forced them to drastically change the […]

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Britain Helps World’s Most Remote Inhabited Islands to Establish Biggest Marine Sanctuary in the Atlantic

Centered around the small archipelago of Tristan da Cunha in the Southern Atlantic, governments and ecological organizations have created the fourth-largest marine protected area on Earth, and the largest in the Atlantic Ocean. Spanning 265,347 square miles, Tristan da Cunha is almost three times as big as the island of Great Britain, and will protect […]

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Fire Departments Show Up At Children’s Hospital To Cheer On Colleague’s Son Battling Cancer

Fire departments in Virginia lined up outside of the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters in Norfolk to show their support for a colleague’s 4-year-old son battling cancer. Firefighters from Norfolk Fire Rescue and Portsmouth Fire Rescue & Emergency Services raised their ladders to the fifth floor of CHKD and surprised four-year-old Nolan Turner who […]

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