What is a city on a human scale?

Sur the Piazza del Duomo in Milan (Italy). FRANCESCO VANINETTI / GETTY IMAGES Welcome to “a city on a human scale”. This Friday, November 26, in the village hall of Biganos (Gironde), the mayor Bruno Lafon (without label) welcomes the new inhabitants of the city located between Bordeaux and Arcachon. Population: 11,000 people. At the … Read more

Elon Musk’s Inspiration for His Love of Space: Increasing the Scope, Scale of Human Civilization Beyond Earth

Elon Musk, Tesla boss and SpaceX founder, has invested a lot in the past decade in space exploration and missions beyond Earth, such as landing on the Moon and Mars. Musk has even teamed up with NASA to further their goal of space exploration. But what does inspire him to focus so much attention on … Read more

They release migrants at the US border “on a very large scale”

By Elliot Spagat, Maria Verza and Juan A. Lozano – The Associated Press Many Haitian migrants camped in a small Texas border town are being released in the United States, two US officials said Tuesday, despite the government’s assurance that the thousands of people settled in the area faced immediate expulsion. Haitians have been freed … Read more

7.1 earthquake on the Richter scale leaves at least one dead | Univision Latin America News

An earthquake of magnitude 7.1 was felt this Tuesday, activated the alarms in Mexico City and so far left a person without life in the southern state of Guerrero, as well as minor material damage in several entities. Minutes before the authorities had preliminarily indicated that the intensity had been 6.9, but then they adjusted … Read more

“This fire is extraordinary in its speed, scale and complexity”

Tourists observe the fire that ravages the forest near Grimaud (Var), August 18, 2021. NICOLAS TUCAT / AFP A seemingly perfectly safe neighborhood, suddenly threatened by flames. Residents pulling out the garden hoses in an attempt to protect their homes. A swirling wind and a thick cloud of gray smoke masking the blue of the … Read more

Six dead in Turkey in fires of unprecedented scale, residents and tourists evacuated

A burnt car in front of a burnt down house in Manavgat on July 31, 2021. – / AFP Faced with the progression of fires that have ravaged the country for five days, foreign tourists and Turkish residents were evacuated from their hotels and homes, Sunday 1is August, in southern Turkey. In the upscale resort … Read more

South Africa in the midst of a crisis of confidence in the face of a third wave of Covid-19 on an unprecedented scale

A member of the Fighters for Economic Freedom demonstrates outside the premises of the South African pharmaceutical regulatory agency, Sahpra, to demand approval of Chinese and Russian vaccines on June 25, 2021, in Pretoria. PHILL MAGAKOE / AFP The coffins, processions and grieving families seem on the verge of being separated from each other in … Read more