Bringing Traditional Healing Under the Microscope in South Africa

Traditional healer and national coordinator of the Traditional Healers Organisation (THO) of South Africa, Phephisile Maseko, treats patients with a mix of cannabis and other herbs. In June, Artemisia afra was in high demand on the streets of Johannesburg in South Africa. To treat Covid-19 symptoms, the Indigenous herb’s silvery leaves were for sale at…Continue Reading

Japan is bringing pieces of an asteroid to Earth today. Here’s how to watch online.

Home News Science & Astronomy Editor’s note: JAXA’s live webcast of the Hayabusa2 asteroid sample-return capsule landing will begin at 12 p.m. EST (1700 GMT). Japan’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft is about to deliver a precious sample of asteroid dust to Earth this weekend and you can watch the event live.The mission will swing by our planet to…Continue Reading

Comcast is bringing its 1.2TB data cap to 12 more states in 2021

Comcast is expanding its data cap in 2021 to all of the territories that it covers. Starting next year, Comcast subscribers in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Washington D.C., and West Virginia will all be subject to a 1.2TB data cap. You can pay an…Continue Reading

Big Freedia Is Bringing the Bounce to New Orleans’ Preservation Hall With Livestream Concert

Freedia’s performance marks one of the first livestreamed concerts to come out of Preservation Hall, which shut its doors in March at the start of the global pandemic. The venue offered a livestream benefit concert back in June featuring stars like Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl and Dave Matthews to raise money for the Preservation Hall…Continue Reading

Bringing Virtual Reality Into Your Business

Virtual reality might be the most promising enterprise technology your organization can adopt today—and the most misunderstood.  In business, VR’s emerging reputation is now overcoming the outdated misconceptions about it: that it’s futuristic, cumbersome, and aimed primarily at gaming or entertainment consumers. In reality, VR is growing rapidly as businesses recognize its potential to help them grow. And the pace…Continue Reading

KiKi Layne Is Bringing Blackness To Blockbusters, And It Begins With The Old Guard

George Pimentel/Getty Images When KiKi Layne was cast as Tish Rivers, a lead character in Barry Jenkins’s quietly profound indie drama If Beale Street Could Talk, the choice may have been a mystery to some. Then a relatively little-known, 26-year-old actress who had spent her post-graduate years working the Chicago theater circuit, she beat out…Continue Reading

Covid-19 bringing $1 trn of new global corporate debt in 2020: Report

The unprecedented increase will see total global corporate debt jump by 12% to around $9.3 trillion TopicsCoronavirus | corporate debt | Companies Companies around the world will take on as much as $1 trillion of new debt in 2020, as they try to shore up their finances against the coronavirus, a new study of 900 top firms has estimated.…Continue Reading

WeWork is bringing corporate staff back to New York offices in 3 waves as the city enters the next stage of reopening

This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. WeWork’s New York employees are heading back to headquarters in waves starting on Monday in a seven-week return to office plan. About a quarter of the staff will return to various offices initially, with a plan for the rest to…Continue Reading