A moon rock in the Oval Office: President Joe Biden’s lunar display

Home News Spaceflight A view of the Resolute desk seen during an early preview of the redesigned Oval Office awaiting President Joseph Biden at the White House in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 2021. An Apollo 17 moon rock can be seen on the bottom shelf of the bookcase at far right. (Image: © Bill O’Leary/The…Continue Reading

Why office morale will be hard to maintain this year

Covid-19 means fewer seasonal junketsTIME FOR a confession. Normally, Bartleby’s family waits until December before putting up the Christmas decorations. But this weekend, even though it is only November, the festive lights will go up. Furthermore, he has bought some new (especially gaudy) decorative items to brighten up the front of the house.Listen to this…Continue Reading

Asia is dominating the box office, and the U.S. could too, if it handled the pandemic better

Moviegoers wear face masks in a screening hall at a cinema almost six months after its closure due to the coronavirus pandemic on July 24, 2020 in Beijing, China.China News Service | China News Service | Getty ImagesIn a year marred by a deadly global pandemic, Japan’s box office set a new record.An animated film…Continue Reading

Returning to the office in 2021 will introduce a tricky new power dynamic

Let’s be honest. One of the reasons employees went into the office before the coronavirus pandemic was because working from home was so crap. It had its benefits, to be sure, but it came with significant downsides.Working remotely prior to Covid-19 often meant dealing with the internally or externally imposed pressures of proving that you…Continue Reading

Hong Kong Office Rents Could Fall 10% in 2021 After New Leases Slid 39% This Year

Eastern Hong Kong projects such as Swire’s One Taikoo Place weathered 2020 better than most locations Despite hopes for a recovery after this year’s pandemic-induced meltdown, property consultancies have issued cautious forecasts for Hong Kong in the new year, with office leasing in particular braced for a further decline after a battering in 2020. This…Continue Reading

The Office is leaving Netflix, but its first two seasons will be free on Peacock

The end of an era is approaching: The Office will leave Netflix on January 1st and exclusively move over to Peacock, NBCUniversal’s streaming service. Peacock confirmed the January 1st launch date today and explained how viewers can watch all 201 episodes of the show. The first two seasons will be available for free, but seasons…Continue Reading

From front line to back office – how supporting the cyber community keeps the NHS safe

NHS Digital’s chief information security officer describes how the Cyber Associates Network benefits security experts in health and care By Neil Bennett, NHS Digital Published: 25 Nov 2020 Cyber security is a collaborative effort which relies on everyone in an organisation doing their bit to keep information, networks and applications safe. There are more than…Continue Reading

Met Office forecasts North-South rain divide before ‘rather cold’ end to week

When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Invalid Email Britain will be split down the middle today with…Continue Reading