Americans officially banned from entering EU, at least for now

The European Union agreed on a list of 15 countries that would be allowed to travel in its bloc. U.S. citizens were not on it.

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  • The European Union made an agreement on a list of 15 countries that could travel in its bloc from July 1st.
  • Citizens of the United States, as well as Russia, Brazil, and India, are not on it.
  • The exclusion of the U.S. reflects concerns over its coronavirus surge.
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How Not to Be Ignorant about the World: The Most Influential Man You've Never Heard Of

Hans Rosling was a physician and statistics superstar who advised world leaders and tech tycoons.

Numbers bombard us constantly and few can really grasp their significance and weight when we start talking about matters in millions and billions. Swedish Professor Hans Rosling became famous for taking giant, unwieldy data sets and making them emotionally and intellectually relevant. He was as close as we’d had to a statistics superstar (perhaps until this election cycle’s breakout stat guru Nate Silver). Very sadly, Rosling passed away recently, in February 2017.

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