French game developer Ubisoft has announced the first ever Rainbow Six World Cup, a new and independent layer of competitions featuring the best national teams from 45 countries and regions across the world in Summer 2021. This would be the first world cup ever in the history of Rainbow Six Esports. International athlete Tony Parker will be the ambassador for the Rainbow Six World Cup. For the first time in Rainbow Six Esports history, players from 45 countries and regions across the world will compete for the trophy. The competition starts with the Qualifiers. Out of the 45 countries and regions, 14 will get direct invites to the Final Stage without having to go through the Qualifiers. The other 31 countries will have to go through online qualifiers for one of the 6 remaining slots. Finally, a total of 20 teams will be ready to battle it out in the final stage. The 5 online qualifiers will be held at the beginning of next year. To select the national teams, a two-step process has … [Read more...] about Ubisoft announces first-ever Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six World Cup
Most poverty country in the world
Between 2007 and 2010 — the years bracketing the Great Recession of 2007 to 2009 — childhood poverty rates rose across the board. But no group was hit harder than Latino kids. Childhood poverty rose 17.6 percent for whites and 11.7 percent for blacks. For Latinos, that increase was 36.3 percent. … [Read more...] about 6.1 Million Latino Kids in Poverty, US Record
Those who have met Deschamps (including this reporter) know her as amazingly warm, bright, and charming. Clinic staff, patients, and even strangers greet her fondly as she rushes past. The need for women to take an increasing role in Haiti’s health care has long been identified as a key to economic development, and after 4 decades of practicing medicine in her native country, Deschamps is seen by many as an icon and a role model. “She is inspiring,” says Sandra Lamarque, head of mission in Haiti for Doctors Without Borders. … [Read more...] about This physician has battled epidemics, quakes, and poverty in Haiti. Now, she’s taking on COVID-19
Putting so many satellites into orbit raises a number of potential concerns, including the proliferation of "space junk." While SpaceX's Starlink satellites are designed to fall out of orbit and burn up in Earth's atmosphere over time, the presence of so many spacecraft in orbit at once increases the possibility of collisions, which would generate huge swarms of debris. These swarms would then pose a potential threat to other satellites in orbit. … [Read more...] about Countries around the world want a Space Force — but why?
Chad – 1 percentCentral African Republic – 2 percentHaiti – 2 percentBurkina Faso – 3 percentCambodia – 3 percentNiger – 3 percentTajikistan – 3 percentTanzania – 4 percentMali – 4 percentComoros – 4 percentThriving was lowest in sub-Saharan Africa, where no country had a thriving rate of more than 19 percent. Globally, wealthier nations tended to be those with the highest rates of well-being. … [Read more...] about Denmark Tops World Well-Being Rank, U.S. Comes in 12th