Pepe the Frog’s Disturbing Internet Journey Explored in ‘Feels Good Man’ Documentary

Jessica Wong

Once shared on social media by celebrities such as Katy Perry and Nicki Minaj, Pepe caught mainstream media’s attention when Donald Trump tweeted an illustration of himself as Pepe in October 2015. A year later, the Anti-Defamation League labeled Pepe as a hate symbol, noting though that not all Pepe memes were racist and innocent versions would not be subject to the hate symbol designation. Pepe continues to be a well-shared meme by the alt-right, white supremacist groups and Trump supporters, even making an appearance at the Capital riots in the form of Pepe masks and Kekestan flags.

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World Tourism Organization Calls For Vaccine Passport

Jessica Wong

The Global Tourism Crisis Committee, at a meeting in Madrid last week organized by the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), is calling for a vaccine passport, saying it must become an essential travel document to help restart international tourism.

“The rollout of vaccines is a step in the right direction, but the restart of tourism cannot wait,” UNWTO secretary-general Zurab Pololikashvili said, according to the British newspaper The Guardian. “Vaccines must be part of a wider, coordinated approach that includes certificates and passes for safe cross-border travel.”

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Canada working with the US to close travel ‘loophole’

Jessica Wong
Ottawa (CNN) — Canadian officials said Friday they are working with the Biden administration to close what they describe as a travel “loophole” and to get more symmetry with Covid-19 safety protocols between the two countries.

“A loophole, frankly, does exist because the Americans previously had not placed any restriction on international flights coming into the US,” said Bill Blair, Canada’s public safety minister, during a news conference Friday.

“That concerns us because that restriction is at our land border but not at air travel,” he added.

While the Canada-US border remains closed and all nonessential travel is prohibited until

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Big Rapids planners explore ‘buffer zone’ for marijuana shops

Jessica Wong

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Rosewood Mayakoba’s Romantic Dinner Experience Lets You Restaurant-hop by Boat

Jessica Wong

Editor’s Note: Those who choose to travel are strongly encouraged to check local government restrictions, rules, and safety measures related to COVID-19 and take personal comfort levels and health conditions into consideration before departure.

But if an outdoor rainforest shower, canopy bed, and private plunge pool aren’t enough, the Over the Water Romance experience takes things to the next level. 

The experience includes butler service and extras such as daily breakfast for two, a $100 nightly resort credit, and round-trip airport transportation — plus a romantic Champagne dinner arranged by the Celebrations team that’s not only the best way to

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