The Daily Populous

Monday October 25th, 2021 morning edition

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A record 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August alone.

Nick Folmar had pandemic panic: he was furloughed by his janitorial company 13 months ago when no one else was hiring.

"If I'm going to have something, I'm going to have to create it," Folmar said.

"And I'm going to create it with the skills that I have and the passion for the work I like to do.

Folmar gambled with his family's savings to start Jet Stream Clean, his carpet-cleaning business along the Alabama-Georgia border.

Nick Folmar started his own carpet-cleaning business after being furloughed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hustling in a crisis, Folmar found prosperity, more money, more time with his family and a better life balance. »

How Puerto Rico became the most vaccinated place in America

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Puerto Rico has fully vaccinated just over 73% of its 3.3 million residents, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

"In the cultural context of Puerto Rico, the social distancing is not something that comes easy to us as Puerto Ricans -- we want to be close," Colón Ramos said.

Connecticut , which is about the same size as Puerto Rico, has had more than 400,000 Covid-19 cases and 8,721 deaths. »

Space Tourism Company Cancels Launch Because It Couldn’t Find any Passengers

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The event seized global attention as a proof of concept for future space tourism endeavors.

In spite of Space Adventures’ woes — the company has existed since the early 2000s and has sent several tourists to space, but none since 2009 — there are still several planned space tourism launches.

Axiom Space, for instance, plans to launch a crew of four, including a former NASA astronaut and a wealthy entrepreneur, to the International Space Station early in 2022. »