LTnT - Lifestyle, Travel & Technology

The Year 2020 so far

August 27, 2020 Alexander Gmasz, Garry Levin, Nikolai Schmid Season 2 Episode 25
LTnT - Lifestyle, Travel & Technology
The Year 2020 so far
Show Notes

Introduction to "The Year 2020 so far"

In this episode of the Lifestyle, Travel & Technology podcast, the hosts Alexander, Garry & Nikki cover various events and occurrences the year 2020 had to offer so far. It would be accurate to say that the year of 2020 has been one of the worst years if not THE worst year for all of us. The year started off with WW3 almost breaking out, then the Taal volcano eruption and with the most recent event being the Beirut port explosion. In between was or is of course the whole situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, which is not to be forgotten.

In this episode the hosts will go through a list of occurrences and events taking place in the year of 2020. They will go through what has happened, what the after effects were and give their opinions on it.


Podcast Episode Summary

  • Hong Kong Protests
  • US vs Persian General = almost ignited WW3
  • Ukrainian Passenger plan shot down
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markel stepped down from royal duties
  • Australian Bush Fire
  • Taal volcano eruption
  • Trump impeachment 
  • Wuhan Hospital constructed 
  • Kobe Bryant's death 
  • Brexit
  • Harvey Weinstein
  • COVID-19 Pandemic 
  • Sporting Events cancelled 
  • Declassified information of UFO's = failed attempt to raid Area 51
  • US leaves WHO
  • Elon Musk becomes a father 
  • Locusts invade Africa leading to huge damages 
  • George Floyd's death
  • Historic SpaceX Launch of NASA astronauts 
  • Global protests igniting after the death of George Floyd
  • Beirut Port Explosion
  • Kamala Harris becomes Joe Biden's running mate making her the first female black american Vice President nominee 
  • Russian Vaccine


Quotables

Alexander - "...the explosion started a domino effect as it lead to food shortages..."
Garry - "...the footage existed for a long long time..."
Nikki - "...there are a lot of vaccine manufacturers that are quite close to actually developing something..."




Recommended Resources

  • https://www.buzzsprout.com/812324/2934271 - Taal volcano episode
  • https://www.buzzsprout.com/812324/4115348 - George Floyd's Death 
  • https://www.buzzsprout.com/812324/4964456 - Major Players in the Space Tourism Industry