#Pandemic

Sports | Cycling

Pegoretti Cycles: Reflections

In Reflections, Pegoretti riders around the world share their stories of life during the past year, their thoughts for the future, and how cycling, community, and creativity help them find moments that matter.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Worn out. Skeptical. Disengaged. - Workplace Coach Blog

'When employees no longer trust employers, what happens when trust dies?

Travel | Travel Israel!

Destination Israel: Travelers May Soon Plan Their 1st Post-Pandemic Trip

After a year of COVID, travelers are looking – and booking – trips they hope to make in the coming months, and Israel is one of the top global destinations.

News | News

Who Won't Get a Third Stimulus Check (Not Everyone is Eligible!) | Kiplinger

Not everyone is getting a third stimulus check. See if you're on the list of people who aren't eligible for a third-round payment.

News | News

New $1,400 stimulus checks are on the way. Here's who qualifies for the money

As President Joe Biden has signed off on new coronavirus relief aid, $1,400 stimulus checks should start arriving soon.

Business & Finance | Business

Why People Are Quitting Their Jobs During The Pandemic

The pandemic has acted as a "destabilizing moment" in most people's lives, which has prompted or even required us to stop and think about the things that we most value in society. For some, that has resulted in quitting their jobs.

News | News

Mask-Refusing Woman Who Tried to Shame San Diego Barista Now Suing Creator of Viral GoFundMe Page

The man who created the viral “Tips for Lenin” GoFundMe page is being sued by the San Diego woman who tried to shame the Starbucks barista online for following COVID-19 safety protocols and refusing to serve her.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

3 Essential Tips for Successfully Running a Remote Business | Inc.

Whether you are transforming your traditional business model to remote or are in the early start-up phases, you need to recognize the new rules and norm of the game.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Wuhan Lab *Was* Cause Of COVID-19, Claims Award-Winning Scientist in New Study Citing 600 Pieces of Evidence.

The February study argues against two prevailing theories that COVID-19 was transmitted to humans either via a wet market or a lab accident.

News | News

Johns Hopkins expert says COVID-19 pandemic could end by April

Makary echoes previous health officials who believe herd immunity is possible by April.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Pining for the Sounds of Your Favorite Watering Hole? The ‘I Miss My Bar’ Site Can Help

Cozy, crowded watering holes still aren’t safe to visit in person, but you can now mimic the din at home.

Politics | Demos

The Pandemic Is Over - American Greatness

Conservative writers and pundits haven’t done too well this past year, and many of them turned out not even to be especially “conservative.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Art House Movie Theaters Fight On Amid Pandemic | Hollywood Reporter

While some independent movie houses have closed indefinitely, others persevere with a mix of drive-ins, virtual screenings and concession sales as they apply for long-awaited federal relief.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

Furloughed Highland Park man turns passion into new full-time job - ABC7 Los Angeles

When Louis Easton was furloughed from his office job in 2020, he turned his passion into a full-time job.

News | News

Biden’s ‘American Recovery Act’ Includes Hidden 150% Obamacare Expansion

Any mention of a temporary expansion that breathes life back into Obamacare was mysteriously missing from a summary of the

Health & Fitness | Covid

When Will Covid Pandemic End? Vaccine Calculator Shows 7 Years at Current Rate - Bloomberg

Our new calculator shows how long it will take states and countries to vaccinate 75% of their populations

Politics | Narrative

Cuomo’s COVID Policies Killed 50% More People in Nursing Homes Than Originally Thought

A devastating report by Letitia James, the Democrat New York State attorney general who achieved office with the help of

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

High school principal works overnight at Walmart to help students in need

Henry Darby has been giving back to others since he was a child. So when he learned that students at his North Charleston High School were in need, he picked up an overnight job at Walmart to help.

News | News

Teachers Union President Declares In-Person Instruction, Teen Suicides Caused By Lockdowns Are ‘White Privilege’

Scott Wilson, the president of the Washington state-based Pasco Association of Educators (PAE), stated in a Zoom meeting that re-opening

Health & Fitness | Health

TRUMP THERAPEUTIC: Regeneron’s Antibody Cocktail Is 100 Percent Effective Against COVID

An antibody cocktail in phase three trials produced by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, is emerging as a game-changer in the fight against

News | News

As Biden Became President, Medical Journal Quietly Retracted Study That Claimed Hydroxychloroquine Is Ineffective

A leading medical journal has issued a retraction of their endorsement for a study that concluded the anti-viral drug hydroxychloroquine

News | News

Amazon Offers To Help Distribute COVID Vaccines On Biden’s First Day In Office, Never Offered To Help Trump

Online retail behemoth Amazon reached out to offer its distribution services almost immediately after Joe Biden was sworn in, an

News | News

RightMinded with Frank Salvato

An irreverent, raw, outspoken New Right podcast that focuses on current events, the culture war, political issues, and relevant topics to those who choose to be aware....

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Many of Our Employees Refuse Vaccinations - Workplace Coach Blog

Should we make COVID vaccination mandatory? Many of our employees plan to refuse it.

Family & Parenting | Parenting

Kids’ screen time up 50% during pandemic

For most parents, pre-pandemic expectations around screen time are no longer realistic.

News | News

STUDY: COVID Lockdown Harms Are 10 Times Greater Than Benefits

As President-Elect Biden and his COVID Czar Jeff Zients contemplate another lockdown and whether to impose a mask mandate onto

News | News

Californians shouldn't travel more than 120 miles from home, state says

Under updated guidance from the California Department of Public Health, travelers from other states or countries are also "strongly discouraged" from coming to California.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Retention Strategies a "Must" During a COVID-19 - Workplace Coach Blog

Employee retention strategies are a must during COVID-19. Here are 5 specific tactics leaders need, along with specific information.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Arianna Huffington: This Is Our Opportunity to Take Action on Mental Health

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, this Mental Health Month, we have an opportunity to take steps to identify our signs, stressors and solutions.

News | News

Fighting back against internet lies

Scott Pelley reports on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996, which protects internet platforms from liability for what users post on their sites, Sunday on 60 Minutes.

Miscellaneous | Interesting stories

Gaining Perspective While Waiting In Line to Cross the Border

By Geoff Page After a day long trip to Tijuana on Wednesday, I found a few emails my phone had not picked up because of where I was. One was from editordude asking if any of his band of merry prank…

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Lead Us Through This Mess: COVID-19 Leadership Truths - Workplace Coach Blog

COVID-19 requires leadership to inspire, communicate transparently, provide crisis plans, create trust and team

News | News

'Toxic Individualism': Pandemic Politics Driving Health Care Workers From Small Towns

A wave of departing medical professionals in rural areas threatens to leave gaping holes in these health care systems and local economies, triggering a death spiral that may be hard to stop.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

WHAT?! New Study of 10 Million Chinese Finds Asymptomatic Covid Spread Never Existed

In complete contradiction to the popular narrative used by Democrat politicians and governors across the United States, a new study

News | News

US Surpasses 19 Million COVID-19 Cases Amid Fears Of Holiday Surge | Sunday TODAY

The United States has surpassed 19 million cases of the coronavirus, adding more than a million infections in less than a week. This comes amid fears of anot...

News | News

Stay-At-Home Order Update San Diego County

Grim coronavirus numbers in San Diego County match equally bad, if not worse, numbers across the state. NBC 7’s Alexis Rivas takes a look at where we stand now and how we can get out.

Politics | Politics

7 Ways Governments Used the Coronavirus Pandemic to Crush Human Rights

Seven ways governments around the world have used the coronavirus pandemic to diminish human rights and civil liberties.

Business & Finance | Business

US seed-stage investing flourished during pandemic | TechCrunch

If you didn’t think much about seed in 2020, you’re not alone. Late, huge rounds consumed most of the media’s oxygen, leaving smaller startups to compete for scraps of attention.

News | News

'It's So Much Worse Than Before.' Dread And Despair Haunt Nurses Inside LA's ICUs

As hospitals struggle with the patient surge in Los Angeles County, their ICU nurses are overwhelmed by the physical demands and emotional toll of caring for the most seriously ill COVID-19 patients.

News | News

California Health System Buckling Under COVID-19 Pandemic

California’s health care system is buckling under the strain of the nation’s largest coronavirus outbreak and authorities say it may fracture in weeks if people ignore holiday social distancing.

News | News

Metro teen jailed for breaking COVID-19 quarantine in Cayman Islands is ‘scared to death,’ mom says

The mother of a metro Atlanta teen arrested and sentenced to prison for violating the Cayman Islands quarantine rules said her daughter is scared to death in prison.

News | News

Column: A cancer patient needed critical care. Because of the COVID-19 surge, she died without it

Kim Folsom was a former nurse with a radiant smile and matronly toughness. When she needed to be transferred to a larger hospital, none had space because of the COVID-19 surge.

Music | Music

How Music Persisted During the Pandemic | Pitchfork

From Bandcamp Fridays to Verzuz battles, these were our silver linings from a strange, stuck year in music.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Mandatory COVID Vaccinations: The Rules - Workplace Coach Blog

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccinations: Here are the rules employers need to follow

News | News

California Hospitals Discuss Rationing Care As Virus Surges

California’s overwhelmed hospitals are setting up makeshift extra beds for coronavirus patients, and a handful of facilities in hard-hit Los Angeles County are drawing up emergency plans in case they have to limit how many people receive life-saving car

Politics | Politics

Vaccinated Teachers Won’t Mean Automatic School Reopenings In San Diego County

Teachers are currently expected to be vaccinated behind frontline healthcare workers and nursing home residents.

News | News

Extra body bags, refrigeration trucks: Valley agencies are preparing for the rising COVID-19 death toll

Central Valley agencies are preparing for an influx of COVID-19 deaths as California activates the Mass Fatality Program.

Politics | Politics

REMOVED: Johns Hopkins Study Saying COVID Has ‘Relatively No Effect on Deaths’ Is Expunged

A study critical to the narrative that COVID-19 is a deadly virus with the same killing power as smallpox or

Politics | Politics

WATCH: Pelosi Admits She Sold Out Americans, Small Business on COVID Relief for Political Purposes

If you ever wanted to gauge just how heartless and despicable Progressive-Democrats can be you need look no further than

Politics | Politics

Anti-Lockdown Medical Experts Rip Fauci Over ‘Erroneous Statements’ On Pandemic, Lockdowns

Health experts behind a petition supporting a targeted public policy approach to the pandemic responded to criticism leveled by Dr. Anthony Fauci on

News | News

Bar owner drove into officer while fleeing arrest for flouting shutdown orders, sheriff says

Danny Presti drove his turquoise Jeep about 100 yards with a sergeant on the hood, leaving the officer with fractured shinbones, authorities allege. Presti's bar has brazenly flouted coronavirus restrictions.

News | News

COVID-19 Vaccine Takers May Feel Ill, So The Government Is Issuing Them Covid Papers Proving They’re Safe

Even as the debate over the potency of the COVID virus continues to be had, Big Pharma – in collusion

News | News

Nearly 85% Of California Residents To Be Under Stay-At-Home Orders Through Christmas

State officials announced on Saturday that they will bring back sweeping new restrictions as coronavirus cases continue to climb and ICU capacity dwindles.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

CDC says coronavirus came to the US much earlier than we thought

The CDC published a new coronavirus study that shows the virus was present in the US in early December 2019, much earlier than initially thought. The first positive COVID-19 test in the US dates back to January 19th.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Suspect Our Employee of Lying to Get Extra Time Off; Can We Fire Him Without Proof? - Workplace Coach Blog

Your employee lies about COVID to get extra leave. Can you fire him or do you need proof?

News | News

More Americans Pay Rent On Credit Cards As Lawmakers Fail To Pass Relief Bill

Many Americans who've lost income in the pandemic are falling deeper into debt — forced to pay bills or even their rent on credit cards. It's a sign of trouble ahead for the economy.

News | News

New York Fire Department Won’t Require Medics, Firefighters to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

New York’s governor and New York City’s mayor have been two of the most ardent proponents of everything that is

News | News

Government Model Suggests U.S. COVID-19 Cases Could Be Approaching 100 Million

Government scientists estimate that the true number of coronavirus infections is eight times the reported number of 12.5 million, meaning "most of the country remains at risk," the team reports.

News | News

NEW NORMAL?: Students at SUNY Must Test Negative for COVID to Leave for Thanksgiving

In a move more appropriate for a 1960s Soviet gulag than a 21st Century American university, the Chancellor of the

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Employees Stage a Thanksgiving Rebellion - Workplace Coach Blog

Employer policies & holiday celebrations

Music | Music

Faces of the arts shutdown: Laura Chavez: 'This is the first time I have ever busked in my life'

The blues-rocking guitarist usually plays at least 250 days a year on tour. Now, she is playing music on street corners the first time in her life — and enjoying it

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Pandemic winter dread is real. Here’s how to conquer it. - Vox

Psychology points to one simple principle that’s highly effective at improving our mental health and well-being.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Can We Use a Contact Tracing App to Protect Our Business & Employees? - Workplace Coach Blog

Using a contact tracing app; what you need to know as an employer or employee

News | News

States Issue New Covid-19 Restrictions As Virus Surges | NBC Nightly News

Whether urging residents to stay home or rolling back reopenings, officials across the country are imposing more restrictions. North Dakota’s governor issued...

News | News

U.S. Adds 184,000 Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day, With No End In Sight

The country set another record for daily infections. America is the world leader in COVID-19 fatalities. President-elect Joe Biden expressed alarm and urged the Trump administration to take action.

Advice & Self-Help | dating, relationships

Grown-Up Dating, By Force | Julie Ferman Associates

Here is a real-life example of dating done well, even today, mid-April, 2020, when we're asked to, required to stay at home, and for so many – all alone. Dating? Today?

Travel | Travel

Palm Springs and Joshua Tree Are Booming as Pandemic Escapes – WWD

What's happening in Palm Springs and Joshua Tree travel, restaurants and shopping.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

Sweden hits record for new COVID-19 cases amid warning that herd immunity is not 'ethically justifiable'

Sweden's chief epidemiologist warns herd immunity is not "ethically justifiable" as the country hits its highest daily case figure since the pandemic began.

Miscellaneous | Opinion

The Swedish COVID-19 Response Is a Disaster. It Shouldn’t Be A Model for the Rest of the World

Sweden's unique approach to the pandemic has drawn interest from other countries. But the data are clear: it's largely been a failure.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

How to Recover From Sleep Disruptions During the Pandemic | Psychology Today

An unstructured and unscheduled day may cause COVID-related insomnia at night. Here are some steps for returning to normal.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

After This Declaration, No One Can Say 'Science' Demands Lockdowns

While left-leaning media and pundits claim that evidence and science guide their decisions, the Great Barrington Declaration proves their dishonesty.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Aerosol transmission of Covid-19: A room, a bar and a classroom: how the coronavirus is spread through the air | Society

The risk of contagion is highest in indoor spaces but can be reduced by applying all available measures to combat infection via aerosols. Here is an overview of the likelihood of infection in three everyday scenarios, based on the safety measures used and

News | News

Santee customer berates Starbucks barista when asked to wear a mask

The incident took place Saturday at the Starbucks located on North Magnolia Avenue in Santee.

News | News

Fauci admits administration has restricted his media appearances, says he's not surprised Trump got COVID

In a wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci expresses his frustration with a Trump campaign ad; explains why, early in the pandemic, masks were largely recommended for health care workers; and says whether he plans to vote in person.

Psychology | Psychology

The Process Of Psychological Recovery Begins While A Stressful Event Is Still Going On, According To Study Of Early Stag

By Emma Young. Feelings of autonomy increased across early weeks of pandemic, suggesting at least some aspects of psychological recovery begin during stressful experience.

Health & Fitness | Health

A Dose of Optimism, as the Pandemic Rages On - The New York Times

The months ahead will be difficult. But the medical cavalry is coming, and the rest of us know what we need to do.

Politics | Politics

NYT: Experts Confident Pandemic To Be Over ‘Far Sooner’ Than Expected, Trump Efforts ‘Working With Remarkable Efficiency

A new report from The New York Times indicates that experts have “genuine confidence” that the coronavirus pandemic will end “far sooner” than originally

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Nearly 100,000 establishments that temporarily shut down due to the pandemic are now out of business

More than 97,966 businesses have permanently shut down during pandemic, according to Yelp.com's Local Economic Impact Report.

Music | Concerts

Jazz saxophone player draws crowd around his Fullerton house – Orange County Register

Joe Lawton, a retired doctor who grew up in Bellflower and attended St. Anthony High, rediscovered his love for playing music and now entertains his neighbors during the coronavirus pandemic.

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israel: Vital-sign scanning offers a way to travel, dine out again

Binah’s AI-powered software scans skin to read vital signs identified by epidemiologists as being associated with a likelihood of Covid-19 infection.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Mask wearers are “dramatically less likely” to get a severe case of Covid-19

When people wear masks, they can still get infected, but they’re more likely to have milder symptoms.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

My Boss Refuses to Wear a Face Mask - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: In past weeks, it’s just been four or five us in the office. Two of us wear masks when …

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Israeli Data Scientist Suggests 'End of Coronavirus Peak' Is Near

Coronavirus infection rates will decline in as little as two to three weeks, according to a data model created by BGU Professor Mark Last.

Travel | Travel

Iconic Chateau Marmont Hotel To Become Members-Only Club

André Balazs may also convert his other properties around the world into members-only clubs in a post pandemic world.

News | News

Man who believed virus was hoax loses wife to Covid-19

A couple from Florida did not follow health guidelines after believing lies about the virus online.

News | News

S&P 500 closes with a record high, erasing all losses since the pandemic hit

The S&P 500 index closed with a record high Tuesday, despite a flagging job market recovery and a Main Street economy that continues to be ravaged by the pandemic.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Does My Employer Have to Pay My Office Expenses? Are They Liable for My Safety? - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: COVID19 has caused employers large and small to require the employers work from home rather than their employer’s worksites. …

Miscellaneous | Los Angeles Stuff

Here’s Looking at You, Auburn, Somni: Remembering beloved restaurants that LA lost to the pandemic

A number of LA restaurants — high-end and casual — are permanently closing during the pandemic, and each closing affects families of owners and employees. The closures ripple out to all the different industries that service restaurants.

News | News

A 17-year-old Sesame Place employee was brutally attacked after asking a visitor to wear a mask, revealing a crisis for workers across America

A 17-year-old employee was attacked by an anti-mask visitor to the theme park, as workers are tasked with enforcing mask policies.

Business & Finance | Business & Finance

Employees & Their Families Sue Employers Over COVID-19 Exposure - Workplace Coach Blog

Question: My partner and I have owned and operated our business for twenty-three years.  When the pandemic first hit, we …

Humor | Humor

What Does America’s Coronavirus Response Look Like Abroad? | NYT Opinion

The United States leads the world in Covid-19 deaths, nearing 150,000 lost lives. The unemployment figures brought on by the pandemic are mind-boggling. The ...

News | News

Los Angeles to shut off water and power to homes hosting large parties or gatherings

The announcement comes hours after the city introduced a motion to increase penalties for property owners who hold large house parties in violation of public health orders.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

Could a Janky, Jury-Rigged Air Purifier Help Fight Covid-19? | WIRED

Indoor-air experts think: Sure, maybe. Why the hell not? We convinced the CEO of an air filter company to give it a try.

Business & Finance | Business

Sales Tactics to Survive the Extended Effects of the Pandemic

The default setting for growth for most ambitious companies is to try to win new logos. Find new customers, sign new deals, and build the company on the back of this steady stream of new business.

News | News

What Lockdown 2.0 Looks Like: Harsher Rules, Deeper Confusion

Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, is becoming a case study in handling a second wave of infections. There are lots of unanswered questions.

News | News

Ten bucks left, no place to go: How the pandemic and a broken unemployment system are upending people’s lives

Ten bucks left, no place to go: How the pandemic and a broken unemployment system are upending people’s lives

Travel | Travel ideas

How Italy Turned Around Its Coronavirus Calamity - The New York Times

After a stumbling start, the country has gone from being a global pariah to a model — however imperfect — of viral containment that holds lessons for its neighbors and for the United States.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

No One Knows What Thailand Is Doing Right, but So Far, It’s Working - The New York Times

Can the country’s low rate of Covid-19 infections be attributed to culture? Genetics? Face masks? Or a combination of all three?

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

How Long Does Coronavirus Last? What to Expect if You Contract COVID-19

How long does a case of coronavirus last? Find out the COVID-19 symptoms to expect day by day if you contract the virus, according to experts.

Health & Fitness | News Items

The Biggest Psychological Experiment in History Is Running Now - Scientific American

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

News | NEWS

Asymptomatic spread of coronavirus is 'very rare,' WHO says

Government responses should focus on detecting and isolating infected people with symptoms, said the WHO's Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Compassion and Healing as We Move Forward | Dr. Dyan

These 2 simple principles can support compassion and healing for couples, families, workers, and in issues of race, gender, and spirituality.

News | Antisemitism Watch

New Oxford University Study Finds Almost 20% of Britons Believe Jews Behind Coronavirus Pandemic

A healthcare worker wheels a patient on a stretcher into the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center during the outbreak of the …

Miscellaneous | Opinion

We Are in the Middle of an Unprecedented Climate Experiment

The pandemic has shut down the most polluting industries around the world and turned us all into more adaptable consumers. That still isn't enough.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

High Doses Of Vitamin D Cannot Prevent Nor Treat COVID-19, Study Warns

Reports are claiming that lots of vitamin D (higher than 4000IU/d) can help fight off COVID-19 and stop the virus from manifesting severe symptoms.

Health & Fitness | News Items

Mental Health & the Impact of This Pandemic: | Dr. Dyan

How can we protect and support our mental health during the global pandemic? Here are 7 simple tips that can grow our awareness and help us stay strong.

Business & Finance | Business

This Startup's Pivot Aims to Help Other Struggling Businesses Amid the Pandemic | Inc.

The pandemic wiped out most of the SnapBar's photo booth business. In response, the founders immediately launched a gift box service that also helps other local companies.

Music | Music

The Pandemic Kicked The Rolling Stones Off The Road, So Ronnie Wood Revived His Art Studio In Quarantine

The collages and etchings caught the eye of Other Art Fair founder Ryan Stanier, who met with Wood to the rocker’s London studio and discuss the art.

News | News

‘Don’t Come’: Hawaii Enforces Strict Lockdown Measures

Venturing out of a hotel room in Hawaii right now might land you in handcuffs.

Humor | Humor

Bible Scholars Confirm 'Do Not Be Anxious' Does Not Apply In A Global Pandemic

U.S.—Scholars across the nation have come to an agreement that the biblical commands not to be anxious do not apply in a global pandemic.From Jesus's command not to be anxious in Matthew 6 to Paul's similar exhortation in Philippians 4, none

Science & Technology | Science

T cells found in COVID-19 patients ‘bode well’ for long-term immunity | Science

New findings suggest past infections may offer some protection against the novel coronavirus

Health & Fitness | HEALTH

Global survey shows link between COVID-19 patients and taste, smell loss

Findings could help distinguish coronavirus patients from those with colds or flu, researchers say

History | History

Woodstock Occurred in the Middle of a Pandemic – AIER

The contrast between 1968 and 2020 couldn’t be more striking. They were smart. We are idiots. Or at least our governments are.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

8 Proven Techniques for Parents to Prioritize Their Mental Health During the Pandemic

Parenting experts and influencers share how they are managing stress and anxiety throughout COVID-19.

News | News

Coronavirus pandemic may lead to 75,000 "deaths of despair" from suicide, drug and alcohol abuse, study says - CBS News

Job loss, isolation and anxiety could lead to more deaths from suicide and substance abuse over the next 10 years, researchers say.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff

Israel Makes ‘Significant Breakthrough’ In Developing Coronavirus Antidote

Israel’s main biological research lab has reportedly made a “significant breakthrough” in the fight against the coronavirus as it has isolated a key antibody that will go toward potential treatments for the virus. Defense Minister Naftal

Politics | Politics

France Discovers Coronavirus From China Hit Their Country Much Sooner Than Realized

A hospital in France that retested old samples from pneumonia patients found that it got its first confirmed case of the coronavirus, which originated in Wuhan, China, back in late December — nearly a month earlier than previously expected. “Yves Co

Miscellaneous | Places You Can Still Go

As Insurance Claims Are Denied, Classic L.A. Restaurants Are Struggling to Weather the Pandemic

Beloved local haunts report they won't see a dime from their insurers, but Musso & Frank Grill is fighting back

Science & Technology | Science & Space

South Korea says recovered coronavirus patients who tested positive again did not relapse: Tests picked up 'dead virus fragments'

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was worried the virus was reactivating after people recovered, but scientists dismissed the fear.

News | News

Did you already have coronavirus in January or February?

With the recent news that two Californians died of COVID-19 in February, three weeks earlier than the United States' first known death from the disease, it has become clear that the coronavirus was spreading in the United States long before it was detecte

Psychology | Psychology

The pandemic is messing with our concept of time

If it feels like your brain is turning into mush, you're not alone. Experts say it all has to do with how the pandemic is affecting our cognitive health -- meaning, our ability to clearly think, learn and remember.

Business & Finance | Business

Pandemic forces fundraising founders to accept ‘discounts across the board’ | TechCrunch

Startup founders who are fundraising in this climate should expect venture investors to take a huge chunk out of their valuation expectations. “What we’re seeing across the board is discounts,” says Mike Janke, co-founder of early-stage cybersecurity inve

Health & Fitness | News Items

Jane Goodall Says Pandemic Is Due to 'Little Respect for the Natural World' but There's Hope for This Planet Yet

Goodall talks to Newsweek about the pandemic, her new documentary and the most important message she hopes her life's work leaves behind.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

Planning for Life Post-Pandemic — Lemonade To Lace

Hey y’all. I hope you’re all staying safe and healthy during these times. In an effort to keep myself busy I’ve been sharing with you how I’m passing the time while self-quarantining - blogging is a great creative outlet! My favorite part of the d

Politics | Politics

Suppression of Expression Obscures the Truth About the Virus - American Greatness

mericans are acquainted with predictable but ultimately failed progressive efforts to suppress free expression by preemptive invective and politically correct finger-pointing. To believe that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s accusers reveale

Business & Finance | Business

How to Re-open Your Business | Inc.

Here are some questions to ask as you prepare to re-open your doors once the pandemic subsides.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

This Dad Turned His Home Into a Hibachi Restaurant To Celebrate His So – BOTWC

The saying where there’s a will there’s a way still holds true. When Atlanta’s quarantine mandate kept Jeremy Tuck from taking his family to a Hibachi restaurant to celebrate his youngest son’s birthday, he transformed his home into one. “The idea came ab

News | News

Steve Kramer - Passover and the Pandemic

Steve Kramer – Passover and the Pandemic Why is this Passover different from all other Passovers, to paraphrase the Haggadah? This year, because of the pandemic, we must celebrate it alone, apart from our friends or family. But the impact of the pan

Politics | Media Watch

WATCH: CBS News Posts Fraudulent Video Of ICU Nurse Crying Over Poor Working Conditions

CBS News posted a video of a nurse who claimed she quit her job after being asked to work in a coronavirus ICU without a face mask. 

Politics | The China Threat

Coronavirus: Government’s testing chief admits none of 3.5m antibody kits work sufficiently

The UK government’s new testing chief has admitted that none of the 3.5 million antibody tests ordered from China are fit for widespread use. Professor John Newton, who was appointed by health secretary Matt Hancock to oversee testing, reportedly said the

Politics | The China Threat

How to Hold China Legally & Politically Accountable

The rest of the world is entitled to restitution from China for its mishandling of the coronavirus crisis, and there may be ways to enforce this.

News | Abortion

WHO Demands Abortion Be Considered ‘Essential’ Healthcare Services During Coronavirus Pandemic

The World Health Organization may be struggling to explain its initial response to the coronavirus pandemic — particularly its deference to Chinese authorities and official Chinese government reports about the spread of the virus — but they ha

Politics | Op-Ed

Is What We’re Being Told About The Coronavirus Pandemic Wrong?

Predicting the future is a tough racket. If people were .04/06/2020 16:00:29PM EST.

News | The News

George W. Bush in 2005: 'If we wait for a pandemic to appear, it will be too late to prepare' - ABC News

In the summer of 2005, President George W. Bush was on vacation when he began flipping through an advanced copy of a new book about the 1918 flu pandemic.

Business & Finance | Business

GrubHub/Seamless’s pandemic initiatives are predatory and exploitative, and it’s time to stop using them | TechCrunch

Times are exceptionally hard, especially for local restaurants, which were always in a precarious business even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. But when times are hard, people pull together, right? Or at least they don’t take advantage of the suffering

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

When Things Fall Apart, Train Your Brain to Self-Regulate

Thoughts, emotions, moods, and memories come and they go. It’s our ability to regulate them that makes the difference.

Politics | Politics

Coronavirus Death Predictions Bring New Meaning to Hysteria | RealClearMarkets

The U.S. is staring at a Netflix-type apocalypse. You know, with feral animals eating human corpses, mutant plants reoccupying streets and buildings, empty restaurants and malls across the landscape&h

Miscellaneous | NEW YORK CITY

Cops arrest Bronx mother and son for operating underground speakeasy during coronavirus lockdown

A mother and son duo were busted in the basement of a Bronx restaurant Friday night when cops found about two-dozen people partying in an underground bottle club, police and a restaurant employee said.

Health & Fitness | Health

Here's How COVID-19 Compares to Past Outbreaks

COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, isn’t the first threatening disease that’s surged around the world — nor will it be the last. Between influenza pandemics, like the outbreaks in 1918 and 2009, SARS and Ebola.

Miscellaneous | Chabad

Jewish and Chassidic Perspectives on the Coronavirus - Torah Classes - Video

What does Judaism say about a pandemic? What have the great Jewish sages and mystics taught throughout the ages, and what insight can we glean for our times?

News | The News

Report: Trump Campaign Has Been Anonymously Donating Meals to Hospitals Across the Country

The Trump campaign reportedly 'has been quietly calling local restaurants and ordering large amounts of food to be delivered to hospitals.'

News | News

Israel ranks 'safest' country during coronavirus pandemic

The website Deep Knowledge Group has ranked Israel the safest country in the world in terms of its handling of

News | News

Coronavirus Pandemic: California May Have Developed Greater Herd Immunity

One less-mentioned hypothesis about California's relatively low death rate from COVID-19 is that California, as a front-line state, may have rather rapidly developed a greater level of herd immunity than other states have.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

John Krasinski launches 'Some Good News' newscast during pandemic | wqad.com

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, the star of "The Office" has launched a YouTube channel filled with positive stories.

Miscellaneous | Products

Outbreak forces See’s Candies to suspend production for 1st time since World War II | KTLA

See’s Candies, a California chocolate institution, is suspending production because of the coronavirus. It’s only the second time in See’s 99-year history that production has been interrupted, the first being when it was halted due to rationing during Wor