Month: October 2020

On January 3, 2019, a record-shattering 102 women were sworn in as members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Democratic side of the aisle—with 35 brand-new female members—sparkled with vibrant skirts and blouses; one member wore a hijab, another a traditional Pueblo dress. On the Republican side, a sea of navy, gray, and black
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Back when the FLARE team shared an IRL office space (RIP to my abandoned aloe plant…), my mornings looked a little something like this: rush to get up the elevators in time for our 8:30 a.m. daily meeting (for which, I admittedly showed up to at approx. 8:32 most days), hit the button on my
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By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Grocery workers are likely at greater risk of infection with the new coronavirus, a new study shows. Not only that, but because a high percentage of them have no symptoms when they are infected, they could become sources of future spread, the researchers
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By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Foreign disinformation campaigns on social media have caused vaccination rates to fall, a new study reveals. Every 1 point increase in the effort to discredit vaccines is linked to an average 2% drop in annual vaccine coverage around the world, and a 15%
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Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) There’s a reason that James Rolfe’s Angry Video Game Nerd character has outlasted and out-performed so many imitators – the veneer of showmanship and the pantomimed, goofy, insincere anger are worlds apart from the genuine venom spewed by those he seems to have influenced. The Nerd isn’t a dangerous, hateful
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Oct. 30, 2020 — The big coronavirus numbers keep piling up — and so do the superspreader events. The Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center reported that 88,521 new coronavirus cases were recorded Thursday in the United States — the most in a single day since the start of the pandemic. Less than a week
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