‘I chose to start the school year with the students’

Whether it’s distance learning or classrooms now outfitted with distanced desks and PPE (personal protection equipment), the school year looks a lot different during the coronavirus pandemic. That’s especially true for elementary school teacher and expectant mother Janet Udomratsak, who has transformed her hospital room into a makeshift classroom from which she remotely instructs first-graders via a laptop perched on her meal tray.

Now in her 11th year of teaching, the pregnant Lancaster, Calif. educator

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The 27 Best Jeans for Every Guy’s Style and Budget

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Photo credit: Getty/ eranicle

From Men’s Health

Finding the right pair of jeans is pretty much impossible.

There’s so much to consider: the fit and your build, the level of distress, which pairs can be worn to which occasions, and if they’ll need altered. Ugh. It’s all enough to give you a headache so severe that you give up shopping entirely. Your heart rate probably just went up reading this, let alone actually doing it.

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9 hidden dangers of owning a tiny home

Love the idea of a tiny house? Here’s what you need to know about the subtle and sometimes-hidden costs in these exercises in lilliputian living.

They’re not all that new as a concept

The tiny-house movement isn’t exactly new. Those in search of tranquility have long been seeking to carve out their own small spaces since the dawn of time. Now we’re seeing the resurgence of simplicity with a shift toward minimizing and downsizing. A

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10 things to keep you occupied indoors this fall

These new activities will keep you busy for hours.
These new activities will keep you busy for hours.

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At the start of the pandemic, we all tried to keep ourselves occupied with a random assortment of activities from bread making to learning TikTok dances and keeping up with the trends. But as summer rolled around we had the opportunity to spend some time outside and

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the disturbing story behind the rise of Pepe the Frog

He’s green. He’s cute. He feels good, man. And he’s an internationally recognized icon of hatred and bigotry.

He’s Pepe the Frog, and he’s the subject of a new documentary tracking his unlikely journey from humble comic-book beginnings to a controversy involving death threats, lawsuits and scores upon scores of online neo-Nazis. Arthur Jones’s debut feature Feels Good Man – so titled for an oft-reposted image in which Pepe uses the phrase to explain why

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9 ways to prepare for the next COVID-19 lockdown

After giving up spring break and summer barbecues, cooped-up Americans are looking forward to the day when things go back to normal. But COVID-19 isn’t like a natural disaster that strikes once, then fades away.

Several states have paused or walked back their plans to reopen, as new hot spots emerge and the number of active cases remains high.

Now health experts are warning that a second round of lockdowns may be necessary as the

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What It’s Like to Send Your Kids to College in a Pandemic

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Photo credit: FatCamera

From Oprah Magazine

Four years ago, as our daughter prepared to leave for college, these were the questions on our minds:

Are microwaves allowed in the dorm?

How much time will we have to move her in?

What in Gods name is a bed topper?

Last month, as we logged onto a pre-college orientation for our son, here’s what parents asked:

How will you enforce mask-wearing for 40,000 students?

What

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40 Fashion-Forward Face Masks To Express Your Personal Style

Fashion has always had a way of taking our core wardrobe essentials — outerwear, underwear, and everything in between — and turning them into statement pieces. Consider the trusty trench coat, for example, which was originally created to shield soldiers from the elements but, over time, turned into one of the most distinctive utility apparel items a person could own. And don’t get us started on how the functional bike short has morphed into a

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Swimsuits For All’s summer flash sale includes must-have looks for under $30

Swimsuits for All.
Swimsuits for All.

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It can be extremely difficult to find a swimsuit that’s flattering, affordable and available in a wide range of sizes.

Luckily, Swimsuits For All takes the anxiety out of bikini shopping with a line of swimsuits that

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Rack Room Commemorates MLK’s March on Washington With $25K Donation + More

Aug. 28, 2020: To mark the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic “I Have a Dream” speech, Rack Room Shoes has donated $25,000 to the National Urban League, to support the organization’s mission to improve lives in underserved communities and fight for economic empowerment, equality and social justice. In June, following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other Black individuals, the retailer took a stand against racial inequality, announcing it was committing

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Messi, his outspoken cousin and the football agents who sell their own family members

Unlike Josh de Caires, Michael Atherton’s cricketing son who uses his mother’s surname so as not to trade on the ready association with his father, the Argentinian footballer Maxi Biancucchi does not shirk from familial relationship. He likes to be known by the nickname: “El Primo de Messi”, or Messi’s Cousin. 

And over the weekend Messi’s Cousin cheerfully weighed in to the controversy over his relative’s putative move away from Barcelona (oddly Lionel Messi does

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40 Worst Health Mistakes Women Make Over 40

You can have it all. That’s what they tell you, right ladies? What they don’t mention is that “all” can also include perimenopause, breast cancer and a decade of unrelenting stress. To ensure you live your best decade ever—and not in the doctor’s office—read these essential doctors’ tips. Read on, and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’ve Already Had Coronavirus.

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Avoiding Exercise

A woman taking a break from a running exercise in an outdoor urban environment.
A woman
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Mom creates a Disney-themed home with every room representing a classic film

One woman has made her home the most magical house on Earth.

Kelsey Hermanson, mom of two and Disney lover in Seattle, has created an entire Disney-themed home with every room based off a different Disney classic.

From a “The Little Mermaid”-inspired bathroom, to a “Wreck-it-Ralph” bedroom for her daughter, a “Beauty and the Beast” dining room for their guests and a beautiful “Cinderella”-themed master bedroom, the results are breathtaking.

PHOTO: This Beauty and the

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Find Out How To Buy it Here

Missed out on the first Birkenstock X Valentino collaboration in 2019? Don’t worry the duo have just announced an eagerly anticipated follow up. Birkenstock X Valentino 2.0 drops this week.

Valentino creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli has reimagined Birkenstock’s classic Arizona style in an overblown camouflage motif featuring the Valentino VLTN logo on the side.

The unisex Birkenstock X Valentino collaboration sandals come in two colorways: VLTN Army Green-Brushwood and VLTN Army Green-Lime. And here’s how

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Hilfiger Unveils ‘Make It Possible’ Sustainability, Inclusivity Platform

Tommy Hilfiger has revealed an ambitious program to accelerate the company’s sustainability mission.

Its platform, called “Make It Possible,” is an approach to environmental and social sustainability that reinforces the company’s commitment to create fashion that “Wastes Nothing and Welcomes All.” At the outset, the company is committing to 24 targets centered around circularity and inclusivity, outlined across four pillars toward 2030.

They are:

• Circle Round: Make products to be fully circular and part

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The pandemic is speeding DMV’s road to modernization. For visitors, it’s still no day at the beach

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Employee Guillermo Torres administers an eye test at a DMV office in Westminster. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

For generations, the California Department of Motor Vehicles has been a crucible of nerves for teens anxious to complete the rite of passage that is a first driver’s license, older residents hoping to keep theirs and most everyone in between.

Never a day at the beach, with

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Dungeons & Dragons’ new sourcebook brings diversity to fantasy world

The cover for Tasha's Cauldron of Everything, a new D&D sourcebook set to release Nov. 17.
The cover for Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything, a new D&D sourcebook set to release Nov. 17.

Those who dabble in fantasy worlds – books, videos, movies or classic tabletop role-playing games – probably have a preset idea of what an elf is. 

Fantasy worlds have their archetypes, and those standards haven’t left much room for diversity in the past. Dungeons & Dragons is looking to change that with an upcoming release. 

“Tasha’s Cauldron of Everything”

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Treasury officials push for bombshell tax hikes to pay for virus

Fuel duty could be increased for the first time in a decade
Fuel duty could be increased for the first time in a decade

Treasury officials are pushing for the largest tax rises in a generation to plug the gaping holes in the public finances, in a move being resisted by Downing Street, The Telegraph can disclose.

The proposed quintuple whammy of tax increases would enable the Exchequer to raise at least £20 billion a year, and some could be introduced as early as in the Budget.

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The Best Bikes to Take on Your Next Commute

Whether you’re looking for a socially distant outdoor activity for the dog days of summer or just switching up your commute to avoid public transportation, a good bicycle is an easy way to take you from Point A to Point B, while getting some fresh air — and getting your exercise in.

While many of us grew up with a one-sized-fits-all-type of bike (I.e. a “mountain bike” you’d also ride on the boardwalk or streets),

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