Day: November 14, 2020

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The way we learn has changed. Over the course of the last year, circumstances have driven more and more people to turn to online learning. Whether it be taking academic courses or diving into a new creative skill, everyone is slowly adjusting to using

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NFL Prop Bet Payday: Week 10 player props

In the strangest season in memory, we add to the mix a conflict with golf. The Masters will be finishing up Sunday, creating the anomaly of just five NFL games in the 1 p.m. ET window (all on FOX) and six games in the later-afternoon slate. Welcome to COVID-19 … again. Here are five Week 10 player prop bets we see as good chances to take you to the pay window

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Parents worry that Duval’s virtual school option will disappear

December will mark the expiration of the Florida Department of Education’s executive order that allowed for school districts to offer virtual-learning models.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — When Jessica Dawson and her family moved to Jacksonville this summer — in the middle of a pandemic — her daughter was forced to make adjustments. 

A social butterfly who can’t socialize, Ava, 12, is enrolled at Lakeshore Middle School but taking her classes virtually through the school district’s online

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Georgia’s Blue Shift Is A Lesson For Progressive Organizers Across The South

On Friday afternoon, news outlets finally began to call President-elect Joe Biden the winner in Georgia, a state that hadn’t voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since 1992. 

For years, groups have been organizing and engaging Georgia’s substantial Black, Latino and Asian American populations, pushing Democratic candidates to appeal directly to those voters, and beating back decades of efforts to suppress minority votes. And now that they’ve succeeded, progressive organizers across the South are looking

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Traveling for the holidays? Here’s what you need to know in New York | News

ALBANY (TNS) — If you’re traveling outside of New York for the holidays, or have friends and family coming here from another state, make sure you know the coronavirus restrictions in place.

As cases rise here and around the nation, New York recently updated its travel advisory guidance allowing non-essential visitors to the Empire State to “test out” of the otherwise mandatory 14-day quarantine by presenting a negative COVID-19 test — but even that option

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The ‘Buy Catholic’ Christmas Gift Guide 2020| National Catholic Register

Presents for Men, Women, Children and Teachers

In the list below, there are items for men, women, children and teachers — and some creative present toppers this year (which make great stand-alone, budget-friendly gifts, too). This resource will help you choose heartfelt gifts for friends and family, while supporting Catholic companies, including small businesses, entrepreneurs and artists. 

 

For Men

1. The Augustine Bible: I love the new ESV-CE translation of the Bible from the Augustine

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College Students Home For The Holidays: How To Keep Families Safe From COVID-19 : Shots

College students are preparing to travel home for thanksgiving, but the coronavirus is making things complicated. Epidemiologists say there are things families can to do reduce the risk of infection.
College students are preparing to travel home for thanksgiving, but the coronavirus is making things complicated. Epidemiologists say there are things families can to do reduce the risk of infection.

Sandy Kretschmer imagines her son Henry returning home from college, dropping his bags and then giving her a big hug. But she knows the reality of this homecoming may be a lot different.

“I’ll probably have a mask on, and he’ll have a mask on when I hug him,” she says.

Henry plans to take a COVID-19 test a few days before he leaves Iowa State University where he’s a junior, and he’ll self-quarantine until

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Medical ‘advances’ of 2020 could transform future healthcare, leading experts say

 (AFP via Getty Images)
(AFP via Getty Images)

The technology used to develop the Pfizer vaccine could be used to tackle illnesses such as cancer and other infectious diseases similar to Covid-19, leading health experts have said, raising hopes that humanity can take a major scientific “leap forward” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Oncologists, vaccinologists, biomedical engineers and doctors have all told The Independent that the technological advancements seen throughout 2020 could come to have a “profound”

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Is Simon Property Group a Buy?

Mall-focused real estate investment trust (REIT) Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) rose more than 20% on Nov. 9 when positive COVID-19 vaccine news put investors in an upbeat mood. While there’s no doubt a vaccine would be a tailwind to Simon’s business, there’s a lot more to unpack here. Here’s what you need to know before you run out and buy this retail REIT.

Prior to the pandemic

Although the coronavirus seems like it’s the

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Cheetah Girl to Emmy Winner: How Adrienne Bailon Found Her Fairytale – E! Online

Instead, they were friends first, having met on Bailon’s 2013 movie, I’m in Love with a Church Girl, a film that Houghton produced. She even helped set him up on dates with her own friends before realizing, perhaps, she was more into him than they were. Plus, there was the musical connection. “He started singing these songs that I grew up singing in my church, literally like songs that I swear, nobody knows,” she

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XO adds 15 light jets to its growing fleet as private aviation expands

  • Private aviation firm XO just added 15 Cessna Citation Ultra jets to its fleet, growing to 58 aircraft in total.
  • It’s the first light jet to be flown by XO, offering a greater variety to new and existing members over the traditional super-midsize and long-range aircraft operated by the firm.
  • Thomas Flohr, the CEO of XO’s parent company, Vista Global, told Business Insider that memberships have nearly doubled since April. 
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for
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Score the ultimate coding training bundle for just $60

No matter who you are, whether you work in a tech field or not, learning some basic programming skills is useful in your career. It can help you learn problem-solving skills, boost your creativity, and, of course, make you more marketable when it comes to landing a better job. But to really improve your chances at a high salary or securing a stable role, you need to go beyond elementary coding.

Luckily, there are no

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Meet the UK’s First Vegan Butcher Shop

<p>Cayot’s epic 1983 journey launched a 40-year career devoted to conserving the <a href=”https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Galápagos Islands</a>. She supervised giant tortoise and land iguana breeding programs; organized campaigns to eradicate invasive species; and coordinated repatriation of tortoises to their native islands. When she began working in the Galápagos, the islands’ giant tortoise populations were down to less than 10% of their historic abundance. They’ve grown since then, bolstered by programs she helped put in

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One of L.A.’s most important art exhibitions is stuck in COVID-19 limbo

A recreation of the late French-Moroccan artist Nicola L&#x27;s 1969 interactive sculptural installation, &quot;La Chambre en fourrure&quot; (&quot;The Fur Room&quot;), at the Hammer Museum.
A re-creation of the late French-Moroccan artist Nicola L’s 1969 “La Chambre en Fourrure” (The Fur Room), part of the Hammer Museum’s biennial, “Made in L.A. 2020: a version.” (Joshua White / JWPictures.com)

The late French-Moroccan artist Nicola L’s 1969 sculptural installation “La Chambre en Fourrure” (The Fur Room), slathered in royal purple faux-fur and studded with pockets, has been re-created inside the Hammer Museum for this year’s “Made in L.A.” biennial. Before COVID-19, viewers

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A year after Saugus shooting, students look back

Lexi Renolds remembers everything about that morning one year ago at Saugus High School — barricading the classroom door, crowding into the small closet with classmates, hiding in the dark.

Cell service in the cramped space filled with props used by her TV production class was bad, and she had only a vague idea of what was happening outside. It would be hours before she would learn the full story: A 16-year-old student had opened

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Older’s “playful” Wide Eye collection features inflatable chair and marble breasts

Design studio Older has created a series of objects including marble wall-hangings shaped to look like breasts with pierced nipples, and an inflatable chair named after a Blade Runner character.



a chair sitting in front of a curtain: The Wide Eye exhibition by Older studio and Alexander Vinther


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The Wide Eye exhibition by Older studio and Alexander Vinther

Called Wide Eye, the collection includes a set of cutlery, carafes, wall-hung ornaments, chairs, a table, a sofa, lamps and a basket for bread.

Older said each piece shows “a playful

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Peninsula at Treviso Bay approaching 50% sold mark

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Imperial Homes of Naples LLC, one of Southwest Florida’s most experienced and universally respected luxury home builders, has announced its community of Peninsula at Treviso Bay is approaching the 50 percent sales mark.

According to Curtis Gunther, Owner and General Contractor of Imperial Homes of Naples, of

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College Students Home For The Holidays, How To Keep Families Safe From COVID-19 : Shots

College students are preparing to travel home for thanksgiving, but the coronavirus is making things complicated. Epidemiologists say there are things families can to do reduce the risk of infection.
College students are preparing to travel home for thanksgiving, but the coronavirus is making things complicated. Epidemiologists say there are things families can to do reduce the risk of infection.

Sandy Kretschmer imagines her son Henry returning home from college, dropping his bags and then giving her a big hug. But she knows the reality of this homecoming may be a lot different.

I’ll probably have a mask on and he’ll have a mask on when I hug him,” she says.

Henry plans to take a COVID-19 test a few days before he leaves Iowa State University where he’s a junior, and he’ll self-quarantine until

Read More

Medical ‘advances’ of 2020 could transform future health care, leading experts say

 (AFP via Getty Images)
(AFP via Getty Images)

The technology used to develop the Pfizer vaccine could be used to tackle illnesses such as cancer and other infectious diseases similar to Covid-19, leading health experts have said, raising hope that humanity can take a major scientific “leap forward” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Oncologists, vaccinologists, biomedical engineers and doctors have all told The Independent that the technological advancements seen throughout 2020 could come to have a “profound”

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Jinx McDonald Interior Designs transforms LeCiel condo into beach retreat

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Jinx McDonald Interior Designs, Inc. (JMID) recently completed the remodel of a condominium located on Gulfshore Boulevard, transforming it into the owner’s personal beach retreat.

“The design goal of this project was to make the space livable yet

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