However, there is a difference between a staycation and just hanging around your house being bored. Planning is important. If you don't put any thought into it beforehand, after a day or two you may be looking for a vacation from the rest of your family. Consider some of the following things as you plan your staycation. … [Read more...] about Staycations 101
Resistance and resistivity difference
While scientists do not know what that level might be for the coronavirus (it would be unethical to expose humans in this way), previous work on other nonlethal viruses showed that people tend to get less sick with lower doses and more sick with higher doses. A study published in late May involving hamsters, masks and SARS-CoV-2 found that those given coverings had milder cases than those who did not get them. … [Read more...] about 40% of people with coronavirus have no symptoms. Might they be the key to ending the pandemic?
Khamenei suffered a major blow with the loss of his right-hand man. Soleimani’s death likely degraded the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds Force, because his successor, Gen. Esmail Ghaani, is not as capable, Gen. Joseph Votel, retired head of the U.S. Central Command, told a conference in Israel last week. (RELATED: One Injured In Rocket Attack On US Embassy In Baghdad) … [Read more...] about Iranian Protests Pose New Challenges To The Regime’s Future
It’s still morning as I walk along the river toward Hoi An’s Central Market. My eyes are focused on the ground, to avoid stepping on the buckets of fish on one side and the baskets of chiles on the other. I don’t see her coming. The light punch on my shoulder, delivered with an expert closed fist, is her only communication. I turn quickly to find out why someone wanted to hit me, and see her scurry away through the market crowd. A tiny older woman, her salt-and-pepper hair pulled up into a bun underneath her conical hat, was my mystery attacker. … [Read more...] about In bustling Vietnam, Hoi An a bridge to the past
At that point, I hope the impact of convenience becomes starkly apparent, with the sudden lack of choices, higher prices that contribute to wealth disparity, and the diminishing human connection. I hope people miss the benefit of immersing themselves in a different culture for a few minutes each month, and learning where the food came from. That there may be even more value to our children discovering the history, courage, hard work, little quirks, tragedy and triumph of the people who made it. … [Read more...] about Burrito crisis: We leap to a convenient future in this pandemic, and risk losing everything