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Oregon ran a lean healthcare system. The latest COVID surge is taking it to the brink
Oregon once boasted that it had fewer hospital beds per capita than any other state. Then came the Delta variant.
Aug, 23 2021
Global Water Dispenser Markets 2021-2026: Significance of Innovation & Feature Enhancements / Preference for Eco-Friendly POU Systems / Emergence of Coworking Spaces
Dublin, Aug. 23, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Water Dispenser Market - Global Outlook & Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to...
Aug, 23 2021
Revisited: why has the Brazilian butt lift become so popular? – podcast
The Brazilian butt lift has become the world’s fastest growing cosmetic surgery, despite mounting concerns over the number of deaths from the procedure. What is driving its popularity?This week we are revisiting some of our favourite episodes from the year so…
Aug, 23 2021
Welcome to the Club, Miggy
With a sixth-inning blast to the bullpen in right-center on Sunday at Rogers Centre against the Toronto Blue Jays, Miguel Cabrera entered hallowed territory. He became the 28th player in Major Leag…
Aug, 23 2021
In Florida, DeSantis cut jobless aid just as virus began terrifying new wave (Yeganeh Torbati/Washington Post)
Yeganeh Torbati / Washington Post: In Florida, DeSantis cut jobless aid just as virus began terrifying new wave  —  Unemployed residents struggling to survive on low state benefits are a preview of what could come nationwide as federal pandemic aid programs e…
Aug, 23 2021
Donald Trump’s Latest Money-Making Schemes
Hustling for cash is core to Trump’s being (plus he has lots of debt coming due). Here’s how he’s using his post-presidential clout to make big bucks.
Aug, 22 2021
Amid Pandemic-Driven Liquid Oxygen Shortage, Orlando Asks Residents to Slash Water Use or Face Boil Alert
Florida state officials seek to punish school administrators who impose mask mandates; meanwhile, lack of oxygen threatens Orlando’s supply of potable water.
Aug, 22 2021
The Noisy Minority
Conservatives’ opposition to vaccines and masks is fueled by the conviction that they have lost the battle for public opinion.
Aug, 22 2021
3 Top Cannabis Stocks to Buy for August
There's a small slice of the marijuana market that holds giant potential.
Aug, 22 2021
Opinion: Ted Cruz reveals his monumentally silly anti-mandate argument
If an American wonders why Republican-led states are being decimated by the Delta variant of COVID-19, they just have to take into account the stupidity and lies spread by the Republican leaders. Nobody really likes stupid people; embarrassed to be around and…
Aug, 22 2021
Meet the man behind the Mona Lisa of golf – Nelly Korda’s sensational swing
English coach David Whelan is the brains behind the game of Nelly Korda, who won Olympic gold and will be at the Women’s Open this week
Aug, 18 2021
Top 10 Most Overrated Tourist Attractions
Gradually and with fingers crossed, we’re starting to get back to normal. Even as the COVID-19 delta variant threatens additional lockdowns, the world is opening back up to travel – and one thing we can all use is a vacation. But with travel comes a decided d…
Aug, 18 2021
In-person welcome weeks return after remote year
Image:  As colleges and universities prepare for the new academic year, they’re also planning for a return to in-person welcome weeks for new and returning students. After a year of mostly virtual welcome weeks due to the pandemic, student affairs adminis…
Aug, 18 2021
‘It Happened So Fast’: Inside a Fatal Tesla Autopilot Accident
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating more than two dozen crashes that occurred when Autopilot was in use. The agency said it was aware of at least 10 deaths in those accidents.
Aug, 18 2021
“Oklahoma to pay outside firm up to $700,000 in McGirt challenge”
“Oklahoma to pay outside firm up to $700,000 in McGirt challenge”: Barbara Hoberock of The Tulsa World has this report.
Aug, 18 2021
Unemployment benefits for 7 million about to expire — and Congress and Biden will let it happen
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, additional unemployment benefits have helped keep some 6.7 million people out of poverty. As of September 7, those expanded benefits will expire along with the $300 weekly federal boost to traditional unemployment insurance (…
Aug, 18 2021
Schools in Florida's Broward and Alachua counties may be punished because of mask mandates - The Washington Post
  1. Schools in Florida's Broward and Alachua counties may be punished because of mask mandates  The Washington Post
  2. Florida state school board takes steps against two districts over mask mandates  CNN
  3. CommonWealth Magazine  CommonWealt…
Aug, 18 2021
Offensive Tackle David Conner is all in with UF, breaks down commitment
Throughout the past few weeks, John Hevesy has been kicking the tires on plenty of offensive line prospects throughout Florida’s summer camps and private workouts. One of those who made a pit stop in Gainesville was David Conner, a high-upside offensive tackl…
Aug, 18 2021
South Carolina’s Tax Climate Has Become Inhospitable Due To Inaction, But That Could Soon Change
By standing still & making no improvements to the state tax code over the past decade while surrounding states were busy cutting taxes, South Carolina has become home to the highest personal income tax rate in the entire southeastern United States. South Caro…
Aug, 18 2021
Apple says its CSAM scan code can be verified by researchers. Corellium starts throwing out dollar bills
Here's $15,000 to make that third-party inspection happen, says Florida outfit Last week, Apple essentially invited security researchers to probe its forthcoming technology that's supposed to help thwart the spread of known child sexual abuse material (CSAM).…
Aug, 17 2021
Education secretary says he's spoken with schools defying mask mandate bans
U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona says he's in touch with superintendents who are actively defying Florida and Texas governors' orders not to mandate masks.
Aug, 17 2021
Jaguars Release Tim Tebow, Likely Ending His NFL Career For Good
The 33-year-old former quarterback was trying to come back as a tight end.
Aug, 17 2021
Tebow tight end experiment over; cut by Jags
Tim Tebow, the former college and NFL quarterback, was released by the Jaguars after trying a comeback as a tight end.
Aug, 17 2021
Rekor Systems, Inc. (REKR) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript
REKR earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2021.
Aug, 17 2021
To fly or not to fly: Travelers weigh the risk of getting sick — or canceled
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Just as airlines are trying to get back to normal, new fears might keep many travelers off the jetway. Given the rampant spread of...
Aug, 17 2021
World's Largest Solar-Powered Battery Is Now 75% Complete
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Interesting Engineering: The Manatee Energy Storage Center -- the world's largest solar-powered battery storage facility -- is now 75% finished with 100 of 132 total containers already installed, reveals a press releas…
Aug, 17 2021
Florida school district with thousands in isolation or quarantine calls emergency board meeting
About a week after classes started, one Tampa-area school system has called an emergency meeting to discuss Covid-19 mitigation measures after about 6,000 people were told to isolate or quarantine.
Aug, 17 2021
Indiana governor breaks with GOP peers, allows local mask mandates
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb (R) broke with some of his Republican peers on Monday, telling reporters that schools implementing mask mandates are "making a wise decision when the facts warrant it."A...
Aug, 17 2021
The First Global Best City Awards Announces Winners
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #2021bestcityawards--The First Global Best City Awards Honoring the Winners
Aug, 17 2021
Arizona Senate president says Maricopa audit report being prepared
Arizona Senate President Karen Fann provided a brief update on the progress of a report on the 2020 election audit conducted in Maricopa County.
Aug, 17 2021
Florida and Haiti Could Be Hit Simultaneously by Tropical Cyclones
This summer has seemed an endless march of devastating climate disasters, from wildfires to droughts to floods to landslides. And, in case you forgot to worry about hurricanes, we’re moving into peak Atlantic storm season. There are currently three systems sp…
Aug, 16 2021
Tesla’s Autopilot faces US investigation after crashes with emergency vehicles
• Investigators to review 765,000 vehicles made since 2014• NHTSA identifies 11 crashes involving first responder vehiclesThe US government has opened a formal investigation into Tesla’s Autopilot partially automated driving system after a series of collision…
Aug, 16 2021
The Appropriation of Kava Almost Destroyed It. Will This Time Be Different?
The market for Polynesia’s mood-altering plant was fueled by Westerners 30 years ago—and then nearly wiped out by rash health scares.
Aug, 16 2021
Antibody Cocktails to Treat Covid Take Off as Delta Surges
Outside, in letters a foot tall, the wall of the trailer reads: “GET TESTED. GET TREATED. CRUSH COVID.” Inside, leathery recliners cradle patients as a freshly mixed concoction drips into their veins: a combination of two monoclonal antibodies once used so ra…
Aug, 16 2021
The Latest: Germany approves vaccinations for over-12s
Germany’s standing committee on vaccination, the Stiko, has given the go-ahead for all young people above the age of 12 to get vaccinated against the coronavirus
Aug, 16 2021
Texas Supreme Court Sides With Gov. Abbott, Temporarily Blocks Local Mask Mandates
The order applies to Dallas and Bexar counties, however the Dallas school district says it will continue requiring masks for students and staff.
Aug, 16 2021
U.S. investors lean on blank-check firms in search for energy transition targets - Reuters
Former U.S. oil investment bankers, portfolio managers and executives have formed over 20 listed blank-check companies to take renewable energy companies public, with more listings expected.
Aug, 16 2021
Quake injured wait for help as new disaster overwhelms Haiti
Many of the Haitians injured during a powerful earthquake over the weekend are lying in the open, under burning heat, waiting for help as hospitals overflow with patients
Aug, 16 2021
Heels: Every WWE Reference in the Starz Series Premiere
Heels debuted its premiere episode on Starz on Sunday night, introducing fans to Spade brothers and the Duffy Wrestling League. The show takes place in the fictional town of Duffy, Georgia, and major wrestling promotions like the WWE and All Elite Wrestling a…
Aug, 16 2021
Death toll of powerful earthquake in Haiti soars to 1,297
Saturday's earthquake also left at least 5,700 people injured in the Caribbean nation, with thousands more displaced from their destroyed or damaged homes.
Aug, 16 2021
Nice try, DeathSantis: The rate of infection in Mexico is actually lower than in places like Texas, Louisiana, and Florida [Murica]
Nice try, DeathSantis: The rate of infection in Mexico is actually lower than in places like Texas, Louisiana, and Florida
Aug, 16 2021
Gun Culture, Racial Violence and the Second Amendment: Carol Anderson Interviewed
The Second Amendment is so inherently, structurally flawed, so based on Black debasement and exclusion, that, unlike the other amendments, it can never be a pathway to civil and human rights for 47.5 million African Americans.  – Carol Anderson, The Second …
Aug, 16 2021
August 15th COVID-19: 2nd Worst Wave Continues
Note: Cases and Deaths are not updated on Sundays. The 7-day average cases is the highest since February 5th. The 7-day average hospitaliz...
Aug, 15 2021
Fred Strengthens to Tropical Storm as it Heads to U.S. Coast
The National Hurricane Center said Fred regained its tropical storm status in the Gulf of Mexico early Sunday as parts of the Caribbean were gearing up for impacts from Tropical Storm Grace.
Aug, 15 2021
Silicon Valley is broken. Instead of building transformative tech, the industry has become boring, repetitive, and greedy.
Summary List PlacementIn the year 2021, it's almost impossible not to be a techno-pessimist. Silicon Valley's promises of revolutionary technological advancement just a decade ago have gone unfulfilled. No self-driving cars, just more expensive cabs. Sure, we…
Aug, 15 2021
iPhones stolen from Lollapalooza attendees in the Apple Crime Blotter
Tracked iPhone leads to federal gun charge, Apple Pencils stolen from Apple Store, and ex-trooper who texted nudes gets probation.The Apple Store in Greenwich The latest in an occasional AppleInsider feature, looking at the world of Apple-related crime. Read …
Aug, 15 2021
Nascar Driver Parker Kligerman Is In Some ‘Fast’ Company
Parker Kligerman is many things: A pit reporter, TV analyst and he’s active on social media. But he’s also a part time racer, and recently scored fans a bargain, a $1 hoodie. It was a promotion that went viral and brought a great deal of added value to his sp…
Aug, 15 2021
Life after terror: the children of 9/11
Twenty years after the World Trade Center attacks, four young people, then unborn, who lost their fathers, reveal how the events shaped their livesLike for most young Americans growing up, 9/11 was a fairly constant presence, with online videos and TV documen…
Aug, 15 2021