Adventures in the Anthropocene by Gaia Vince – review

Anyone who reads this book will have no excuse for not thinking about it. Vince doesn’t just assemble the statistics of exploitation and destruction, she goes to see for herself what they mean. Like a good reporter, she tries to see both sides; she explores both the human devastation and the wholesome and sometimes dazzling […]

Coronavirus live updates: CDC traces one mildly sick person to 13 illnesses, 3 deaths

4:20 p.m. CDC unveils new guidelines for essential workers: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is introducing new guidelines aimed at allowing essential workers to return to work after exposure to a confirmed case of the coronavirus, CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield said at a White House news conference. The guidance applies to essential […]

Coronavirus live updates: 6.6 million file for unemployment

11:31 p.m. CDC report shows how one person with mild symptoms triggered 16 coronavirus infections, including three deaths: A report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention documents how one person who tested positive for the coronavirus, but displayed only mild symptoms, may have triggered 16 infections in Chicago — three of […]

Coronavirus live updates: 10% of US jobs lost in 3 weeks

11:31 p.m. CDC report shows how one person with mild symptoms triggered 16 coronavirus infections, including three deaths: A report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention documents how one person who tested positive for the coronavirus, but displayed only mild symptoms, may have triggered 16 infections in Chicago — three of […]

Hollywood Braces For Production Logjam Post-Virus: “There’s Going to Be So Much Jockeying”

But it’s not only a matter of when productions can rev back up again — it’s also a question of how they can do so safely. Patterson predicts it is likely they’ll need to implement stricter health and safety standards — something the highly secure facility may be more easily equipped to do than others. […]

Video games we’re playing during the coronavirus lockdown

Ring FitThe first week of working from home was the hardest for me. I’m not a morning person at the best of times and my flat is freezing cold. Between the physical discomfort, the anxious state of the world and the fact that I was now averaging 650 steps a day on my Fitbit, I […]

Coronavirus live updates: 7,000 deaths in New York state

4:20 p.m. CDC unveils new guidelines for essential workers: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is introducing new guidelines aimed at allowing essential workers to return to work after exposure to a confirmed case of the coronavirus, CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield said at a White House news conference. The guidance applies to essential […]

Coronavirus live updates: Trump quietly ends asylum at border

2:23 p.m. State DOJ agents seize N95, surgical masks in Alameda, San Mateo County raids: State agents confiscated an undisclosed number of N95 masks and surgical masks among other items Tuesday while executing two search warrants in Alameda County and one in San Mateo. Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s office declined to say how many items […]