19 families buy nearly 97 acres of land in Georgia to create a city safe for Black people

“It is one of the few places where you can buy a whole town with every kind of building including a historic inn, a syrup mill, an opera house, a school house, a railroad depot, a cotton warehouse, a restaurant, a barbershop, a water wheel, a grist mill, a work shop, a filling station, and […]

Dictionary.com’s new definitions help create a better world

Language doesn’t just help us communicate, it is an important part of how we understand the world. The definitions that are given to words affect how we perceive them and popular phases show social attitudes and shape our understanding of the world. As social norms change, language needs to as well and the lexicographers at […]

Pavarotti couldn’t get enough of it, Joan Collins honeymooned there… but you don’t need to be a millionaire celebrity to holiday at the private island of Pangkor Laut

There are several tourist attractions in the city, including the Central Market – a hub for Malaysian art and craft – Petaling Street – the heart of Chinatown, featuring an authentic Chinese food market –Guan Di Temple – a beautiful Chinese temple – and the KL Tower – a telecommunications tower that has a revolving […]

Best website builder for 2020: Squarespace, Wix and more compared

To compile this list, we researched the prices, plans and features of over 12 different website builders and scoured reviews from several sites (including PCMag, Wirecutter, WebsiteToolTester, SiteBuilderReport, WPBeginner and more) to see where there might be any consensus. We also surveyed the CNET staff, and ultimately spent time building some test sites using the […]

‘Someone needs to help parents control their kids’ spending’

That someone ended up being Louise and the two fathers, Mark Timbrell and Doug Mahy, who started meeting every Thursday night in a curry house in the town of Lymington, in the New Forest, on England’s south coast, to pull together a business plan. Their idea was to create a prepaid debit card and app […]

Latinos make up 75% of coronavirus cases in largely white Marin County. Will new equity efforts help?

Canal Alliance also ran a testing site in the area for six weeks. The group worked with Marin County to hire five bilingual contract tracers trained by UCSF, who will focus on tracking infections in this community. The organization is also offering cash assistance and hotel rooms to infected residents who need to isolate, among […]

Why we need to redesign résumés for the COVID era and the future of work

Reflect and recognize Before you can even think about what form your new portfolio piece might take, you first have to pause and consider what your new story is. Start by looking at what’s not on paper and identify the soft skills that have flourished during this unique year. Did you find ways to virtually […]

Parents urged to check if they can get back to school help – from tax credits to free meals and uniforms

Children do have to be eligible to receive it though and the requirements include being under 16, needing extra looking after or having walking difficulties, having lived in Britain for two of the past three years if over three-years-old, and be a UK resident and not subject to immigration control.

Caregiver self-care: Tips to help address your emotional health

No matter what your particular situation might be, caregiving may take a toll on your physical, mental and emotional well-being. The Family Caregiver Alliance encourages you to express and try to address all of your emotions, especially the tough ones. Try to identify the emotions you’re experiencing; this might include everything from fear, to guilt, […]

The Apocalypse Doesn’t Need an Instagram Filter

The images had a decadent beauty, reminding me of Joan Didion’s description of New Orleans: “The atmosphere absorbs its own light, never reflects light but sucks it in until random objects glow with a morbid luminescence.” The air in New Orleans, however, was not a scary orange, and it did not rack up AQI high […]