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Month: April 2020

Coronavirus: HBO and AMC Are Offering Free Streams for Folks Stuck Inside
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Hello, and welcome to this Monday’s edition of The Monitor, WIRED’s entertainment news roundup. Today we’ve got some news about Jay-Z and Meek Mill, a surprising second act for the South by Southwest film festival, and some free content from HBO and AMC. Let’s get going.HBO and AMC Are Offering Free Streams for Folks Stuck…

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Coronavirus: It’s time for a regular Amazon daily coronavirus briefing
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No one has it easy during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Amazon has it particularly hard. Google, Facebook, and Netflix all deliver their services over the internet, and a healthy amount of that work can be done from home. Amazon, by contrast, has taken on the job of delivering physical goods to our homes. At a…

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ADAPTing: Creating Health and Joy in the Face of Uncertainty and Challenge
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In this webinar, we discuss:Developing a mindfulness/meditation practiceCultivating “realistic optimism” and hopeElevating your moodConnecting with loved ones and getting supportBeing of serviceWebinar Q&A sessionShow notes:ADAPTING Resource GuideHealth Coaches Without BordersADAPT Health Coach Directory“Food Safety and Coronavirus: A Comprehensive Guide,” Seriouseats.comRest: Why You Get More Done When You Work Less by Alex Soojung-Kim PangFreedom, browser plug-in…

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During pandemic, staying mentally fit is just as important as physical fitness. Here’s five tips to stay sharp and reduce stress.
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Eddie Timanus, USA TODAY Published 7:25 a.m. ET April 13, 2020 | Updated 3:09 p.m. ET April 13, 2020CLOSEEditor’s note: This is Part 11 of USA TODAY’s Working Out From Home (#WOFH) series. Sign up for Good Sports, our weekly newsletter that will bring you more home workout tips and the stories of the good throughout the world of…

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All Your Questions About COVID-19 and Pregnancy, Answered
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Though it may feel like things are at a standstill right now, our lives are never on pause. With so much uncertainty, it’s difficult to know how to cope with life’s big moments, like pregnancy, during this time. We checked in with Dr. Natalie Crawford, accomplished obgyn and reproductive endocrinologist who we trust with all things fertility, to…

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Five Steps to Keep your Mind and Body Fit in Small Spaces
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You don’t need a home gym to keep your mind and body well as you practice social distancing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Taking five simple steps can make a difference in creating wellness in your home. Hilton’s Five Feet to Fitness™ in-room wellness concept was designed with small spaces in mind. Five Feet to…

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Preventing the Pending Collapse of the Real Estate Market
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The commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) market has essentially collapsed and the broader $20 trillion commercial real estate market is on the verge of collapse as well. We still have time to prevent this catastrophic event, but we need government intervention now.  It’s been just a few weeks since the global coronavirus pandemic started impacting our…

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Coronavirus: White House provides an update on COVID-19 testing in the U.S., says there’s been a ‘dramatic ramp’
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During a White House press briefing on the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., members of the White House coronavirus task force provided updates about the current state of coronavirus testing in the U.S. Given that the World Health Organization has said that testing is perhaps one of the most important parts of…

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How to be an effective manager during a crisis
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Being a manager requires empathy, authenticity, and flexibility. In times of crisis, these qualities are even more necessary. Your reports will be anxious and stressed, your business will be facing new challenges, and the world at large will be…different. I’m on the Learning and Development team at Zapier. Our team has reviewed a number of…

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Here’s the new list of essential services in Ontario
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The official list of essential services in Ontario just got shorter. After widespread criticism over the length of the initial list released ten day ago, the government has come back with a slightly revised, shorter list. Grocery stores, the LCBO and restaurants doing takeout and delivery still all made the cut but some construction is…

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COVID-19 layoffs: El Paso workers, businesspeople struggle with new economic realities – El Paso Times
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CLOSE Anita Volf and Xavier Gonzales talk about how they are taking it one day at a time after both being laid-off recently Wednesday, April 1, in El Paso. El Paso TimesThe coronavirus-forced closing of Adrian Loera’s workplace brought back painful memories of the Aug. 3 mass shooting at the El Paso Walmart.“It (shooting) was…

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Rent Crisis Deferred
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Since states and cities started to issue stay-at-home orders and businesses began closing up shop in March, the question of how millions of Americans suddenly facing unemployment will pay rent every month remains very difficult to answer. Data tracking by the National Multifamily Housing Council, a consortium of landlords, says a large share of residential…

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Coronavirus: Google Bans Infowars Android App Over Coronavirus Claims
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On Friday, Google removed the Infowars Android app from its Play Store, extinguishing one of the last mainstream strongholds of infamous conspiracy theorist Alex Jones. The takedown comes on the heels of a video, posted in the Infowars app last week and viewed by WIRED, in which Jones disputed the need for social distancing, shelter…

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Coronavirus: Get a Massive Collection of PC Games, Books, and Comics by Donating to COVID-19 Relief
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Screenshot: Brendan HesseHumble Bundle has an incredible deal if you need a boost to your self-quarantine/social distancing entertainment backlog while also supporting charities on the front lines of the coronavirus fight.The Conquer COVID-19 Bundle contains $1,071-worth of PC games, tabletop games, graphic novels, books, and other software for just $30, all of which goes to…

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