Dogs can be trained to smell COVID

If this Finn study bears out, dogs can be a huge assist in detecting COVID under many circumstances. https://www.ecowatch.com/dogs-smell-covid-19-2646105814.html? Dogs Can Smell COVID-19  Deutsche Welle May. 27, 2020 07:52AM EST A Malinois dog is taught to find a piece of fabric infected with COVID-19 bacteria during a training session, on May 13, 2020, in France. … Continue reading Dogs can be trained to smell COVID

WhatsApp won’t work with very old iOS and Android phone software as of New Year’s — check your phone

https://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/uk-world-news/whatsapp-stop-working-phones-2021-4835102 WhatsApp to stop working on phones from 2021 New Year's Day Models of iPhone running an old version of iOS will not be able to run Whatsapp By James Rodger Lucy Marshall 12:58, 27 DEC 2020 Four WhatsApp features that prevent you from getting hackedFour WhatsApp features that prevent you from getting hacked https://imasdk.googleapis.com/js/core/bridge3.432.0_en.html#goog_1721081835PlayMuteCurrentContinue reading WhatsApp won’t work with very old iOS and Android phone software as of New Year’s — check your phone

NY Times’ 10 best books of 2020

The 10 Best Books of 2020 The editors of The Times Book Review choose the best fiction and nonfiction titles this year. Nov. 23, 2020 CreditCredit...Artwork by Luis Mazon FICTION A Children’s Bible By Lydia Millet In Millet’s latest novel, a bevy of kids and their middle-aged parents convene for the summer at a country … Continue reading NY Times’ 10 best books of 2020

Can games help reduce anxiety?

https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/9/17/20863016/anxiety-app-phone-gamification These apps make a game out of relieving anxiety. They may be onto something. Popular apps are awarding points for beating “bad guys” and completing “power-ups” — and drawing from real, clinically approved treatments. By Sigal Samuel  Updated Mar 12, 2020, 2:20pm EDT When Jane McGonigal started feeling anxious as hell 10 years ago, she unwittinglyjoined a … Continue reading Can games help reduce anxiety?

An instant feel-bad classic for the holidays

https://www.them.us/story/happiest-season-feel-bad-christmas-classic? Despite the dreadful behavior, I found this movie ultimately very satisfying and Kristen Stewart is marvelous as always. Happiest Season Is an Instant Feel-Bad Christmas Classic The film teases itself as a subversive take on the Hollywood rom-com. That’s not what it delivers. BY LUCY DIAVOLO December 21, 2020 Hulu In the opening scene of Happiest Season, … Continue reading An instant feel-bad classic for the holidays

How to watch Wonder Woman 1984 for free (a bit of a cheat)

Here’s How to Watch ‘Wonder Woman: 1984’ Online For Free if You Don’t Have HBO Max  by JASON PHAM DEC 23, 2020 AT 4:13 PM EST Photo: CLAY ENOS / © WARNER BROS. / COURTESY EVERETT COLLECTION. Not subscribed to HBO Max? Don’t worry, you may still be able to watch Wonder Woman: 1984 online for free even if you’re not … Continue reading How to watch Wonder Woman 1984 for free (a bit of a cheat)

A virtual home button while you learn to use face ID on your new iPhone

This process produces a marvelous phantom Home Button when it's no longer on your phone. Open Settings (the gear icon for the newbies), scroll down to the block headed by General and down to Accessibility. Open Accessibility and scroll down to the second block headed by Touch. Open Touch, and then Assistive Touch. A miracle … Continue reading A virtual home button while you learn to use face ID on your new iPhone

Best cookbooks of 2020

https://www.newyorker.com/culture/2020-in-review/the-best-cookbooks-of-2020? The Best Cookbooks of 2020 Despite everything, it’s been a hell of a year for cookbooks. Here are ten of the best. By Helen RosnerDecember 15, 2020 The African elephant holds the earthly record for the longest gestation period, a whopping six hundred and forty-five days of pregnancy, or just a few months shy of … Continue reading Best cookbooks of 2020

11 new books to read in a sitting

https://www.bookbub.com/blog/good-new-books-to-read-in-one-sitting-fall-2020? 11 Short New Books to Read in One Sitting By G.G. Andrew November 18, 2020 While we love a long, flowing story, sometimes we just want to dive into something quick and irresistibly readable. If your attention span is shorter than usual or you’re looking for a book to read in one sitting or weekend, … Continue reading 11 new books to read in a sitting