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How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic

How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic How to Use Technology to Prepare for Travel During the Coronavirus Pandemic Once you’ve figured out the logistics to get in and get out, you will have more homework to do. Don’t expect your favorite airport restaurants or lounges to be operating normally. Before leaving home, check your …

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First homes cost £222,000 thanks to pandemic price climb

UK house prices fall in January as property market runs out of steam

First homes cost £222,000 thanks to pandemic price climb First homes cost £222,000 thanks to pandemic price climb First-time buyers now have to find an extra £14,675 on average to get on the housing ladder thanks to emergency policies that have helped fuel a property market that continues to defy common sense. Tax relief, record low interest rates and now …

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Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences?

Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences?

Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences? Could the Pandemic Prompt an ‘Epidemic of Loss’ of Women in the Sciences? Like many women during the pandemic, Alisa Stephens found working from home to be a series of wearying challenges. Dr. Stephens is a biostatistician at the University of Pennsylvania, and the technical and detail-oriented …

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Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met

Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met

Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met Government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops to children in pandemic still not met A government pledge to get 1.3 million laptops and tablets to pupils in the coronavirus pandemic has still not been met, according to the latest figures. The Department for Education (DfE) has …

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National Poetry Month: Coping With the Covid-19 Pandemic

National Poetry Month: Coping With the Covid-19 Pandemic

National Poetry Month: Coping With the Covid-19 Pandemic National Poetry Month: Coping With the Covid-19 Pandemic Amanda Gorman’s inspired and inspiring poem that stole the show at President Biden’s inauguration in January has shown millions of Americans the emotional and social power of poetry and, I hope, prompted them to use it themselves. On her blog, Diana Raab, a psychologist, …

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Trivia Found a Way in the Pandemic

Trivia Found a Way in the Pandemic

Trivia Found a Way in the Pandemic Trivia Found a Way in the Pandemic Back in early 2019, Missy Steak started hosting Drag Trivia, a twice-monthly event in the Boston area featuring performances by her fellow drag queens. Between acts, Missy would pose questions to the audience about pop culture and current events, gently teasing those who hadn’t been keeping …

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Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back.

Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back.

Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back. Excessive Drinking Rose During the Pandemic. Here Are Ways to Cut Back. For most of her life, Andrea Carbone, a 51-year-old paralegal living in Florida, wasn’t a big drinker. But when the pandemic struck, she worried constantly about her job, her health and the safety of her children. …

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German lawmakers move to strengthen the government’s powers in the pandemic.

German lawmakers move to strengthen the government’s powers in the pandemic.

German lawmakers move to strengthen the government’s powers in the pandemic. German lawmakers move to strengthen the government’s powers in the pandemic. BERLIN — Germany’s government plans to ask lawmakers to grant it stronger powers in order to introduce a nationwide lockdown as the country is gripped by a third wave of the coronavirus. The country’s approach has so far …

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Online Schools Are Here to Stay, Even After the Pandemic

Online Schools Are Here to Stay, Even After the Pandemic

Online Schools Are Here to Stay, Even After the Pandemic Online Schools Are Here to Stay, Even After the Pandemic In a study by the RAND Corporation, “Remote Learning Is Here to Stay,” 58 out of 288 district administrators — roughly 20 percent — said their school system had already started an online school, was planning to start one or …

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Trump says Covid vaccine should be called ‘Trumpcine’ as he brags about handling of pandemic

Trump says Covid vaccine should be called ‘Trumpcine’ as he brags about handling of pandemic

Trump says Covid vaccine should be called ‘Trumpcine’ as he brags about handling of pandemic Trump says Covid vaccine should be called ‘Trumpcine’ as he brags about handling of pandemic Donald Trump has claimed that the Covid vaccine should be called the “Trumpcine” at a dinner for Republican Party donors at his Mar-a-Lago resort, according to reports. The former president …

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