“The debate about whether to reopen schools has divided communities across the U.S. this fall. Only a fraction of all students are attending school in person full time. Now, as NPR’s Anya Kamenetz reports, while there is no final verdict, emerging evidence shows few clear links between K-12 schools and COVID infections.”
“Pomologist juan Carlos Melgar explains two key factors to why some fruits ripen faster in a paper bag – and others don’t.”
“A cognitive scientist at UCLA. A few years back he took that question worldwide, playing snippets of friends laughing or strangers laughing to everyone from hunter-gatherers to college students.”
“Everyday activities – how we work, how we study, how we play — keep us connected not only to other people but also to ourselves. They keep us grounded. Without them, we may feel lost.”
“It’s risky trusting employees as much as we do. Giving them as much freedom as we do. But it’s essential in creative companies where you have much greater risk from lack of innovation.”
“Last night, the NFL returned with the Kansas City Chiefs, the defending Super Bowl champions, facing the Houston Texans.”
Chadwick Boseman had raw talent, world-class training and the will to defy Hollywood gatekeepers. As a college student at Howard University, he had a helping hand from Denzel Washington. Boseman often spoke about the impact of that contribution and how it helped him chart his own path.
“people experiencing symptoms of depression was nearly three times higher compared to pre-pandemic times and that about a quarter of the population is feeling depressed.”