Mike Posner on walking across the US

Mike Posner never thought he would traverse a continent on foot, summit mountain peaks, or complete an arduous Wim Hof retreat. “I’m just a singer who already blew his shot,” Posner lamented in his 2016 hit, “I Took a Pill in Ibiza.” Singing about the possibility of disappearing into obscurity, ironically, helped him climb the…… Continue reading Mike Posner on walking across the US

New England Patriots plane N95 masks

Almost everyone hates the New England Patriots, but this is one occasion when you actually have to give the team props. Since Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker was unable to procure medical supplies from the federal government, he worked with Patriots’ owner Bob Kraft to have these supplies flown in from China. And they’re being delivered…… Continue reading New England Patriots plane N95 masks

Cruises with COVID-19 to stay at sea

By order of the US Coast Guard, all cruise ships currently at sea must remain at sea indefinitely during the coronavirus pandemic and send any ill passengers to countries where vessels are registered. The new rules, which went into effect March 29, apply to any ship carrying more than 50 people. It requires sick passengers…… Continue reading Cruises with COVID-19 to stay at sea

Real ID deadline extended by a year

President Trump announced that the deadline for obtaining a Real ID will be extended by one year from October 1, 2020, to October 1, 2021. “At a time when we’re asking Americans to maintain social distancing, we do [not] want to require people to go with their local DMV,” said Trump during a press briefing…… Continue reading Real ID deadline extended by a year

What are the World Nomad Games

Wrestlers, archers, bone-tossers, and games of polo played with a headless goat instead of a ball: Welcome to the World Nomad Games, the largest international sports competition you’ve never heard of. Celebrating nomadic traditions since 2014, the World Nomad Games has been held in Cholpon-Ata, a Kyrgyz town on the shores of the Issyk-Kul lake,…… Continue reading What are the World Nomad Games

Cruises with guests with covid-19

A cruise ship bound for Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is carrying four passengers who have died from the coronavirus. According to a March 29, 2020, update from the Holland American Lines, currently 73 guests and 116 crew members out of the 1,048 passengers have reported flu-like symptoms aboard Zaandam. Two have tested positive for COVID-19. After…… Continue reading Cruises with guests with covid-19

Unschooling education method

Today’s pandemic has left families’ lives in upheaval, and many parents are scrambling for new ways of life inside the walls of lockdown. Suddenly, we have to be super-parents capable of working, housekeeping, and even educating our kids 24/7. For some, the biggest hardship may be the unprecedented arrival of forced homeschooling. Starting with that…… Continue reading Unschooling education method

Phone data on social distancing

In a world where just about everything is traceable, it does not come as a surprise that Americans’ cell phones are now a great way to track who is self-isolating and social distancing. Unacast, a company that collects and analyzes phone GPS location data, just revealed its “Social Distancing Scoreboard” that shows which residents around…… Continue reading Phone data on social distancing

Virtual field trips to take online

We’ve all been spending a lot of time at home lately, and for some, this new reality is tougher than others. After two weeks you may have already binged every Netflix show that piqued your interest and are desperately looking for new sources of entertainment — especially if you have kids. The Caroline County Public…… Continue reading Virtual field trips to take online

Puerto Rico virtual experiences

If a trip to Puerto Rico was on your spring break itinerary, those plans were probably derailed thanks to the coronavirus outbreak. Even though you can’t visit Puerto Rico in person, however, that doesn’t mean you can’t take a virtual trip. It’s no replacement for the real thing, but it might be just enough to…… Continue reading Puerto Rico virtual experiences