Stephen Colbert mocks Republicans' flimsy excuses for avoiding Trump's National Convention
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Stephen Colbert mocks Republicans’ flimsy excuses for avoiding Trump’s National Convention

Considering that many Republican senators are “beyond high risk” for coronavirus, it’s no wonder they aren’t keen on attending the National Convention in Florida — or, as Late Show host Stephen Colbert put it, “Trump’s COVID coming out party.” However, Colbert noted on Tuesday that this has put the senators …

Stephen Colbert mocks Republicans' flimsy excuses for avoiding Trump's National Convention
coronavirus

Stephen Colbert mocks Republicans’ flimsy excuses for avoiding Trump’s National Convention

Considering that many Republican senators are “beyond high risk” for coronavirus, it’s no wonder they aren’t keen on attending the National Convention in Florida — or, as Late Show host Stephen Colbert put it, “Trump’s COVID coming out party.” However, Colbert noted on Tuesday that this has put the senators …

Here's the place to buy face masks before the rules change in the UK
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Here’s the place to buy face masks before the rules change in the UK

TL;DR: ASOS is stocking face masks in a wide range of styles, with twin-packs available for £12. The guidance on face masks is changing in England, and from July 24 it will be compulsory to wear a face covering in shops and supermarkets, as well as on public transport.  This …

Coronavirus 'exposure' soars at Tesla's Fremont plant, leak shows
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Coronavirus ‘exposure’ soars at Tesla’s Fremont plant, leak shows

When it comes to the coronavirus, Elon Musk’s sustained incompetence long ago took a turn for the dangerous. Now, an internal data leak from the Fremont Tesla plant brings into focus just how badly the billionaire’s tantrum has backfired — even if only on his employees.  According to Electrek, which …

Where to buy reusable face masks in the UK
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Where to buy reusable face masks in the UK

TL;DR: Etsy is stocking a wide range of reusable face masks, with options available for less than £1. The latest announcement from the government is that face coverings must be worn by shoppers in England from July 24 to help stop the spread of coronavirus. If you haven’t already secured …

Here's the place to buy face masks before the rules change in the UK
coronavirus

Here’s the place to buy face masks before the rules change in the UK

TL;DR: ASOS is stocking face masks in a wide range of styles, with twin-packs available for £12. The guidance on face masks is changing in England, and from July 24 it will be compulsory to wear a face covering in shops and supermarkets, as well as on public transport.  This …

ICE won't ban international students taking online classes after colleges, Big Tech push back
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ICE won’t ban international students taking online classes after colleges, Big Tech push back

International students, and the universities where they study, can breathe a little easier. ICE and the Department of Homeland Security will no longer require international students taking an entirely online course load in the fall (thanks to coronavirus) to leave the country.  Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology sued the …

Ivanka Trump tells jobless Americans to 'Find Something New,' reinvents 'Let them eat cake'
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Ivanka Trump tells jobless Americans to ‘Find Something New,’ reinvents ‘Let them eat cake’

Ivanka Trump — first daughter, heiress, White House adviser, and person who has worked for her father nearly her entire adult life — put out some serious let them eat cake vibes with her new initiative centered on the slogan “Find Something New.” While “let them eat cake” was most …

VidMob rethinks video production in the pandemic era
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VidMob rethinks video production in the pandemic era

VidMob, which started out as a marketplace connecting marketers and video editors, now bills itself as a “creative technology platform.” Now there’s a “creator network” that’s part of a broader suite of tools for managing video production and turning those videos into online ads. And the company has continued to …

Coronavirus 'exposure' soars at Tesla's Fremont plant, leak shows
coronavirus

Coronavirus ‘exposure’ soars at Tesla’s Fremont plant, leak shows

When it comes to the coronavirus, Elon Musk’s sustained incompetence long ago took a turn for the dangerous. Now, an internal data leak from the Fremont Tesla plant brings into focus just how badly the billionaire’s tantrum has backfired — even if only on his employees.  According to Electrek, which …