Category Archives: Society

WATCH: Stars gather for online festival to combat hunger in Amazon rainforest

 

More than a million Brazilians have been diagnosed with COVID-19, many of them indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest.

And to help them, a group of musicians and celebrities from around the world will come together for an online music festival.

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Munich’s annual Oktoberfest canceled for first time since World War II

 

MUNICH—Drinking alone may not be good for you, but in times of corona—the virus, not the beer—drinking with thousands of revelers in a packed tent at a beer festival wouldn’t be a great idea either.

That’s why Munich’s legendary beer bacchanalia, the Oktoberfest, has been canceled. The annual event, which typically draws more than 6 million visitors each year, was scheduled to take place Sept. 19 to Oct. 4.

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PHOTOS: Joyful Juneteenth marchers brave D.C rain as America enters a civil rights summer

 

After weeks of media coverage about rioters and looters who hijacked protests following George Floyd’s death, Washington D.C. held its breath as Juneteenth marches wound up their springs on Friday.

No one needed to worry. It was festive, not angry. People sold T-shirts. One woman led hundreds down Pennsylvania Avenue while belting Beyoncé’s “Freedom” anthem at the top of her lungs through a bullhorn.

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U.S. Ranks No. 39 In World Report On Children’s Health, Safety

A new report shows the U.S. ranks lower than 38 other countries on measurements of children’s health, survival, education, and nutrition. The report, published in the medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday, February 18, ranked 180 countries based on a child flourishing index.

The findings were compiled by over 40 child and adolescent health experts in a commission convened by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF. Ecological degradation, climate change, and advertising harmful products to youth were just a few of the factors, the report says, that have created an uncertain future for children around the world.

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How Do You Stay Organized When Life Is So Busy? 5 Ways to Keep It Together

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Are you suffering through a crazy busy schedule? How do you stay organized? Keep it together with these 5 simple and effective organization methods.

Staying organized isn’t easy. When you’re busy — and we all are — organization seems to be one of the first things to go by the wayside.

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Goodwill Going Digital with Luxury Retail Concept

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When it comes to fashion bargains as well as any ol’ kind of everyday stuff, your local Goodwill store is the place to find it.

However, times are a changing and Goodwill has found itself eating the digital dust of online competitors such as RealReal and Poshmark.

As  Business of Fashion reports, Goodwill has gotten hip to the digital resale game.

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Fentanyl Maker (Insys Therapeutics) Donates $500K to Campaign Opposing Pot Legalization

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*Insys Therapeutics which makes and markets the powerful painkiller fentanyl has a big problem with legal marijuana. The company has donated $500,000 toward defeating an Arizona ballot initiative that would make recreational use of marijuana legal in the state.

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What to Expect From Nintendo at E3

With Nintendo supplying some of the most highly anticipated games throughout the last year, fans are eager to see what the company will bring to the table at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, colloquially called E3. But while Google gets more than 57,000 searches per second, fans don’t need to look far to get some of the best information around.

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