ASMR videos tackle pandemic topics to help viewers who feel isolated

A Super Bowl ad aims to calm frenzied football fans with images of Zoe Kravitz whispering into a pair of microphones and tapping on a bottle....

Facebook, Twitter brace for turbulent election

Facebook's update suggests the rules don't take effect until late October. USA TODAYFrom Facebook to Twitter to YouTube, social...

Why you shouldn’t stack rocks in the wild

Sometimes called cairns, these rock stacks can serve as critical trail markers, and some carry cultural significance, as well. Others are purely decorative, built by visitors who enjoy designing these towers in nature, often for the sake of...

Outdoor sculpture show harnesses the power of the sun, literally and figuratively

‘Artina 2020’ spotlights eight artists from the Washington Sculptors Group. Source link

What to watch on Wednesday: ‘The Devil All The Time’ on Netflix

The Devil All The Time (Netflix) In Knockemstiff, Ohio, a young man (Tom Holland) is devoted to protecting his loved ones in a town full of corruption and sinister characters. Adapted from Donald Ray Pollock’s award-winning novel.The Real...

Marian Anderson, race and the kumbaya moment at the Lincoln Memorial

While watching her sing “My Country ’Tis of Thee” on YouTube, something snapped in me. The slight tremolo in the voice, so confident, so perfectly pitched, seemed to represent all the hope and squandered promise of that moment....

From designers to Anna Wintour, fashion industry leaders say they are determined to improve...

In May, after the death of George Floyd while in police custody, activists poured into the streets with demands for racial justice and police reform. That multiethnic chorus expanded into a call for equity in every corner...

ACM Awards 2020: Carrie Underwood, Taylor Swift and Mickey Guyton highlight the show

The 55th Academy of Country Music Awards included a Taylor Swift performance, Mickey Guyton breaking ground, and a tie for "Entertainer of the Year."        Source link

Trump’s dubious tax gambit fizzles, as even red states balk

The reaction shows how little confidence American businesses — and even some red states — have in Trump’s promise.Part of this is because they recognize that it’s essentially a loan. While they wouldn’t have to pay the tax...

Water insecurity causes psychological distress for Americans, study finds | US news

Unaffordable water bills and the threat of disconnection causes significant psychological distress for Americans, according to a new study. A Guardian investigation into 12 American cities found the price of water and sewage increased by an average of 80%...