If you are familiar with Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell, you are aware that they make high-quality animated explainer videos. They don't disappoint with their latest video, which is all about the novel coronavirus — what it is, how it works, and what we might be able to do about it. Highly recommended.
It starts with a child parroting false comparisons to the flu. And then it keeps getting worse. This meme doesn't even really sum it up: A Significant Portion Of The American Public Has Gone Absolutely Bugf*ck [Evan Hurst / Wonkette] READ THE REST
Move over, Charmin, time for Pétalo. The extended duration toilet paper panic buying spree inspired by the coronavirus pandemic has been so intense, "in order to keep their shelves stocked, retailers are buying up foreign toilet paper brands, mostly from Mexico," reports AP. Across the country, chains such as CVS, Piggly Wiggly, Safeway, 7-Eleven, and… READ THE REST
Officials have signed an agreement to buy 50 million doses, plan to distribute in November READ THE REST
It's a toss-up over which harmful airborne pathogen is most disruptive for every American living on the west coast these days. As horrible as coronavirus has been, experts would probably say the recent wildfires have been what's truly been borderline apocalyptic from an air quality standpoint. In fact, global air quality trackers with IQAir said… READ THE REST
The website Autowise recently asked fans on Twitter to name their top American dream car. And as it turns out, the U.S. has more ecologically minded car owners than you might think. In fact, drivers in 20 states said the dream car they salivated over the most…was a Tesla. As that survey shows, the luxury… READ THE REST
With most of the world more conscious than ever about their carbon footprint and the sustainability of the actions they take, it begs an important question — can air travel ever be green? Unfortunately, giant planes provide a giant amount of carbon emissions. In fact, one flight from New York City to Amsterdam produces emissions… READ THE REST