Hotel occupancy rates have dropped by 50% to 80% around the country. Many hotels have shut down completely during the pandemic. This is bad news not only for hoteliers but for bedbugs, which depend on a human blood to stay alive. According to the travel website Your Mileage May Vary, young bedbugs start to die off if they don't eat in 20 days. Older bedbugs can survive between 2 to 3 months, and in some cases up to six months. If hotels stay closed longer than six months it will be the most expensive bedbug eradication procedure in history.
If you've been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, how safe is it for you to eat outdoors at a restaurant? Indoors? What about going to a grocery store, or flying on a plane? And what are the risks of these activities if you aren't vaccinated? Microcovid.org attempts to calculate some of your Covid risks with a… READ THE REST
It looks like Halloween in front of one house in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. Looming over the sidewalk on the front lawn stands a gigantic skeleton with a sign around its neck that reads, "Not vaccinated: See you soon idiots!" And behind the skeleton are tombstones, each with their own ghoulish messages, such as "UV… READ THE REST
In this homespun Covid-vaccine PSA, political commentator Leigh McGowan, aka Politics Girl, holds back her usual disdain of Qnut ignorance by appealing to the idea of working together to beat this "deadly monster." "The more people that allow the virus to take root inside them, the more chance the virus has to be a better… READ THE REST
Just as Lord Vader disarmed Mace Windu at Sidious's behest, you too can stand up to your enemies, whether it be your annoying boss or nosy mother-in-law, lightsaber in hand. Okay, so you're not actually allowed to go into battle with your so-called mortal enemies, but just like you were told as a kid, it… READ THE REST
If you were like everyone at the beginning of the 2020 pandemic, then you probably tried your hand at bread-making. Maybe you were successful, but evidenced by the fact that so many people have left the hobby behind, it seems like bread-making was too much to handle for some. But what if you could automate… READ THE REST
Let's be honest, not all of us need the newest MacBook Pro with all the bells and whistles to complete our personal or professional tasks, nor is paying the highest price a reasonable option. So what about a refurbished MacBook Pro? You'd be pleased to know that this doesn't mean sacrificing the quality associated with… READ THE REST