Day: May 20, 2020

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During every World Cup, almost every street in West Bengal is adorned in either the Verde-Amarela (the Brazilian green and yellow) or the Albiceleste (the white and sky blue of Argentina). Lifesize cut-outs of Lionel Messi and Neymar Jr. dominate the walls of tea-stalls and the various community clubs. Heated debates over who is the greatest, Maradona or Pele, has now become a part of the folklore as a few silver-haired men still throng to watch ‘bishwo cup’ (World Cup) at a street corner, leaving the comforts of home.

Growing up in this cultural milieu, it was no surprise that Pronay Halder ended up being a Selecao fan. He distinctly remembers how Ronaldo made Oliver Kahn pay for a mistake and Brazil ultimately lifted the World Cup for the fifth time back in 2002. But not even in his wildest dreams, he ever dreamt that one day he would share

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Genomic Stocks Are in the First Inning of a Multi-Year Megatrend

Genomic Stocks Are in the First Inning of a Multi-Year Megatrend

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com.

By Justin Spittler

It’s easily the most overlooked megatrend I’ve ever written about. Folks ignore this opportunity because it’s tough to wrap your head around. But it’s absolutely worth understanding.

The companies in this space are revolutionizing healthcare. Trillions of dollars are on the line. So, I don’t expect this megatrend to fly under investors’ radars much longer.

In fact, the stocks at the forefront of this megatrend are “waking up” before our eyes. This tells me huge gains are on the horizon.

In a minute, I’ll share four ways serious investors can profit off this “revolution.” But first, let’s cover the basics.

The Megatrend I’m Talking About Is “Genomics”

Genomics is the study of all of a person’s genes, and how those genes interact with each other and our own environments. By understanding all of our genes (our “genome”), scientists can discover

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A shopper exits a downtown Napa business Mother's Day weekend as Napa County first started easing coronavirus-related public health requirements.

Dine-In Restaurants, Malls, Schools Can Reopen In Napa County

NAPA COUNTY, CA — Not unlike counties across California, businesses such as dine-in restaurants and retail stores, including shopping malls and swap meets, have been shuttered since mid-March in Napa County. Effectively immediately, however, Napa County is the first in the Bay Area where such businesses are allowed to reopen provided they make certain adaptations, the county announced Thursday evening.

“The State of California has approved Napa County’s self-attestation that the County meets the State’s Public Health Officer’s readiness criteria, a requirement for any county applying to gradually open additional businesses and services under the State’s ‘Expanded Stage 2’ of its four-stage reopening process,” Napa County Spokeswoman Elizabeth Scott said.

“This State approval allows Napa County’s businesses and services listed in Expanded Stage 2 to open, within industry guidelines, immediately,” Scott said.

The state of California is further permitting the county to reopen schools effective June 1.

Unfortunately for world-renowned

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Charlotte Cooper, left, Abby Hercules and Gaby Cutini, all of Los Angeles, celebrate Hercules

Even vigilant Angelenos are fed up with distancing and are bending the rules

Charlotte Cooper, left, Abby Hercules and Gaby Cutini, all of Los Angeles, celebrate Hercules' birthday at Ocean View Park in Santa Monica. <span class="copyright">(Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)</span>
Charlotte Cooper, left, Abby Hercules and Gaby Cutini, all of Los Angeles, celebrate Hercules’ birthday at Ocean View Park in Santa Monica. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)

For nearly two months, Sara McLean and her family took all the pandemic precautions.

The potter and her husband pulled their 6- and 12-year-olds out of school a few days before LAUSD canceled in-person instruction on March 16. They stocked up on gloves, masks and food. And they didn’t leave the house, save for twice-monthly grocery trips.

But in late April, McLean began to consider how, for the sake of her sanity, she might safely bend the quarantine restrictions put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus. She started by inviting a friend over to her sprawling backyard in Mount Washington. They sipped drinks — BYOB, of course — in cushioned chairs positioned many feet apart.

Feeling heartened by that

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Everything you need to look after your mental wellbeing, from books to apps

Everything you need to look after your mental wellbeing, from books to apps

It’s no secret that the past two months in lockdown amid the coronavirus outbreak have had an impact on our mental health in some way.

Being separated from loved ones, celebrating milestones virtually, juggling homeschooling with working from home and risks of being furloughed from your job are all contributing factors to it.

Dr Lucy Atcheson, a counselling psychologist, says that one of the main problems with the way we’re living now is that we start to miss “micro-lifts” that we normally have peppered throughout our day without even necessarily realising.

She previously told The Independent: “You’re on your way to work, you might pop into your favourite coffee shop or say hi to someone in the street, there are small little things throughout our day that help to lift us often without us even realising.

“When you’re alone at home that doesn’t happen – and the cumulative effect

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The risk levels of everyday activities like dining out, going to the gym, and getting a haircut, according to an infectious-disease expert

The risk levels of everyday activities like dining out, going to the gym, and getting a haircut, according to an infectious-disease expert

A waiter taking an order at an outdoor terrace of a restaurant in Lebanon.
A waiter taking an order at an outdoor terrace of a restaurant in Lebanon.

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  • The risk of catching the coronavirus by venturing out of your house is not all or nothing.

  • We spoke with Dr. Susan Hassig, an epidemiologist at Tulane University, to find out which activities are not too risky and which you should try to avoid.

  • Gatherings with groups of friends or family are risky, Hassig said.

  • Catching the virus from opening mail or touching groceries is unlikely, she said.

  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Coronavirus transmission is not black and white — some activities are riskier than others, while some should cause little worry.

As states start to reopen parts of their economies and people tire of an all-out quarantine, the risk level of various activities should be considered to make decisions about what’s safe and what should be avoided.

Julia Marcus, a

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The Best Men's Underwear 2020

The Best Men’s Underwear 2020

No pair of pants is a talisman. They’re not lucky. And chances are, if you refer to your underwear as such, you won’t be getting ‘lucky’, either. The American Pie cliches died upon the second outing of a ‘Stifler’s mom’ gag. But know that pants can be comfortable. They can be structured. They can be flattering as a result. And, often, the sheet is only pulled back on the best men’s underwear when it comes from somebody else, usually by way of a gift that we so rarely give to ourselves.

We should. Especially now. As smarter sweatpants and the looser, cosier corners of menswear continue to scaffold our wardrobes in These Unprecedented Times, you want – no, need – to be comfortable. The designer two-pack you received from an almost-ex last Christmas shouldn’t be a special occasion.

Not that designer pants are the only way to go. They’re a

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Bafana Bafana team doctor Thulani Ngwenya

Meet the task team that carries the hopes of South African football

Football is still suspended in South Africa as the country is under lockdown in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. 

The South African government has introduced five lockdown levels to at least try and keep the economy afloat, with Level 5 the strictest.

Now, with the country still on Level 4, no football is allowed and both the South African Football Association (Safa) and the Premier Soccer League (PSL) have resolved to form a six-member task team that will deal with all the risks and measures involved for the possible return of top-flight football this season. 

The task team has 14 days to report back to the Joint Liason Committee who will then make submissions to the government for a final decision.  

Who are the six members of the task team?  

Bafana Bafana team doctor Thulani Ngwenya

Dr Thulani Ngwenya – Safa’s Chief Medical Officer   

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How to watch Joe Wicks’ hugely popular PE workout online

How to watch Joe Wicks’ hugely popular PE workout online

Millions of children are spending their mornings joining Joe Wicks for a free live PE lesson following the closure of schools in the UK amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In March, the 33-year-old fitness instructor held his first virtual PE class on YouTube to ensure children are still keeping fit from home.

Children from across the world joined the 30-minute session, which was aimed at everyone from toddlers to secondary school pupils.

Due to its popularity, Wicks, also known as The Body Coach, has been hosting the sessions every day since.

While the lessons are aimed at children, many adults have been taking part too and sharing their involvement on social media.

Here’s how you can get involved in the popular PE lessons.

What time does Joe Wicks’ PE lesson start?

The live workout takes place every week day at 9am GMT.

The class lasts for 30 minutes, which includes a

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The world faces a 'rolling cycle of lockdowns' unless it can unite, warns leading Sage scientist

The world faces a ‘rolling cycle of lockdowns’ unless it can unite, warns leading Sage scientist

Coronavirus Article Bar with counter ..

The UK and other rich countries must reject a “short sighted” approach to coronavirus vaccine development or they risk being caught in a “rolling cycle of lockdowns” and restrictions on travel and trade, a member of the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies  (Sage) has warned.

Writing in the Telegraph, Sir Jeremy Farrar, director of Wellcome, says that when world leaders come together for this week’s World Health Assembly – the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation – they must hammer out a deal that ensures all countries in the world have equal access to any eventual vaccine.

Sir Jeremy said: “Governments, industry and philanthropy must prioritise the long-term and pool their resources, to ensure everyone benefits from a vaccine. 

“A fragmented approach will not succeed in an interconnected world. It will only prolong the current situation, leading to a rolling cycle

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