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Hope Jahren: Together, it’s possible to make a difference

Hope Jahren is a geobiologist, professor and author. Hope was a curious spirit from a young age, spending time in her father's college lab and she was hooked into science and research. And as a master storyteller and teacher she can share her discoveries/her stories in just the best way. Hope's newest and ultra important…

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Vicky Durand: Never Too Late to Learn Something New!

Vicky Durrand is the author of "Wave Woman--The Life and Struggles of a Surfing Pioneer". That pioneer is Vicky's mother, Betty Winstedt. It's an amazing story--Betty was 40 when she decided to take up surfing in Hawaii, and go on to win championshsips. But this was the case with many things in her life, and…

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It’s happening: kids are now being named “Corona” and “Lockdown”

smrm1977/iStock(NEW YORK) — It was bound to happen eventually.  With families around the world competing with one another to have the trendiest and flashiest name for their child, two babies in India have since been named “Corona” and “Lockdown.” The news comes from NDTV, who broke the news that a baby girl, named Corona, was born the same day the Indian government issued …

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COVID-19 cases in US surpass 200,000, over 5,000 deaths reported

iStock/oonal(NEW YORK) — Following Tuesday’s grim new that the Trump administration is predicting between 100,000 to 240,000 deaths after the COVID-19 pandemic is over, the U.S. surpassed 200,000 confirmed cases on Wednesday. Cases in the U.S. topped 215,000 and, by far, has the most amount of confirmed cases globally.  Of those cases, 8,878 have recovered. The death toll has risen …

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Laughter is the best medicine: Comedy podcast host Ralph Sutton’s rules to keep your relationship strong through COVID-19

Photo: Sonic Highlark(NEW YORK) — Sure, we all know the rules about washing your hands and keeping social distances around strangers, but if you find yourself stuck in your apartment with your significant other during the COVID-19 pandemic, binging Tiger King can only get you so far.  Since we can all use a laugh, ABC Audio reached out to comedy podcast company owner …

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Universal bumping next ‘Minions’ movie, ‘Sing 2’, and adaptation of ‘Wicked’ amid COVID-19 concerns

Universal Pictures(LOS ANGELES) — Universal Studios, among the first to move its newer films to streaming in the wake of coronavirus-related closures, has announced the pandemic has caused the delay of three more of its projects.  The Hollywood Reporter notes that Minions: The Rise of Gru will now be moved a year from its original release date, and ill now hit theaters July …

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