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  • iPhone's next update makes it easier to get help in a medical emergency. How to get ready now

    A new health tool in iOS 13.5 was designed to get you help faster. The update could be several weeks away.

  • Are You Ready to Get on an Airplane Again?

    Airlines are burning $10 billion a month to fly empty. This can’t go on forever.
  • Get ready to grill

    This summer's definition of eating out means balcony, patio or yard, so get ready to grill.
  • Get Ready For "Social Bubbles"

    Life After Lockdown - Get Ready For "Social Bubbles"  Tyler Durden Thu, 05/14/2020 - 22:25 Governments are preparing for a post-corona world. They are relaxing social distancing rules, and public health experts have been figuring out how people should proceed with socializing. One solution could be "social bubbles," which means small groups of people will be allowed to socialize with each other outside their household regularly.  Europe could be the first continent to...

    Zero Hedge
  • The Silence of the Lambs Still Gets Under Our Skin

    Almost 30 years after its release, Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs still shocks me. No matter how much I’m convinced that I love it, no matter how many scenes I can practically recite verbatim, upon each repeat viewing I’m never not astounded by how fucking good this movie is. It’s always better than I remembered, a film that manages to be compulsively watchable despite its insistence that you ponder unimaginable horrors and regular presentation of can’t-unsee-able images. The Silence...

    The Muse
  • Is AT&T Getting Ready To Dump DirecTV?

    Stephen Silver Technology, On Fox Business Thursday, Charlie Gasparino reported that bankers believe that AT&T "will have to offload its DirecTV satellite TV unit soon." This is because AT&T is under pressure from shareholders to cut its debt load, and to get the money-losing subsidiary "off its balance sheet." DirecTV, it's fair to say, is struggling. The satellite TV service lost nearly 900,000 subscribers in the first quarter of 2020, escalating a decline that's been ongoing for...

    The National Interest
  • Get Ready for a Vaccine Information War

    Social media is already filling up with misinformation about a Covid-19 vaccine, months or years before one even exists.