Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on Friday | CBC News

[ad_1] The latest: U.S. jobs report for July reflects stalled progress in reopening economy. Washington lawmakers still at an impasse in agreeing to further coronavirus aid. India passes 2 million official cases, has seen more than 41,800 die from COVID-19. Brazil close to becoming the 2nd country with more than 100,000 deaths. More than 160 … Read more Coronavirus: What’s happening around the world on Friday | CBC News

N.W.T. hands out 4 more fines to residents breaking self-isolation protocols | CBC News

[ad_1] Four more people are facing hefty fines after violating Northwest Territories public health orders, according to a news release from the Office of the Chief Public Health Officer Wednesday, which said it’s troubled by the “recent spate” in violations. All four of the tickets were issued over a three day period last week after people reportedly … Read more N.W.T. hands out 4 more fines to residents breaking self-isolation protocols | CBC News

Coddle Reinvents the Wheel With Their Switch Queen Convertible Sofa

[ad_1] Photos Courtesy of Coddle When I think of pull-out couches, I think of long, sleepless nights on lumpy mattresses with springs poking up at me. Which is why I will usually choose a sleeping bag on the floor before I choose a pull-out couch. Well, that’s not the case anymore with Coddle’s Switch … Read more Coddle Reinvents the Wheel With Their Switch Queen Convertible Sofa

Augmented Reality Revitalises Museum Exhibits

[ad_1] Visitors in Casa Batllo (Photo courtesy of Casa Batllo) As museums begin to open worldwide after long coronavirus lockdowns, an increasing number are adopting the specialized technology of augmented reality (AR) to attract more visitors. From Spain to Ireland, France to the US, AR is playing an increasingly important role in enhancing the visitor … Read more Augmented Reality Revitalises Museum Exhibits

This $2,500 Mint Julep Honors the Kentucky Derby’s First Female Jockey

[ad_1] Courtesy Woodford Reserve Fifty years ago, sports history was made when Jockey Diane Crump became the first female to ride in The Kentucky Derby. This year, Woodward Reserve Kentucky Straight Bourbon is honoring Crump’s milestone race with Woodford Reserve’s $1,000 and $2,500 Mint Julep Cups. Exclusively for 2020, the annual commemorative program has … Read more This $2,500 Mint Julep Honors the Kentucky Derby’s First Female Jockey

‘People will die,’ Nenshi warns, as mayors pan Alberta’s plan to merge ambulance dispatch | CBC News

[ad_1] Mayors of four Alberta municipalities say they were not consulted about Alberta Health Service’s decision to bring their ambulance dispatch centres under provincial control, and are calling on the health minister to overrule the move.  “People will die, no money will be saved, and fundamentally Alberta Health Services is trying to go ahead with … Read more ‘People will die,’ Nenshi warns, as mayors pan Alberta’s plan to merge ambulance dispatch | CBC News

Get the Most Out of Your Green Juice With Hurom’s Celery & Greens Horizontal Slow Juicer

[ad_1] Photo Courtesy of Hurom People have many different reasons for juicing, whether it’s to get more nutrients into your diet or simply because you love watching vegetables get ground to pulp, and the product itself will definitely determine the overall benefits. Especially for those who love green juices and need a gadget that … Read more Get the Most Out of Your Green Juice With Hurom’s Celery & Greens Horizontal Slow Juicer

Sourced Craft Cocktails Brings the Bar to You

[ad_1] Sourced Craft Cocktails has long been the urban go-to for exceptional non-premise cocktail experiences such as office happy hours. In the wake of Covid, the Austin-based company started offering at-home cocktail delivery, bringing their same level of crafted cocktail quality into people’s homes. Not surprisingly, the business model is a hit. “The way … Read more Sourced Craft Cocktails Brings the Bar to You

How scientists aim to make a safe COVID-19 vaccine in record time | CBC News

[ad_1] Vaccine development normally takes years, if not decades. But scientific teams around the world are aiming to develop a COVID-19 vaccine in 12 to 18 months. Prof. Gary Kobinger is part of a team at Laval University that is trying to do that, and he thinks it can be done without skipping any steps … Read more How scientists aim to make a safe COVID-19 vaccine in record time | CBC News

Inquiry into racism in B.C. health care must hear from two-spirit people, nurse says | CBC News

[ad_1] “Is that booze or hand sanitizer I smell on you?” This is the question Tyler-Alan Jacobs, 35, says a health-care professional at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, B.C., asked while Jacobs was seeking medical help during the COVID-19 pandemic. A two-spirit fashion designer and member of the Squamish Nation, Jacobs says, unfortunately, this was not the first time racial discrimination factored … Read more Inquiry into racism in B.C. health care must hear from two-spirit people, nurse says | CBC News