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Wellness

Florida’s Governor Won’t Issue New Rules Even As COVID-19 Surges – Associated Press

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday downplayed a spike in COVID-19 cases that’s shattered state hospitalization records and strongly reiterated his vow not to impose a mask mandate or any business restrictions. With the much more contagious delta variant now spreading exponentially, Florida hit 11,515 hospitalized patients Tuesday, breaking last year’s […]

Mattel Has Created a Line of Dolls Honoring Frontline Workers, Including Nurse Amy O’Sullivan Who Appeared on the Cover of TIME – Eliana Dockterman

Mattel is honoring frontline workers with dolls modeled on real-life doctors and nurses. Among them is a doll version of Amy O’Sullivan, a nurse at the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in Brooklyn, who appeared on the cover of TIME for the magazine’s 100 Most Influential People list last year. The doll has hand-painted tattoos, silver […]

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Lifestyle

AI Health Startup Iterative Scopes Raises $30 Mln in Series A Funding Round – Nicholas Say

Iterative Scopes, a Massachusetts-based AI Health startup, raised $30 million in Series A funding to apply the potential of AI to gastroenterology. The round was led by Obvious Ventures and counted with the participation of Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Breyer Capital, and Seae Ventures, as well as angel investors like Lee Shapiro, Zach […]

Blockchain Gaming Startup Horizon Raises $4.5 Mln In Seeding Round – Nicholas Say

Horizon, a blockchain gaming startup, has raised $4.5 million in its latest seeding round to provide players with true ownership via blockchain technology. The seeding round counted with the participation of Bitkraft Ventures, CMT Digital, The Xchange Company, Khaled Verjee, and Zyshan Kaba, bringing the total funding raised by the startup to $13.3 million. Michael […]

Property Management Platform Rentable Raises $22 mln – Nicholas Say

Rentable, an online platform that focuses on streamlining multifamily rental and property management has raised $22.5 million in a Series B fundraising round. The round was led by Susquehanna Growth Equity, private equity firms, along with other investors. 4490 Ventures and Flyover Capital joined the round as well. Previously, both companies had participated in Rentable’s […]

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Tech

Atlanta-based FullStory, which offers analytics tools to improve user experiences, raises $103M Series D at a $1.8B valuation, bringing total raised to $170M (Ingrid Lunden/TechCrunch) –

Ingrid Lunden / TechCrunch:Atlanta-based FullStory, which offers analytics tools to improve user experiences, raises $103M Series D at a $1.8B valuation, bringing total raised to $170M  —  Even with all the years of work that have been put into improving how screen-based interfaces work, our experiences with websites … Read More

YouTube will now pay you up to $10,000 for creating popular Shorts –

YouTube earlier this year announced a $100 million fund that will pay those who make popular Shorts, which rolled out fully to 100 countries last month. From now throughout 2022, “thousands of eligible creators” can claim between $100 and $10,000 every month based on how many people watch their content and specific engagement metrics. Read […]

Yellow.ai, which builds AI-powered conversational chatbot tools, raises $78.15M+ Series C, bringing its total raised to $102.15M, as it expands globally (Kyle Wiggers/VentureBeat) –

Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:Yellow.ai, which builds AI-powered conversational chatbot tools, raises $78.15M+ Series C, bringing its total raised to $102.15M, as it expands globally  —  All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now.  Watch now.  —  Conversational AI platform provider Yellow.ai today announced … Read More

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Finance

I No Longer Stress About Family Finances. Here’s Why

So life is good. Your family has a comfortable income and a manageable lifestyle to go with it. The kids are healthy and busy with fun activities, and though you occasionally complain about the hectic schedule, you really wouldn’t have it any other way right? But what if you tragically lost it all? Stop the […]

Your Vacations Could Cost More Until Business Travel Returns – Sally French

As travel returns, you might start feeling some airfare sticker shock. It’s not necessarily because more people are vacationing again, though they certainly are. It’s more likely because fewer people are doing trips for business. And when business travelers don’t travel, leisure travel can get more expensive. It may seem counterintuitive, but these premium-paying travelers… […]

Earn $200 for Your Chicken Soup for the Soul Submissions – lmcgreevy@thepennyhoarder.com (Lisa McGreevy)

We’ve all got a story (or two) to tell. Yours could earn you money. Chicken Soup for the Soul is accepting stories and poems to include in upcoming books. If yours is chosen, you’ll get a check for $200. Back in the early 1990s, two popular motivational speakers put together a book filled with inspirational […]

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Travel

The Best Day Trips from Las Vegas – Laurence Norah

If you’ve visiting Las Vegas and wondering what there is to do outside the city, then our guide to the best day trips from Las Vegas has you covered. Whilst there’s no shortage of things to do in Las Vegas, there are also a number of excellent attractions that you can easily visit in a…Read […]

How to Apply for Dubai Visa from Nigeria – travelwaka

Applying for a Dubai visa from Nigeria is the first step to take when planning a trip to Dubai. Dubai offers an e-visa to Nigerian citizens. You can process your Dubai visa online. Unlike other countries, Dubai does not require so much documentation. To get a Dubai visa, you can process the application online. Dubai […]

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Food

SPONSORED POST: The Secret Ingredient Your Summer Meals Are Missing — and Two Surprising Ways to Use It – Creative Studio

The key to making easy, flavorful meals is having a well-stocked pantry. And that pantry should definitely include a variety of vinegars. Vinegar adds acidity, cuts through rich dishes to lighten them up, preserves foods, and improves flavors. It’s a simple way to give everyday cooking a boost. The next time you want to make […]

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