The Knowing

Wellness

The Delta Variant Could Soon Become the Dominant COVID-19 Strain. Here’s What You Need to Know – Alejandro de la Garza and Jeffrey Kluger

The COVID-19 pandemic is increasingly becoming an arms race among the emerging variants of the virus, and at the moment, there’s no question which one is winning: the Delta variant—formally known as B.1.617.2—one of four strains to have emerged originally in India. It was just last month that the World Health Organization labeled Delta a […]

Summer Classics—and How to Wear Them Now – Amanda Chung

Photo courtesy of Sandra Semburg Summer Classics—and How to Wear Them Now Deliciously refreshing ocean dips, clambakes with friends and fam, weekend drives to the Hamptons/Ojai/[insert drivable destination here]—all of these are summer classics. Coincidentally, being prepared for the season—and all its trappings—calls for timeless pieces to suit sun, sand, and sunset. In other words: more […]

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Lifestyle

Tampa Bay Wave Accepting Applications for 2021 TechWomen Rising Accelerator Program – Sarah Marshall

Tampa Bay Wave has announced that they are accepting applications for their 2nd TechWomen Rising accelerator program, sponsored by JPMorgan Chase. At last year’s Synapse Summit, JPMorgan Chase awarded a $500,000 grant a two-year partnership between Tampa Bay Wave and Embarc Collective that will focus on supporting women tech entrepreneurship and the pipeline of women entrepreneurs. […]

America: White Males Are Now The Minority In Business Ownership – Jordan French

Are you discouraged by the anemic ‘risk capital’ flows towards women and minority groups? Well, consider this broader milestone: White men are no longer the majority of business owners in the U.S. But granted that most small businesses, which include agencies and mom-and-pop shops, aren’t tech firms (albeit some productize to become one)—modernizing businesses may […]

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Tech

Nearly five months after his inauguration, Biden has yet to nominate a Democratic FCC commissioner to fill the empty fifth slot (Jon Brodkin/Ars Technica) –

Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:Nearly five months after his inauguration, Biden has yet to nominate a Democratic FCC commissioner to fill the empty fifth slot  —  Biden’s failure to fill empty FCC slot has consumer advocates increasingly worried.  —  President Joe Biden’s failure to break the Federal Communications … Read More

Fox Corp. creates a $100M creators fund for the NFT market, as part of a broader effort that includes Blockchain Creative Labs, a new business unit to sell NFTs (Christopher Palmeri/Bloomberg) –

Christopher Palmeri / Bloomberg:Fox Corp. creates a $100M creators fund for the NFT market, as part of a broader effort that includes Blockchain Creative Labs, a new business unit to sell NFTs  —  – New blockchain unit will sell and manage digital goods  — Dan Harmon’s ‘Krapopolis’ animated show is first project Read More

Google unveils features for Android including end-to-end encryption for RCS-based one-to-one chats in Messages, starred messages, emoji mashup suggestions, more (Mitchell Clark/The Verge) –

Mitchell Clark / The Verge:Google unveils features for Android including end-to-end encryption for RCS-based one-to-one chats in Messages, starred messages, emoji mashup suggestions, more  —  Earthquake Alerts in more places and better accessibility  —  Google has announced seven new features for Android … Read More

The best early Prime Day deals – Brandon Widder

Right now, you can pick up the 1st-gen Echo Show 5 for nearly half the initial list price. | Photo by Dan Seifert / The Verge Amazon Prime Day, the retail giant’s two-day blitz of deals and promotions, officially lands on June 21st. The annual shopping event is taking a place a few weeks earlier […]

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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 […]

Make Money on Instagram with These 7 Tips – elizabethdjinis@gmail.com (Elizabeth Djinis)

With the amount of time we spend scrolling through social media platforms, we might as well make money on Instagram, right? In fact, every scroll generally yields at least one friend or neighbor who has started using their followers to sell something. Maybe it’s time for a little spring cleaning, so they’ve decided to sell […]

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Travel

List of National Parks By State (An Epic Guide to “America’s Best Idea”) – Bret and Mary

Original content owned & copyrighted by Green Global Travel. [UPDATED 6/10/2021] As we began to compile a list of American National Parks by state for this piece to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service, I was shocked and dismayed to realize how few of the 63 officially designated parks we’ve visited. Fortunately, […]

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Food

The Texas Restaurant Whose Lawsuit Halted Pandemic Relief for Thousands of Businesses Has Already Received Nearly $200K in Aid – Amy McCarthy

The Lost Cajun/Facebook Small Business Administration records indicate that the funds were disbursed just days after a suit accusing the agency of discrimination against white people was filed https://dallas.eater.com/2021/6/15/22535388/the-lost-cajun-restaurant-revitalization-fund-halt-grants-racial-gender-discriminationRead More

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