Choirs can avoid COVID-19 spread by using a $8 Walmart part

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Baritone-for-hire David Newman was looking forward to a year of singing gigs. Then, in March, the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, two members of a choir in Washington state died, and dozens more fell ill after their two-hour practice became a super-spreader event. Concerts were quickly wiped from calendars […]

With Prop. 22, Grubhub drivers say app change eats into tips

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A modern tweak to the food shipping and delivery application Grubhub that improvements the way prospects are prompted to tip delivery motorists has disappointed a lot of staff, who say the improve discourages tipping and is slashing their prospective earnings. Common food delivery apps usually enable prospects to suggestion motorists […]

‘Sing Me a Song’ review: Romance meets technology in Bhutan

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The visually poetic, observational nonfiction movie “Sing Me a Song” follows a youthful Bhutanese monk named Peyangki as he individually encounters digital disruption. Constructed a lot more like a coming-of-age drama than a documentary, it spins a interesting tale of romantic melancholy played out from the peaceful, meditative backdrop of […]

Pasadena, Long Beach police gave ICE license plate data

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When the metropolis of Pasadena authorized the Law enforcement Department’s ask for to acquire a few new automated license plate audience, Cmdr. Jason Clawson promised the city’s community security committee the division would not share any knowledge with Immigration and Customs Enforcement. “Robust procedures and procedures are in place to […]

Cyberpunk 2077: Refunds, blame for 2020’s most hyped game

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“Cyberpunk 2077″ was constantly likely to be hotly anticipated and very debated. But now it’s a cautionary tale. Due to the fact Keanu Reeves appeared very last calendar year at the Electronic Entertainment Expo to announce his participation in the title, enjoyment for the match has been at a amount […]

Treehouse is trying to cure L.A. loneliness with co-living

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On a Sunday evening in late September, with wildfire smoke hanging in the air, a several dozen people collected in the rooftop kitchen of a Hollywood condominium creating termed Treehouse for their weekly communal supper. The building’s co-founder and main govt, Prophet Walker, stacked plates and cleaned up cutting boards […]