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Pandemic pet names: COVID has heavy influence

Many pet dogs and cats born or adopted in 2020 have been tagged with pandemic-related names by their owners, according to a recent poll by Rover, the world's largest pet sitting / dog walking service. "Generally what we see is what is going on in the...

Exotic fine dining trends: Restaurant attractions of the future

It’s breathtaking, romantic, unforgettable and maybe a little scary. ... And we think it represents the future of exotic fine dining due to its unique and extraordinary ambience.It’s Vertigo Restaurant and Moon Bar in Bangkok, Thailand, and If you are afraid of heights, this isn’t the...

Electric car owners looking like geniuses in lieu of gas shortage?

The American East Coast was rocked this week by a successful hack into systems that control the Colonial Pipeline, one of the most important segments of the U.S. energy infrastructure. As a result, the largest pipeline in the U.S. – which is responsible for delivering nearly half...

Dating while in a pandemic: More intimacy?

One might think the Coronavirus pandemic is souring intimacy for singles. After all, simply sitting across from a stranger is risky business these days. Couple that with bans on gatherings over 10 and the closing and partial closing of entertainment venues including restaurants, bars, and nightclubs,...

2020 brought the warmest September ever?

September 2019 was hot but last September was even warmer, according tothe European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service. In fact, it was the hottest September on record.  The global average temperature for September 2020 was 0.09 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than September of 2019 and a whopping...

Callum Smith trends on Google: Boxing’s next superstar?

On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, boxing's undefeated super middleweight champion Callum Smith (27-0, 19 KO) trended as a hot search on Google.Smith, 30, shared the search spotlight with other notable topics of the day such as NBA Draft 2020, George Clooney and NYC Schools.Why is Smith...

SCOTUS gay marriage repeal? The public chimes in

The rushed appointment of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court this week has some asking about the future of gay rights. Conservatives now have a 6-3 advantage and LGBTQ advocates worry they will start chipping away at gay rights, specifically same-sex marriage. Why? Amy...