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The Doobie Brothers Sing Their 1974 Classic, “Black Water,” Live, in Isolation

The Doobie Brothers--they can't tour this summer and celebrate their 50th anniversary. But they can give you this: a performance of 1974’s “Black Water” performed virtually, live, in isolation. Make sure you catch the fan contributions toward the end... The Doobie Brothers Sing Their 1974 Classic, “Black Water,” Live, in Isolation is a post from: Open Culture. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus, or get our Daily Email. And don't miss our big collections of Free Online Cours...
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How the USMLE fails COVID-19

Since the first case of COVID-19 on January 21st, there have been countless stories highlighting the healthcare heroes. Individuals are risking their lives and demonstrating unanticipated sacrifices to close the wounds on a bleeding healthcare system. Amongst those watching these stories are students of future healthcare professions, getting a glimpse at what their lives might […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Education, Infectious Disease, Medical School, PA NP, CRNA, COVID-19 Coronavirus


COVID-19’s Hard Lessons Might Prepare Business for Climate Change

We asked experts from the HBS Business and Environment Initiative how the coronavirus crisis might change the way companies think about sustainability. [Author: by Danielle Kost]
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Does Remote Work Mix with Organizational Culture?

There is little doubt that remote work will be on the increase at many organizations post pandemic, but at what cost to corporate culture? asks James Heskett. [Author: by James Heskett]
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Indian education startup Byju’s is fundraising at a $10B valuation

Byju’s, an education learning startup in India that has seen a surge in its popularity in recent weeks amid the coronavirus outbreak, is in talks to raise as much as $400 million at a $10 billion valuation, said three people familiar with the matter. The additional capital would be part of the Bangalore-based startup’s ongoing financing round that has already seen Tiger Global and General Atlantic invest between $300 million to $350 million into the firm. That investment by the two firms thou...
Tags: Facebook, Asia, Education, India, Funding, Tech, Atlantic, Qatar Investment Authority, Sequoia Capital, Tiger Global, New Delhi, General Atlantic, Bangalore, Paytm, Chennai, Oyo


Outer Banks Fashion: How to Dress Like You Live in Our New Fave Netflix Show

Your guide to dressing like your favorite Pogues and Kooks
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After the pandemic, would I choose medicine again?

Several weeks ago, after hearing that I plan to begin medical school this August, someone asked me if I still would have chosen to become a physician had I known about COVID-19. When I submitted my AMCAS application one year ago, I never imagined that I would be waiting in quarantine, wondering whether I will […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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AAG, BBB Partner to Protect Seniors from Coronavirus Scams

American Advisors Group (AAG) has built on its relationship with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to raise awareness for seniors concerning scams that may target them in the midst of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. This is according to an announcement both organizations jointly released on Friday morning. “Financial criminals have seized an opportunity created by the COVID-19 pandemic to target and exploit older Americans,” the announcement says. “To combat this ever-growing threat, Americ...
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Harvard to donate remainder of Jeffrey Epstein gift to victim groups

$200,000 that remained unspent from $9.1m donation will be given to groups focusing on victims of sex trafficking and assaultHarvard University announced on Friday that it will donate the remaining $210,000 of a $9.1m gift from the disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein to groups that support victims of sex trafficking and assault.Lawrence Bacow, Harvard’s president, confirmed the decision in a statement, saying a full review of Epstein’s donations determined that money he gave between 1998 and 200...
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As lockdowns stretch on, is edtech passing or failing?

Back in January, Georgia Tech professor David Joyner got a cryptic email from a student based in Wuhan, China. “I’m under quarantine, but my internet access is okay so I have more time to spend on classwork, I wanted to let you know,” the message read. Unsure why Wuhan would be under quarantine, Joyner did a quick Google search and saw the beginnings of the coronavirus pandemic. “I thought, there’s something going on in Wuhan so maybe we’ll have some students affected by it,” Joyner said. Fast-f...
Tags: Google, Startups, TC, Education, Tech, Edtech, Teacher, Wuhan, Online Learning, Online Education, Piazza, Joyner, Georgia Tech, Online Classes, Wuhan China, Market Analysis


European schools get ready to reopen despite concern about pupils spreading Covid-19

Germany’s top coronavirus expert says children play as big a role as adults in spreadCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMore countries across Europe are preparing to reopen schools in the coming weeks despite conflicting advice from scientifist, some of whom caution against underestimating children’s potential to spread the coronavirus.Some schools and nurseries in Denmark and Norway have already reopened, and grandparents in Switzerland are allowed to hug grandchildren ...
Tags: Europe, Science, Education, Children, France, Germany, World news, Teaching, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Schools, Switzerland, Denmark, Norway, Coronavirus outbreak


The Stay At Home Museum: Your Private, Guided Tours of Rubens, Bruegel & Other Flemish Masters

Of the many world class museums treating a stuck-at-home public to virtual tours of their collections, none inspire the resolve for future travel as the Stay At Home Museum, an initiative of the Flanders tourism board. Before the COVID-19 epidemic response demanded the temporary shuttering of all such attractions, the region was entering the final year of a 3-year festival celebrating such Flemish masters as Jan Van Eyck, Pieter Bruegel, and Peter Paul Rubens. Its website appeals to ...
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Should You Give 'Unschooling' a Try?

Most of us have been home with our kids for at least a month. My kids have been home since March 6 (but who’s counting?), and although we are happy to keep our distance as long as necessary, I desperately long for the days when I could drop my girls off with their patient and qualified professional educators instead…Read more...
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Coupons & Sales: 40% off at Nordstrom, 30% off Dresses at Revolve, 40% off Alo Yoga, & More!

Here's where to save on beauty and fashion this weekend.
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500+ Beautiful Manuscripts from the Islamic World Now Digitized & Free to Download

Mathematics, astronomy, history, law, literature, architecture: in these fields and others, the Muslim world came up with major innovations before any other civilization did. This Islamic cultural and intellectual flowering lasted from the 11th through the 19th century, and many of the texts the period left as its legacy have gone mostly unresearched. So say the creators of Manuscripts of the Muslim World, a project of Columbia University, the Free Library of Philadelphia, the University of Pen...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Books, College, Religion, History, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Archives, Seoul, Columbia, Facebook Twitter, Abraham, Hyperallergic, Haverford College, Colin Marshall


Indian students trapped in UK by coronavirus 'actually starving'

Emergency food drops for thousands of young people unable to work or fly home Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThousands of Indian students unable to leave the UK because of the coronavirus lockdown are relying on food donations from charities because they can no longer afford to eat.Student groups representing the students, from across the UK, have been coordinating emergency food drops with local community groups and charities. Many of the young people have lost thei...
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The Library of Congress Makes Its Archives Free for DJs to Remix: Introducing the “Citizen DJ” Project

Since the beginning of hip hop and turntablism, the best DJs have been the best crate diggers, people who would spend hours flipping thru old vinyl, unknown titles, rare cuts, and sometimes seriously out-of-fashion, embarrassing old records for those brief moments of music that when looped, could be spun into modern magic. At the same time, hip hop sampling has also been a minefield for copyright law, so much that modern DJs shy away from sampling lest they spend months and or years seek...
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Weeds Growing Wild On Sacramento City Unified School District Campuses

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Some Sacramento City Unified School District school grounds have become overgrown with giant weeds since the governor issued the stay-at-home order over coronavirus fears last month. At Alice Birney Elementary School in South Land Park, the basketball courts are now hidden and the play structures are surrounded by knee-high weeds. Heath Dalrymple lives across the street. “Super overgrown,” Dalrymple said. “I haven’t seen a mower or anyone out there for four, five, six weeks....
Tags: News, Education, California, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Sacramento City, Schranz, Sacramento City Unified School District, Dalrymple, South Land Park, Browing, Coronavirus, Alice Birney Elementary School, Heath Dalrymple, Eric Schranz



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