Every 10 minutes someone in LA County dies from the coronavirus. Here are some of their stories.

A landscaper. A hairstylist. A father, a mother. A son, a daughter. A best friend. A nurse. A retired dentist. Every 10 minutes, health officials say, someone in Los Angeles County dies from the coronavirus. The virus’s wrath has surged anew in recent weeks, fueled, county officials say, by holiday gatherings, pandemic fatigue and disregard for safety measures. New cases have ballooned. Hospitalizations, which generally lag a couple of weeks behind, have followed. And so has the death toll: LA C...
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Hautelinks: Pierre Cardin, the ‘Bridgerton’ Costumes, Lessons from 2020, & More

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13 cheap online courses that can help you land your next job, from writing cover letters to interviewing better

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. iStock; Gilbert Espinoza/Business Insider Applying to jobs can feel like a tedious process. You can rework your cover letter and shoot an application out into the ether online without knowing much else. Just like any other skill, you can get better at applying to - and getting offers from - the right jobs.Cheap online classes can give you instant access to the expertise, expert advice, and feedback...
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Creativity in medical school and beyond

On those brisk walks across the hospital, I briefly look over at the instillations from local artists. Those pieces ignite a chain reaction of creative empathy and even critique from both patient and provider alike. In the briefest moment, we mentally collide into the artist’s creation, catching glimpses of their point of view. The result […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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When Queen’s Freddie Mercury Teamed Up with Opera Superstar Montserrat Caballé in 1988: A Meeting of Two Powerful Voices Combining pop music with opera was always the height of pretension. But where would we be without the pretentious? As Brian Eno observed in his 1995 diary, “My assumptions about culture as a place where you can take psychological risks without incurring physical penalties make me think that pretending is the most important thing we do. It’s the way we make our thought experiments, find out what it would be like to be otherwise.” And with Freddi...
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Instructional design helps you create classes, trainings, and apps that people actually learn from. Here are online classes you can take to get better at it.

Drazen_/Getty Images When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more.Instructional design is a growing field that blends teaching with design to make learning more engaging and fun.It can be applied to many jobs, from teaching to developing corporate trainings, online classes, or educational videos.Below are 10 online courses, certificate programs, and free blogs to help you learn about instructional design and apply it to your career.Read more: 10...
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15 Must-Haves for Celebrating Galentine’s Day 2021

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Studio Ghibli Makes 1,178 Images Free to Download from My Neighbor Totoro, Spirited Away & Other Beloved Animated Films

Studio Ghibli make lush and captivating animated films. So, on occasion, do other studios, but of how many of their pictures can we say that each and every still frame constitutes a work of art in itself? As a test, try putting on a Ghibli movie and pausing at random, then doing the same for any other major animated feature of similar vintage: chances are, the former will far more often produce an image you’d like to capture in high resolution and use for your desktop background, or perhaps eve...
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The Golden Guide to Hallucinogenic Plants: Discover the 1977 Illustrated Guide Created by Harvard’s Groundbreaking Ethnobotanist Richard Evan Schultes

I mean, the idea that you would give a psychedelic—in this case, magic mushrooms or the chemical called psilocybin that’s derived from magic mushrooms—to people dying of cancer, people with terminal diagnoses, to help them deal with their – what’s called existential distress. And this seemed like such a crazy idea that I began looking into it. Why should a drug from a mushroom help people deal with their mortality? –Michael Pollan in an interview with Terry Gross, “’Reluctant Psychonaut’ Michae...
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Technology Arbitrage: Amazon is Selling Airpods Pro Headphones for $50 Less Than Apple

Psst. Amazon currently has AirPods Pro headphones for $199, while Apple has them listed for $249. It’s the deal of the day for anyone looking for wireless Bluetooth earbuds, with noise-cancelling, immersive sound. H/T Rolling Stone Technology Arbitrage: Amazon is Selling Airpods Pro Headphones for $50 Less Than Apple 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 Courses, Free Online Movie...
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Virtual Campus Life Redefines College Experience

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