LA County officials push plummeting coronavirus rate at nursing homes as reason to get vaccinated

Again pointing to plummeting COVID-19 case numbers among skilled nursing facility residents and staff — who were among the hardest hit in the early days of the pandemic and then were the first to get vaccinated — Los Angeles County health officials said on Wednesday, April 28, that the facilities are a case study on the effectiveness of the inoculations. “Where we see high rates of vaccination, we are seeing transmission of COVID-19 plummet,” county Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said in ...
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Mom Pushes To Change Names Of Schools Named After Controversial Historic Figures

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Best practices in virtual residency interviewing

The 2021 residency match “capstoned” the inaugural virtual interview season. Interviews may likely continue to incorporate some virtual aspects given the realized efficiencies. But these efficiencies come at a cost: limiting the applicant’s ability to get a feel of the programs and adding virtual fatigue to the inevitable stress of interviews. As two medical students […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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Watch 400+ Documentaries from German Broadcaster Deutsche Welle: Art Forgery, Fashion Photography, the Mona Lisa, and More

You’re certainly familiar with Nouvelle Vague, the “French new wave” that shook up world cinema in the mid-2oth century. You’ve probably also heard of Hallyu, the “Korean wave” of pop music and television dramas (and, increasingly, films) now crashing across not just Asia but the West. As for Deutsche Welle, literally the “German wave,” you may know the term better in its abbreviated form: DW, the brand of Germany’s public international broadcaster. Here on Open Culture we’ve previously ...
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Udacity's online Nanodegrees are 60% off right now or you can get a 30-day free pass - here's why they can be great for in-demand tech careers

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Udacity; Alyssa Powell/Insider Udacity offers free online courses and Nanodegrees to build in-demand, technology-based skills.Courses are available in subjects like AI, programming, cybersecurity, data science, and business.Below, find answers to FAQ and information on the top 10 most popular Udacity Nanodegrees. Table of Contents: Static What is Udacity? Udacity is an online learning platform that tr...
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15 Best Womens Summer Hats and Hair Accessories for 2021

Hats off (or on) to summer!
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OpenClassrooms raises $80 million for its online education platform

French startup OpenClassrooms has raised an $80 million Series C funding round led by Lumos Capital Group. The company operates an online education platform in French and English. Users can choose among 54 training programs and get a diploma at the end of the program — some of those program lead to French-state-recognized bachelor and master diplomas. GSV, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and Salesforce Ventures also participated in today’s funding round. Existing investors General Atlantic ...
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LAUSD playgrounds will reopen with new cleaning procedures and play rules

LOS ANGELES — Playgrounds at all Los Angeles Unified elementary schools and early education centers will reopen Monday after being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. District personnel will use electrostatic misters and approved disinfectant to regularly sanitize playground equipment, the same procedure used to clean frequently touched surfaces in a school, according to Superintendent Austin Beutner. Only one group of students will be allowed to use the playground at a time, and students wi...
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What Makes Ringo Starr a Great Drummer: Demonstrations from a German Teenager & Ringo Himself

The question of whether or not Ringo Starr is a great rock drummer — maybe one of the greatest– seems more or less settled among drummers. “From the simplistic heavy-hitting of Dave Grohl, to the progressive mind bending of Mike Portnoy, and way beyond,” writes Stuart Williams at Music Radar, “all roads lead back to Ringo.” Not only is Ringo “your favorite drummer’s favorite drummer,” but when he took the stage in 1964 on The Ed Sullivan Show, “you’d be hard-pushed to find another moment...
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Biden will unveil $1.8 trillion spending plan to extend cash payments for parents, set up universal pre-K and free community college

President Joe Biden speaks during an event with the CEOs of Johnson & Johnson and Merck at the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building March 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Biden is unveiling $1.8 trillion in new economic programs for families on Wednesday. The plan extend cash payments for parents and set up universal Pre-K - paid for with tax hikes on the wealthy. Biden's spending plans would rank among the largest in US history. See more...
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Watch Colorized 1940s Footage of London after the Blitz: Scenes from Trafalgar Square, Piccadilly Circus, Buckingham Palace & More

“Regular features of the time: neatly swept-up piles of glass, litter of stone and splinters of flint, smell of escaping gas, knots of sightseers waiting at the cordons.” — George Orwell What was it like to live in London during and after the Blitz? George Orwell’s notebooks from the time contain a “fascinating account of everyday life in London during the Second World War,” full of journalistic detail, the British Library writes. In Orwell’s estimation, the city was riven with class di...
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Biden unveils $1.8 trillion spending plan to extend cash payments for parents, set up universal pre-K and free community college

President Joe Biden at an event with the CEOs of Johnson & Johnson and Merck on March 10. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden is unveiling $1.8 trillion in new economic programs for families on Wednesday. The plan would extend cash payments for parents and set up universal pre-K. Biden's spending plans would rank among the largest in US history. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden will unveil a $1.8 trillion economic-aid plan during his address t...
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UK universities are institutionally racist, says leading vice-chancellor

Prof David Richardson cites systemic issues that disproportionately affect black and minority ethnic students UK universities are institutionally racist and must do more to support students of colour, a leading vice-chancellor has said.Prof David Richardson, chair of Universities UK’s advisory group on stamping out racial harassment on campuses and vice-chancellor of University of East Anglia, said there was evidence of systemic issues that disproportionally affect students from black and minori...
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Remote Workers Spend More on Housing. Do They Deserve Higher Pay?

A kitchen table is not a home office. Companies competing for talent after the pandemic may need to consider remote workers' added housing costs, says Christopher Stanton. [Author: by Kristen Senz]
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