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I was the first one laid off from my company during the pandemic. Since then, I've worked as a poll worker — here's what it's been like.

Jess Smith-Winchester. Courtesy of Jess Smith-Winchester Jess Smith-Winchester is a 34-year-old former account manager at a digital art studio in Atlanta, GA. She was the first one let go at her old company during the pandemic. She's signed up to be a poll worker, and is working on her photography and monetizing her social media. This is her story, as told to Caroline Cox. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Back in February, I was prepping to find another job. 2019 was a f...
Tags: Careers, Trends, Strategy, Atlanta, Georgia, Unemployment, Facetime, Nordic, Caroline Cox, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Unemployed States of America, Poll Worker, Caroline Cox Visit Business Insider


How to Find the Right Attorney in Georgia for Your Injury Case

Choosing the right attorney for your particular personal injury case is never easy. Legal dramas and movies taught us – wrongly – that the best attorney in town could try everything from car accident insurance claims to criminal defense and from antitrust trials to wills and divorce. It is not the case. Great attorneys can handle a few different legal areas, correct, but the one you need is the one that can prove specialization, experience, and significant success rate in the particular area o...
Tags: Family, Life, Georgia, Jazz, Injury, Lawyers, Attorney, Alicia Florrick, Annalise Keating, Alan Shore, Attorney in Georgia, Lawyer in Georgia, Allie McBeal, Allie Alan


I'm a 61-year-old carpenter in Iowa who's been losing customers since February. I'm starting to feel more confident about riding it out.

Paul Krueger. Courtesy of Paul Krueger; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider The Unemployed States of America takes readers deep inside the decimated American workforce. Paul Krueger is a 61-year-old carpenter based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Krueger has worked in carpentry all his life and ran his own business specializing in cabinet making and custom woodwork. He began losing customers in February as COVID-19 cases picked up throughout the state. If work doesn't pick up soon, Krueger says he may on...
Tags: Careers, America, Trends, Strategy, Georgia, Unemployment, Iowa, Nordic, Cedar Rapids Iowa, Krueger, Paul Krueger, Juliana Kaplan, Coronavirus, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Unemployed States


6 Reasons Why You Should Consider Moving to Chicago

Being someone from a small town, I’ve always had those big city aspirations. There’s nothing wrong with living in a town where basically everyone knows everybody. About 8 years ago, we moved to a much bigger city which is right next to Atlanta. With my daughter graduating high school in less than three years, we’re thinking about moving again. We’re open to pretty much anywhere in America and the big city is what we’re eyeing. We have thought about just moving to Atlanta and other cities like ...
Tags: Family, Life, America, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Georgia, Chicago, Michael Jordan, Jazz, NHL, Chicago Cubs, Zumper, Montrose, Macy, Blackhawks, Wrigley Field


Unemployment diary: I'm a 61-year-old carpenter in Iowa who's been losing customers since February

Paul Krueger. Courtesy of Paul Krueger; Shayanne Gal/Business Insider The Unemployed States of America takes readers deep inside the decimated American workforce. Paul Krueger is a 61-year-old carpenter based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Krueger has worked in carpentry all his life and ran his own business specializing in cabinet making and custom woodwork. He began losing customers in February as COVID-19 cases picked up throughout the state. If work doesn't pick up soon, Krueger says he may on...
Tags: Careers, America, Trends, Strategy, Georgia, Unemployment, Iowa, Nordic, Cedar Rapids Iowa, Krueger, Paul Krueger, Juliana Kaplan, Coronavirus, BI-freelancer, Contributor 2019, Unemployed States


Meet the horse-racing tycoons competing at the 2020 Kentucky Derby

The 146th Kentucky Derby is Saturday, September 5. Robin Marchant/Getty Images The Kentucky Derby is Saturday, September 5.  Racing horses can cost anywhere from $500,000 to $2.4 million to buy. From former MGM exec Gary Barber to oilman John C. Oxley, these are the tycoons with horses racing in this year's Kentucky Derby. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. From the pink polo shirts to the mint juleps and floppy hats, the Kentucky Derby has always been a sporting event for...
Tags: New York, Life, Horses, Court, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Features, Army, James Bond, Manhattan, West Coast, Jack, MGM, Thomson Reuters, Cnbc


The richest people in America, ranked

Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters The 16 richest Americans in the Bloomberg Billionaires Index and Forbes Billionaires List are collectively worth more than $1 trillion. While tech moguls continue to dominate the top ranks, inherited wealth, like in the Walton family, also makes a strong appearance in the list.The four richest people in America are also the richest people in the world.On August 31, Elon Musk became the third-richest person in the world after Tesla stock split, causing shares to sha...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Texas, Board of Directors, Money, Microsoft, Washington Post, Life, Stanford, India, Satya Nadella


I'm a former camp director. Here's why we shouldn't get too excited about the CDC report showing how Maine camps hosted 1,000 kids and counselors with only three coronavirus cases.

Not all camps have been able to operate safely this summer amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas Barwick/Getty Images A recent CDC report revealed how four summer camps in Maine were able to operate while successfully limiting COVID-19 transmission. Jack Hodgson, a former director at a non-profit New Jersey summer camp, now a postgraduate researcher at Northumbria University in Newcastle, England, says this is encouraging news — but there are several caveats.Not every camp will have the infras...
Tags: Students, Cdc, Opinion, Life, America, Trends, Strategy, Georgia, Maine, Yale, New Jersey, Vermont, Summer Camp, Nordic, University Of Alabama, Mason


School nurses could lead the defense against COVID-19 in schools — but many schools in the US don't even have one

According to data from 2016, a quarter of schools in the US did not employ a nurse at all that year. FatCamera/Getty Images Meg Sorg is a clinical assistant professor of nursing at Purdue University and a former pediatric nurse practitioner.As schools around the US begin to reopen for in-person classes amid the pandemic, Sorg says many school nurses will be tasked with having to screen students for COVID-19 symptoms on top of their usual duties.But according to data from 2016, a...
Tags: Students, Cdc, Nurses, US, Careers, Trends, Strategy, Georgia, United States, Schools, Nordic, Purdue, Purdue University, Contributor, The Conversation, Sorg


New Digital Archive Opens Access to Thousands of Digitized African American Funeral Programs (1886-2019)

Funeral rites, burials, and other rituals are held near-universally sacred, not only due to religious and cultural beliefs about death: We preserve our connection to our ancestors through the records of their births and deaths. For many Black Americans in the U.S. south, grief and loss have been compounded by centuries of violence and tragedy, but funerals have still tended to be “celebrations of life” rather than mournful events, says Derek Mosley, archivist at the Auburn Avenue Research Libra...
Tags: Google, New York, College, Life, Stanford, Atlanta, Georgia, History, Yale, Smithsonian, Johnson, Civil rights movement, Jim Crow, Facebook Twitter, Atlanta Georgia, Morehouse College


Full-Size Benefit Blushes and Highlighters 50% Off Today Only + Free Shipping

It’s today! This only happens once a year! All Full-Size Benefit Blushes and Highlighters 50% Off today only with free shipping use code GLAM10. Benefit Georgia Blush $15 Benefit Dandelion Twinkle $15 Benefit Rockateur $15 Benefit Hoola $15 Benefit Gold Rush Box O’ Powder Blush $15 Benefit GALifornia $15 Benefit Dandelion $15 Also, on sale for $12.50 each Lancome Monsieur Big Mascara and Monsieur Big Limited Edition Glitter! Enjoy! Where to buy Macy’s You may also enjoy... Juice Beau...
Tags: Georgia, Beauty, Macy, Steals and Deals, SaleToo Faced Friends and Family


Coronavirus Pressure

For quite a while my home state of Nevada was seeing less than 200 new coronavirus cases per day. Then the casinos, bars, and many other local businesses were allowed to reopen. I soon saw the stats creeping up to 300-400 new cases per day… then to 500-1000 per day. Now we’re around 1400 new cases per day. Hospitals are filling up and getting close to capacity. We’re also seeing more days with double-digit deaths from the virus. This isn’t too surprising, especially given what Rachelle and I ...
Tags: Usa, Careers, Georgia, Nevada, Steve, Vegas Strip, Rachelle, Creating Reality


Sydney Grace Warm (Light) Mystery Bag Review & Swatches (2020)

Warm (Light) Sydney Grace Warm (Light) Mystery Bag (2020) ($25.00 for 0.89 oz.) contains five eyeshadows (two shimmers, three mattes), one blush, one loose highlighter, and one loose glitter. Everything performed consistently with past products I’ve tried in the respective formulas; all the products were pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing. Belle of Georgia, Sweet Peach, and Picking Peaches are specific to the Light version of ...
Tags: Georgia, Beauty, Sydney, Belle, Christine, Natasha Denona, Blushes, Cheek Products, Highlighters, Makeup Palettes, Eye Products, MAC Blush Pink LE, Pigmentation, Natasha Denona Golden Rose, Becca Opal, Eyeshadows


Sydney Grace Summer 2020 Swatches: Summer Days Palette / Warm Mystery Bag (Light)

Next up, swatches of the upcoming, light versions of Sydney Grace Summer Days Eyeshadow Palette ($33.00 for 0.54 oz.) and Sydney Grace Warm Mystery Bag ($25.00 for 0.88 oz.). They release as part of the brand’s upcoming Christmas in July sale. The palette will be free with $55+ purchase on July 16th (or available for purchase for $33). The palette is available in a Light and Deep offering with the following shades being different: Bask, Sandcastle, and Daystar. You ca...
Tags: Georgia, Beauty, Sydney, Belle, Christine, Sneak Peeks, Sydney Grace


Quarantine with my ex changes my opinion about good careers

Things Nino hates about me: I yell. I’m ungrateful. I threw things when we were married. Things I hate about Nino: That he left. Five years ago I supported the kids after the divorce, so he’s always had save-the-world jobs that pay almost nothing. But he came to the farm every weekend to see the kids. Once he had to skip two weekends for a work trip. I said, “Are you going to Europe?” “No,” he said. “Georgia.” “For two weeks? For what?” “It’s actually just one week, but I’m taking the bus th...
Tags: Europe, Boston, Careers, Georgia, Diversity, Black Lives Matter, Madison, Mom, Dad, Hamilton, Tchaikovsky, Niño, Elmer Fudd, George Floyd, Hamilton on Broadway Nino


This or That: Coral Blush Edition

This week, I shared my breakdown of how to make more critical comparisons between two products when you’re choosing between two options, whether you’re in decluttering mode or considering a new purchase or have been tempted by something new and shiny! Here are those methods applied to some of the recommendations I made in my A to Z Guide to Coral Blush. In that post, I included a variety of shades from light to dark, matte to shimmer, cooler to warmer and so on across different brands and price...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Global, Georgia, Beauty, Sydney, Sephora, Christine, Alba, Fraser, Natasha Denona, Cheeks, Best Beauty Products, Incandescent Electra, Natasha Denona Alba Duo Glow, Sephora CA Sephora


Revlon Brazilian Tan, Pink Cognito, Love is On Super Lustrous Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Brazilian Tan Revlon Brazilian Tan Super Lustrous Lipstick ($8.49 for 0.15 oz.) is a light-medium brown with warm, orange undertones and a natural sheen. It had nearly opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which made it more pigmented than described, but could be an upside for those who prefer fuller coverage lipstick. The texture felt lightweight, emollient without being slippery, and thin but not clingy. It stayed on nicely fo...
Tags: Mac, Georgia, Beauty, Lipstick, Sarah, Christine, Revlon, Lip Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Kat Von D Hexagram, MAC Carmine Rouge, Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick, NARS Belle de Jour, Vibeke, LORAC Savoir Faire LE


The Way of the Monastic Warrior: Lessons from Major Dick Winters

With our archives now 3,500+ articles deep, we’ve decided to republish a classic piece each Friday to help our newer readers discover some of the best, evergreen gems from the past. This article was originally published in June 2015. Few masculine archetypes are as mysterious and compelling as that of the monastic warrior. From the Shaolin monks to the Knights Templar, such men withdrew from worldly distractions and sacrificed common pleasures in order to develop both their spirituality and the...
Tags: Europe, Hbo, England, France, Life, Georgia, Bbc, Tom Hanks, Normandy, Army, Andrew Marr, Holland, Alps, Hitler, Damian Lewis, Winters


Pick One Beauty Brand That Just Isn’t Doing It For You Anymore

Have you fallen out of love with a certain beauty brand? A brand you just aren’t into anymore? One you aren’t even following for new launches? If you had to pick one beauty brand that just isn’t doing it for you anymore which would you choose to break up with without any regret? I was thinking about this for a while and I hate to say it but Urban Decay kept popping into my mind. The formula just isn’t the same, the releases seem so phoned in, there aren’t any truly interesting palette relea...
Tags: Georgia, Beauty, UD, Musings of the Day, Bella Bamba


Inspiring photo shows medical workers flying to New York to fight coronavirus

The health care professionals from Georgia are now on the coronavirus frontlines.
Tags: New York, Sex, Georgia


Persona Georgia Super Blush Review & Swatches

Georgia Persona Georgia Super Blush ($22.00 for 0.18 oz.) is a brighter pop of medium coral-orange with strong, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had good pigmentation in a single layer, so I’d say it was more pigmented than it was naturally buildable, but the texture was yielding and workable for use with a lighter hand (or less-dense brush) to achieve more buildable coverage with the right technique. The consistency was...
Tags: Georgia, Beauty, Persona, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Kevyn Aucoin, Temptalia, Persona Georgia Super Blush Review, Georgia Persona Georgia Super Blush


A bunch of antigay senators sold off millions of stocks prior to coronavirus outbreak

At least three antigay Republican senators and one Democrat sold millions of dollars worth of stock shortly after receiving closed-door briefings about the impending coronavirus crisis. Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, and Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma have all been accused of violating the STOCK Act, a law that bars members of Congress from making financial trades using nonpublic information. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California is also implicated. Burr is ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, James Inhofe, California, Senate, Lifestyle, Georgia, New York Times, Npr, HRC, Oklahoma, Dianne Feinstein, Senate Intelligence Committee, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Feinstein


This gay dad hopes to unseat “family values” Republican Eddie Lumsden in the Georgia House

A gay dad in Georgia has had enough of his state’s discriminatory laws against LGBTQ people and families, so he’s decided to do something about it. Jonathan Gilreath-Harvey just announced he’s running to unseat “family values” Republican Rep. Eddie Lumsden in Georgia’s House District 12 this November. “I want to be the force of change in the Georgia legislature as far as that’s concerned,” he tells Project Q Atlanta. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); ...
Tags: Politics, Obama, Senate, Lifestyle, Georgia, House, Lgbtq, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Jonathan, Georgia House, Floyd County, Lumsden, Project Q Atlanta, Eddie Lumsden, Jonathan Gilreath Harvey


Benefit Georgia Blush Review & Swatches (2020)

Georgia (2020) Benefit Georgia (2020) Box o’ Powder ($29.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a medium, orange-peach with a satin finish. It had finer, golden pearl throughout that buffed out to a more satin-like glow on my skin–not quite shimmery but a step above matte. It had a smoother, almost velvety texture to the touch, but it was very prone to developing hard pan–it had hardened in places after two uses. It had good color coverage in a sing...
Tags: UK, John Lewis, Georgia, Beauty, Benefit, Christine, Blushes, Cheek Products, Highlighters, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Sephora Ulta Nordstrom, Spring 2020, Clinique Sorbet Pop LE


More Cheek Colors for Spring 2020 – Swatches

I have six more cheek colors that released for spring to share swatches of (reviews to come)! There’s the newly reformulated (both in formula and hue) Benefit Georgia followed by three shades of Milani Ludicrous Lights Highlighter ($10.99) and two shades of Persona Super Blush ($22.00). Cheek Colors for Spring 2020 Gallery Options Products ...
Tags: Georgia, Beauty, Benefit, Persona, Christine, Sneak Peeks, Milani


Essence Blooming The Blush Review & Swatches

Blooming Essence Blooming The Blush ($2.99 for 0.17 oz.) is a light peach with moderate, warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had opaque color coverage in a single layer, but its lightness in color (period) is to the point where it just barely showed up on my skin tone, which make it a little harder to see the impact of on my cheeks (but it was there!). The texture was soft, a smidgen powdery but not dry, and it had a touch ...
Tags: Georgia, Beauty, Christine, Essence, Blushes, Cheek Products, Pigmentation, Temptalia, Kat Von D Mallory, Spring 2020, Kat Von D Nancy Light DC


Was bedeutet “woke”?

Dieser Artikel erschien zuerst bei RosaMag “Woke” ist ein Begriff. Ein Symbol von Zugehörigkeit. Die Beschreibung eines Prozesses. Das Wort kann als Kategorisierung dienen. Sogar als Beleidigung. Es kann eine Kluft in die Schwarze Community reißen. Wir und sie. Die “Woken” und die Verpennten. Die Erleuchteten, die Unerleuchteten. Solltest du durch die Syphären der intersektionalen, feministischen, aktivistischen, politischen, intellektuellen Elite schlängeln, dann kennst du verm...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Usa, Georgia, Trayvon Martin, Welt, Energie, Bilal, Witz, EIN, Bedeutung, Zeit, Streit, Teich, Dann, Satz


‘And Then We Danced’ Director Levan Akin on when a movie gets you death threats

Director Levan Akin on set with Levan Gelbakhiani “Can we sit outside? I need to smoke.” Levan Akin makes the request when we greet him outside a bookstore in Park City, Utah. The two of us find a cafe table nearby overlooking the street, where we watch a light powdering of snow begin to fall as the mid-week lull of the Sundance Film Festival begins. Normally we might object to Akin smoking, but in his case, it somehow makes sense. His Sundance entry, And Then We Danced, has incited protests ...
Tags: Google, Feature, UK, New York, Sweden, Entertainment, Scotland, Russia, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Georgia, Spain, United States, Belgium, Catholic, Lgbtq


What to Watch: Queer history on TV, a Guatemalan love story and Juliette Lewis trailing a killer

Margret Cho in ‘Visible’ Stepping out on a movie date this weekend? Netflix and chillin? Whatever your entertainment needs, we got your back (and hopefully your mind) with Queerty’s weekly “Culture Club” column with some of the highlights of new releases, streaming shows, classics worth revisiting, and what to drink while you watch. The Must: Visible-Out on TV Out-gay director Ryan White (The Case Against 8, The Keepers, Ask Dr. Ruth) returns with his most ambitious—and impressive—projec...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Feature, New York, Entertainment, La, Norman Lear, US, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Georgia, Juliette Lewis, Netflix, Lgbtq, Janet Mock, Eastern Europe


Morehouse Polo Team Certified by US Polo Association

The Morehouse College Polo Club has received official notice from the United States Polo Association of their membership into the organization, making it the first Historically Black College & University (HBCU) to have a polo team. “We would like to officially welcome Morehouse College to the I/I Family! Morehouse is in Atlanta, and will be playing out of The Atlanta Regional Polo Center with Jolie Listonand Frankie Questel,” said Amy Fraser, Director Intercollegiate/Interscholastic Polo, in a...
Tags: Life, Atlanta, Georgia, Jazz, Cherry, Wilson, Morehouse, Morehouse College, US Polo Association, Morehouse Polo Team, Morehouse College Polo Club, United States Polo Association, Historically Black College University HBCU, Jolie Listonand Frankie Questel, Amy Fraser, Morehouse Polo Club Co



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