I grew up watching countless movies that Hollywood produced: from the movie musicals of the early 1930s – 40s, to the infamous rom-coms at the turn of the century, to the ‘80s horror flicks that garnered cult followings long after they had lost their relevance,
As I sit at my desk officially one hour into the new COVID-19 Purple Tier curfew in San Diego, I can’t help but think about a few things. First, after just turning 53 a few days ago I once again have a 10pm curfew like
Back in March, nobody knew where they could find their next roll of toilet paper. Then, there was the issue of getting disinfecting wipes and hand sanitizer. Of course, those essentials are expected to run low in a global pandemic. What was not expected, however,
Chicagoans were asked a pretty straightforward question on their ballots this election, “Should the city of Chicago act to ensure that all the city’s community areas have access to broadband Internet?” The answer was overwhelmingly “yes”, by a 9-1 margin. But what does that mean?
The future of our country has been a hard thing to look into since the beginning of the pandemic. With most of the news being so laser focused on the recent election, it’s hard to even think about anything COVID-19 related, let alone continue to
One of the many sports that some people do not think is a sport has recently gotten some spotlight in 2020 and that sport is chess. Yes, chess. Being a two-player, strategic game that involves a checkered board and many pieces, chess is now a
Most Americans seem to have more time on their hands due to the pandemic. Being stuck at home means that binge watching your favorite TV show was most likely a highlight of your entire weekend. In fact, streaming services have become more popular than ever.
Since the pandemic started, the United States has tried its hardest to get to a good economic place again. The pandemic caused an insane decrease in the economy, leaving many people jobless, moneyless, and in fear that it’ll only get worse. But here we are,
Teslaquila. You guys, it’s real. Yes, you read correctly. Tesla came out with its very own tequila. The day has finally come where Tesla branches out of the automotive business and creates something absolutely insane! Not only is everyone surprised, but they are loving it.
Online concerts, seminars, classes and events are becoming more popular and more successful than ever in these uncertain times. Before the pandemic, people were weary to pay for online events. Online events do not have a history of being profitable. Many websites charge a hosting
Have you been wanting to figure out a way that you can travel the world for less of a cost? Well, in a way, Inspirato Vacations has your back. They just added a travel subscription service which is super exciting for all of those who
We can all agree that the long, grueling lockdowns for the majority of 2020 have caused us to put life on pause. Things we once kept up with now seem to be on halt. Similarly, new routines have been put into place. For us guys,
The ways in which Google has influence in our daily lives cannot be underestimated. Google is no longer just a search engine. To name a few, Google Maps, Google Hangouts, Google Calendar, YouTube, Gmail, Google Chrome, Android, Chrome Books, Nest and Google Wallet are platforms
“Caribbean reality represents the wildest imagination,” wrote Nobel-prize winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who would have revered the preservation of heaven-like reality that still exists today in the Caribbean Sea. Hidden among the gems of the North Atlantic Ocean and only a 75-minute flight from
Attention economics is an approach to the management of information that treats human attention as a scarce commodity and applies economic theory to solve various information management problems. According to Matthew Crawford, “Attention is a resource and humans only have so much of it.” 1. What
Since the pandemic started, we have seen tons of restaurants transition to outdoor seating in order to reduce the spread of coronavirus. With this transition, it’s easy to be upset or disappointed because it just isn’t the same as it was before. However, I have
I was raised by a single mother and two amazing grandparents who lived down the street. My grandfather was a retired United States Marine who worked a civil service job after doing his 20 years. My grandmother raised her family then helped raise me. She
Ever since the start of the pandemic, we have questioned whether or not business will stay afloat as time goes on like this. We’ve seen many small businesses go down and now we’re seeing movie theaters hit a new level of rock bottom. With the
Global tourism has taken a major hit this year. Countries whose economies heavily rely on tourism have experienced the most hardships. Barbados is one of these countries. In a search to keep coronavirus out and money in, Bajans believe they found the solution: work remotely
Obviously, the onset of COVID-19 has upended the international travel industry since March 2020 due to travel restrictions and the collapse in demand among travelers. The United Nations World Tourism Organization estimated that global international tourist arrivals might decrease between 58 to 78 percent in