Coronavirus cases would dwindle if 80% of Americans wore masks, says studyMASHABLE.COM — Americans have been receiving contradictory information about the coronavirus pandemic, so much so that it’s become a joke. One example is face masks: In March, the World Health Organization advised people to not wear masks if they aren’t sick or caretakers of the sick. . But given that some coronavirus patients are asymptomatic, opinions of masks from top officials have shifted.
Can’t stop watching gross food videos? Here’s why.MASHABLE.COM — Internet of Yum digs into all the things that make us drool while we’re checking our feeds. The famously sensitive strongman, actor Terry Crews, is screaming at the top of his lungs. In another time and place, you would be sure he was getting tortured. Which, essentially he is — just not as a form of punishment.
3 Reasons TikTok Is Here To StayENTREPRENEUR.COM — May 6, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Whether you’re an avid content creator, a marketing-minded entrepreneur, or just desperately want your child to stop doing…
Flying: It’s Worse Than You ThinkTHEATLANTIC.COM — Why did I think flying would be easy right now?In the days leading up to my trip, colleagues and family members had repeatedly expressed envy. “I’m so jealous,” one co-worker told me. “Taking a flight without kids sounds like heaven,” my wife said. The travel wasn’t anything extravagant; I was…
Humans are basically good. This incredible new book proves it.MASHABLE.COM — If you’ve been watching a lot of TV during the coronavirus lockdown, then like me you may have noticed an odd collision of ads. One minute we’re watching a trailer for the new Penny Dreadful in which 1930s Los Angeles is tearing itself apart. Natalie Dormer, as a shape-shifting demon, delivers a…
‘Asshole’ yeast scientist has some bad news about your sourdough starterMASHABLE.COM — Internet of Yum digs into all the things that make us drool while we’re checking our feeds. The coronavirus came and the bakers rose to take over social media. Or so it seems as our feeds are filled with people baking sourdough bread and naming their yeast starters these days. . But like with every new trend, there are always those who did it way before it was cool.
Artists donate free, uplifting images to the UN in pandemic responseMASHABLE.COM — The internet is a scary enough place as it is, and now with the added misinformation and panic surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, it’s even scarier. Thanks to the United Nations and dozens of artists, however, the internet just got a little more beautiful. . In late March, the UN put a call out to artists to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
Cobie Smulders sings social distance ‘Let’s Go to the Mall’ parodyMASHABLE.COM — Actress Cobie Smulders seems to be feeling that itch, and sensed we are too. The former How I Met Your Mother actress decided to recreate her character Robin Scherbatsky’s hit song from the series, “Let’s Go to The Mall.” For those who need a refresher, “Let’s Go to The Mall” was released during Robin’s short career as a pop star (under the name Robin Sparkles) in her homeland of Canada.
Guy Fieri loves John Krasinski and ‘The Office’ as much as you doMASHABLE.COM — Guy Fieri — one of the most popular celebrity chefs— has spent nearly 15 years starring in and hosting entertaining culinary shows. But one of Fieri’s favorite things to watch on television isn’t food-focused. It’s the workplace comedy, The Office. That’s right, the Mayor of Flavortown is obsessed with the employees of Dunder Mifflin’s Scranton branch.
Here’s another bizarrely cinematic ad for a product you really don’t expectMASHABLE.COM — But nothing quite tops this one, which was released in September but resurfaced in a viral tweet on Friday. The ad starts off with a bleak statistic: women hold just 10 percent of all patented inventions. Then, it pans over to a delightful montage of ambitious young women. Each one is filmed preparing for their career goals, from mixing delicate chemicals in a laboratory to carefully testing the consistency of soil. .
Guy Fieri has reached an emotional turning pointMASHABLE.COM — Internet of Yum digs into all the things that make us drool while we’re checking our feeds. If you think you have the celebrity chef who rocks spiked platinum blonde hair, backwards sunglasses, and an eccentric wardrobe brimming with bold flame prints and retro bowling shirts all figured out, think again.
How the pandemic will change our relationship to time foreverMASHABLE.COM — Here’s a test: Without checking a calendar, try to guess how many weeks it’s been since you’ve been in quarantine. Now think back to St. Patrick’s Day, and estimate how much time went by between that and when you started quarantining. Objectively speaking, most people in the U.were told to stay at home about a week after St.
BuzzFeed extends pay cuts and furloughs 68 employeesTECHCRUNCH.COM — plans to furlough 68 employees as part of broader cost-cutting measures, according to a memo from CEO Jonah Peretti that was shared earlier by Variety. We’ve also obtained a copy of the memo, in which Peretti said the furloughs will affect the business, studios and administration teams. It sounds like the furloughs do not yet include BuzzFeed News.
Can’t escape home? Try this virtual escape room instead.MASHABLE.COM — One afternoon, I found myself trapped in an enchanted forest with a few friends and no help but some gentle guidance from a “fairy godparent.” Well, we weren’t really outside. Who is these days?Instead, three of my friends and I were lost in a virtual escape room on Zoom. Despite the fantasy of it all, we were still met by the harsh reality of bad WiFi and videoconferencing quirks at the beginning.
How to Schedule YouTube Videos: A Step-by-Step GuideBLOG.HOOTSUITE.COM — Blog / Social If you’ve been creating video content for your business’s YouTube marketing strategy for a while now, you might be wondering how to schedule YouTube videos. Scheduling videos helps with the planning of a social media content calendar. It’s a good way to make sure you…