One-star Yelp reviews for restaurants in my town read like a manifesto from someone who’s only a week into their anger management course. One star for the fancy ice cream shop: “Don’t bother unless you like getting ripped off!” One star for the local barbecue joint: “Who in the world would put sauce on a SMOKED BEEF BRISKET… ” One star for the Chinese dumpling shop: “Thought it was real Chinese sit down style with a waiter. Not a fastfood [sic] joint, where you had to order at the counter, then pickup [sic] at the other end!!!” … [Read more...] about The easiest way to help struggling small businesses? Give them 5 stars on Yelp
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That includes maps like the first red state/blue state electoral map; visualizations of the rates of death by consumption in 1870 and corn production in 1880; and charts and graphs like this colorful visualization of the breakdown of religious groups in each state, the federal debt, and the foreign-born population of each state in 1890. … [Read more...] about Spectacular Historic Infographics Now Available As Posters
Historically, copper has been used in hospital door knobs and IV stands to curb the spread of illness. It has also been used in fabric. Schmidt points to an innovator in this space, Virginia-based Cupron, which invented a copper-infused fabric more than a decade ago. These fabrics have been made into bedsheets and pillowcases in hospitals. Microbiologist Phyllis Kuhn was another early advocate of using copper in hospitals. She developed a mask made from 99.95% copper mesh, which she sells on her website for $25. … [Read more...] about Copper masks are the latest craze. Should you buy one?
But minutes after people cheered the righteous no-BS manner of Michigan Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, the backlash began. Many men (and some women) didn’t appreciate Judge Aqilina’s harsh words for Nassar. (Notably, Aqilina said “I just signed your death warrant” as she gave the sentence.) … [Read more...] about The backlash against Judge Aqilina is a perfect example of sexist “tone policing”
The shareholding pattern of March 2020 for around 160 of the top 200 companies (accounting for 70% of the top 200 firms by market-cap) gives a flavour of the extent of FII selling that has happened during the crash in Feb/Mar-20, Emkay Global said in a report. … [Read more...] about FII exodus: About 70% of top Nifty200 stocks came under pressure in Q4