Trump Attempted to Buy German Covid-19 Vaccine

CureVac, a German biopharmaceutical company founded in 2000, recently issued a statement that they would have a covid-19 vaccine ready to be tested within a few months.  Seeing that, President Trump made an offer to buy the rights to the vaccine exclusively for the US for “large sums of money” said to be a billion […]

How Astronauts Readjust to Earth Life

If you’ve been in space for a year, adjusting to life on Earth can be a painful, slow, and difficult process. Microgravity (meaning very little gravity) on the International Space Station means that the human body goes through changes that can be arduous to recover from. We evolved on Earth, not in space, so our […]

5 Best At-Home Cardio Exercises

If you’re stuck at home because you are under quarantine, isolation, or city-wide curfew, you’ll probably start to get cabin fever pretty quickly. It might seem like a dream to Netflix and order takeout for an indefinite amount of time, but eventually, you’ll get antsy. With gyms and fitness centers closed, what can you do […]

Cannabis Industry Booming In L.A. Amid Coronavirus Panic

While Coronavirus fears and precautions have made much of the economy ill, one California industry says that profits are staying high. Cannabis business in the Golden State, including Lowell Farms, Caliva, Sweet Flower and Sherbinski, all say that demand has risen in recent days, as many have been forced to work from home and countless […]

Tax Deadline Delayed Until July 15th

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has announced that the tax deadline has been delayed from April 15th to July 15th. This decision is a part of the stimulus package being put in place to help people cope with the economic strain caused by the spreading coronavirus.  Who does this deadline apply to? The announcement, which was […]

The Deadliest Diseases That Do Not Exist Anymore

Before the discovery of vaccines and antibiotics, humans succumbed to diseases just like all other living organisms on this planet. Life expectancy was short because many of us died before the age of five. However, with the discovery of vaccines by Edward Jenner and antibiotics by Alexander Fleming, life expectancy changed. No longer were many […]

IRS Sends “Soft Warning” to Crypto Holders

If you’re a cryptocurrency holder you can expect a letter from the Internal Revenue Service about your responsibility to pay taxes on income earned on those holdings. With the tax deadline pushed back until July 15th, there is still time to correct your filing. Who Will Receive Letters On July 26th, last year, the IRS […]

Intuit to Buy Credit Karma for $1.7 Billion

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Intuit, owner of TurboTax, Mint, and Quickbook, announced Monday that it will acquire Credit Karma for $7.1 billion in cash and stock. Credit Karma, being a company that offers free credit score checks, will be a fitting addition to Intuit’s collection of personal finance services.  Intuit’s other products cover budgeting, tax, and small-business needs. The […]

Heatwave in Antarctica Melts 20% of Snow

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After a 9-day heatwave, Eagle Island lost 20% of its snow. Satellite photos clearly show the change on this island, located on the northern top if Antarctica. Just how hot is a heatwave in Antarctica? Try 65 degrees Fahrenheit! That’s warm enough for you to pack up your bags and head down to the most […]

CDC Warns Americans About Coronavirus Outbreak

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The Center for Disease Control (CDC) issued a warning to the American public saying the coronavirus outbreak is likely to spread to the US. “It’s not so much a question of if this will happen anymore, but more really a question of when it will happen — and how many people in this country will […]