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Revisiting the Arab Spring, in Letters to the Editor – Severskiy (News)

After the SpringTo the Editor:In his otherwise incisive May 24 review of Noah Feldman’s “The Arab Winter: A Tragedy,” Robert F. Worth presents the Arab Spring uprisings as discrete historical events that...

10 Comic Books to Celebrate Pride – Severskiy (News)

These comic books and graphic novels chronicle chance encounters, leaps through time and first romances. They also transport readers to unexpected locations like the alien landscapes of Mars to front-row views of...

A quarter of Americans are facing food insecurity amid coronavirus pandemic, survey suggests – Severskiy (News)

A recent poll studying the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on Americans’ health and finances suggests that a fourth are facing food insecurity amid the pandemic.The poll, released by the Kaiser Family Foundation...

My Quarantine Boyfriend Lost Everything (but Found Me) – Severskiy (News)

I met my quarantine boyfriend in early March, right before everything went down in New York City. Or possibly I met him years earlier when our children attended the same preschool, where...

Breakroom enables blockchain conference in a virtual world – Severskiy (News)

Everybody says they’re tired of Zoom video conference calls, but there hasn’t been much to take its place. Now emerging tech PR/event agency EAK Digital and London-based Sine Wave Entertainment have teamed...

Chinese gaming ‘icon’ retires at 23 due to ill-health – Severskiy (News)

China’s top online gamer Jian Zihao is retiring at 23 after an eight-year career due to gaming-related health complications, including obesity.Mr Jian, known by his player name “Uzi,”  was diagnosed with diabetes...

Don’t shut down protests over virus concerns – Severskiy (News)

A group of health and medical colleagues has penned an open letter to express their concern that protests around the United States could be shut down under the guise of coronavirus health...

Yvonne Orji, the ‘Insecure’ Star, Returns Confidently to Stand-Up – Severskiy (News)

Most people know Yvonne Orji as Molly Carter, the driven but self-sabotaging sidekick to Issa Rae’s protagonist on “Insecure,” HBO’s breakout show about black millennial friends in Los Angeles.But as that series...

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Study: Effectiveness of cloth masks depends on type of covering

Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, wearing a mask while out in public has become the recommended practice. However, many still question the effectiveness of...

Archaeology: Cooling of Earth caused by eruptions, not meteors

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Nanotechnology: Sharing a secret…the quantum way

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