Recently, a lot of studies have come out documenting the phenomenon known as binge-watching TV shows and how it could possibly relate to depression. During the past years, binge-watching has become a highly popular way of spending free time. However, specialists are warning that there have been cases of problematic binge-watching that act as coping mechanisms against stress and loneliness.
Day: July 19, 2022
At Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles tonight, the 92nd annual MLB All-Star game will be played, in which the best of the best players from the National League teams will compete against those from American League teams. This major game signifies the middle of the MLB season, with athletes not playing in this game getting the longest break that they will have all season. While the Dodgers are a National League team, the composite American League team will begin the game as the “home” team, with reports that Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw will start off the game. Kershaw’s home field advantage will hopefully work in the favor of the National League team, which has only won 4 of the last 24 All-Star games. New pitcher Shane McClanahan, who made his MLB debut on the Tampa Bay Rays in 2020, will be the starting pitcher for the American League team.
As I sit writing in the scorching California sun, it is a relief to hear that President Joe Biden is doing everything he can to tackle climate change as Americans are forced to stay inside with the AC blasting amidst nationwide heat waves. Tomorrow, Biden will travel to a closed power plant in Somerset, Massachusetts, and reports have shared that he may use this public opportunity to “declare the climate crisis a national emergency.”
While everyone in the baseball world is thinking about the all-star game, I am thinking about different areas of the game. For one, I need to thank Peter Tucci and the Tucci Bat company. Tucci very generously has helped support the Thurman Munson baseball team, called The Thurman Munson Disciples, part of the Atlantic Collegiate […]
According to wine research experts, the Dry Red Wine market experienced a huge change under the influence of COVID-19. In a study titled “Global Dry Red Wine Market Insights, Size, Share, Growth, Opportunities, Emerging Trends, Forecast to 2028,” performed by Qurate Research, current and future conditions of the global Dry Red Wine market were found to be booming worldwide.
It seems like nowadays, the most popular books are the intense romance ones. Books written by Colleen Hoover and Jenny Han are the latest craze, and don’t get me wrong, they are really good books. However, there is nothing like a good YA Murder mystery novel. So, if you are looking for a change of book genre, here are the top 5 best murder mystery novels for you!
Considering that it is now July of 2022 and the Covid-19 pandemic began over two years ago, it is bizarre to think about how through waves of mandatory quarantine and mask mandates, there continue to be spikes in Covid cases. Within schools and universities for the 2021-22 year, mask mandates were generally lifted as students were able to return to in-person classes, and stores and restaurants fully opened up to the public with no masks required. While there was a surge in cases last winter, with an increase in general illness around cold and flu season, CDC officials have noted that this new summer surge has resulted in even more Covid cases nationwide.
Former wide receiver of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Switzer, has announced his retirement from football. Switzer is officially hanging up his cleats after over a five-year NFL career, he announced on Monday on social media. Switzer said that due to a recent injury, he could no longer meet the physical demands of the game.
On Friday, a federal judge temporarily blocked enforcement of two Biden administration directives protecting LGBTQ people in schools and workplaces from discrimination, which rules in favor of 20 state attorneys general who has claimed in a lawsuit that the guidance infringes upon state’s rights.
Amid the mounting tension brought about by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, American President Joe Biden has signed an executive order this Tuesday to expand the tools available to deter and disrupt hostage-taking and wrongful detention of U.S. citizens abroad. According to the White House, this new order authorizes government agencies to impose sanctions and other measures to punish terrorist organizations, criminal groups, and foreign actors that take Americans hostage for financial or other gains.
Dior has caused controversy on the Chinese internet for a mid-length skirt that online spectators claimed resembled a traditional Chinese garment from the Ming Dynasty. Chinese online users criticized the French luxury house for not recognizing its possible Chinese origin. Soon after, the hashtag “Dior plagiarism” made Weibo’s hot search list on Saturday and received 13.7 million clicks on Chinese social media platforms.