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Nordstrom is sewing more than 100,000 face masks for health care workers

Nordstrom is sewing more than 100,000 face masks for health care workers

A department store known for designer brands is shifting gears and producing medical masks to help healthcare workers battling the coronavirus. Nordstrom, an American luxury retailer based in Seattle, is sewing more than 100,000 masks that will be sanitized before being distributed to healthcare workers across the country. “Everyone across the globe is feeling the…MORE

A North Carolina county is using checkpoints to block visitors and keep coronavirus out

A North Carolina county is using checkpoints to block visitors and keep coronavirus out

A North Carolina county is taking extreme measures to prevent coronavirus from spreading in its community. Dare County, a popular summer vacation area in the state’s Outer Banks, has established checkpoints around the county to stop visitors and non-resident property owners from entering. “These restrictions may be inconvenient, disappointing and have financial impacts, however, they…MORE

Quarantine Together is a dating app for these times

Quarantine Together is a dating app for these times

If there has ever been a weird time to date, this is it. But even as millions of Americans stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, nothing is stopping them from dating online. Daniel Ahmadizadeh and Christopher Smeder designed Quarantine Together, a dating app for exactly this moment. “People need to stay home and…MORE

Owner of New York Knicks and Rangers tests positive for coronavirus

Owner of New York Knicks and Rangers tests positive for coronavirus

James Dolan, owner of the NBA’s New York Knicks and the NHL’s New York Rangers, has tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Knicks PR Twitter account. “He has been in self-isolation and is experiencing little to no symptoms. He continues to oversee business operations,” according to the tweet. Both the NBA and NHL suspended…MORE

The Getty Museum is asking people to recreate artwork using random house objects

The Getty Museum is asking people to recreate artwork using random house objects

As nearly a third of the world’s population lives under coronavirus-related restrictions, weeks of self-isolation have become the new norm. And people are starting to get bored. Luckily, the J. Paul Getty Museum, based in Los Angeles, gave art fans something different to do besides Netflix and chilling. “We challenge you to recreate a work…MORE

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Dave Says: Playing the lottery robs you of your future

Dave Says: Playing the lottery robs you of your future

Dear Dave, I’ve been struggling financially for the past few months, so I’ve been playing the lottery once a week. To me, the chance to win millions is worth a few dollars a month, even if things are tight. Paula   Dear Paula, You’ve told me you’re having money troubles, and at the same time…

Dave Says: Keep your dignity, and work your way out

Dave Says: Keep your dignity, and work your way out

Dear Dave, My wife and I will both turn 30 next month. We have two young children, and we make a little over $85,000 combined. The problem is we have about $70,000 in debt. Some of it is credit card debt, but nearly $50,000 is in two car loans. Her mom and dad have offered…