Florida toddler fatally shoots his mom, his father is now in custody
Guns at home put you at greater risk of death. Living in a house with a gun increases your odds of death. It’s an unnecessary risk. There were at least 369 unintentional shootings by children younger than 18 last year, with 142 deaths, according to the gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety, which tracks reports.Read full story
Denver celebrates the annual Indigenous Peoples' Day instead of Columbus Day
Indigenous Peoples' Day,By Quinn Dombrowski from Berkeley, USA. There is a reason why Columbus is canceled. For one, how can we honor a man who enslaved, erased, and exterminated the Natives from their lands?Read full story
Sterling Heights Police stopped a speeding 79-year-old man only to help him fix his T.V.
Sterling Heights MI police helped a 79-year-old man after they caught him speeding. What happened next is a story that can warm your hearts and believe that the world is still a place where people show random acts of kindness.Read full story
Bring back my Twitter, Donald Trump
Donald Trump -Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America. If the court agrees with Donald Trump, he will soon be tweeting again. Former US president Donald Trump in his lawsuit against Twitter which he filed late Friday asked a federal district judge for a preliminary injunction enabling his return to Twitter while his lawsuit against the social media giant continues.Read full story
Online dating is on the rise, be careful with "catfishing"
The pandemic made me long for someone. It was three years ago when I was ghosted by my partner of three years. While it was a heartbreaking experience, I have learned to grow from that pain. I moved forward, not moved on.Read full story
Project Amplify: Could it be the reason why Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg looks "nice" on social media?
Did you watch Mark Zuckerberg's IG video riding a hydrofoil surfboard that a CNN anchor calls "palpably weird?" Mark is seen waving the American flag with the soundtrack music from John Denver, and yet, it feels odd.Read full story
Why 80 million Americans could be affected by the Biden administration's vaccine mandates for private companies
Tonight, I am announcing a new plan to combat COVID-19, building on our whole-of-government approach. The plan will get more people vaccinated, decrease hospitalizations and deaths, and keep our schools and our economy open.Read full story
"Gaslighting" is a form of emotional abuse that can happen between friends
It was disturbing. I have no words for my feelings. Am I overly sensitive? I had sleepless nights. I can’t put a word to my feeling until I realized I was gaslighted. This year, I lost my Mom, and grief never ends. While life continues, I am very attuned to my feelings. Without my Mom, I need to take care of myself. I choose myself, and I will not make excuses about it.Read full story
Linda Evangelista claims CoolSculpting left her "disfigured"
:CoolSculpting technology for fat removal through fat freezing at FIBO 2019 in Cologne, GermanyDronepicr from Wikimedia. Long before there were fashion influencers, there were supermodels. And in the 90s, one name stands out, that of Linda Evangelista.Read full story
San Francisco's pretty trash cans are too costly to SF taxpayers
San Francisco is a beautiful city, that is how I remember it the last time I was there, but many things have changed since 2010, the last time I set foot in the city. I have written a few stories about SF, the viral theft video at Walgreens, and the Poop patrol. Yes, the poop patrol is as real as the soon-to-be trash cans that can cost SF taxpayers $427,500 to produce 15 prototype cans, and these are just prototypes. Wait, until the winning design is mass-produced and these beautiful trash cans, or should we say, bespoke garbage can litter the beautiful streets of San Francisco.Read full story
Why a dual monitor setup is a personal choice or are multiple screens a much better alternative?
dual monitor -Photo by Maxim Tolchinskiy on Unsplash. There are days when I wake up and look at my work desk setup. And I tell myself, I must get a second monitor that will help me become more productive as a writer.Read full story
Homeless Pennsylvania man was jailed for failing to pay $43 cents for a soda
person drinking soda dramatization onlyPhoto by Shane on Unsplash. Dura lex sed lex, the law may be harsh, but it is the law. And a Pennsylvania man faces time in prison for failing to pay $0.43 for a soda. It happened when the man went inside a store, where there is a sign that goes;Read full story
Live Caption Chrome — an accessibility feature that helps people with disabling hearing loss
Google Chrome rolls out this accessibility feature that instantly captions audio and video to help 466 million people with hearing loss appreciate audio and video content online.Read full story
Two parents are suing the City of Columbia and Richland County over its mask mandate
boy wearing maskPhoto by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash. Why some parents don't want their children to wear masks?. In a poll by KFF.org, 63% of parents support mask mandates, compared to 36% say they are against mask mandates. KFF asked:Read full story
Arizona, the first to get Taco Bell’s "Taco Lover's Pass" subscription
You can have a subscription for almost anything now, from watching movies on Netflix to a monthly subscription to toilet paper. Now you can add a “Taco Lover’s Pass” subscription to your arsenal of monthly purchases that you can’t go without.Read full story
South Carolina has 7 COVID-19 positive children on ventilator, official death count now at 10,041
Kids wearing masks -Photo by Kelly Sikkema on Unsplash. South Carolina health officials are worried as the state is suffering from "preventable deaths". The sad news of 7 kids on a ventilator is shared by South Carolina Children's Hospital Collaborative on their Facebook page.Read full story
What is the anti stealthing bill in California?
Once signed into law by California Governor Newsom, AB-453 Sexual battery: nonconsensual condom removal will penalize perpetrators in civil courts. Gov. Newsom who a few days ago won the recall election in California and will serve the rest of his term until January 2023 has until October 10, 2021, to sign the bill into law AB- 453 bill, which passed in the California legislature.Read full story
Toilet paper shortage is temporary according to P&G
toilet paper on shelvesPhoto by Marques Thomas on Unsplash. It happened before, at the start of the pandemic, the toilet paper hoarders. Please don't go to your supermarkets and stock up with toilet papers, manufacturers are doing their utmost best to improve the supply chain.Read full story
The South Carolina double murder mystery baffles South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
If this is a movie, we would know "whodunnit" after an hour and a half, but this isn't a movie, as a real mystery continues to baffle local authorities in South Carolina. It has all the elements of controversy, the murder of a mother and son and now the father's confession after being shot in the head but survives.Read full story
Coffee and Arrhythmia: A new study suggests more coffee can help protect your heart
Maybe it is the sight of the boy or girl who is making your heart beat fast?. Man drinking coffeePhoto by Chris Benson on Unsplash. For those who love their coffee, the benefits are well-known. The drink can boost your creativity, and it’s been shown to help with weight loss.Read full story