reopening schools Getty As cities start opening up, parents face the tough decision of whether to send children who’ve been stuck at home for months to daycare, or school.  To help parents with that decision, Emily Oster, an economist, collected coronavirus data from childcare centers that have stayed open during […]

One sunny day in May, a man named Ashrita Furman took a samurai sword and sliced 31 watermelons open on his own stomach in under one minute, making it one of 600 times he has set a Guinness World Record.  I have set zero Guinness World Records, but I’ve been […]

As lockdown measures begin to ease, make sure you have one of these on you: The Independent Throughout the coronavirus outbreak, government guidelines, medical experts and health organisations such as the World Health Organisation and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have advised that regularly washing hands for 20 […]