A Reading List for Kids on Their Very Long Summer Break

A Reading List for Kids on Their Very Long Summer Break

So your normal, too-short summer vacation has suddenly become a hyper-extended, undifferentiated snake-dragon thing. You have a lot of time to read. (And play Minecraft yes, but also to read.)Closed stores are no excuse, either! Apps like Libby and Overdrive let you borrow almost anything, including some of the newest books and audiobooks, and have…

What’s new in iOS 13.5? (COVID-19 Contact Tracing, Face ID Mask detection, and more)

What’s new in iOS 13.5? (COVID-19 Contact Tracing, Face ID Mask detection, and more)

A hands-on look at new changes and features in iOS 13.5, including new COVID-19 Contact Tracing, and more.FTC: We use income earning auto affiliate links: https://9to5mac.com/about/#affiliateSubscribe to 9to5mac podcasts!—————————————————–Happy Hour: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast…Daily: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast…Watch Time: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast…Stacktrace: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast…Apple @ Work: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast…My ???gear:- Sony A7 III: https://bhpho.to/2nmIRTk- Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM: https://bhpho.to/2vF0QsI- Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM: https://bhpho.to/2M3nKUL-…

Traditionally catering to the wealthy, cities’ healthy aspects—if made available to all—could help slow future pandemics.

Traditionally catering to the wealthy, cities’ healthy aspects—if made available to all—could help slow future pandemics.

The cities of the world are sick. As the coronavirus pandemic continues, people living in metropolitan areas have been among the worst hit, unable to socially distance effectively and sometimes plagued with preexisting conditions that their cities helped create. Many municipalities weren’t built with highly transmissible infectious disease—or human health—in front of mind, and the…

Covid-19’s Toll on Prison Labor Doesn’t Just Hurt Inmates

Covid-19’s Toll on Prison Labor Doesn’t Just Hurt Inmates

While millions of Americans shelter in their homes, America’s prisoners are at work. In at least 20 states, from Florida to Michigan to Texas to California, incarcerated workers are making hand sanitizer, face masks, and protective gowns at prison manufacturing facilities. In Indiana, they’re making plastic face shields. In Oregon, they’re doing hospitals’ laundry. If…