Results of the 2023 US Figure Skating Championships

Results of the 2023 US Figure Skating Championships

One year ago, Ilia Malinin came to the US Championships as, largely, a 17-year-old unknown. He finished second in Nathan Chen in 2022 and was cut from the three-man Olympic team due to inexperience, a committee decision that lit a fire in him. After the biggest year of change in American figure skating in three … Read more

What happens when you lower your cortisol levels

What happens when you lower your cortisol levels

I think we would all agree that stress is public enemy number one. And no matter how many journal entries we write, how many cold dives we plunge into, or what meditations we record, that all-too-familiar “flight or fight” mode inevitably kicks in, thanks to trying everything balance: deadlines, relationships, family. obligations, life in general, … Read more

This map shows the last state of control in Ukraine

This map shows the last state of control in Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky called the supply of the army’s long-range tactical missile systems, or ATACMS, “vital” in his Saturday evening speech. “We will do everything we can to ensure partners open up this vital supply, in particular, of ATACMS and other similar weapons,” Zelensky said. “Because life must be protected; protection of cities such … Read more

Could the tech layoffs spread to the rest of the US economy? – DW – 01/29/2023

Could the tech layoffs spread to the rest of the US economy?  – DW – 01/29/2023

First a trickle, then a stream and now a torrent. America’s tech giants are cutting thousands of jobs almost every day. The darlings of COVID-19 lockdowns saw their profits shrink as life returned to normal after months of staring at screens. During times of pandemic booms, the workforces of Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Facebook’s parent … Read more

Surgeon General says 13 is ‘too early’ to join social media

Surgeon General says 13 is ‘too early’ to join social media

CNN — US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says he thinks 13 is too young for children to be on social media platforms because although sites allow children of that age to join, children” are still developing their identity. Meta, Twitter, and a host of other social media giants currently allow 13-year-olds to join their platforms. … Read more

Airplane reportedly hits convoy of Iranian militia trucks on Syrian-Iraqi border

Airplane reportedly hits convoy of Iranian militia trucks on Syrian-Iraqi border

An unidentified aircraft hit a convoy of Iranian trucks at the al-Qaim crossing point on the Syrian-Iraqi border, where frequent Iranian military activity has been reported, Syrian and Arab media reported Sunday evening. The Saudi-funded al-Arabiya network, citing unidentified sources, said 25 trucks crossed the Iraq-Syria border before the attack. According to Syrian radio station … Read more