Here’s A New COVID-19 Data Site To Obsessively Refresh

Here’s A New COVID-19 Data Site To Obsessively Refresh

If you can’t look away from the climbing case counts, look here. A visualisation site called 91-DIVOC provides graphs of the epidemic curve, comparing countries, and allowing you to see them on either a linear or logarithmic scale.

Cut Down On Food Waste With A Weekly Baked Potato Bar

Cut Down On Food Waste With A Weekly Baked Potato Bar

I have the unique ability to develop anxiety around any issue, and right now that issue is food—particularly the food currently in my fridge. Aside from acquiring a few too many eggs, I think I did a good job stocking up on the right amount of food required for physical…

Home Workouts: Tips From A Boxing Coach

Home Workouts: Tips From A Boxing Coach

Now that gyms are closed, and we all need to maintain a physical distance of six feet from others, this means adjusting our workouts. As it turns out, there are a lot of techniques which can be adapted from boxing workouts.

Four Menu Items McDonald’s Staff Refuse To Eat

Four Menu Items McDonald’s Staff Refuse To Eat

McDonald’s employees know more about the company’s food than anyone. After all, they spend all day cooking, handling and serving the stuff. They subsequently have a pretty good idea of which menu items are great and which are best avoided. Here are four McDonald’s products that they are happy to…

How To Make Your Own Big Mac Sauce

How To Make Your Own Big Mac Sauce

The recipe for McDonald’s Big Mac sauce was allegedly leaked online last year. It is – as most mass-produced sauces are – a long list of oil, corn syrup, stabilisers, emulsifiers, flavourings and preservatives. It’s (kind of) interesting, but not exactly helpful for those who want to replicate the sweet…

Please Don’t Use Your iPhone To Self-Diagnose COVID-19

Please Don’t Use Your iPhone To Self-Diagnose COVID-19

The coronavirus is scary for all of us. I’ve seen one too many stories this weekend about seemingly healthy, young people being hit with COVID-19 and dropping dead within a week’s time. I was even tempted to Google symptoms when I had a slight cough and a possibly stuffy nose,…

Chloroquine Is Not A Ready-To-Go Wonder Drug For COVID-19

Chloroquine Is Not A Ready-To-Go Wonder Drug For COVID-19

Chloroquine is a drug used to treat malaria and other conditions, and the President tweeted recently that it should “be put in use IMMEDIATELY” to treat COVID-19. Unfortunately that’s not how experts feel about it, so please for the love of god do not ask your doctor friend to sneak…

Look Up COVID-19 Test Results For U.S. States With This Tracker

Look Up COVID-19 Test Results For U.S. States With This Tracker

We undoubtedly have far more cases of COVID-19 in the US than testing has revealed, but testing is still an important way to begin getting a handle on how far this outbreak has spread. An online tool called the Covid Tracking Project has collected each state’s testing data if you’d…

Set Up A Virtual Show-and-Tell For Your Kids

Set Up A Virtual Show-and-Tell For Your Kids

Being cooped up at home all the time isn’t easy for anyone. Parents have to keep working while doubling as homeschool teachers. And kids don’t get to spend in-person time with their friends and are probably pretty antsy at this point. That’s why you should set up a virtual show-and-tell…

How To Look And Sound Great On A Conference Call

How To Look And Sound Great On A Conference Call

The coronavirus pandemic has suddenly made video conference calls a central part of our lives. Unfortunately, webcams have the uncanny ability to reveal us at our most vulnerable and least flattering. In the video above, we share some tips on how to look and sound your best on a video…

10 Food Myths You Need To Stop Believing

10 Food Myths You Need To Stop Believing

Is milk really good for your bones? Are all salty snacks unhealthy? Do you need to drink two litres of water per day? These are just some scientific food “facts” that aren’t as concrete as you might think.

Foster A Pet Now, If You Can

Foster A Pet Now, If You Can

The world is a scary, stressful place right now. Parents are juggling the pressures of working from home with the added stress of school closures. Workers, especially those in the service industry, are facing either layoffs or a reduced work schedule. Meanwhile, physical distancing means forgoing many of the routines…

Host A Social-Distancing Neighbourhood Scavenger Hunt

Host A Social-Distancing Neighbourhood Scavenger Hunt

The kids, they are bored. They are stuck inside, they are missing their friends, and their parents often insist on working all day. And the thing is, it’s going to become increasingly more difficult to make one day look a little different from the last. As more days tick by…

Deep Clean One Neglected Part Of Your Kitchen Each Week

Deep Clean One Neglected Part Of Your Kitchen Each Week

Given that you’re likely spending a little extra time cooking these days, it’s possible that you’ve noticed a few dingy, neglected areas of your kitchen that could use some love and attention. I am not suggesting you spend all of your socially isolated hours scrubbing your oven, but picking a small…

What Is Sour Beer And How Is It Made?

What Is Sour Beer And How Is It Made?

There’s a new type of craft beer in town and it’s sure to make you wrinkle your face. It’s sour beer and it’s taking over craft breweries near you, with beer aficionados and beginner drinkers alike enjoying a fresh take on that malty liquid. Here’s what makes a sour beer.