Illegal Tampering by Diesel Pickup Owners Is Worsening Pollution, E.P.A. Says

The owners and operators of more than half a million diesel pickup trucks have been illegally disabling their vehicles’ emissions control technology over the past decade, allowing excess emissions equivalent to 9 million extra trucks on the road, a new federal report has concluded. Illegal Tampering by Diesel Pickup Owners Is Worsening Pollution, E.P.A. SaysContinue reading “Illegal Tampering by Diesel Pickup Owners Is Worsening Pollution, E.P.A. Says”

The Reigning Queen of Pandemic Yoga

The YouTube celebrity Adriene Mishler made yoga accessible and search-optimized even before so many Americans were confined at home. Can she help us learn to live better lives in front of the computer? (La celebridad de YouTube Adriene Mishler hizo que el yoga fuera accesible y optimizado para la búsqueda incluso antes de que tantosContinue reading “The Reigning Queen of Pandemic Yoga”

Weight Training May Help Ease Anxiety (El entrenamiento con pesas puede ayudar a aliviar la ansiedad)

A basic program of lunges, lifts, squats and crunches eased anxiety levels in healthy young men and women. (Un programa básico de estocadas, levantamientos, sentadillas y abdominales alivia los niveles de ansiedad en hombres y mujeres jóvenes sanos.) Weight Training May Help Ease Anxiety – The New York Times Photo edited from “Book of Muscles”Continue reading “Weight Training May Help Ease Anxiety (El entrenamiento con pesas puede ayudar a aliviar la ansiedad)”

America at Hunger’s Edge (America al Borde del Hambre)

A shadow of hunger looms over the United States. In the pandemic economy, nearly one in eight households doesn’t have enough to eat. The lockdown, with its epic lines at food banks, has revealed what was hidden in plain sight: that the struggle to make food last long enough, and to get food that’s healthfulContinue reading “America at Hunger’s Edge (America al Borde del Hambre)”

NYC to Allow Indoor Dining in Restaurants at 25 Percent Capacity

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced that restaurants can open for indoor service at 25 percent capacity, starting on Sept. 30. NYC to Allow Indoor Dining in Restaurants at 25 Percent Capacity – The New York Times Pre-pandemic photo of Queens, NY restaurant last year, photo taken by this writer.

Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future.

The concert world as a whole is in crisis, but perhaps no genre is as vulnerable as jazz, which depends on a fragile ecosystem of performance venues. Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future. – The New York Times Small jazz venues in New York City might not survive the pandemic. PhotoContinue reading “Jazz Lives in Clubs. The Pandemic Is Threatening Its Future.”

Working From Home: Why the Office Will Never Be the Same

He is working about the same number of hours, usually 50 a week, but said he is more creative and productive because he gets to choose his schedule. As a manager, he is letting his team do the same. “I don’t need to see them at their desk at 6 p.m.,” he said. “I canContinue reading “Working From Home: Why the Office Will Never Be the Same”