Category Archives: COVID19

Easy potato gnocchi recipe via Los Angeles Times

Lesson 13: Gnocchi Gnocchi: Under quarantine, homemade gnocchi sound positively luxurious, but — and don’t tell this to whomever you’re on lockdown with — they are easier and more forgiving than making pasta. That’s an equation with the correct proportions … Continue reading

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Headspace offers free guided meditations and workouts for New Yorkers via Mashable!

  Listen to the free meditations New York is the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, so Headspace is bringing a little bit of relief to the Empire State.  Headspace announced a partnership with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office to … Continue reading

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Home School: 160,000 Pages of Glorious Medieval Manuscripts Digitized: Visit the Bibliotheca Philadelphiensis via Open Culture

We might think we have a general grasp of the period in European history immortalized in theme restaurant form as “Medieval Times.” After all, writes Amy White at Medievalists.net, “from tattoos to video games to Game of Thrones, medieval iconography has long inspired fascination, … Continue reading

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Nikon School Online – Free online courses for April via @NikonUSA

  Make the most of this time.Nikon’s mission has always been to empower creators. In these uncertain times, we can do that by helping creators stay inspired, engaged and growing. That’s why we’re providing all of our courses free for … Continue reading

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After COVID-19 – 3 in a series – The Great Reset 2020 and You!

  Aleksandar Cvetanovic As with all global or national calamities, COVID-019 is going to cause a huge “reset” in its wake. Like 9/11, the 1918 Pandemic, Hurricanes, Tornados and more, people take stock in their lives and, in some cases, … Continue reading

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After COVID-19 – 2 in a series – Don’t Wait! Start Planning Today!

You X Ventures Things that will be in large supply once this is over… Retail/Restaurant/Commercial Real Estate Talent — in all fields Stimulus Money Businesses looking to grow again What can you build from these? Is it time to start … Continue reading

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These are the two COVID-19 data sites I incessantly check via Boing Boing

  Even tho they are only updated once a day (at most) I check, check and re-check 91-divoc and the IHME COVID-19 Projections. Read These are the two COVID-19 data sites I incessantly check via Boing Boing An interesting link found among my … Continue reading

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How to Adapt to a Long-Term Crisis via kottke.org

Jason Leung From Dr. Aisha Ahmad, some advice for how to adapt to conditions of a long-term crisis like the pandemic we are currently facing. (This was written specifically for educators, but applies to anyone.) First, the necessary sobering bit (italics mine): The … Continue reading

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Voleflix, a public domain movie site via MetaFilter

MeFite malevolent trawled some lists of public domain movies (lots of great film noir) and put together a new, improved, or at least free version of Netflix. Behold: Voleflix! Includes films featuring Ed Wood, Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn, Vincent Price, Barbara Stanwyck, Cary Grant, Stanley Kubrick, Boris Karloff, Frank Sinatra and more… It … Continue reading

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Day 24 In Isolation via Instagram

Follow Me On Instagram! Day 24 In Isolation From my Instagram Feed * A portion of each sale from Amazon.com directly supports our blogs** Many of these books may be available from your local library. Check it out! Related Posts: … Continue reading

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This new quarantine game lets you play with friends from home + your smart speaker via RouteNote Blog

  This party game sets you the task of talking to your Smart Speaker in just the right way to win this new quarantine game.Hey Robot is a game that’s been building support on Kickstarter and is yet to launch … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Kitchen: These Pumpkin Bars Are Like Eating a Pie, a Cookie, and a Crumble All at Once via The Kitchn

Sounds like a lovely bit of comfort food to brighten your day! — Douglas   If the hardest decision at your holiday table is choosing between desserts — be it a slice of pumpkin pie, a scoop of seasonal fruit … Continue reading

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Isolation Entertainment: The Globe is streaming a Shakespeare play for free every fortnight via Time Out London

  The latest London theatre to step up to the plate with free high-quality content is Shakespeare’s Globe. The iconic Elizabethan-style playhouse already had its own public streaming platform in the form of Globe Player, but watching it has always come at a … Continue reading

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Isolation Entertainment: London’s National Theatre Starts Streaming Its Most Famous Productions Across The World For Free via Forbes

On Thursday April 2 (7pm GMT/2pm EST), London, One Man, Two Guvnors, starring James Cordon, will be livestreamed on the National Theatre’s YouTube channel and will be available to watch for one more week. New productions will follow each week, along with behind … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Kitchen: Taco Meat Seasoning and More!

This is one of our “Recipes in Rotation” that we make about once a month. This is a great seasoning that I think holds up to nearly any Mexican fast-food out there. We use it for ground turkey, but I … Continue reading

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