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How to Hold a Yard Sale in the Pandemic Safely — or Go to One

 

Next Avenue, April 2021

Like so many other communal events, yard sales largely vanished last spring. No one wanted to catch the coronavirus from a fellow bargain hunter, much less a 25-cent teddy bear. But as yard sales return, here's how sellers and shoppers can stay safe.

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How your food consumption impacts the global environment

 

Stacker, August 2020

I used news reports, studies, and blog posts from environmental organizations to compile a list of ways food production and consumption impact the environment. I was surprised to learn food accounts for 10%–30% of a household's carbon footprint.

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Activities making a comeback during social distancing

 

Stacker, May 2020

Life under stay-at-home orders looks very different than before the coronavirus arrived. Many Americans are turning to activities that were popular in the past to entertain themselves, connect with others, and stay healthy during these stressful days.

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30 fun ways to stay connected through video calls

 

Stacker, May 2020

Video chat apps aren’t just for chatting. There are many ways to socialize remotely and heighten the fun factor. Stacker scoured news reports and social media to compile a list of 30 activities, effects, and games that can help you connect over video chat.

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Former jobs of every NFL owner

 

Stacker, February 2020

What did NFL owners do before they reached such rarified air and did they ever slog away like the majority of sports fans who fill their stadiums? Stacker scoured the web for biographies of owners and interviews straight from the source to find out.

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