So, you can imagine how bewildering the world of online dating must be for this generation that was spared the humiliation of left swipes. One woman ― Meredith Dean, from North Carolina ― decided to teach her grandparents about the cold, confusing and at times cringeworthy aspects of virtual dating that plague the young’uns today. As if to prove her wrong, Grandpa Ray responds, “Oh, he’s got a good body,” on catching a glimpse of one hunky bachelor’s profile pic. YouTube It was a simpler time: Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in old-timey boy-meets-girl love story, "The Notebook." Watch the full video above, then maybe make some popcorn and rewatch “The Notebook” and weep.
December 02, 2020 16:52 UTC
While the future is unpredictable, here are seven reasons stocks could have a strong year in 2021:A roaring 2020s economy. Low rates make bonds and bank deposits less attractive; and these low rates often drive investors to higher risk investments, such as stocks. Should the economy continue to recover in 2021, and especially if interest rates remain low, look for some of that cash to find its way into the stock market. Earnings growth and favorable earnings comparisons. If there is a continued economic recovery in 2021, many sectors should experience favorable earnings growth relative to 2020.
December 02, 2020 16:41 UTC
The 2022 Infiniti QX55 takes some of its stylistic inspiration from the 2003 Infiniti FX, a major hit for Infiniti and a key part of its design past. InfinitiThe 2022 Infiniti QX55 may be all new, but in some ways it’s a revival. The QX55 is due to arrive at dealers in the spring of 2021 and is based on Infiniti’s more traditional QX50 compact SUV. Mechanical aspects aside, it’s style and luxury that set the QX55 apart, both from its more conventional sister and from other compact crossover coupes. Both the X4 and the GLC coupe have a little less cargo space and the QX55 has marginally more rear legroom.
December 02, 2020 16:30 UTC
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday announced shorter coronavirus-related quarantine periods ahead of anticipated holiday travel. The CDC announced two acceptable quarantine periods, though noted that the previously-established 14 days of quarantine is the best way to reduce risk of virus spread. LIVE UPDATES: Today's latest COVID-19 headlinesThe agency advised people should still watch for symptoms for COVID-19 14 days after exposure. "This should be done in combination with reducing non-essential activities for seven days after travel." If travelers do not get tested, the agency advises reducing non-essential activities for ten days.
December 02, 2020 16:28 UTC
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has launched investigations into several groups, including one founded by former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, for seeking to “aggressively” register “ineligible, out-of-state, or deceased voters” before the state’s Jan. 5 Senate runoff elections. Vote Forward, he said, "attempted to register a dead Alabama voter, a woman, to vote here in Georgia." Raffensperger's office on Wednesday detailed several instances in which the Abrams-Warnock associated group, The New Georgia Project, have allegedly solicited voters living out of state and people who have passed away. Another effort, according to Georgia election officials, Operation New Voter Registration GA, encouraged Emory students to register fraudulently to vote in the Jan. 5 runoffs. That means Democrats must win both of Georgia’s runoff elections to make it a 50-50 Senate.
December 02, 2020 16:26 UTC
Making a sequel to “Destiny” came at a “great cost” to Bungie, said Luke Smith, creative director of the series. “But ultimately we found that ‘Destiny’ players are largely ‘Destiny’ players. We had made a thing that didn’t appeal to them the same way because we were looking to new players. “Beyond Light” can be described as a course correction, given how many nods to the first “Destiny” it gives. And I think what the game needs right now as it enters this phase is to reach out to ‘Destiny 1’ players and say, ‘It’s time to come back.
December 02, 2020 16:25 UTC
"I had definitely heard a few things about it," crew member Matthew Butschek II, 26, told CNN. Courtesy DLNRBarely stretching six miles, Kure Atoll is at the edge of the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Each year, two crews are dispatched to Kure Atoll by the state on a rotating schedule to conduct research on the island's ecosystem. "It's like a speck in the middle of the ocean," Saunter told CNN. "It really felt so far away," Charlie Thomas, an 18-year-old crew member, told CNN.
December 02, 2020 16:07 UTC
Republican National Committee (RNC) chair Ronna McDaniel is announcing her reelection bid to keep steering the national party. Trump backed McDaniel, the niece of Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah, for RNC chair in 2017 after the then-Michigan GOP chair helped deliver the key battleground state for Trump in the 2016 election. As chair, McDaniel has been a top Trump ally during his administration, reelection campaign and current efforts to reverse the presidential election results. In her letter, McDaniel touted the party’s strong showing last month in the House and Senate elections, governorships and state legislative contests. The RNC’s 168 members are scheduled to hold the chair election Jan. 6-8, when they convene for their winter meeting.
December 02, 2020 16:01 UTC
ToplineAs he criticized President Trump for creating a threatening environment for election officials, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger said Wednesday authorities have found no evidence of fraud during the state’s second recount and indicated that President-elect Joe Biden’s victory will stand. ATLANTA, GA - NOVEMBER 06: Georgia Secretary of State Ben Raffensperger holds a press conference on ... [+] the status of ballot counting on November 6, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. County election officials have until noon on Friday to certify their election results, Raffensperger said. The Trump campaign has requested a second recount—which was a machine recount—after the first recount cut Biden’s lead by about 1,200 votes. Further ReadingBarr Defies Trump, Says No Evidence Of Voter Fraud That Could Change Election Result (Forbes)Georgia Election Official Demands Trump Accept Results, Warns ‘Someone’s Going To Get Killed’ If Not (Forbes)
December 02, 2020 15:49 UTC
Whether you’re a spiked apple cider fan or a straight up coffee drinker, keeping your winter bevies warm while you’re withstanding sub-zero temperatures can be a challenge — thankfully, this mug alleviates this concern so you can stay warm from the inside out. Soft and stretchy next to our skin, we wear it under winter tops and sweaters. The Heattech design retains heat and is anti-static as well as moisture wicking — the ultimate addition to our winter underwear drawer. ), this artisanal headband keeps our ears warm and our look styled, and with the addition of cosy wrist warmers we’re ready to run errands or enjoy a winter walk in soft comfort. This stunning oversize scarf feels super soft against our skin thanks to the ethically sourced Peruvian alpaca wool.
December 02, 2020 15:47 UTC
Pharrell launches an accelerator for Black and Latinx entrepreneurs. APProducer and rapper Pharrell Williams is coupling his entrepreneurial spirit and activism with the launch of Black Ambition, an incubator for Black and Latinx entrepreneurs launching startups in tech, design, healthcare and consumer products. As these communities and the entrepreneurs they create will garner more attention from investors, Black Ambition founders are also looking for companies that tap into consumer sensibilities. To bolster the mentorship opportunity, Black Ambition has brought on resources from more established accelerators and nonprofits like the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) and TechStars. All applicants who apply for Black Ambition will gain access to Betaworks studios, a startup and seed-stage company focused on early consumer-facing companies.
December 02, 2020 15:45 UTC
President Trump hinted that he may launch a 2024 campaign to return to the White House, as he continues to fight the 2020 election results and refuses to concede to President-elect Joe Biden. Otherwise, I'll see you in four years," the president told supporters on Tuesday night at a White House holiday party for members of the Republican National Committee. WOULD A TRUMP 2024 ANNOUNCEMENT FREEZE OUT GOP RIVALSUntil now, Trump has remained quiet about the possibility of running to reclaim the White House in 2024. "I don't want to talk to 2024 yet," the president told reporters on Thanksgiving. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPSuch an announcement, or even Trump’s flirtation with a third White House run, would definitely put a damper on what was thought to be a wide open battle for the GOP 2024 presidential nomination.
December 02, 2020 15:45 UTC
SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk poses next to Axel Springer CEO Mathias Doepfner Getty ImagesBillionaire Elon Musk has scooped up one of Europe’s most prestigious business awards previously won by some of the world’s best-known entrepreneurs including Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos. No one listened to me.”SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for the Axel Springer Award 2020 on ... [+] December 01, 2020 in Berlin, Germany. SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk Getty ImagesOn the subject of when humans might first reach the red planet, Musk stuck to the timeframe of “about six years from now,” pointing to the “Earth-Mars synchronization” (alignment) window that occurs every 26 months. However, Musk’s decision came as some relief to Germans who, according to Döpfner, had failed to take Musk and Tesla seriously. Elon Musk, head of Tesla, stands on the construction site of the Tesla Giga-Factory in Grünheide ... [+] near Berlin dpa/picture alliance via Getty Images“When we first unveiled the Roadster in 2007…they just said, ‘You’re basically a bunch of fools,” Musk reminisced.
December 02, 2020 15:38 UTC
The truth is that you don’t need to develop the next tech unicorn or be a celebrity to become a millionaire. Compound Returns Can Make You a MillionaireThe first step to becoming a millionaire is to understand the power of compound returns. How much we need to save each month to become a millionaire depends on how long we’ll save and invest. If we want to become a millionaire in 10 years, we would need to save about $6,000 per month. If they’re saving for retirement, they generally have at least a couple of decades to reach millionaire status.
December 02, 2020 15:33 UTC
California reached another troubling COVID-19 milestone Tuesday, averaging 14,120 cases per day with more than 8,200 hospitalized — both new records. Projections suggest L.A. County could reach 9,000 cases by next week. AdvertisementOfficials in L.A. County rolled out a “targeted safer-at-home order” that is in effect through Dec. 20. On Saturday, L.A. County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer held out hope these restrictions could be enough to slow the spread. In L.A. County, hospitalizations have more than tripled since Halloween, when there were about 800 people hospitalized, and surged past 2,400 on Monday.
Source:Los Angeles Times
December 02, 2020 15:33 UTC