Day: September 21, 2020

Websites and Apps That Help You Make Money

If you’re looking for extra income or another way to make money, there are numerous websites and apps that can help you do that.

Here are 21 ideas that can help you make some extra cash.

[See: 35 Ways to Save Money.]

Use Your Car to Make Money

Something to consider before you try this route.

There are definitely some shortcomings to doing this. You’re going to spend money on gas, your insurance may go up and there will be wear and tear on your car. But if this is something you’re considering, you may want to try looking at the following websites and apps:

— Uber.

Your car can’t be 15 years old or older, and it has to have at least four doors. You need to have at least one year’s driving experience (three years if you’re under 23). As for how much money you can make,

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Surrogate Cares for Baby Months After Giving Birth as COVID-19 Keeps Parents in China

Breana Thomas Photography/Courtesy of Chrislip family Emily Chrislip with her husband Brandon and their son

An Idaho woman agreed to serve as a surrogate for a couple, but the coronavirus pandemic has left her caring for the baby for close to half a year.

Two months before Emily Chrislip was scheduled to give birth, COVID-19 turned into a global pandemic, putting a halt to almost all travel and causing strict restrictions to curb the spread.

But while those travel restrictions were meant to keep people safe, they’ve also become the very thing that has prevented Emily and her husband Brandon Chrislip from handing off the baby girl to her new parents, who currently live in China.

“At first, we thought it would be a max four weeks, and then it kept getting longer and longer,” Emily, 25, tells PEOPLE. “At this point, we’ve just accepted that we don’t know… but

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Ex-BuzzFeed star Kelsey Darragh shared her mental health journey online. Now, she wants to be a resource.

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Kelsey Darragh
  • Kelsey Darragh is a former video producer and development partner at BuzzFeed. She currently is a cast member on the E! show “Dating: No Filter.”

  • Her videos for BuzzFeed have received over 160 million views, averaging over 14 million views per video.

  • Darragh has dealt with mental illness and panic attacks for much of her life, leading her to write an upcoming book, “Don’t F*cking Panic: The Sh*t They Don’t Tell You in Therapy About Anxiety Disorders, Panic Attacks & Depression.”

  • Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Kelsey Darragh is a comedian, video producer, podcaster, and now: author. She is best known for her numerous videos at BuzzFeed where she rose to the role of development partner. 

While she built up a following and fanbase for her playfulness and on-camera exuberance, Darragh was quietly dealing with major depressive disorder, panic attacks, and chronic pain. After opening

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DC Coronavirus Health Emergency To Be Extended To End Of Year

WASHINGTON, DC — At its Tuesday legislative meeting, the D.C. City Council will be extending Mayor Muriel Bowser’s heath emergency order until the end of the year. Council Chair Phil Mendelson made the announcement during a Monday morning press briefing.

Bowser originally declared the emergency on March 11, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

D.C. Department of Health updated its online coronavirus metrics dashboard Monday to help residents keep track of the District government’s response to the disease.

The new graphic employs a color grid to make it easier for people to understand where the District is in its progress toward a full reopening. D.C. is currently in Phase 2 of its phased reopening, which is represented by the color yellow. The color red shows that a particular metric has not been reached.

Dr. LaQuandra Nesbitt, director of D.C. Health, confirmed during the press briefing that all boxes in this

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Colleges Are Already Moving to Cancel Spring Break to ‘Mitigate the Possible Risks’ During Pandemic

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Several colleges and universities across the country are removing spring break from their academic calendars amid concerns that it would cause a spike in coronavirus cases.

On Thursday, the University of Michigan became the latest school to cancel the annual vacation period, historically marked with travel and partying among college students.

According to a letter penned by University of Michigan Dearborn Chancellor Domenico Grasso to request the change, the move would “mitigate the possible risks associated with campus community members who may have traveled during the middle of the semester,” ABC News reported.

The institution joined a handful of other Big Ten universities who have already scrapped the spring vacation, including University of Wisconsin-Madison, Purdue University, Ohio State University and the University of Iowa.

RELATED: Spring Breakers Pack Some Florida Beaches, Ignoring Social Distancing Warning Amid Coronavirus

Other universities also taking the

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Make-up company WULT apologises after naming blush after Anne Frank

 (Woke Up Like This)
(Woke Up Like This)

A make-up company has issued an apology after being criticised for selling a product named after Anne Frank.

Woke Up Like This (WULT), a beauty brand based in Hong Kong, recently released a range of liquid blushes called the “Face Dab” collection.

According to an article published in Time Out Hong Kong – which has since been taken down – the aim of the collection was to “promote Sexual Health Awareness Month by naming the products after inspiring, famous women in hopes to inspire WULT customers to live their dreams and break through gender barriers”, Jewish newspaper The Algemeiner reported.

The range features blushes named after well-known female figures, with the “Viva La Frida” blush being named after artist Frida Kahlo, “In Woolf’s Words” being named after writer Virginia Woolf, “Lift Like Melinda” being named after philanthropist Melinda Gates, and “The Ray of Rosalind” taking its

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How to reduce remote learning burnout in kids

How to reduce remote learning burnout in kids
How to reduce remote learning burnout in kids

Remote learning has children tethered to their screens. And while necessary to stop the spread of coronavirus, all this screen time can cause an unfortunate side effect in kids: remote learning burnout. 

Nancy (whose last name was withheld to protect her privacy) knows this phenomenon well. Last spring, when her daughter’s school went remote, her and her husband thought their daughter had adjusted well. During the school days, she would shut her door and not allow her parents in. They respected their elementary-school-aged daughter’s independence, assuming she was attending classes and getting her work done.

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In early June, though, she bounded down the stairs with a pair of scissors and her computer cord. She had cut the cord because she didn’t want to learn remotely anymore. Since then, she’s refused to be online except to play video games or watch

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CDC Just Warned of Going Into These Spaces

The CDC changed its guidance on its website yesterday, alerting Americans that COVID-19 can be spread by aerosols that hang in the air. “There is growing evidence that droplets and airborne particles can remain suspended in the air and be breathed in by others, and travel distances beyond 6 feet (for example, during choir practice, in restaurants, or in fitness classes),” the agency stated. Read on to see where they warned you don’t go, and to protect your health, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’ve Already Had Coronavirus.

How COVID-19 Most Commonly Spreads

The news comes at a time when the CDC updated its page about transmission, saying “COVID-19 most commonly spreads

  • Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet).

  • Through respiratory droplets or small particles, such as those in aerosols, produced when an infected person coughs, sneezes, sings, talks, or breaths.

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3 families chose between online and in-person school. Now they’re questioning their decisions.

DETROIT — A few days before the start of the eighth grade, Jonah Beasley considered the risks he’d face when he walked back into the classroom and summed them up in stark terms.

He could get Covid-19 from a classmate or a teacher, he said, and “if I get it, I’ll probably die.”

A veteran of two heart transplants, Jonah, a soft-spoken teen who loves football and basketball, takes medicine that suppresses his immune system. He has a long list of health issues that his parents initially thought would force them to choose virtual instruction this year.

But Jonah’s lengthy hospital stays have already put him behind his peers academically and socially, said his mother, Peggy Carr-McMichael. He’s 15, two years older than most of his classmates. And Carr-McMichael saw how difficult it was for him to focus on his schoolwork and speak up during video classes last spring after

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They Work Full Time. They Attend School. They’re Only Teenagers.

Daniela, 18, is a California high school senior and also works at a restaurant to provide for her family during the coronavirus pandemic. "I want to study forensic pathology at San Jose State," Daniela said. "Applications are due in November." (Photo: Sarahbeth Maney for HuffPost)
Daniela, 18, is a California high school senior and also works at a restaurant to provide for her family during the coronavirus pandemic. “I want to study forensic pathology at San Jose State,” Daniela said. “Applications are due in November.” (Photo: Sarahbeth Maney for HuffPost)

The beginning of the pandemic hit Daniela, a junior in high school, with overwhelming force.

At the same time her high school shut down, her mom, who was six months pregnant, lost her job, and as a person who entered the country without documentation, she was excluded from federal assistance. Her stepdad, a construction worker, had his hours sharply reduced. Daniela would hear her mom crying about not having enough money and reluctantly asking friends for loans.

Daniela needed to help. 

The teen previously spent her weekends working at a Mexican restaurant, using the extra cash to pitch in here and there. By the

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