Opinion The Atlantic Daily: 6 Suggestions for Another Weekend at Home

03:50  05 december  2020
03:50  05 december  2020 Source:   theatlantic.com

Charli D'Amelio is accused of BUYING TikTok followers

  Charli D'Amelio is accused of BUYING TikTok followers Charli, who is originally from Connecticut, made history as the first TikTok user to hit 100 million followers over the weekend, but some fans are suspicious of the achievement.TikTok's most popular star Charli D'Amelio has been accused of buying followers on the app in order to reach 100 million fans, just days after she became the first user to achieve the impressive milestone.

Revisit poems from yesteryear, read a short story, tour America from your couch, and more.

After more than six months at sea, a 67-year-old Polish adventurer paddled his kayak into New Smyrna Beach on Saturday to mark the end of a 6 ,000-mile trans- Atlantic journey, looking like a castaway. Aleksander 'Olek' Doba kissed the ground after he landed.

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U.S. hospitals are past their breaking point. It’s time to go home and lock yourself down, if you can. Below, we’ve compiled six suggestions for a weekend spent in isolation.


A staff writer on our Culture team, Megan Garber, found uncanny similarities between the title characters of two new television shows: Emily in Paris and Ted Lasso. Both projects, she writes, grapple “with cultural exchange during a time when American exceptionalism, always a myth, looks ever more like a lie.” Her essay is worth reading in full.

Calais Campbell shares Ravens' concerns about COVID-19

  Calais Campbell shares Ravens' concerns about COVID-19 A report on Thursday claimed some within the Baltimore Ravens organization are “rattled” by the team’s COVID-19 outbreak, and veteran defensive lineman Calais Campbell has seemingly confirmed that. © Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Campbell is among the players who have been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list by the Ravens this week. While placement on that list does not necessarily mean a player has contracted the coronavirus, Campbell implied in a tweet on Friday that he has. He responded to some reports about Baltimore’s COVID-19 situation and said players “just want to contain this outbreak.

It suggests that hands-free sets may be effective in avoiding all the dangers of mobile phones. But another study described an increase in radiation Being responsible for another living being can help you be more responsible in the rest of your life too. This is especially true for kids who are learning the

Do you say AT the weekend or ON the weekend ? We explain the difference and which preposition to use. • Saturday + Sunday = the weekend . Weekend is written as ONE word. You do NOT write it as two words ( week end – incorrect) or with a dash/hyphen ( week - end – incorrect).

Here are three other recent releases, as contemplated by our Culture team:

  • The horror movie The Nest is one of the best films of the year, David Sims argues.

  • Netflix’s adaptation of the book Hillbilly Elegy is a miss, David warns. Another writer, Cassie Chambers Armstrong, argues that it doesn’t show the positive side of Appalachia.

  • HBO’s The Undoing has a dangerous blind spot, Eve Gerber argues.

This holiday season, consider streaming one of these 20 great films about families and connection. But do not subject your child to Rudolph, Caitlin Flanagan argues: The world is bleak enough as it is.


This week, BTS achieved the unthinkable: The South Korean pop septet’s latest single, “Life Goes On,” topped the Billboard Hot 100 despite almost no radio play.

Turkey's new virus figures confirm experts' worst fears

  Turkey's new virus figures confirm experts' worst fears ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — When Turkey changed the way it reports daily COVID-19 infections, it confirmed what medical groups and opposition parties have long suspected — that the country is faced with an alarming surge of cases that is fast exhausting the Turkish health system. In an about-face, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government this week resumed reporting all positive coronavirus tests — not just the number of patients being treated for symptoms — pushing the number of daily cases to above 30,000. With the new data, the country jumped from being one of the least-affected countries in Europe to one of the worst-hit.

2 People on diets often begin to feel depressed after two weeks because they are eating fewer carbohydrates, and carbohydrates make us feel happy. Page 6 Exercise 5c 1 snails and prawns with garlic: they were his favourite food when he was six or seven – quite unusual things for a British child

As the US grapples with the rapid spread of the novel coronavirus that has the health care system at a tipping point, a growing number of states are ordering their residents to stay at home .

Over the holiday, a new Miley Cyrus album arrived: Plastic Hearts is the singer’s “most full-throated, nostalgia-soaked, capital-R Rock statement yet,” our critic Spencer Kornhaber argues.

Meanwhile, Elvis Costello’s 1979 album, Armed Forces, got a reissue. The work feels more relevant than ever, David A. Graham argues.

If podcasts are more your speed, revisit our list of nine great episodes to start now.


It’s not too late to start a quarantine reading project. Pick a book that can help you find focus. Or one from a writer who reimagined womanhood. Subscribe to our Books Briefing newsletter for a roundup of what our writers are thinking about.

As the year comes to a close, we’re curious: What was the best book you read? Tell us.

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Go to space.

A thought experiment, courtesy of our space reporter, Marina Koren: “Imagine yourself at a scenic vista somewhere on Earth. … As your brain processes the view and its sheer vastness, feelings of awe kick in.”

Ravens WR Willie Snead tests positive for COVID-19 Sunday

  Ravens WR Willie Snead tests positive for COVID-19 Sunday Watch some quick efficient passing by Louisville. As soon as David Johnson catches the ball he tosses it up to the hoop for Jae'Lyn Withers to throw it down for the ACC Must See Moment.

'Please stay at home ': NHS staff join frontline medics around the world in plea for public to 'be After the daily death rate doubled to 33 yesterday, residents in the capital are set for tighter restrictions on Meanwhile another team of doctors held their hands in a triangle shape - while one person held up

-How did the interview go? -Fine, I was able to answer all the questions. Would you mind _ at weekend ? (working, contact, let, moving, send, sharing, start). We must have the delivery by the end of next month. We should leave that for another meeting. (Rewrite with the same meaning: We'd b )

Looking at a photo of the cosmos may trigger a similar effect, she reports. In short, galaxy brain is real.

For more awe-inspiring stories, explore Marina’s reporting on a moon’s mysterious glow, the rogue planets that wander the galaxy, and the asteroids that could help decipher our entire existence.

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Arthur C. Brooks, a Harvard professor and our happiness columnist, argues that measuring your own happiness can help improve it.

Tour America from your couch.

Our “Fifty” project, from photo editor Alan Taylor, highlights extraordinary photography of each U.S. state. This week’s selection, pictured above, is known as the Keystone State. Can you guess which state that is?

See Duchess Kate's Fabulous Winter Style During the U.K. Train Tour .
Winter wardrobe #goals! Kate Middleton dazzled throughout her three-day tour of the United Kingdom in an array of stylish coats and holiday hues. Check Out Duchess Kate’s Best Coats and Jackets Over the Years for Some Seasonal Inspo Read article From Sunday, December 6, to Tuesday, December 8, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge traveled around the U.K. to thank the COVID-19 pandemic essential workers. A press release from Kensington Palace noted that the two were set to “travel 1,250 miles and undertake working visits, meeting frontline workers, volunteers, care home staff, teachers, schoolchildren and young people to hear about their experiences, sacrifices and the inspiring work they have done throughout this challenging year.” Kate Middleton’s a Proud Outfit Repeater, Just Like Us! See Her Best Recycled Looks From Over the Years Read article During these official outings, the duchess, 38, opted for flawlessly tailored coats in green, red and blue hues. And many of these she’s even been spotted in before! After all, sustainable fashion is the only way forward. Our favorite number was probably the red Alexander McQueen coat that she wore while Cardiff Castle in Wales on Tuesday, December 8. She wore the slick piece over a black turtleneck, a tartan Emilia Wickstead midiskirt that matched her plaid scarf, Ralph Lauren boots and Grace Han top-handle bag. Honestly, the bright and cheerful look was arguably one of the royal’s most perfectly coordinated looks of all time.

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