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Elon Musk says Steve Jobs biographer is writing a book about him

Elon Musk says Steve Jobs biographer is writing a book about him

Elon Musk says he’s getting a new biography. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO tweeted Wednesday that the biographer Walter Isaacson will pen the book. He didn’t say when the book will be released. “If you’re curious about Tesla, SpaceX & my general goings on, @WalterIsaacson is writing a biography,” Musk said on Twitter. Isaacson, a…MORE

5 ways to support tweens’ and teens’ developing brains

5 ways to support tweens’ and teens’ developing brains

Do you feel frustrated by adolescent self-centeredness, boundary pushing and questionable decision-making that seem to come out of nowhere, a dramatic departure from the sweet elementary school years? These are common parent complaints, but ones with developmental explanations. Adolescent brains are changing quickly and are not yet fully developed. The good news is there are…MORE

How to practice mindfulness if you hate sitting still

How to practice mindfulness if you hate sitting still

“A wandering mind is an unhappy mind.” That’s what Harvard researchers Matthew A. Killingsworth and Daniel T. Gilbert of Harvard University wrote after their 2010 study found people spend nearly half of their waking hours thinking about something other than what is going on right in front of them. There is good news, however: We…MORE

Miami-Dade leaders announce a series of meetings for policy changes after the Surfside collapse

Miami-Dade leaders announce a series of meetings for policy changes after the Surfside collapse

Local and federal officials will convene a series of meetings, dubbed “Sunshine” meetings, to discuss possible changes following the Surfside condo building collapse, Miami-Dade officials announced Wednesday. Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Chairman Jose “Pepe” Diaz said a group of local, state, and federally elected leaders will pursue…MORE

As people of all ages flock to a Louisiana vaccination site, an official says he is optimistic outreach is working

As people of all ages flock to a Louisiana vaccination site, an official says he is optimistic outreach is working

As hospitals in Louisiana fill up with Covid-19 patients, vaccination sites in the state are also seeing increased traffic, leaving at least one hospital official optimistic that all the vaccination outreach is working. Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center Director of Operations Thomas Dunn said seeing people of all ages come in for…MORE

Delhi leaders order judicial inquiry into alleged rape and murder of 9-year-old girl

Delhi leaders order judicial inquiry into alleged rape and murder of 9-year-old girl

Delhi’s chief minister has ordered a judicial inquiry into the alleged rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl in the Indian capital, as protests continue for a fifth day. Since Sunday, crowds have taken to the streets to demand action taken against the alleged perpetrators — as well as broader change to address India’s high…MORE

Bill Gates says he regrets the time spent with Jeffrey Epstein: ‘It was a huge mistake’

Bill Gates says he regrets the time spent with Jeffrey Epstein: ‘It was a huge mistake’

Microsoft founder Bill Gates regrets his gatherings with Jeffrey Epstein, the wealthy financial manager who was accused of child sex trafficking, he told CNN Wednesday. “It was a huge mistake to spend time with him, to give him the credibility of being there,” Gates said. Speaking with CNN’s Anderson Cooper Wednesday, Gates said he only…MORE

If we do not all get vaccinated, the next Covid-19 variant is just around the corner, expert says

If we do not all get vaccinated, the next Covid-19 variant is just around the corner, expert says

Efforts to get more Americans vaccinated against Covid-19 are growing more urgent as an expert warns that if vaccination rates don’t increase, the dangerous Delta variant could continue to evolve. “The next variant is just around the corner, if we do not all get vaccinated,” Adm. Brett Giroir, the former coronavirus testing czar under Pres.…MORE

Republicans vying to replace Newsom in California recall attack his handling of Covid-19 in debate

Republicans vying to replace Newsom in California recall attack his handling of Covid-19 in debate

Four of the Republican candidates vying to replace California Gov. Gavin Newsom in the September 14 recall election met on the debate stage Wednesday night, railing against Covid-19 mask mandates and accusing the Democrat of failing the state’s business owners and school children by forcing closures during the worst of the pandemic. Businessman John Cox,…MORE

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