Day: July 12, 2020

What do dueling crises reveal about American exceptionalism?

What do dueling crises reveal about American exceptionalism?

What’s happening When President Ronald Reagan left office, he defined America as a “shining city on a hill,” a country that other nations would look to as a model of prosperity and freedom. Reagan, like many other presidents and politicians, lauded the country for its “American exceptionalism,” the set of beliefs that the country’s history, values and politics make it distinct and worthy of respec... »

Man arrested and charged over missing Amish teenage girl who vanished last month

Man arrested and charged over missing Amish teenage girl who vanished last month

A Pennsylvania man has been charged with the kidnapping of an Amish teenager who has been missing since last month and has yet to be found. East Lampeter Township Police in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, charged 34-year-old Justo Smoker on Friday with felony kidnapping and misdemeanor false imprisonment while investigators are still actively searching for the whereabouts of 18-year-old Linda Stol... »

Florida reports largest, single-day increase in COVID cases

Florida reports largest, single-day increase in COVID cases

Florida shattered the national record Sunday for the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any state since the beginning of the pandemic, adding more than 15,000 cases as its daily average death toll continued to also rise. According to the state Department of Health statistics, 15,299 people tested positive, for a total of 269,811 cases, and 45 deaths were recorded. Califor... »

Coronavirus: Three generations of Bollywood Bachchan family infected

Coronavirus: Three generations of Bollywood Bachchan family infected

Abhishek (L) said his wife and daughter would self-isolate at home Three generations of a high-profile Bollywood family have tested positive for Covid-19, officials in the Indian state of Maharashtra say. Results on Sunday showed the actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, a former Miss World, and her daughter Aaradhya, eight, were infected with coronavirus. Her husband Abhishek and father-in-law Amitabh,... »

poorest countries in Africa

poorest countries in Africa

poorest countries in Africa Zimbabwe In the past, Zimbabwe was known in Africa for its extensive wheat and cotton crops. However, since the early 2000s, Zimbabwe’s economy has shrunk considerably. Zimbabwe has a population of 14.86 million people, GDP of $22.3 billion, and GDP per capita of $1,423. Zimbabwe’s local currency, the Zimbabwean dollar, has reached a status of hyperinflation in the past... »

Virus spread, not politics should guide schools, doctors say

Virus spread, not politics should guide schools, doctors say

As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher. They’re urging a more cautious approach, which many local governments and school districts are already pursuing. But U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos doubled down on President Donald ... »

Tips to have a peaceful relationship

Tips to have a peaceful relationship

Tips to have a peaceful relationship   Every relationship is unique. Individuals go into relationships for various reasons, some for fun and others for marriage and mutual connection. Regardless of these reasons, individuals who get included, want a relationship where they are companions with their accomplices. Building a healthy relationship is like cooking. If you don’t include a traditiona... »

tips on how to study at night

tips on how to study at night

tips on how to study at night   Some students find it very difficult to study after school because of task they do face during the day time, am one of the victim of that, but in this post am going to show you the proving tips on how to study at night . This tips work for 98% of people that applied it including me, any time I came back from school I do go to shop to face my barbing work in oth... »

making a home made yogurt

making a home made yogurt

How To Make Yogurt at Home INGREDIENTS 8 cups milk (1/2 gallon) — whole or 2% are best, but skim can also be used 1/2 cup commercial yogurt containing active cultures EQUIPMENT 3 quart or larger Dutch oven or heavy saucepan with a lid Spatula   Instant-read or candy thermometer (one that can clip to the side of the pan) Small measuring cup or small bowl Whisk INSTRUCTIONS Heat the milk.Pour t... »

business you can start in Nigeria

business you can start in Nigeria

business you can start in Nigeria Catfish Farming Cat Fish farming is profitable if you apply good management skill. Catfish business is growing huge in Nigeria and tons of individuals are already making millions from it. This business is lucrative if you’ve got the experience and therefore the capital to start out it. Catfish farming takes just 4months to start out making money from it. Catfish f... »

As US grapples with virus, Florida hits record case increase

As US grapples with virus, Florida hits record case increase

With the United States grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world, Florida hit a grim milestone Sunday, shattering the national record for a state’s largest single-day increase in positive cases. Deaths from the virus have also been rising in the U.S., especially in the South and West, though still well below the heights hit in April, according to a recent Associated Press analysis... »

11 Foods to Keep Your Blood Sugar Levels Down

11 Foods to Keep Your Blood Sugar Levels Down

Everyone loves a good sugary or carb-loaded treat now and again, but if you suffer from diabetes or even prediabetes, it’s important to manage your diet so that you don’t push your blood sugar level to a dangerous place. If you have been diagnosed with prediabetes, the good news is that diet can help to significantly to reverse the condition. On the other hand, if you are diabetic, medication is m... »

Mueller castigates Trump’s decision to commute Roger Stone’s sentence – live | US news

Mueller castigates Trump’s decision to commute Roger Stone’s sentence – live | US news

Mueller castigates Trump’s decision to commute Roger Stone’s sentence – live | US news The row over Goya Meals is spreading to some unlikely locations. Final week, Goya Meals CEO Bob Unanue heaped praised on Donald Trump, saying: “We’re all actually blessed on the similar time to have a pacesetter like President Trump, who’s a builder”. There was backlash on account of the truth that the pinnacle ... »

Why You Should Eat More Boiled Groundnut.

Why You Should Eat More Boiled Groundnut.

Boiled groundnut or peanuts have all the health benefits of roasted peanuts, with more antioxidants. They also make you feel full, so they’re not only a healthy snack, but they’ll also combat your hunger pangs. In a recent study, groundnut or peanuts boiled in their shells had a significantly higher concentration of disease fighting phytochemicals — more than their raw, roasted o... »

24 Best Foods to Eat If You Start Feeling Sick.

24 Best Foods to Eat If You Start Feeling Sick.

1. Chicken Soup No sickness-fighting list would be complete without chicken soup. The amino acid cysteine present in chicken thins mucus in your lungs and warm broth helps with the critical tasks of keeping you hydrated and keeping your nasal passages moist. 2. Oysters Continuing on the seafood track, oysters may help cut down on the duration of a cold. This is due to their high zinc content – the... »

Everyday Food That Are Slowly Killing You

Everyday Food That Are Slowly Killing You

It’s probably no surprise that the packaged food industry takes some serious shortcuts when it comes to the ingredients in their food. Rather than deliver complex recipes with layers of flavor from delicious whole foods and herbs, they simply load the products with salt, sugar, and fat. Yes, it tastes good, and it sure boosts dopamine production in your brain, but these foods are slowly killing yo... »

Top 10 Places To Visit Before You Die

Top 10 Places To Visit Before You Die

  1.Manali (Himachal Pradesh, India) Starting the list off with a place thavt is really close to every Indian’s heart, not because of the scintillating beauty that this place offers but because it has something for everyone that makes this place less of a destination and more of a home. The Rohtang Pass, located on the Pir Pinjal Range of the Himalayas offers the most beautiful mountain views... »

Latest news in Nigeria this morning, 24 June, 2020

Latest news in Nigeria this morning, 24 June, 2020

  1. 452 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria, total confirmed cases now 21,371. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has reported 452 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of active infections to 21,371. 7,338 cases have been discharged and 533 deaths have been recorded in 35 states and the Federal Capital Territory. The 452 new cases are reported from 14 states... »

10 Jobs that pay you extremely well

10 Jobs that pay you extremely well

1. Pharmacy manager The average salary for a pharmacy manager is as high as $146,412. A pharmacy manager must have the qualification of PharmD (Doctor of Pharmacy), which requires you to carry out only 2 years of undergraduate studies (specialized), followed by 4 years of a professional program in pharmacy. It is mandatory for them to have work experience, too. A pharmacy manager can also be refer... »

10 Most Expensive Cars in The World

10 Most Expensive Cars in The World

  1. Bugatti Chiron Worth: $2.9 MILLION With a top speed of 268 mph, this 8.0 liter turbo-charged W-16, 1,500-horsepowered engine is the ideal replacement for the veyron model of the Bugatti super cars. Its new and gorgeous body makes the opinion of those who thought the veyron was the last of its kind, laughable. Though, the Chiron is still not the fastest car in the world, its top speed is ... »

Study suggests fetal coronavirus infection is possible

Study suggests fetal coronavirus infection is possible

A small study strengthens the evidence that a pregnant woman infected with the coronavirus might be able to spread it to her fetus. Researchers from Italy said Thursday that they studied 31 women with COVID-19 who delivered babies in March and April. They found signs of the virus in several samples of umbilical cord blood, the placenta, and, in one case, breast milk. Women shouldn’t panic. This do... »

13 confident ways to overcome shyness

13 confident ways to overcome shyness

13 Confident Ways to Overcome Your ShynessThose who have never suffered from shyness have no idea how debilitating it can be, especially for someone in a professional situation. If shyness is holding you back, learn how to get past it and become more confident. 13 Confident Ways to Overcome Your Shyness Shyness can truly hold people back–partly because those who are shy tend to avoid public ... »

Top 10 agricultural products

Top 10 agricultural products

Top 10 Agricultural Products Export from Nigeria according to NBS Nigeria’s Agricultural sector records highest growth in Q1 2019, Central Bank disbursed N299 billion The latest foreign trade data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) shows that the top ten agricultural products exported from Nigeria are estimated at N82.3 billion. There is a 9% decline in the revenue made from... »

Ways of journaling that will help your life

Ways of journaling that will help your life

18 Benefits of Journaling That Will Change Your Life Share Pin it Tweet Share Email The act of writing in a journal often seems daunting or unnecessary to many people. Even authors who work on novels might shun the idea of daily diaries. What purpose does jotting down words on a regular basis do if not contributing to the next novel, play or song? I know from experience many benefits of journaling... »

How to look attractive

How to look attractive

How to look handsome for men How to look handsome for men Are you a man hunting for tips and advice on how to look handsome? Is it high time to improve your personal appearance? Looking for a little help in the grooming department? If you answered yes, then dig in. Apply the tips and tricks in this article and watch as the world starts doing double takes in your direction. More and more, men of al... »

How to look beautiful naturally

How to look beautiful naturally

HOW TO BE BEAUTIFUL NATURALLY – 10 THINGS YOU MUST ABSOLUTELY DO How Can I Look Beautiful Naturally? Thinking of ways on how to be beautiful naturally? I get it, I am not so into a daily make up routine and this sometimes takes a lot of time. Make-up is a great way of expressing yourself and your personality as well as enhancing your features. But you don’t need to spend hours in front of the mirr... »

10 richest pastors in the world

10 richest pastors in the world

10 Richest Pastors in the World Right Now A pastor is an ordained Christian minister or priest having spiritual charge over a congregation or other group. A pastor also gives advice and counsel to people from the community or congregation. Three verses in the New Testament include the word “pastor” (in various forms): Ephesians 4:11, Acts 20:28, and 1 Peter 5:2, pastors are charged with the primar... »

The health benefits of olive oil

The health benefits of olive oil

The health benefits of olive oil By Nicola Shubrook Discover the nutritional benefits of olive oil, which vitamins it contains, and what makes extra virgin olive oil the healthiest type to buy. Olive oil in bottles What is olive oil and how is it produced? Olive oil is the liquid fat, or natural oil obtained from pressing whole olives. Different olives, from different countries, will each give the... »

Top 30 hottest and sexiest female celebrities

Top 30 hottest and sexiest female celebrities

Top 30 Hottest and Sexiest Female Celebrities! cute famous women, sexy actors woman, beautiful stars cinema Top 30 Hottest, Sexiest and Cutest Female Celebrities Actress! Over time, we’ve seen different beautiful faces in Hollywood. Some of them leave a captivating impression with the way they dress, the way they look, and the manner they speak. Here, we define sexy and hot as exquisitely classy a... »

Top 10 best midfielders

Top 10 best midfielders

10 best midfielders in world football currently A look at five of the best active midfielders in world football. The list features players who have won the UEFA Champions League and the FIFA World Cup among major trophies. Midfielders are pivotal to winning football games. They operate in and around the centre of the pitch, creating opportunities for the forwards while protecting the backline. Mid... »

The richest politicians

The richest politicians

Ever wondered who has more money and luxurious vehicles between Jagaban of Lagos and Dino Melaye? Here’s your one chance to find out! Check out the top 10 richest politicians in Nigeria and their cars​​​​​​! It is commonplace to know that Nigeria has arguably the wealthiest set of politicians globally – they’re the highest-paid public officers so this title isn’t very shocking. Everyon... »

Honey vs sugar

Honey vs sugar

Every carb counts when you have diabetes, so does it matter whether you choose honey or sugar? Are sweeteners okay at all with diabetes? Honey and sugar are both sweet carbohydrates, but they do have some differences that can help guide decisions. Lark for Diabetes can offer more help with healthy eating and other smart choices for lowering blood sugar. What is the Difference With Honey and Sugar?... »

Health benefits of scent leaf

Health benefits of scent leaf

19 Health Benefits of Scent Leaf (No.9 For Smoke Man) Scent leaves has a distinctive smell and taste, sometimes unpleasant, fragrant or sweet, depending on the way of cultivation. Some of them even can make people who smell it become drunk. From the test results of pharmacological found that Scent has antibacterial activity against Saphylococcus aureus, Salmonella enteritidis, Escherichia coli. It... »

Health benefits of salt

Health benefits of salt

5 Reasons Why Salt is Good for You According to Medicine Salt has been linked to many conditions including high blood pressure. Is a low-salt diet really the way to go? The idea of certain aspects of our diet being healthy or not, often come with a lot of confusion. Salt fits safely in the category that bewilders most people! I remember the first time I wondered about salt in my dental practice. S... »

Health benefits of garden egg

Health benefits of garden egg

Health Benefits and Nutrition Facts of Tropical Garden Egg (eggplants) Garden Egg is a good source of dietary fiber, as well as other minerals and vitamins such as vitamin B1, potassium, folate, manganese, magnesium, copper, Vitamin B6, niacin and other various secrete nutrients that you can read below. Garden Egg is a good source of dietaryfiber, as well as other minerals and vitamins such as vit... »

11 Warning Signs To Know You Are Eating Too Much Sugar

11 Warning Signs To Know You Are Eating Too Much Sugar

In our daily diets, we tend to consume more sugar than anything else. Sugar is sweet, no doubt, but added sugar constitutes additional calories to our diets, this has no essential nutrients to help our body function well. You may be thinking what I meant by “added sugar”. There are two types of sugars: 1) Natural Sugars = These are sugars that come with the natural food we eat, like th... »

Lagos’ accredited COVID-19 testing lab difficult to locate

Lagos’ accredited COVID-19 testing lab difficult to locate

  Over a week after the Lagos Government had accredited privately-owned laboratories to carry out COVID-19 tests in the state, some of the facilities do not have immediately traceable addresses that clients can locate without much stress.   The accredited laboratories are: Total Medical Services, Synlab, 54gene, Medbury Medical Services, Biologix Medical Services, O2 Medical Services, an... »

COVID-19 patient used over 60 cylinders of oxygen —LUTH

COVID-19 patient used over 60 cylinders of oxygen —LUTH

  Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, says oxygen is critical in the management and survival of patients with severe cases of COVID-19.   Prof. Adeyemo said the Federal Government-owned tertiary hospital recently managed a COVID-19 patient with severe case of infection who consumed over 60 big cylinders of oxygen... »

More males died in Lagos between Jan and June –NPC

More males died in Lagos between Jan and June –NPC

  The National Population Commission data reporting deaths in the 20 local government areas of Lagos State shows that more deaths were recorded among males, compared to females, between January and June this year.   According to the data, Surulere Local Government Area of Lagos State recorded 480 deaths in the first six months of the year, being the highest figure among the 20 LGs.  ... »

Lagos’ laboratories accredited for COVID-19 testing charge extra fees ranging from N10,000 to N50,000

Lagos’ laboratories accredited for COVID-19 testing charge extra fees ranging from N10,000 to N50,000

  On June 29, the Lagos Government inaugurated a private lab consortium to expand the testing capacity for COVID-19 in the state. Findings, however, revealed that despite the already high cost of testing at nearly double the monthly minimum wage in the accredited laboratories, some of them levy extra charges they refer to as ‘logistics or mobilisation fee.’ LARA ADEJORO leads our series of re... »

I lost sense of smell after COVID-19 infection —Delta commissioner

I lost sense of smell after COVID-19 infection —Delta commissioner

  Delta Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, who recently recovered and was discharged from COVID-19 isolation, has recounted his experience while the infection lasted.   Speaking with newsmen on Saturday in Asaba, Aniagwu thanked Deltans and other Nigerians who prayed for his recovery.   The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Aniagwu and the Secretary to the State Go... »

How to Treat a Bee Sting Safely

How to Treat a Bee Sting Safely

Bee stings are always at least painful and they can be deadly if the patient is allergic to bee venom. If a bee sting patient has had any allergic reactions to bee stings in the past, they have a higher chance of showing signs of possible anaphylaxis, a life-threatening allergic reaction.​ How to Treat a Bee Sting Verywell / JR Bee 1 Take Out the Stinger When it comes to being stung by a bee, you ... »

How to Treat a Scorpion Sting

How to Treat a Scorpion Sting

The only dangerous scorpion in North America—probably the most venomous of all North American bugs—is the bark scorpion (Centruroides exilicauda). Bark scorpions are found in all of Arizona, extending west across the Colorado River into California and east into New Mexico.1 These critters are ugly (of course they’re ugly; they’re scorpions) about 3 inches long and have very skinny tai... »

How to Recognize and Treat Chigger Bites

How to Recognize and Treat Chigger Bites

Chiggers are the larvae (babies) of harvest mites or Trombiculidae. Closely related to ticks, these mites are arachnids, part of the same family that includes spiders and scorpions. Chiggers1 don’t bite like ticks, but they have similar ​mouthparts. Their smaller mouths cannot hold on very tight, which means they usually go for thinner skin. They don’t prefer humans because we’r... »

Signs and Symptoms of Bedbug Bites

Signs and Symptoms of Bedbug Bites

A bedbug bite is similar to bites from other species of bugs. There is little that differentiates the actual bite mark. Because of this, bedbug bites are often misdiagnosed as either coming from other species or as being skin rashes unrelated to bug bites at all.1 bedbug bites symptoms © Verywell, 2018 Common Symptoms Itching Bedbugs have needle-like mouthparts that pierce the skin and allow the ... »

This is  How Bedbugs Are Diagnosed

This is How Bedbugs Are Diagnosed

Bedbugs are diagnosed in two ways. The first is the appearance of bites on your body. However, these are very similar to other insect bites and can appear days after being bitten. Finding the signs of bedbugs in your sleeping environment is more conclusive evidence that there is an infestation. You will usually do your own self-diagnosis, but you might see a doctor due to unexplained bite marks or... »