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Pandemic

How to Help Small Businesses Survive the Pandemic

As states across the country begin reopening amid another surge of coronavirus cases, small business owners find themselves at a crossroads. In the video above, we speak with a number of independent business owners to find out how their customers and communities can help them survive this pandemic.Countless small business…
bubmag
July 1, 2020
Pandemic

Support Black-Owned Brands at This Online Juneteenth Market

Photo: ShutterstockSmall businesses have been hit especially hard during the COVID-19 pandemic, including the one Cynthia Daniels runs. As an event planner in Memphis, Daniels’ work quickly dried up. Then in May, when she wasn’t able to visit her mother in Atlanta, she decided to send a package full of…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
Pandemic

10 Podcasts to Listen to If You Need to Laugh (to Keep From Crying)

Women laughing alone with iPhones.Photo: ShutterstockI don’t need to tell you how dark the state of the world is lately—I’m confident you know. What you might not know, however, is that podcast listenership has been down since the pandemic shuttered our workplaces and canceled our commutes, which is unfortunate, given…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
Pandemic

How to Drink on Domestic Flights During the Pandemic

Photo: ShutterstockEven as we adjust to the new normal of travel in the midst of a global pandemic, airlines are changing their policies to make it easier for crews to physically distance from passengers. One of the ways they are doing so is by limiting in-flight snack and beverage services.…
bubmag
June 17, 2020
Pandemic

What You Need to Know About Plane Operations Post-Pandemic

Photo: ShutterstockYou might’ve been a nervous flyer pre-pandemic, but there’s no question that getting on an airplane will be far more trepidatious for everyone as air travel slowly becomes a thing people do again. Owing to the health crisis of the past several months, planes around the world have been…
bubmag
June 15, 2020
Pandemic

You Can Still Use a Personal Trainer During the Pandemic

Photo: ShutterstockGiven the need for physical distancing, it’ll be a while before many of us feel comfortable with an in-person personal training session. But given that pandemic life is leaving many of us all a little more sedentary than normal, establishing a fitness routine is even more important—and online personal…
bubmag
June 15, 2020
Pandemic

Put a Bulletin Board Under a Puzzle to Make it Easier to Move

Photo: Elizabeh Yuko’s Very Smart FriendAlong with the companies that make hand sanitizer and toilet paper, puzzle manufacturers and sellers have been doing a brisk business lately. With everyone confined to their homes for the past few months, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had more time for slower-paced activities.…
bubmag
June 14, 2020
Pandemic

Don’t Flush Disposable Masks Down the Toilet

Image: ShutterstockDisposable face masks are an efficient way of protecting yourself and others during the coronavirus pandemic—as long as you dispose of them correctly. Don’t toss a used mask into the road or onto the sidewalk. (I don’t know about you, but I’ve seen a lot of little blue masks…
bubmag
June 10, 2020