Huard: What the Seahawks must do to win the NFC West

The Seahawks are coming off their biggest win of the season, a 28-21 victory against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 11, and now Seattle is 7-3 with just six games remaining in the 2020 season. LB K.J. Wright says Seahawks found a clear turning point on defense Unfortunately for Seattle, the Los Angeles Rams are also 7-3 and currently sit atop the NFC West thanks to a Week 10 win over the Seahawks. The Seahawks will have another crack at the Rams in Week 16 and they are also about to enter far and away their easiest stretch of the 2020 season, and former NFL quarterback Brock Huard told 710… Read More

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These Black-Owned Etsy Shops Have Exactly What You’re Looking For In A Gift

Supporting xNStudio Bogolan Bauhaus Twist Plant Pots, $, available at EtsyHair Tea Strengthening RinseA tea-infused rinse that strengthens and nourishes the hair — what more could you ask for? The ingredients range from moringa to chamomile tea; all great for hair growth. Shop The Fro Experts TheFroExperts Hair Tea Strengthening Rinse, $, available at EtsyHandmade Vegan Bath Salts We’re all looking for a little peace and a lot of comforts, and that’s where this black-owned brand comes in. Indulge in a steaming hot bath brimming with relaxation scents with these luxe bath salts. Shop Charmed Bath Body CharmedBathBody Handmade Vegan Bath Salts, $, available at EtsyGold-Plated Birthstone RingAdd an accent… Read More

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Amazon partners with the US government to stop the sale of counterfeit goods

Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Amazon announced a joint operation with the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) on Tuesday, focused on stopping counterfeit goods from entering the US. The partnership will rely on intelligence gathered from Amazon’s Counterfeit Crimes Unit, logistics company DHL, and US Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) to proactively stop the sale of counterfeit products. “Operation Fulfilled Action” relies on Amazon’s dominant positioning as both a distributor and marketplace for products. Because of the amount sold on Amazon’s various storefronts, IPR Center and Amazon have shared information previously, even collaborating on a crackdown on fraud related to COVID-19. This new operation marks… Read More

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Ninja’s newest gamer hoodie features a ‘patent-pending’ headphone-compatible hood

Popular streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has announced his next piece of branded gear — a custom $60 hoodie with a “patent-pending” system that’s designed to let customers wear a headset over the hood while still enjoying their music or games uninterrupted. The hoodie works by featuring a “polymesh” ear hole on each side of the hood, allowing for sound from the headset to pass through instead of getting muffled by the (usually) thick material of a sweatshirt hood. I’ve always loved wearing my hood up with my headphones whether I’m traveling & listening to music or gaming. So excited to be releasing my patent pending hoodie that allows you to… Read More

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3 things self-made millionaires never do with their money

Summary List Placement Almost 80% of the millionaires that author Thomas J. Stanley interviewed for “The Millionaire Next Door” are first-generation affluent, or self-made millionaires who didn’t inherit wealth. He found that these millionaires tended not to carry exclusive and expensive credit cards, instead opting for more basic cards with lower fees. Many self-made millionaires also shied away from assisting their adult children financially, as it can hurt both the parents and the children. And most practice buy-and-hold investing, holding onto investments for years before selling. Check out Vanguard Personal Advisor Services® to get the investment advice you need to help build the life you want » While interviewing over… Read More

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YouTube just suspended OANN after it said the conservative media outlet promoted a fake cure for COVID-19 (GOOGL)

Summary List Placement YouTube is temporarily suspending One America News Network (OANN) from the platform after the conservative media outlet uploaded a video promoting a fake COVID-19 cure. OANN is temporarily prohibited from both posting new videos and being able to make money off of existing videos for a week. It will have to reapply for YouTube’s monetization feature, according to Axios, which first reported the news. In a statement to Business Insider, YouTube spokesperson Ivy Choi said: “After careful review, we removed a video from OANN and issued a strike on the channel for violating our COVID-19 misinformation policy, which prohibits content claiming there’s a guaranteed cure. Additionally, due… Read More

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A Therapist’s Guide To Surviving Thanksgiving Family Drama

Ah, Thanksgiving. For many, the day is a time for joy, merriment, and amazing food — but for others, it’s a source of stress and anxiety, thanks to family drama around the dinner table. Maybe you have a strained relationship with a family member, or maybe the election is making things feel especially toxic this year in particular. Either way, the last thing you want is for a relaxing day off work to turn into an incredibly stressful situation you have to manage — even if it’s over a Covid-safe Zoom call. You can’t control other people’s actions, but there are some things you can do to protect your own… Read More

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The best Black Friday deals on Microsoft products

Get the Surface Laptop Go at an early Black Friday discount. | Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Black Friday week has arrived, and that means you can pick up some Microsoft products at their lowest prices of the year. Whether you’re looking for Surface Pro tablets, Xbox accessories, Windows laptops, or PC games, you’ll find discounts left and right at the Microsoft Store and other retailers such as Best Buy. We’ve collected the best deals you can find on Microsoft products, and they’re all significantly lower-than-usual prices. We’ve also included some deals on Windows computers that are available for a good price. As more deals appear as the… Read More

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Biden’s rumored choice for secretary of defense may make history, but she won’t do Biden any favors

Summary List Placement According to numerous media reports, President-elect Joe Biden is giving serious consideration to selecting Michèle Flournoy, a former Obama administration official, as Secretary of Defense. Based on her track record, Flournoy would neither serve Biden nor the country well. Regardless of who Biden eventually selects, his next Pentagon chief should be someone who recognizes the world we live in today is different than the one we inherited after the Cold War. Flournoy may look impressive on paper. She was the third highest ranking official in the Department of Defense during President Barack Obama’s first term, serving as under secretary of defense for policy and formerly the chief… Read More

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