Author: Hugh Campbell

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ESPN and USA Today are both reporting that MLB officials are growing more optimistic about the chances of playing this summer. Several league sources say MLB is preparing for a 100-game season starting in late June or early July. In this scenario, teams would play without fans in attendance, which would allow players to avoid quarantine […]

Belgium has been under a state of lockdown since March 18th, and with restaurants closed, a massive amount of potatoes are going bad. More than 750,000 tons of potatoes are at risk of being thrown away, and officials are urging the public to eat more french fries to ease the waste. Romain Cools, secretary general […]

Most of America’s golf courses are closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped some “guerrilla golfers” from sneaking in illicit rounds. The New York Times reports that, in New York City, police have escorted more than 300 golfers off public courses, while officers have also been dispatched to fairways in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts […]

Saturday afternoon, the provincial government has announced there is one new case of COVID-19 in Newfoundland and Labrador. The total number of cases now stands at 257, with 46 active cases. The new case is located in the Eastern Health region. 5 people are currently in hospital with the virus, and two of those are […]

In an age where almost everything is different, language keeps growing. Some linguists are keeping track of new words and phrases inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of them: Armchair virologist – Someone who doesn’t know anything, but is posing as an expert. Coronacation – Cessation of study or work due to the pandemic, viewed […]

The movie and TV studio A24 announced a new coronavirus relief effort Wednesday, in which they will auction off props, costume and set pieces from some of their recent productions. Items up for bid will include Zendays’s hoodie from the HBO series Euphoria, Florence Pugh’s May Queen dress from Midsommar or one of the skateboards from […]

Lionsgate announced Tuesday that it will adapt author Suzanne Collins’ highly anticipated prequel to her Hunger Games series into a new movie, the Los Angeles Times reports, even though the novel The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, won’t be released until May 19. The studio said they are getting the team responsible for the earlier movies back together again, including director […]

Gimadia Scrogum is a Missouri man who became infamous after stealing his boss’ truck, getting pulled over for speeding and mysteriously disappearing. But he’s also the #3 seed in the Crotchtangle Regional in The Unnamed Temporary Sports Blog’s 2020 Name of the Year tournament. Below are several of the more amusing contenders in the 64-name […]

In a time where everything seems different, some people are saying their dreams seem more vivid during this pandemic. A psychotherapist in Toronto says she’s been betting a large influx of people reporting that they have been abruptly more aware of their dreams since the outbreak began. She says it makes sense, since in times […]

On Tuesday, Maryland’s Taneytown Police Department directed a Facebook post at an unnamed neighborhood nudist, writing, “Please remember to put pants on before leaving the house to check your mailbox. You know who you are. This is your final warning.” As UPI notes, “The post serves as a reminder that despite the COVID-19 pandemic, some […]



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