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Omicron confirmed in man who attended NYC anime convention

Omicron confirmed in man who attended NYC anime convention

NATIONAL & WORLD NEWS Troy Warren for CNT #COVID-19   Health officials say the omicron variant of the coronavirus has been found in a Minnesota man who attended an anime convention in New York City in November NEW YORK (AP) — Just a day after the U.S. announced its first case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus had been detected in California, health officials announced Thursday it was found in a man who attended an anime convention in New York City in late November. The man tested positive after returning home to Minnesota, health officials in that state said. Officials in…
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Do You Talk To Yourself?

Do You Talk To Yourself?

Harvey Mackay, Founder Harvey Mackay Academy Troy Warren for CNT #Health In the classic golf comedy movie “Caddyshack,” Bill Murray plays Carl Spackler, the greenskeeper for the Bushwood Country Club.  Carl talks to himself a lot as he tries to rid the club of an elusive gopher who is tearing up the greens.    But the best example of Carl talking to himself is when he's pretending to tee off in a golf match at the famous Master’s Tournament.  He announces to himself in his “Cinderella story” that this “unknown comes out of the pack to lead on the final…
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Seattle signs claim the internet is ending Thursday, so get ready

Seattle signs claim the internet is ending Thursday, so get ready

Gael Fashingbauer Cooper | CNET.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Technology It's probably just some publicity stunt, but a weird one for sure. Imagine a world with no internet. Sure, we'd miss the online shopping, the work-at-home ease, the Squid Game binge. But isn't it also kind of calming to imagine a world where we don't know how many friends are convinced Olive Garden will give them free food simply for linking to a Facebook post? Or which cousins believe the coronavirus vaccine is embedding Bill Gates into our brains? In my city, Seattle, random signs around town claim that Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021,…
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Baldwin to ABC about shooting: ‘I didn’t pull the trigger’

Baldwin to ABC about shooting: ‘I didn’t pull the trigger’

NATIONAL & WORLD NEWS Troy Warren for CNT #EditorsPicks  #Lifestyle ABC News has released a clip in which Alec Baldwin tells George Stephanopoulos that he did not pull the trigger on a gun that went off on a New Mexico film set, killing a cinematographer NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin told ABC's George Stephanopoulos in an interview airing Thursday that he did not pull the trigger on a prop gun he was holding on a New Mexico film set when it went off, killing a cinematographer. “I didn't pull the trigger,” Baldwin said. “I would never point a gun…
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This New Kit Makes Creating a Vertical Container Garden Easier Than Ever

This New Kit Makes Creating a Vertical Container Garden Easier Than Ever

By Andrea Beck | BHG.Com Troy Warren for CNT #HomeGarden Maximize your gardening footprint with SkyPots, a new kit designed by a Better Homes & Gardens Stylemaker that makes it easy to create a floor-to-ceiling plant wall. If you wish you had a bit more space for displaying your plant babies (and who doesn't?), you'll want to scoop up a new product called SkyPots that makes it easy to create a stylish vertical garden. It's the brainchild of Ryan Benoit, one of the co-founders of the popular garden blog, The Horticult. He also happens to be a BH&G Stylemaker. He originally came up with the idea as…
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Carlos Santana Has Heart Procedure, Cancels December Shows

Carlos Santana Has Heart Procedure, Cancels December Shows

BY ASSOCIATED PRESS, THR STAFF | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Entertainment In a video message released Wednesday, Santana said he asked his wife to take him to the hospital on Saturday because of an issue with his chest. Carlos Santana has successfully undergone a heart procedure and is canceling several Las Vegas shows planned for December. In a video message released Wednesday, Santana said he asked his wife to take him to the hospital on Saturday because of an issue with his chest. “I’m going to be taking time off for a little bit to make sure that I replenish and…
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Streaming Services to See 150M Cancellations Next Year as Churn Heats Up, Deloitte Predicts

Streaming Services to See 150M Cancellations Next Year as Churn Heats Up, Deloitte Predicts

BY ALEX WEPRIN | HollywoodReporter.Com Troy Warren for CNT #Business  #Digital The tech giants will need to balance subscriber acquisition with retaining existing customers to avoid losing subs. While most streaming services are still trying to scale up, a fresh challenge is emerging for companies hoping to be viable players in the market: large-scale churn. The global consulting firm Deloitte released its 2022 technology, media and telecom predictions Wednesday, and one of them is sure to be of interest to companies that are leaders in the streaming business, or hoping to become major players. Specifically, Deloitte predicts that more than 150 million people…
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Hollywood’s Sobering New Reality of Fentanyl Lacing: “Don’t Gamble If You Don’t Have a Stash From Pre-2020”

Hollywood’s Sobering New Reality of Fentanyl Lacing: “Don’t Gamble If You Don’t Have a Stash From Pre-2020”

BY GARY BAUM, EVAN NICOLE BROWN Troy Warren for CNT #Entertainment  #Lifestyle The ultra-powerful synthetic painkiller is increasingly mixed with other drugs, from cocaine to Xanax and Adderall, leading to a spate of high-profile overdoses and deaths across the entertainment community: "People often don’t know that they’re taking it." On Saturday night, Sept. 25, the LAPD dispatched officers to the $16 million Brentwood home of Richard Lovett, a parent and the president of CAA, to respond to a large party of high schoolers from the city’s private school scene. The police didn’t only disperse the gathering at the house — which is…
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Latest COVID variant raises urgency for young children to be vaccinated

Latest COVID variant raises urgency for young children to be vaccinated

By Helena Oliviero - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution John Perry - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Troy Warren for CNT #COVID-19  #Health Even before the omicron variant was detected, Georgia parents were taking their time seeking the shots for children As a new and fast-spreading variant sparks global concern, public health officials are renewing calls for adults — and children — to get vaccinated.   But the pace of vaccinating children in Georgia, especially younger children, lags behind the national average. National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins said this week the new omicron variant makes getting children and teens vaccinated more urgent. Noting vaccines for…
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