Category Archives: Morning Show

“Astonished” scientists use nanotech to trick COVID-19 with “dummy” cells

Scientists at Boston University have made a breakthrough using nanotechnology that could not only fight SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, but virtually any virus. According to a study published in the journal Nano Letters, the researchers used “nanosponges” — biofriendly plastics wrapped in a cell membrane — to imitate actual cells. Their theory is if they introduced dangerous…read more »

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Pointer Sisters member Bonnie Pointer dead at 69

Patricia “Bonnie” Pointer of the Grammy-winning family act The Pointer Sisters has died. She was 69. In a statement, her sister Anita Pointer announced, “It is with great sadness that I have to announce to the fans of The Pointer Sisters that my sister Bonnie died this morning Our family is devastated, on behalf of…read more »

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American Idol winner Just Sam didn’t expect to win; wants to spread “love and joy and unity” through her music

Former New York City subway singer Just Sam, born Samantha Diaz, has been crowned the winner of American Idol 2020.  Because she’s been living alone in L.A., she got the news while standing in an empty apartment, but she’s since been inundated with well-wishes. “It’s been super-great. I am so grateful for the support and the love,” she tells ABC…read more »

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Who says social distancing can’t be fun?

A popular waterfront restaurant in Maryland has come up with a fun way to make sure its patrons keep a safe distance apart. Maryland radio station WTOP reports the Fish Tales Bar & Grill in Ocean City has bought new “bumper tables,” surrounded by large inner tubes, to keep diners at a socially safe distance. The custom-built tables…read more »

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Life during lockdown: days of sweats and snacks, all blurring together

Having trouble telling whether it’s Tuesday or Wednesday as you work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic?  Wearing the same set of sweats for the third day in a row?  You’re not alone. A new survey of 2,000 adults by OnePoll, commissioned by RXBAR, finds the average person confuses what day of the week it is at…read more »

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