See How This Fashion Blogger Transformed a Florida Beach Home With Her Signature Style

While kitschy palm tree prints and seashell motifs are de rigueur in the Sunshine State, fashion blogger and designer Blair Eadie preferred a style that leaned more Palm Springs than Palm Beach for her 1920s Sarasota, Florida getaway. She and her husband Andrew snagged the cottage-style vacation home three years ago, and have since completely transformed its interiors.

Think graphic black and white patterns, pops of bold, saturated color, and midcentury moments mixed with contemporary elements, all layered atop what the couple calls “good bones, a linear layout, and no shortage of character.” And by character they mean the result of a series of previous renovations that left them with ceilings so low in parts of the home that six-foot-four Andrew could not even stand up. It had dangerous wiring within the walls, three different roofs layered on top of each other, plus a master bedroom with a

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Public Health Officials Contradict Nursing Home Director’s Claims

EVANSTON, IL — The director of the nursing home that has accounted for more than half of COVID-19 deaths in Evanston claimed he had been forbidden from comprehensive testing for the new coronavirus. But according to state public health officials, there was never any such ban on testing.

Phil Hemmer, executive director of Three Crowns Park, has said facility administrators had urged public health officials to website design jacksonville FL authorize testing of asymptomatic people since mid-March.

“The trigger for this terrible disease is its ability to spread unknowingly by infected individuals who show no symptoms,” he told residents Monday. “Unfortunately, until recently testing had been limited to those with symptoms, allowing many infected individuals without symptoms to infect others.”

Last month, Hemmer said Three Crowns Park had hired a private lab to test all independent living residents, and on April 24 he announced that the facility planned to start

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How do salmon always find their way home? Study reveals a remarkable GPS embedded in their skin

When it’s time to spawn, salmon have an uncanny ability to swim from the middle of the Pacific Ocean in almost a straight line directly back to the mouth of the river where they were spawned and make their way upstream.

The mystery of this unflappable internal GPS system has fascinated ichthyologists for centuries.

But now there may be an answer: The fish have tiny magnets in their flesh that allow them to use the Earth’s magnetic field as both a map and a compass, according to new research unveiled last month.

For California, the findings could have positive ramifications for the state’s struggling commercial and recreational salmon fishing industry. In recent years, state and federal officials have relied more and more on fish raised in hatcheries that are hauled downriver via boat or in a truck. The hauling somehow throws salmon GPS systems out of whack.

Researchers have

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A ‘shocking’ two-thirds of patients recently hospitalized in NY had been staying home

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that a survey showed that a “shocking” two-thirds of patients recently hospitalized for coronavirus became infected despite largely staying at home.

Hospitals were asked to document where their most recent COVID-19 patients had been staying before admission, Cuomo said, and 66 percent came from their own homes.

About 18 percent came from nursing homes, 4 percent from assisted-living facilities, 2 percent were homeless, 2 percent had been at other “congregate” settings, fewer than 1 percent were prison or jail inmates, and 8 percent were classified as “other.”

“This is a surprise,” the governor told reporters at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research in Manhasset, New York. “Sixty-six percent of the people were at home, which is shocking to us.”

The data came from 113 hospitals reporting information on patients being treated over three recent days, according to state health officials.

“They’re not

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Movie theaters are still closed, but you can watch these new flicks at home

Movie theaters are still mostly shuttered. A handful of cinemas in places like Texas and Georgia are trying out socially-distanced moviegoing as states reopen. But it’s hard to imagine people flocking to spend a couple hours in a confined space shared with strangers anytime soon.

Plus, it’s not like theaters have any new movies to screen. When the coronavirus pandemic swept the globe, studios postponed their major releases or otherwise pushed movies that’d normally be in theaters right now straight to premium video-on-demand.

Universal Pictures led the charge in mid-March, making new releases like The Invisible Man available as at-home rentals for $20 a pop. This proved to be a pretty fruitful quarantine business strategy; Universal’s Trolls World Tour, which bypassed theaters altogether and went straight to PVOD in early April, raked in an estimated $100 million in its first three weeks.

Now, AMC Theaters

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