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COVID-19 effecting Air Quality in two ways!

A recent satellite analysis suggests that the COVID-19 lockdown is reducing two pollutants but increasing another. With so many people working from home or sheltering in place, a reduction in automobile emissions is one potentially positive outcome of the pandemic, even if it is temporary. The American Geophysical Union’s journal Geophysical Research Letters recently published […]

Talking to Dead: How 1918 Pandemic Spanish Flue spurred Spiritualism Craze

When the influenza pandemic hit the U.S. between 1918 and 1920, Americans wanted answers. Their questions weren’t limited to what caused the pandemic or might prevent the next one. They struggled with more eternal concerns, such as what happens to us after we die and whether it’s possible to communicate with dead loved ones. The flu […]