The year 2020 brought with it a global pandemic, a wave of unprecedented riots and protests across the county, lingering questions over the funding of police departments, and an unsettling sense of the unknown — prompting a massive hike in gun sales in every U.S. state. Yet the buying spree wasn’t only ignited […]

Role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons, or D&D, has had a renaissance during the pandemic, with new fans flocking to the old-school game in record numbers; online resource D&D Beyond told Bustle in July that it had seen a 50% increase in new registrations every month. If you want to see […]

The coronavirus pandemic has consumed much of 2020 — COVID-19 infected tens of millions around the world and led to widespread illness, deaths and lockdowns. It also made things like masking and social distancing part of our everyday lives. In the fall, the news took a positive turn as multiple […]

RICHMOND, CA – OCTOBER 15: Yaqueline Martinez prepares meals in the kitchen area of the CoBiz shared work space facility on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Richmond, Calif. Martinez is the owner of the catering business Yaqueline y Su Sabor Cubano. (Aric Crabb/Bay Area News Group) RICHMOND, CA – OCTOBER […]

In the past, when a potential investor was ready to jump into the market, it typically meant sitting down and talking to an investment advisor—a human one—about their financial situation and goals. That’s still an option today, but investors now have another option to consider—and that’s a robo advisor, also […]

You might be caught in the holiday slump–what’s usually the merriest time of year looks and feels a lot different this time around. After the year you’ve been through, you deserve a moment to treat yourself. One of the best investments you can make is in yourself and your personal […]

Photo credit: Hearst Owned From Harper’s BAZAAR When Sports Business Journal announced its Year-End Awards this month, the WNBA’s iconic orange hoodie was among the winners. Deemed the Best Fashion Statement of 2020, the garment was the most popular item at official online retailers and the bestselling item in WNBA […]

the 50-acre Sycamore Creek Farm owned by Tony and Patti Cifelli in Hopewell has been designated for permanent preservation, the D&R Greenway Land Trust has announced. Tony and Patti Cifelli raised their two children on the land. With the couple’s recent move to North Carolina, son Pete purchased the farm […]

Ed Stafford’s new TV show sees him escape from the wilderness – Discovery+ How does a survival expert survive a global pandemic? Adventurer Ed Stafford was certainly accustomed to solitude and anxiety long before Covid-19 sent the world into lockdown. The ex-soldier endured extreme isolation on his record-breaking 860-day trek […]

By Sally French When Gianna De Salvo took her 4-year-old daughter Arabella to see Santa Claus this year, it was far from the merry experience she anticipated. “She took one look at him and froze,” De Salvo says. Santa was wearing a mask. That’s not what Arabella was expecting, and […]

Hilaria and Alec Baldwin had readings in Spanish at their wedding in 2012 Hilaria Baldwin has said critics who have accused her of faking her Spanish roots have been “misrepresenting me”. The podcaster, yoga instructor and influencer, who is married to actor Alec Baldwin, has been at the centre of […]

Meg Whitman at CES 2020 (Photo by ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images) For many of us, 2020 was a year of loss. Some of that loss was small in scope: daily routines interrupted; vacations cancelled; in-person gatherings reduced to squares on a screen. Others faced the loss of friends and […]