Wildlife Reclaims Yosemite National Park in the Absence of Tourists

Yosemite National Park is typically a hubbub of tourist activity, and quiet is rare. But the park seems to have become the natural haven it was supposed to be. These days, Great Black Bears strutting proudly past administered buildings are not uncommon.. And if fortune smiles. Upon you, you may even come across the nearly extinct Bighorn atop the mountains. Well, we can't…

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Maps of COVID-19 Affected Areas Show a Drastic Drop in Air Pollution

There might be something good coming out of this pandemic after all. Life Advancer has previously reported some of the environmental effects of the coronavirus lockdown, including amazingly clear waters in Venice canals. But the impact is much huger than that. Satellite images provided by the European Space Agency demonstrate a drastic drop in air pollution over Italy and China. Levels of nitrogen…

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Elderly Couple Dies of COVID-19 on the Same Day After 73 Years of Marriage

In essence, we all die alone, but we don’t have to suffer alone. When we hear about how an elderly couple dies of COVID-19 on the same day, we rethink just how alone we are. When COVID-19 started to swell out of control, many disturbing words rang true, including statements that suffering patients had to die alone. That was truly devastating news that…

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10 Signs of Mom Burnout and How to Cope with It in Quarantine

With COVID-19 leading to prolonged school closure in many countries, many hassled moms are wondering how to keep their little ones occupied. The stress is heavy; mom burnout happens even when everyone's hale and hearty. So, how is an overwrought mom, flooded by the responsibilities of caregiving, supposed to cope?  The situation's worse if you've received a Stay At Home order. We have…

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3D Model Shows How the Coronavirus Spreads in the Air

With the Coronavirus pandemic having confined us to our homes, most of us are yearning for some social contact. Hermits, humans are not. But stay at home we must, only for now. Why? The 3D Model of a Person Coughing Particles and droplets that transmit the dreaded COVID-19 virus stay in the air for an extended amount of time, as researchers have found.…

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Study Shows How Long Coronavirus Lives on Surfaces

Everyone is seeking asylum from COVID-19. All of us are staying at home as far as possible. It's not difficult to appreciate the sentiment, and here's why. How does COVID-19 spread? This insidious bug, which has caused over 70,500 deaths worldwide, is a respiratory infection that spreads through water droplets when an infected person sneezes. Of course, these droplets can land on the…

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Waters in Venice Canals Turn Crystal Clear Because of Coronavirus Lockdown

As I read about the clear waters in Venice canals and the plethora of wildlife in the city, I visualize someone pushing the reset button on the world. In the Veneto region of Italy, the waters in Venice canals are unusually clear. Wildlife is bustling around waterways, as ducks build nests. Even a wild boar running through the streets caught the attention of…

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101-Year-Old Spanish Flu Survivor in Italy Recovers from COVID-19

Despite the media stating that the elderly are the most vulnerable to COVID-19, it seems that one older survivor recovered from COVID-19. There have been a few cases of individuals above the century mark defeating the COVID-19 virus. Despite what society claims, these resilient people are beating the odds. One such case involves a man born during the Spanish flu crisis. Surprising survival…

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You’ve Been Washing Your Hands All Wrong – How to Do It Right

Some of you are at a loss about why washing your hands is so important, and this is one reason for the spread of past germs and viruses. Now that Covid-19 is rapidly spreading across the globe, we have to learn the proper hygienic measures. This, among other steps, means learning how to wash your hands. What exactly are we removing? When we…

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