Did you hear that Hawaii Will Reopen To Visitors On October 15 (With Testing)? One Mile At A Time reported yesterday that Hawaii will finally reopen on October 15. Hawaii Governor David Ige has just announced that Hawaii will launch its pre-travel testing program as of October 15, 2020. Check out the six bullet points you need to know prior to booking your trip.
2. MASKING RED TAPE
From CNBC: The head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Robert Redfield told lawmakers Wednesday “A potential coronavirus vaccine will likely be available in limited quantities by the end of this year, but it may only be about 70% effective.” He went on to say “Face coverings are the most powerful public health tool the nation has against the coronavirus and might even provide better protection against it than a vaccine.” So it looks like we’ll be wearing masks for a bit longer…
3. CONNECTING THE DOTS
“Jeff Bezos looks for the ability to change your mind frequently. Elon Musk is all about examining skills over credentials. Steve Jobs, however, took another approach.” Check out this Inc article, All Highly Intelligent People Share This Trait, According to Steve Jobs where he offers surprising advice to those looking to maximize their intellectual potential. If you get caught up in the minutiae of the day, this article may help you put things in a different perspective.
4. I SEE A SPIKE
Redfin reports Home Prices Rose 11% in August—Biggest Gain in Over 6 Years. “The housing market in August resembled a game of musical chairs, as high home prices and low mortgage rates began to draw more sellers to the market: New listings climbed 5%, fueling a 30% increase in pending sales.” Typically this time of year, don’t homes spend more time on the market? “Tacoma, WA was the fastest market, with half of all homes pending sale in just 6 days, down from 13 days a year earlier.”
5. SHORT TERM FIX
“This week’s $1.5 billion bipartisan stimulus proposal from the bipartisan House Problem Solvers Caucus offers another round of $1,200 stimulus checks and other cash assistance for those in need as the Covid-19 recession wears on. But it’s unlikely the proposal would stop a potential wave of evictions and foreclosures next year if the economy doesn’t rapidly improve.” Forbes writes, Will The Latest Stimulus Proposal Stop A Potential Housing Crisis In 2021?
BONUS: You know, there’s an app for that?
“Feel young for your age? Think you have the mind of a 25-year-old, even though you’re pushing 45? Are you in better shape now than when you were in grad school? A new app promises to use cutting-edge science and technology to tell you if you’re right. From Fortune: What’s your biological age? A new app promises to reveal it—and help you slow the aging process.