Essentially Invisible: Black Labor After the Siege on Capitol Hill

Not long after an insurrectionist mob of Trump supporters wreaked havoc in the United States Capitol Building, a group of curators and conservators was dispatched to survey the damage done to the cultural patrimony on display there. But before they could take stock of the situation—mere moments after the violent, largely mask-free rioters ended their siege—cleaners and maintenance workers retained […]

30 of the best MLK Day sales and deals to shop this weekend

Reviewed Staff  |  Reviewed.com — Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission.Martin Luther King Day—which falls on Monday, January 18—is a time to honor the work of minister and civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. There are many meaningful ways to commemorate this event, from reading the late leader’s autobiography […]

Smithson Speaks

“There’s this kind of trying to make things out of senseless situations.” Isn’t that what we’re all trying to do right now, to grasp our bewildering political/social/public health circumstances, and then maybe make things—art, texts, snapshots, journal jottings—that capture our moment? Robert Smithson’s statement leaps the decades to speak to our own era about the function of art and its […]

COVID-19 exposure on flights is more common than you think. The US doesn’t share details, but Canada does

Dawn Gilbertson   | USA TODAY Contactless travel: How the pandemic has changed travelAirports and airlines are taking contactless traveling to a new level with touchless parking and check-in services.Staff Video, USA TODAYOn the day after Christmas, passengers on a United Airlines flight from Denver to Calgary, Alberta, were potentially exposed to COVID-19.So were travelers on a Delta Air Lines flight from […]

Screens in cars are getting even bigger? Is it safe?

Nathan Bomey   | USA TODAY Check out the Mercedes-Benz GLA 250 4MATICThe Mercedes-Benz GLA is the eighth model to join the line-up into the brand’s family of SUV models.Automoto TV, Automoto TVScreens in vehicles are getting bigger and bigger.But is that better?German automaker Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz revealed a new 56-inch screen nearly spanning the width of an entire car earlier this month, becoming the […]

Coronavirus vaccine incentive: Instacart and Dollar General to pay workers to get vaccinated

Mike Snider   | USA TODAY COVID vaccine: Can you still be contagious?Vaccinologist Dr. Greg Poland discusses what it’s like after your first dosage of COVID-19 vaccine.Staff Video, USA TODAYOnline grocery delivery company Instacart will begin paying its workers $25 to offset them taking time to get the COVID-19 vaccine.The company, which has about 500,000 workers that shop to fill and […]