The 10 most haunted hotels in the US

 Summary List Placement Across the US, some of the country’s oldest hotels are more than ready to inspire their guests with a little spooky superstition. From passed-along tales of ghost sightings to unexplained noises, many historic hotels take a lot of pride in their paranormal pasts. With Halloween approaching, we selected the most haunted hotels in the US with incredible stories to tell, which range between $105 and $298 per night to start. And while creaky floorboards and ghostly characters are spooky scary, the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic is scary scary. As such, we included each hotel’s protocol for keeping guests safe. Read more: 7 of the most haunted places… Read More

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The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from ‘The Devil All the Time’ to ‘Cuties’

Summary List Placement Netflix’s “Cuties” is one of the streamer’s most popular movies this week, despite calls to boycott Netflix related to the film.  Data provided to Business Insider from the analytics firm SimilarWeb showed a 187% spike in traffic to Netflix’s US cancellation page on September 10, the day after the movie debuted. Some, including the conservative Parents Television Council, argued that the movie, about a French-Senegalese girl who joins a dance troupe, sexualized young girls. Netflix said in a statement that it’s a “social commentary against the sexualization of young children.” “It’s an award-winning film and a powerful story about the pressure young girls face on social media and… Read More

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How to delete photos from your iCloud account in 2 ways to free up storage space

Summary List Placement iCloud might not be a feature you think about very often, but its automatic backups of your most important data makes it an incredibly powerful tool.  If enabled, every photo and video you take on your iPhone or iPad is automatically copied to iCloud. Consequently, you might sometimes need to delete some of those images.  There are two ways to delete photos from your iCloud storage. How to delete photos from iCloud using your iPhone or iPad If you want to delete a single photo or a small selection of photos that are synced to iCloud from your device, you can do that easily using the Photos… Read More

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Ignoring your homeowners insurance policy could cost you a fortune, says a financial planner

Summary List Placement Ever wonder what would happen if your house burned down and it was a total loss? Would the insurance company simply cut you a check for the insured amount on your homeowners policy? Do you even know what that amount is?  I would say most of us could only answer one of those questions for sure, and that is a major problem in our financial plans.  Do you have enough coverage? In an ideal world, we should insure our homes based on 100% of the replacement cost of the home. Replacement cost means how much it would cost to build the exact house before our loss occurred.… Read More

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High-speed railways, water recycling programs, and partnerships with tech companies: How America can innovate to make its infrastructure more competitive, sustainable, and last through the 21st century

Summary List Placement Infrastructure conversations often center on the funding needed to maintain decades-old roadways, highways, utilities, and other systems. But according to government leaders on a recent panel, “Infrastructure and Innovation,” cities should be thinking more about innovation and making infrastructure decisions that are relevant for the 21st century.  The session, held on September 17 and hosted by Washington Post Live and Siemens USA, was part of United for Infrastructure 2020, a week-long virtual event bringing together stakeholders across different sectors to discuss the value of infrastructure to the economy and citizens. “We talk a lot about the need to simply invest more money in infrastructure, and of course… Read More

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