Two congresswomen created social media buzz when they played 'Among Us' on Twitch
In one of the more fascinating moments in gaming, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., were trying to find murderous imposters on a spaceship. They weren’t alone. The two congresswomen were joined by popular streamers such as Imane “Pokimane” Anys, Ben “DrLupo” Lupo and Hasan “Hasanabi” Piker as they all played hit social deduction game “Among Us” on Twitch. For the uninitiated, think of it as a murder-mystery dinner party played on computers and without four-course meal.The experience was surreal to say the least as the lawmakers took to Twitch in order to encourag...
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How does an avid explorer weather a pandemic?
ORLANDO, Fla. — It’s not a great time to be a passionate traveler, explorer or adventurer.For those of us who love to get out and see the world, our wings have been seriously clipped during the COVID-19 pandemic. Flying doesn’t yet feel safe, cruises are called off and travel restrictions are still hampering plans to move about the country and world.That begs the question — what do people who experience frequent wanderlust do when it’s safer and smarter to remain close to home?Some of my fellow explorers have canceled dream trips due to the pandemic — from Banff to Yellowstone to Greece to Par...