Soul Review Roundup — Here’s What Critics Think Of The New Pixar Movie

Like all film studios, Pixar is not having the year it expected. The company had two big movies scheduled for 2020–Onward, which was set for a March release, and Soul, which would follow in June. But Onward had barely hit theaters before it was pulled from release and rushed onto digital platforms, and by early April it was already available on Disney+.

As for Soul, the release was initially pushed

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I just braved 3 packed pandemic flights. Here’s everything you need to know.

The things you do for love.

Earlier this week, I braved the skies mid-pandemic — three packed airplanes, two different airlines and a one-hour layover in Orlando — to visit my far-flung girlfriend, who is finishing her degree in Louisiana (long distance ain’t easy, folks!).

While well aware of what the CDC says about crowded flights and subsequent COVID-19 risks, I also knew I was one of far fewer travelers

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Bored of Your Home Office? Here’s a Growing List of Hotels You Can Work From for a Day Rate

Hilton is the latest hotel brand to offer up its guest rooms to workers looking for a change of scenery.



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Amenities include in-room cocktail delivery, stability balls, air purifiers, and more.

Through its new WorkSpaces program, Hilton is offering private rooms at the Conrad New York Downtown with breakfast, lunch, and happy hour cocktail delivery for $300. Meanwhile, at the Hilton Boston Back Bay, a $99 work-from-hotel day

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Here’s how Singapore plans to resume international travel safely

  • For a small country with no domestic air travel market, Singapore “can’t wait around for a vaccine” to revive the crucial aviation industry, said Ong Ye Kung, the country’s transport minister.
  • The tiny Southeast Asian nation is working to establish travel bubbles with countries that have kept the coronavirus outbreak under control, said Ong.

Singapore ‘can’t wait around for a vaccine’ to revive aviation sector, says transport minister

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Yes, You Can Safely Travel To A Mexican Resort Now. Here’s How.

While road trips were certainly the most talked about vacations of summer and are expected to continue their resurgence through fall as the Covid-19 pandemic appears far from over, it’s still possible to fly away to a tropical resort. If you adhere to the increased safety measures and pandemic protocols guiding

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Renting an RV during a pandemic showed me how road trips are different right now. Here’s what to expect before you go.



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The pandemic has complicated the once-simple road trip. Sophie-Claire Hoeller/Insider

  • Pre-pandemic, road trips were as simple as making a great playlist, hopping in the car, and seeing where the wind takes you.
  • But, as I found on a recent road trip in an RV, the coronavirus has complicated things.
  • Public restrooms are few and far between, getting gas and eating out can be a risk, and planning
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Here’s all you need to know



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Amazon stops development of big-budget video game Crucible: Here’s all you need to know

Amazon has ended development of its first original big-budget game, an ambitious science-fiction shooter called Crucible. The company said evaluation of user feedback led it to a difficult decision of discontinuing development on Crucible.

“We very much appreciate the way that our fans have rallied around our efforts, and we’ve loved seeing your

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Their Travel Dreams Upended, Retirees Adjust to the Pandemic. Here’s How Some Are Coping.


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Bob Pringle, a retired technology entrepreneur from West Chester, Pa., had grand plans for this summer before the pandemic hit—a northern European cruise starting in Copenhagen, a ring, and a proposal.

Instead of a European proposal to remember, the 59-year-old Pringle created a proposal fit for a pandemic. He tucked the ring at the bottom of a gift bag that had Covid-19 survival supplies: sanitizing wipes, paper

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Delhi restaurants, hotels to operate 24 hours? Here’s what the govt has decided



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The move, the statement added, would help the hotel industry generate more employment.

In a major push to the hotel and restaurant industries, the Delhi govt on Wednesday allowed all restaurants in the national capital to operate 24 hours of the day, the Indian Express reported. Before this decision comes into force, the restaurants and hotels are allowed to operate between 7 AM in

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Here’s how COVID-19 has impacted Portland International Airport

Passenger traffic at Oregon’s major airport was down a whopping 62% in August year-to-date.

PORTLAND, Ore. — It’s been a devastating year for travel around the globe due to the unprecedented precautions needed to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.

But it’s been an even harder year for Portland’s international reputation as a travel destination due to its notoriety as a focal point for unrest during the ongoing national

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Here’s What Australia’s Budget Means for Stocks

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Pedestrians are reflected in a window as they walk past an electronic stock board at the ASX Ltd. exchange centre in Sydney, Australia.

Australia’s decision to support a swath of industries to help stimulate an economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic means there will be few “losers” in the stock market, according to analysts.

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Treasurer Josh Frydenberg unveiled a

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Mexico is open to Americans. Here’s what to know before booking a trip.

Americans willing to travel abroad have limited options. Their passport, which once unlocked access to most of the world, is now hindering them from moving freely as countries watch coronavirus cases rise in the United States.

But one of America’s most popular travel destinations remains open and available: Mexico.

While the State Department recommends people “reconsider” travel to Mexico because of the coronavirus, and nonessential travel across land borders is

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Here’s Why Investors Should Avoid American Airlines Stock

Shares of American Airlines AAL have had a disappointing run on the bourse since the beginning of March, shedding 34.2% of value, wider than the  industry’s depreciation of 24.1%.

Why the Dismal Price Performance?

Coronavirus-induced travel-demand woes have been the biggest bane for the American Airlines stock. The sharp drop in air-travel demand is hurting passenger revenues, which comprise majority of its top line. The carrier incurred a loss in

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Here’s how airport parking has changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic | Travel Troubleshooter

When Madelyn Cox parked at an off-airport parking lot near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport for a recent trip, she noticed a big change. Finding a choice parking spot near the shuttle stop was almost too easy.

“The lot was only one-quarter full,” she says.

Cox, a retired teacher from Spring Branch, Texas, says other than that, and some seats on the shuttle blocked off for social distancing, the airport parking in

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Will Canada extend remote work past the pandemic? Here’s what the workforce expects.

Several months into the pandemic, some of the Canadian workforce’s concerns around remote work – as well as being in the physical workplace – appear to be dissipating. 

LinkedIn’s latest Workforce Confidence Index report, which is based on a survey of over 900 members from September 7 to 20, reveals how the worries of those who are working remotely or operating in physical workspaces have evolved since the pandemic began

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You’re Working From Home Wrong. Here’s How to Fix It.

This story was produced in partnership with Hyatt.



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COVID-19 kicked us all out of our office spaces and millions of people started working from home. The novelty wore off months ago, but workplaces remain closed across the nation while the frustrations of working from home continue to mount, particularly for parents juggling work and childcare. Interrupted video chats are no longer cute. Missed naps are

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You could win a free vacation getaway from Vrbo: here’s how

Dig out those old vacation photos.

Vrbo – an online vacation rental service – is celebrating its 25th anniversary by giving away 25 getaways at “25 of its most iconic, highest-rated vacation homes, cabins, condos (and castles).”

To enter, all you have to do is share a family vacation on Instagram or Facebook using #VrboTurns25.

“We wanted to recognize and show gratitude to our customers who have trusted Vrbo with

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Travel agents wait for the world to reopen from COVID shutdowns; here’s how they’re staying afloat with travelers wary of cruises and flights

NORTHAMPTON — The DRI-Voyage, as travel agent Martha S. Borawski describes it, is the travel option for people who normally like a cruise but are not getting on a plane — much less a cruise ship — anytime in the foreseeable future due to the risk of coronavirus.



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From left to right, Barbara Burati, Martha S. Borawski and Debbie Wilcox at Pioneer Valley

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A Covid-19 surge in fall and winter could kill 2,900 Americans a day. Here’s why, and how you can turn the tide around



a man walking down the street: Two people wear protective face masks as they walk along a commercial street in the Gravesend section of the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. The area has seen a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, according to New York City health data. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm Monday about the emergence of a handful of coronavirus hot spots in New York, saying just 10 ZIP codes represented more than a quarter of the state's new infections in recent testing. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)


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Two people wear protective face masks as they walk along a commercial street in the Gravesend section of the Brooklyn borough of New York, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. The area has seen a recent uptick in COVID-19 cases, according to New York City health data. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised alarm Monday about the emergence of a handful of coronavirus hot spots in New York, saying
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Wicked Weekend Road Trip: Here’s Your Chance to Be the Mayor of Hell (Michigan)

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Michigan's Hell looks much less like a place of torment and more like a great place to make s'mores — over the eternal flame of 1,000,000,000 burning souls

  • Michigan’s Hell looks much less like a place of torment and more like a great place to make s’mores — over the eternal flame of 1,000,000,000 burning souls

For three magical nights in October, you can be the mayor of Hell.

John Colone, the self-proclaimed mayor of Hell, Michigan, is listing a room in his small community in October. The

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