Tellwut CA Newsletter - 50 Exclusive Points - March 12 2021

Newsletter 03/12/2021

Canada ranks worse than most developed countries in COVID-19 'misery index,' study says

A “misery index” published by the Ottawa-based Macdonald-Laurier Institute on Monday suggests that overall well-being in Canada has suffered more than average, ranking 11th out of 15 countries on a scale of miserableness. The index compiled 16 broad measures — mortality rates, visits to intensive-care units, the pace of vaccinations, lockdown stringency, GDP changes and unemployment, among other things — and rated Canada’s performance on a scale from zero to 100 in each category.

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Canadian Comedy ‘Kim’s Convenience’ To End With Fifth Season

Kim’s Convenience, the Canadian sitcom that airs on Netflix in the U.S. and in many countries around the world, is ending with its upcoming fifth season. The show, which has been praised for its depiction of a Korean Canadian family, had been renewed through season six but co-creators Ins Choi and Kevin White decided to move on and it will now end with season five.The season will end on CBC in Canada on April 13.
The show follows the Kim family, who run a convenience store in the Moss Park neighborhood of Toronto

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'Sleep Divorce' grows among the pandemic

Sick of your sheets being stolen and incessant snoring from your partner? It might be time to consider a “sleep divorce.” Sleeping in separate beds or rooms is more and more sounding like a dream for some couples especially if you’re working from home together, said Wendy Troxel, a senior behavioral and social Scientist at the RAND Corporation and author of “Sharing the Covers: Every Couple’s Guide to Better Sleep.”

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The Ikea catalog is now a podcast

The Swedish retailer has transformed its annual bible-sized catalog into an audio version as a "handy and hands-free" alternative to the traditional behemoth. Ikea's 2021 catalog, which is its final edition ever, is now a nearly four-hour podcast with a narrator flicking through each page and describing what's in it. Ikea explained in the prologue that it made this to give bored, home-bound people something new to listen to.

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