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‘We’re ready’ to open Disneyland, park officials say

‘We’re ready’ to open Disneyland, park officials say

LordRunar/iStockBy GENEVIEVE SHAW BROWN, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Disneyland awaits.”We are ready to reopen,” Patrick Finnegan, vice president of Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney District, said in a conference call Tuesday. “We are hoping for guidance [from the governor of California] soon.”Downtown Disney opened on July 9 with capacity restrictions to an…

Adidas and Pixar debut “Toy Story” shoe collection

Adidas and Pixar debut “Toy Story” shoe collection

Adidas, PixarBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News (NEW YORK) — Calling all Toy Story fans!It’s been 25 years since the film’s release and there’s a new collection launching to help everyone celebrate in style.Slated to release Oct. 1, Adidas and Pixar have joined forces to create a Toy Story Friendship collection featuring sneakers and apparel.The…

Beekeepers and bartenders in big cities create sweet, sustainable cocktail supply chain

Beekeepers and bartenders in big cities create sweet, sustainable cocktail supply chain

AberfeldyBy KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News (NEW YORK) — What sweeter way to celebrate National Honey Month than with a refreshing, herbal cocktail that both tastes delicious and promotes sustainable systems to improve the health of bee colonies.Beekeepers based in big cities like New York and nearby bartenders who handcraft cocktails with local, seasonal ingredients have…

Tesla announces plans for low cost batteries, $25,000 car

Tesla announces plans for low cost batteries, $25,000 car

Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesBY: MICHAEL DOBUSKI and LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (FREEMONT, Calif.) — Tesla has announced new, internally-produced batteries for its electric cars, signaling a major shift from the automaker that, if successful, could significantly reduce the cost of electric vehicles.  “I think it’s the way all electric cars in the future will be made,” said…

US airline employees report lower rate of COVID-19 infection than public, CEOs say

US airline employees report lower rate of COVID-19 infection than public, CEOs say

iStock/YakobchukOlenaBY: MINA KAJI, ABC News(WASHINGTON) — As people debate whether air travel is safe amid the pandemic, major U.S. airline CEOs are presenting new infection information about their employees.”At United, but also at our large competitors, our flight attendants have lower COVID infection rates than the general population, which is one of multiple data points…

Wanna be a V.I.P. (Visually Impactful Person)? Try these Zoom tips from a pro

Wanna be a V.I.P. (Visually Impactful Person)? Try these Zoom tips from a pro

iStock/fizkes By ANDREA DRESDALE, ABC News (LOS ANGELES) — Ever been on a Zoom meeting and been distracted by what’s behind the person you’re talking to — or you can’t see them because they’re sitting in the dark?  In today’s COVID-19 world, we all need help presenting ourselves better on camera…and Suzanne Sena can help.…

These dads are building desks for students who need them during virtual learning

These dads are building desks for students who need them during virtual learning

Jessica BerrellezBy KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News(NEW YORK) — Dozens of students in Maryland learning from home during the coronavirus pandemic are able to study at their own personal desks thanks to a group of local dads.”I really appreciate them because without them I wouldn’t have a desk right now,” Brandon Sanchez, a seventh grade student…