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Water Cooler: Latin American food bloggers

Latin American cuisine is just about as American as apple pie by this point – ever heard of Taco Bell? It’s obviously not authentic by any means, but its widespread presence of more than 5,000 locations across the United States goes to show that the taco, along with other Latin American staples, has had a profound influence on what foods are popularly eaten in the United States.

Early in pandemic, frantic doctors traded tips across oceans

Amid the chaos of the pandemic’s early days, doctors who faced the first coronavirus onslaught reached across oceans and language barriers in an unprecedented effort to advise colleagues trying to save lives in the dark.

Water Cooler: Give your ears, eyes a treat

With most everyone a little beyond stir-crazy, it’s always nice to get a taste of something fresh. This week has been full of notable music video releases, so if you are in need of some new entertainment that has nothing to do with coronavirus, check out these recently released music videos all available on YouTube. Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande, “Rain On Me”: With over six million views in fewer than six hours you could say “Rain On Me” has already made a big splash. These two giants of the music and entertainment business made for great collaborators. The neon pink and purple, rain-soaked world makes for “Blade Runner”-esque aesthetics but musically you’ll be in for an uplifting pop treat.

Water cooler: Videos for foodies and kitchen rookies alike

Eating at home has been one of the most prominent elements of quarantine. For some of us, this is a bigger shift in lifestyle change than for others – for instance, those of you who came to the harsh realization that you never learned to cook.

YouTube and seven internet icons, from their beginnings

On this date 15 years ago, the first video was uploaded to YouTube. A year later, the video-sharing platform would sell itself to Google for $1.65 billion, and today it brings in an estimated revenue of $15 billion a year. Here’s a look at the origins of YouTube and some other popular websites.

Smartphone and internet are all it takes to get streaming

Musicians who earn a living by performing live music in the Spokane area have found themselves stuck at home just like waiters, store clerks and bartenders. One outlet for musical extroverts is performing live on Youtube or Facebook. Instagram Live is becoming popular, as well.

WATCH: Zag Rewatch

We may not have sports but the internet does. The Slipper Still Fits blogger Peter Woodburn has taken old YouTube Gonzaga games and brought them back to life with live tweeting, Join him on his journey through the past with his March Madness Zag Rewatch.

Water cooler: Channel your inner artist with must-see YouTube channels

Thomas Merton, an American Trappist monk and writer, once said, “Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” So whether quarantine has you in the position of wanting to find yourself or lose yourself, or both, here are six YouTube channels to learn more about the arts and get in touch with something other than the interior of your home.

With concerts off, tune in to history courtesy of YouTube

There is a gaping void by the lack of live musical entertainment. YouTube offers some solace. The following list of the top 10 concerts of all time is obviously purely subjective. There are a number of bands, who could have and should have been on the list.

YouTube, Venmo: AI firm must stop scraping faces from sites

Payment service Venmo joined YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday in demanding that a facial recognition company stop harvesting user images to identify the people in them, which the startup does as part of its work with police.