A Daily Lift – July 29, 2020

Good Morning,


I hope that you are doing well!


Our “lifts” for today:

From Chip Buchholtz (CETS)

Thrillist Food, “The 101 Dishes That Changed America”:  https://www.thrillist.com/eat/nation/most-important-dishes-food-that-changed-america


“This is a musical and cultural analysis of ‘The Girl From Ipanema’. It’s long and wonky, but I enjoyed it. You can quit when he starts hawking ‘Curiosity Stream’.” – Chip



From Dr. Sonya Gwak (RAS)

“Here are very helpful ways to resize surgical masks for smaller faces:

Works for children’s faces: https://youtu.be/O_5wNwn_jrA

Works for smaller adult faces: https://www.reddit.com/r/singapore/comments/g77r1x/making_surgical_mask_smaller_if_it_is_too_big_and/

I have tried the second one and it totally creates a perfect seal around my nose and mouth.” – Sonya


Did you know that the Penn Libraries will send books directly to your home? Learn more about “Books by Mail” at: https://guides.library.upenn.edu/resourcesharing/books-by-mail


Watch tomorrow’s launch of NASA’s Perseverance rover and learn about the Mars 2020 Exploration Program, July 30 at 7:50 AM, EDT. There are fun activities for children, too:



Enjoy great music by watching NPR Tiny Desk Concerts: https://www.youtube.com/user/nprmusic


Please share some “lifts” to include next week.


Stay safe and healthy!