Election Day Distractors

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Election Day Distractors

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It's election day here in the U.S, the stressful culmination of what feels like a never-ending election cycle. While it's sound to be aware of what's going on (and to vote, if you're reading this on Tuesday morning and you haven't yet, in many places you still have time: https://www.rockthevote.org/how-to-vote/), there's also a temptation to sit and refresh social media in hopes of news all day. Truth is, that's not great on a mental heath front, and it's exhausting and draining to boot. So, if you need some ways of distracting yourself while we await the results, here are a few suggestions. If you have more, fee free to share!

https://thehill.com/changing-america/we ... h-ahead-of
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/202 ... elief.html
https://www.explore.org/livecams (these livecams cover everything from puppy and kitten rooms, the old dog sanctuary, fat bears, and fruit bats).
https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams (watch the sea otters play).