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Michael Jordan, Denny Hamlin create NASCAR team with Bubba Wallace as driver

Chicago Bulls legend and six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan has partnered with NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin to form a new Cup Series race team that will begin competition next year.

The Charlotte area is world famous for NASCAR and The Carolina’s own Michael Jordan.

Jordan, a Wilmington native, played basketball at UNC in Chapel Hill before his popular championship ball playing with The Chicago Bulls.

Now Jordan’s interests in Charlotte sport expands to NASCAR.


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Breaking Muse – Nasal spray reduces exhaled aerosol particles by 99%, study shows

Researchers have developed a new nasal cleansing spray, featuring calcium-rich salts, that can kill sub-micron aerosolized particles. Scientists suggest the nasal salts could be used to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Called FEND and developed at MIT this mist from a simple device lingers in front of the nose, is breathed in, and provides a salt- calcium barrier to viruses including Covid.

If this is accurate, The Muse wants to know why the world has not yet snapped to attention and demanded this be given a major position on the list of possible answers to the world wide pandemic.

Other nasal applications including reduced 1% Betadine have been tested with similar results.


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Escaped pet ferret climbs into bed with surprised stranger

Did You Just Nose Me?

A ferret that escaped from his owner’s home in England was found early the next morning when he wandered into a stranger’s home and climbed into bed with a resident.

These lovely creatures are friendly and fun but imagine the weirdness of being groggy PLUS feeling a very real fur sock moving in your bed.

LOL! Is that? Could it be? Ah…hello.

Let’s pass this along and file it under – WOW! That’s was exhilarating!

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From The Tell Me Something I Didn’t Know Department- Pets help people cope during COVID-19

Something Finally Makes Sense

Pets helped many people cope with the mental stress of being locked down during the coronavirus pandemic, a new study finds.

The Muse wants to know- Who got paid to study this?

Pets bring joy,  laughter, chuckles, closeness, kisses, and positive talk.

Now is a great time to get a pet.

Keep that up and thank you to all pets. For making life better.

Covid culture is stressful. Pets truly do help. 

Check our story on the Lost Colony of The Carolinas.

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Look: Muse is Loose visits Idaho middle school during class.

The school had to devise a special plan to release students from the building when the campus played host to an unexpected guest — a moose.

Yes officer –  keep Bullwinkle at a safe distance.

Carolina Musings is forever finding Moose stories! 

You would never know how many we DON’T publish.

But this one spoke to The Muse.

Just go with it so you can have an even better day.

 Wasn’t so hard was it? Thank you.

You’re welcome.

 

 

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Eye opening use of a glass dip pen- is it better?

It’s a glass dip pen. 

Easier to use than quills and fountain pens,

but they have that cool scratch feel as they’re drawn across the paper.

They are available in sets with lots of nice ink colors.

Here’s illustrator Peter Draws showing what it’s like.

If you’re used to a responsive tip and pressure sensitive ink delivery, this can take some time to acclimate, but it can give surprising results in the right hands.