Julia Sachs

Julia Sachs is an Editor-at-Large at Grit Daily. She covers tech, entrepreneurship and entertainment news and is based in Park City, Utah.

The International Olympic Committee Will Postpone The Olympics

A member of the International Olympic Committee named Dick Pound has announced that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed, possibly one full year, over the coronavirus outbreak. While the number of cases in Japan has slowed in recent days, experts warn that the influx of global travel into the country for the games could trigger another major outbreak during a time when worldwide healthcare systems cannot handle it. Many athletes worried that if the games were to happen at their original...

Need Something To Stream? Here’s What’s New On Netflix This Week

If you started self isolating when everyone else did, you’re approaching your second week of leaving the house as little as possible. In between the workout class live streams and organizing your closet you’re also probably spending more time on streaming platforms than ever before. Things that were once new on Netflix felt less exciting a couple of months ago when we had social gatherings to fill our free time with, but now that we don’t—well, we can expect you’ll be...

10 Essential Skin Care Products Under $20 To Get You Through Your Second Week Of Quarantine

We hope you enjoy these essential skin care products! But keep in mind, Grit Daily might take small cut of the profit on the items recommended here—but that doesn’t mean we don’t believe in them. We only recommend products that we would buy or use ourselves, so don’t be wary of our recommendations. The bright side of being stuck at home for the foreseeable future is that you have a lot of extra time to take care of yourself. Even if you don’t have a home gym or...

The FDA Has Approved A New Rapid Coronavirus Test With Results In 45 Minutes

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new rapid coronavirus test that could give results in less than an hour, rather than the days it takes right now. With a nationwide shortage of testing kits, masks, and other personal protective equipment (PPE), hospitals and medical workers are begging the Trump Administration to find solutions that will help to streamline the diagnostic process and keep medical workers safe as they care for coronavirus patients in their...

Everything Being Released From Movie Theaters To Home Rental

The coronavirus outbreak has forced nearly everyone in the world to slow down and stay at home, even movie theaters. Sweeping closures of businesses around the country have not only seen more people being laid off unexpectedly, but more people working from home than ever before. The economy is moving online, and streaming companies and entertainment giants are having to make major adjustments overnight to accommodate the massive change in consumer culture in a short period of time. Movie...

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