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There’s been plenty of hand-wringing about the potential for the Covid-19 pandemic to distract from the ongoing fight against climate change.90% of the Global Power Capacity Added in 2020 Will Be Renewable|Edd Gent|November 16, 2020|Singularity Hub
Decide if you want to face one another or if that’s distracting, and talk about who gets the coveted window.Sharing a home office with your partner? Here’s how to keep the peace.|Amanda Long|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
In a way, it’s pretty refreshing when you realize the game is more concerned with making sure your sword is good enough to hit things than distracting you with nonsensical lore, like most other games try to do.‘Godfall’ impressions: A solid, sometimes boring adventure|Gene Park|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
He said he distracts himself from pain by playing games or watching YouTube.He Has a Developmental Disability and Needs a Caretaker. The State Suggested Diapers Instead.|by Amy Silverman for Arizona Daily Star|November 6, 2020|ProPublica
Leaving the Paris agreement means the road we must travel to stop climate catastrophe will see higher temperatures, more superstorms and wildfires, more climate displacement — and we simply do not have the time to be delayed or distracted.As U.S. leaves Paris accord, climate policy hangs on election outcome|Brady Dennis, Juliet Eilperin, Dino Grandoni|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
He was then found to be very distractible and inattentive, seemed suspicious and excited and assumed stiff attitudes.Studies in Forensic Psychiatry|Bernard Glueck
She was therefore quite distractible, very alert; sometimes she was meddlesome, again irritable, irascible.
Then ten months after admission she one day suddenly became talkative, distractible and emotional, laughing and crying.