The best 100 inventions of 2020, a virtual travel series to fuel your vacation daydreams, some tips for job searching in a COVID-19 winter, and some relaxing background music to help you focus. This week’s Good News.

2020 has been one of the most difficult years in recent memory, but it hasn’t been all bad. Don’t believe us? Check out this round-up of the best 100 inventions of 2020 from TIME. From accessibility and medical care to artificial intelligence and entertainment, it truly has been a great year for innovation.

It’s been nine months since most people’s globe-trotting adventures came to a sudden halt. Starting to feel a bit stir-crazy? This virtual travel series from Travel Design by Leila is the perfect antidote. Check it out for some in-depth presentations on amazing destinations all over the world – and some ideas for your first post-COVID vacation, whenever that may be!

Job-seeking in a pandemic can seem like a daunting task. Job-seeking in a pandemic during the holidays—even more so. Luckily, this article from Gwen Moran at Fast Company outlines some of the best ways you can make yourself stand out from the crowd this winter. The timing may not be as bad as you think!

Need something to help you buckle down and focus? This YouTube channel is Rona’s favourite background music when working. It’s great to relax by, do homework or work by, or go to sleep by.

Awww of the week: This beaver waddling home with a few too many carrots.

See you next week!

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