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China insists it ‘opposes war’ after President Biden warning

China insists it ‘opposes war’ after President Biden warns US will ‘impose costs’ if it backs Russian invasion of Ukraine During a call with Joe Biden, Xi Jinping called for “dialogue” between NATO, the United States and Russia The call came amid US fears Beijing could help fund Putin’s war …

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IndyBar: feel young and stay connected with IndyBar and IndyBar Foundation

By Tim Karns, Partner, Wagner Reese LLP Tim Karn I turned 40 in February. With the commemoration of this milestone came the sudden realization that I had reached the top of the proverbial Young Lawyer Hill and begun my descent to middle-aged practitioner status. I began to come to terms …

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Elon Musk challenges Putin in a one-on-one fight

The settlement of wars by single combat has gone out of fashion since the end of the Middle Ages, but could 2022 see its return? Well, tech billionaire Elon Musk has challenged Vladimir Putin to single combat, in an apparent attempt to end the invasion of Ukraine. Musk challenged the …

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15 myths we believe in thanks to pop culture

Pop culture owes its credit to a lot of stupid things we believe in. Here are 15 myths we believe thanks to pop culture: 1. Whenever there is a depiction of medieval writing shown in pop culture, people seem to use decorative quills. While in reality, the stroke of the …

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Selim Kebab and the magic of its secret spices

Why have abs when you can have kebabs? Khalid Hassan March 11, 2022, 11:30 a.m. Last modification: March 11, 2022, 11:30 a.m. Selim Kebab Ghar on Salimullah Road in Mohammadpur is one of the few kebab shops in Bangladesh that has been operating proudly for decades.Photos: TBS “> Selim Kebab …

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‘Mining gold has changed, it has turned my life upside down,’ says amateur treasure hunter after ‘one in a million’ find near Harborough

Brilliant amateur treasure hunter Kev Duckett has made international headlines after finding the stunning solid gold centerpiece of King Henry VIII’s long-lost crown on the outskirts of Market Harborough. In January 2021, we reported on Kev Duckett’s incredible “one in 10 million” discovery when he found the gold centerpiece of …

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Sexual assault and harassment may increase risk of high blood pressure in women

Women who have experienced sexual assault or sexual harassment at work have a higher risk of developing hypertension compared to those who have not been exposed, according to new research. Published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, the study findings adding to a growing collection of data on …

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MiB: David Kotok on pandemics and markets

Inasmuch asInasmuch as This week we speak with David R. Kotok, who is co-founder, president and chief investment officer of Cumberland Advisors, which has $4 billion in assets under management. Kotok is also director of the nonprofit Global Interdependence Center, which promotes free trade and international dialogue, and has authored …

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Automation linked to rising death rate among US working-age adults

According to a new study by researchers from Yale and the University of Pennsylvania, the automation of manufacturing in the United States – robots replacing people in factories – is fueling the rise in the death rate among American adults in working age. The study, published Feb. 23 in the …

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Air pollution can negate the brain benefits of exercise

Train in polluted air and you risk missing out on some of the brain benefits of exercise, according to two new large-scale studies on exercise, air quality and brain health. The studies, which involved tens of thousands of British men and women, found that, most of the time, people who …

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Actual Greenhouse Gas Volumes Exceed Official Reports

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Wayne Christian wanted to brag, he said, rocking in his burgundy leather chair atop the dais of the mighty Railroad Commission of Texas. Colleagues and staff were doing “a damn good job”, and people who were “complaining about environmental issues” were misinformed. The self-congratulatory break came …

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Catholics mark the start of Lent |

Wednesday March 2 is Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent in many Christian churches. In early Christian communities, people who had betrayed or denied their faith during persecutions (and later perpetrators of various capital crimes) were expected to carry sackcloth and cover themselves with ashes to symbolize their repentance …

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10 Best Movies That Inspire Wanderlust

Films about main characters who travel far and wide to gain new cultural experiences inspire viewers with meaningful messages. Travel movies, like Reese Witherspoon Savage and Julia Roberts’ Eat Pray Love, are worth pursuing at all stages of life. When the two protagonists in these films decide to embark on …

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Colm O’Regan: Pain and Circumstances

Give us today our hourly bread. I’m not sure where sliced ​​casserole goes these days. Well, I do. It is the Two. They turned into bread mills. In the sense that they are milled into bread. On weekend mornings, getting up alone to make their own toast. It’s cute until …

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5 new books you can’t miss

Looking for something good to read? USA TODAY Barbara VanDenburgh scour the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases. All books go on sale Tuesday. 1. “It Might Hurt”, by Stephanie Wrobel (Berkley, fiction) What is it about : In Wrobel’s gripping new psychological thriller, sisters Natalie and Kit …

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The cops explain how it goes

NUTLEY — A man who stole nearly $2,000 worth of items from a single shopping cart was careful about how he took the items and what he took. Police are looking for the man who stole $1,943 worth of items from the ShopRite supermarket on Franklin Avenue on February 5. …

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I had my youngest child at 40, and frankly, it was too old. I feel like his grandfather

There are many milestones in middle age man – your first gray hairs, your first gray hairs that aren’t on your head, your first panic attack about your lack of a consistent retirement plan, your first panic attack about the inevitability of your own death, and the day you buy …

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The Martyr Lover: The Story of Valentine’s Day

Of the multitude of holidays celebrated in the popular culture of medieval Europe – where some of the main roots of the modern West are to be found – only two remain in North American popular culture today: St. Patrick (March 17) and Valentine’s Day (February 14). ). With Saint …

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Give a fun Valentine’s Day card this year

Funny. That’s how I would do it. And, a study confirms my thoughts on the age-old dilemma of Valentine’s Day cards. Serious… or… Funny? Hurry up. (Photo by Craig Allen)Hurry up. (Photo by Craig Allen) A bit of history first: February has long been known as the month of love. …

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Happy Valentine day! | defender of the people

By Teresa Carr Administrative Assistant Happy Valentine day! Valentine’s Day is next Monday. Have you thought of ways to brighten not just a loved one’s day, but perhaps a stranger’s as well? As things stand, many are maintaining isolation status as much as possible. A call to someone you …

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A look back at 50 years of the World Hockey Association and the legacy that remains – The Athletic

In the spring of 1971, Howard Baldwin was in Boston, reading his morning copy of The Globe, when he spotted an article in the farthest reaches of the sports section. He was referring to a fledgling hockey league that two visionary entrepreneurs, Gary Davidson and Dennis Murphy, hoped to launch. …

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NJ school mask term ends in March, GOP slams too late

TRENTON — Students, educators and other school and daycare staff will no longer have to wear masks starting the first week of March, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday. “As of March 7, the statewide mask mandate in schools will be lifted. Balancing public health with a return to some semblance …

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Kmart boosts the ‘visibility’ of children with disabilities with a range of inclusive dolls

Disability representation hasn’t been seen on toy shelves for a very long time, but now companies large and small are responding to an ever-increasing demand for diversity. Key points: Happy Hubble sells sensory toys suitable for people with disabilities The Perth toy store was inspired by the owner’s three autistic …

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States get infrastructure funds for speed cameras

WASHINGTON – Drivers beware: Speed ​​cameras could be on their way to a location near you thanks to President Joe Biden’s Infrastructure Act. Under new federal guidelines released Wednesday, states can now tap into billions of federal highway dollars for traffic safety programs such as automated traffic control. They are …

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Could a midlife crisis actually be good for you?

It’s true that many people in their 40s — roughly defined as between the ages of 40 and 60 — are stressed, and for good reason, says David Almeida, a professor of human development and family studies at Penn State University. “Quarantine is a time in life where you are …

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Animal educators and Marie de France

Weasels, deer, nightingales – these are some of the most important characters in the leave, a collection of narrative poems written in the 12th century by Marie de France. In his tales, animals are often responsible for teaching humans how to best live. This conceit fits into the larger literary …

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In the Op-Ed column, Dmytro Firtash asks

WASHINGTON, January 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — In an op-ed published today by his attorney, Lanny J. Davisin Davis Average account, Ukrainian businessman Dmytro Firtash posed the question to his fellow Ukrainians: “Why can’t you Ukraine Be the Switzerland of Eurasia?” Firtash was referring to the fact that Ukraine has historically, …

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INEC voter registration reaches 5.17 million

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that 5,173,335 new registrations during the third quarter of the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) have been registered across the country. INEC disclosed this in its weekly CVR update for the third quarter of week 3 on Monday. It said 2,665,421 registrants …

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A Closer Look at UNF Shakespeare’s Hamlet – UNF Spinnaker

For the past week, UNF Shakespeare has been performing Hamlet to audiences at MOCA Jacksonville and UNF’s Lazarra Theater, respectively. Their production is unique in that the students were an integral part of every element of the design process, as well as the performance itself. As an example of the …

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“I put onions on my feet to suck toxins out of my body”

I’m obsessed with fashions. Especially the ridiculous ones you know are snake oil and are usually click bait for internet scams. I keep clicking on it. I see “losing three stones in less than a month”, and it takes the strength of a thousand distinguished empires to keep me from …

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Women officers played a key role in coordinating the Sabarimala pilgrimage

While the entry of two middle-aged women into the Sabarimala Ayyappa temple in Kerala three years ago led to a breakdown in law and order in the state, during this ongoing pilgrimage two female officers of middle-aged have been key in ensuring a smooth pilgrimage amid grim situations like the …

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When leaders reach their expiration date

Boris squirms, Theresa watches – wearing THIS necklace I can’t remember a sitting politician being so humiliated while keeping his pants on. “Sorry, sorry, sorry. I wish things had been done differently. I’m contrite. It wasn’t like I thought. Sorry. Again. “I want to make amends, explain myself. “My God, …

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Vaccine policy sparks debate at Chippewa Hills board meeting

REMUS – Parents from Chippewa Hills and some faculty members have expressed their opinion this week on school decisions regarding the implementation of COVID-19 policies, including potential vaccination mandates for staff and guidelines quarantine. Monday’s meeting, which lasted just over two hours, saw more than 30 people address school board …

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New book | Armenian communities in Persia / Iran: history, commerce, culture

LOS ANGELES, CA — Mazda Publishers Announced the Release of the Armenian communities of Persia / Iran: history, commerce, culture (670 pages, retail $ 45.00 plus applicable taxes). This is the fifteenth and final volume in the series “Historic Armenian Cities and Provinces”, edited by Professor Richard G. Hovannisian of …

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Understanding the history of schizophrenia

[ad_1] From diagnosis to treatment, understanding the history of schizophrenia can help us understand how this condition is viewed today. In 1900, Swiss psychiatrist Paul Eugen Bleuler coined the term “schizophrenia”. Derived from Greek roots, the word contains “schizo” which means “divided” and “phren”, which means “spirit”. According to the …

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New target can help protect bones as we age

[ad_1] image: Dr Meghan McGee-Lawrence see Following Credit: Michael Holahan, Augusta University AUGUSTA, Georgia. (January 5, 2022) – Drugs we take like prednisone can weaken our bones, just like aging, and scientists working to prevent both have some of the first evidence that the best target may not be the …

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The Church of Alexandria inaugurates the Mardi Gras season on the feast of the Epiphany

[ad_1] On Sunday, the Church of St. Frances Cabrini celebrated the Epiphany which celebrates Jesus Christ and the visit of the Three Kings. According to the Holy Bible, the Three Wise Men, or Magi, gave Jesus Christ gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh after following the Star of Bethlehem to …

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Tony Blair and Daniel Craig Join Scientists and Chief Medical Officers on UK Honor Roll

[ad_1] LONDON: Scientists and medical leaders who led Britain’s response to the pandemic were named knights on Friday in the country’s annual list of New Year’s honors, which recognized the achievements of hundreds of people, the star from James Bond Daniel Craig to teenage tennis star Emma Raducanu. Queen Elizabeth …

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Covid-19 and Omicron News on New Years Eve: Live updates

[ad_1] Life was supposed to get back to normal this year. Instead, 2021 has turned into a sort of purgatory. But there are good reasons to hope 2022 will be better. As this year draws to a close, we want to revisit the pandemic arc – and look to the …

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Ghislaine Maxwell convicted

[ad_1] Ghislaine Maxwell was convicted on Wednesday of sex trafficking charges, ending the federal case in which she was accused of aiding Jeffrey Epstein in his decade-long program of grooming and sexually assaulting girls aged Barely 14 years old. The Associated Press reported that Maxwell was convicted of five of …

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A Study on the Health Information Needs of Women in the Age of Menopause | BMC Women’s Health

[ad_1] Demographic characteristics A total of 301 women aged 48 to 55 completed the questionnaire. The mean age of the participants was 51.5 ± 2.53 years. Just over half of the women were aged 48 to 51 (m= 152, 50.5%). Most of the participants were married (m= 226, 75%) and …

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Sound in the new | The week

[ad_1] When we celebrate the arrival of the New Year, we are carrying on a tradition that dates back thousands of years. Here’s all you need to know. Who started the New Year? The early Egyptian, Babylonian, and Chinese civilizations all had rituals to mark the start of a new …

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Omicron variant has arrived in Montana, according to DPHHS

[ad_1] The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services reported on Monday afternoon that the state had recorded its first two cases of COVID 19 caused by the new Omicron variant. Magdalene Scott, Communicable Disease Epidemiology Section Supervisor at DPHHS, provided details on early exposures at Montana Omicron. “We …

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Simon Jenkins: Europe’s cathedrals are the true wonders of the world, and were once smeared with color – it’s time they were again

[ad_1] Our cathedrals were once colorful, says Simon Jenkins, and today’s monochrome restorations are a travesty of history. Imagine a visit to the National Gallery in which every image you see is in black and white. The faces, the landscapes, even the dramas are all clear. They are simply devoid …

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Supreme Court commission misses target

[ad_1] The Opinion BDN section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper or on bangordailynews.com. Andrew L. Seidel, constitutional lawyer and author, is the director of strategic response at the Freedom From Religion Foundation. This column was produced …

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The Fear of the Children of Monsters, Inc. Comes from the Plague – The Theory Explained

[ad_1] Based on the advanced technology and behavior of the monsters, the monsters in Monsters, Inc. may fear children due to their arrival during the Bubonic Plague. Although Monsters Inc. never explains why the monsters are afraid of children in the film, one theory holds that this fear may be …

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The reason why the restaurateur “misses” a letter

[ad_1] So why isn’t there an “n” in “restorer” anyway? Is this meant to be some kind of simplification? Well no. It seems that the term “restaurateur” actually predates the concept of restaurant as we know it today. According to Michael Quinion of World Wide Words, the etymologically correct reason …

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School-aged children remain a major source of infections – Twin Cities

[ad_1] School-aged children continue to be a major source of coronavirus infections in Minnesota as the state’s fourth wave persists into its fifth month. Children between the ages of 10 and 14 had a test positivity rate of more than 15% last week, according to data released Thursday by the …

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Music Institute of Chicago Chorale opens its season on December 12

[ad_1] The Music Institute of Chicago Chorale, led by Daniel Wallenberg, opens its 2021-2022 season with “Song of Songs” on Sunday, December 12 at 3 p.m. at Nichols Concert Hall, 1490 Chicago Ave. Free entry. Proof of vaccination is required and all members of the public must wear masks. A …

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On “Crazy Sorrow” by Vince Passaro

[ad_1] VINCE PASSARO’s latest novel, Mad grief, tells the story of two New Yorkers, aged 20 to 60. Their lives intertwine as do the members of lovers, and for this particular couple, sex is a constant. What is also a constant in George and Anna’s relationship is the World Trade …

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It’s time to branch out: buy fake Christmas trees this year

[ad_1] By Lauren Combs | Journalist There’s no denying that real Christmas trees have the best aesthetics – whether it’s picking them out on the farm, driving them to your house on the roof of your car, smelling the evergreen scent in your home. . Still, are the aesthetics worth …

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Echoes. Communion in hand or in tongue ?. Posted on 12/01/21

[ad_1] Photo CNS / Andrew Biraj, Catholic Standard Questions corner Communion in hand or in tongue? Father Kenneth Doyle Wednesday December 1, 2021Faith Help us extend our reach! Please share this article on social media In 1969, the document of the Church “Memoriale Domini” underlined the decision of Pope Paul …

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Ongoing Christmas activities in Glencairn

[ad_1] BRYN ATHYN – The Glencairn Museum will once again shine with color and light during the Christmas season, offering visitors an array of ways in person and online to celebrate this sacred time of year. Visitors of all ages are invited to explore the annual World Nativities exhibit and …

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Avi Benlolo: Remembering the troubled but rich history of Jews in Arab countries

[ad_1] Breadcrumb Links NP Comment Israel prepares to mark annual memorial day commemorating expulsion of Jews from Arab countries and Iran Author of the article: Avi Benlolo An Israeli flag flies at a checkpoint on the Israeli-Egyptian border in a file photo. November 30 is an official commemorative day in …

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Harvey from Battle Creek is the happiest boy in need of a home

[ad_1] Harvey has a wonderful smile. Imagine the smile he will have when he finds his forever home. Meet the sweet Harvey. He has a smile that could light up the room. Harvey is just over 7 months old. Unlike many kittens, this boy loves to be held. Harvey loves …

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Folger’s Holiday Shows Return to Live Performances!

[ad_1] Folger Consort, the early music ensemble in residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library, will host seven holiday-themed concerts from Friday December 10, 2021 to Saturday December 18, 2021. A video recording of the program will also be made available for purchase for streaming on demand via Folger’s website. Performances …

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Biden and the History of the Exclusion of Catholics from Communion

[ad_1] Joe Biden speaks at a worship event at AME Brown Chapel Church on March 1, 2020, in Selma, Alabama. Photo: Joe Raedle / Getty Images For many Biden-loving Democrats, and probably for most non-Catholics, the idea of ​​denying Communion to the second Catholic President of the United States probably …

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Remember Jesus’ call for love and compassion … | Chroniclers

[ad_1] In the Middle Ages, when the Austrians, along with the Habsburg Emperors, dominated their neighboring Switzerland, even subjecting them to humiliation and discrimination, a local man, known for his physical strength, climbing ability and skill. shooting with a crossbow, wandered around the town of Altorf with his son. He …

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Playhouse Cast Brings ‘Scrooge’ Selections to ACPL | Lifestyles

[ad_1] The library is pleased to present Jason Ross and Company at noon Wednesday in the Cumberland Boardroom. They will make selections of Scrooge, a musical currently playing at the Cumberland County Playhouse. Do not miss this exceptional performance. Great new books Never by Ken Follett. In the Sahara, two …

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Why the infrastructure bill is important

[ad_1] The economy of the United States suffers from a problem that you can think of as investment deficit disorder. For several decades, we have spent heavily on short-term consumption while ignoring many of the long-term needs of a modern economy. As a result, other wealthy countries now have better …

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Halloween through the centuries: a holiday timeline

[ad_1] The origins of Halloween go back to ancient times. Most point to Samhain, a Celtic holiday that commemorated the end of the harvest season and the blurring of the physical and spiritual worlds, as the ancestor of Halloween. Over the ages, the holiday has evolved, taking influences from Christianity, …

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How invaders and travelers shaped Indian cuisine

[ad_1] Our breakfast arrived amid the clicking of backhoes, a particularly noisy pile driver, and Sunday morning traffic fairing and horn to reach God knows where – a boiling fried potato pancake wedged between a Soft bun cut in half, topped with garlic chutney and a green chilli pepper. In …

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As Mexico ages, utilities fall short

[ad_1] INA SUN room in Mexico City, a group of elderly people sit around a whiteboard. Some are sleeping; others play a game. They shout words starting with the syllable the previous one ends with: “Taco!” “Comal!” A sparkling young worker accompanies them. Listen to this story Your browser does …

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Art playlist: “Fantastic and medieval past”

[ad_1] A new Delaware Art Museum exhibit traces themes of medieval fantasy through American illustrator and author Howard Pyle and young adult literature. Fantastic and medieval past was designed by University of Delaware instructor Emily Shartrand and in this week’s arts playlist, she joins Kelli Steele of Delaware Public Media …

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Improving healthcare in the post-COVID era

[ad_1] Amy Compton-Phillips, MD, President of Clinical Care for Providence, shares COVID-19 health system learnings, how to improve patient safety and quality, and offers leadership advice. Editor’s Note: This conversation is a transcript of an episode of the HealthLeaders Women in Healthcare Leadership podcast. Audio of the full interview can …

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What is ‘Dune’ about? | Vanity Show

[ad_1] “There was so much to learn …” This line from the first pages of Dune expresses the frustration of the main character, Paul Atreides, as his powerful galactic family prepares to take control of the crucial spice-mining planet that gives the story its title. Generations of politics, warfare, diplomacy, …

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Jaroslav Rudiš: “I love to travel by train”

[ad_1] Jaroslav RudiÅ¡ originally wanted to be a train conductor, but when Czech Rail didn’t accept him because of his poor eyesight, he turned to writing. As it turns out, eské Dráhythe loss was the reading audience’s gain. Today, RudiÅ¡ is one of Berlin’s most interesting authors, as well as …

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