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  • 2 weeks ago
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    New research shows how children want their food served

    The aim of the research from Future Consumer Lab was to investigate whether children prefer their food served in a particular way and whether their gender and age make a difference with regard to their preferences. ‘As a researcher, I have anecdotally heard parents say that their children prefer to have their food served in a particular way, including in a specific order. But we do not have much evidence-based knowledge about how children sort and eat their food, which is very relevant when...

  • 3 weeks ago
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    Climate Crisis to Cause Hundreds of Millions of Dangerous Nutrient Deficiencies—in Countries Least Responsible for Emissions

    A new study highlights a lesser-known but serious consequence of the climate crisis for hundreds of millions of people around the world—major nutritional deficiencies that are likely to hit impoverished populations the hardest, as carbon dioxide emissions seriously affect the quality of food crops. The study, completed by scientists at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and published in the journal Nature Climate Change, found that in just three decades, crops being grown around the...

  • 1 month ago
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    Arctic’s strongest sea ice breaks up for first time on record

    The oldest and thickest sea ice in the Arctic has started to break up, opening waters north of Greenland that are normally frozen, even in summer. This phenomenon – which has never been recorded before – has occurred twice this year due to warm winds and a climate-change driven heatwave in the northern hemisphere. One meteorologist described the loss of ice as “scary”. Others said it could force scientists to revise their theories about which part of the Arctic will withstand warming the...

  • 1 month ago
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    Man wrongly convicted of murder freed after 15 years, victim's sister knew he was innocent

    For the first time since Aaron Salter was wrongly convicted of murder in 2003, he celebrated his birthday as a free man. It was a gift that federal defenders Colleen Fitzharris and Jonathan Epstein helped pick out for him. "I think that birthday present right there makes up for the whole 15 years that I was locked up and missed my birthday," Salter said.

  • 1 month ago
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    Trump won’t stop tweeting out evidence he’s actively obstructing justice

    As special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly examines President Trump’s tweets for evidence of obstruction of justice, Trump began his first morning back at work in nearly three weeks with a string of tweets approvingly quoting a right-wing commentator who wrote that the firing of FBI agent Peter Strzok “is as much about the Mueller investigation as anything else.”

  • 1 month ago
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    FCC chairman takes heat from Dems over false cyberattack claim

    Ajit Pai is taking heat after reports that the FCC falsely said a cyberattack knocked a public comments page offline during the net neutrality debate. Democrats on Capitol Hill are demanding answers from Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai after it was revealed his agency falsely claimed it had been the victim of a cyberattack last year.

  • 1 month ago
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    Germans debate return of military conscription and service for men and women

    As the German military struggles to fill its ranks, representatives of Angela Merkel's CDU party started a nationwide discussion on the return of mandatory military service. The general conscription was scrapped in 2011 after Berlin decided to professionalize its troops. Prior to this decision, all young males were obligated to either serve in the nation's military, the Bundeswehr, or perform an alternative service in civilian areas such as emergency management or medical care for a li...

  • 1 month ago
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    Swedish coast guard works to clean up 14,000-litre oil spill

    Sweden's coast guard was on Monday working to clear up an oil spill caused by heavy winds after a large freight ship ran aground off the country's southeastern coast. The 139-metre freight ship Makassar Highway first ran aground on July 23rd and began leaking oil. Initially the coast guard was able to contain the spillage, but heavy winds on Saturday and Sunday meant the oil began to leak into the Baltic Sea, before the salvage operation could begin.

  • 1 month ago
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    'Big Win' For Plant-Based Impossible Burger As FDA Deems Key Ingredient Safe

    The plant-based Impossible Burger's key ingredient has been deemed safe by the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] in what the high-tech food company is calling a 'big win'. The ingredient - soy leghemoglobin - contains heme, an iron-containing molecule that occurs naturally in every animal and plant. According to the company, it is heme that gives the patty its meaty taste and texture.

  • 1 month ago
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    Administration announces $12 billion in aid to farmers hurt by Trump's trade war

    The federal government will dole out up to $12 billion in "temporary relief" to struggling farmers who have been hurt by President Donald Trump's tariffs and trade war, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told reporters the total amount was "in line" with the estimated impact from retaliatory tariffs on U.S. agricultural exports.

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  • 1 month ago
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    Honda Urban EV Announced for 2019

    The Honda EV concept car is officially announced for 2019. The entire project revolves around two concept electric cars that look like Honda’s iconic cars. The “Urban EV” concept car that we are focusing on in this article, debuted during the 2017 International Motor Show in Germany and “Sports EV” concept debuted one month after …

  • 2 months ago
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    Meet the father of India’s fight for internet freedom

    Sitting at his Civil Lines residence in Delhi one evening in May, Pahwa, co-founder of the Internet Freedom Foundation – a volunteer-driven organisation that advocates and educates on internet-related issues – is recounting how he came to spearhead one of the largest mass movements to defend the internet as we know it in India. As founder and chief editor of MediaNama, a popular website for news and analysis on digital media in the country, Pahwa had been observing, with increasing alarm, th...

  • 2 months ago
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    How The Pee Tape Explains The World Cup

    On the morning of May 27, 2015, Swiss police officers raided the Baur au Lac Hotel in Zurich and arrested nine of the world’s top soccer officials on behalf of the United States government. In the coming days, the world would learn about deep-seated corruption throughout FIFA, global soccer’s governing body, that stretched from its top ranks to its regional confederations to its marketing partners around the world.

  • 2 months ago
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    Unbelievable recovery by mom who gave up baby

    A homeless woman addicted to heroin whose newborn was adopted by a police officer has completely turned her life around. The story behind her transformation.

  • 2 months ago
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    Famous road racer William Dunlop killed in crash aged 32

    William Dunlop has died after a crash during the Skerries 100 road race in Ireland, aged 32. Race organisers the Loughshinny Motorcycle Supporters Club announced on Saturday evening that Dunlop, a regular at the Isle of Man TT and North West 200, had succumbed to injuries suffered in an accident earlier in the day. Dunlop was competing in practice for the County Dublin event at the time of the crash. It’s understood that the Ballymoney rider was competing in open practice...

  • 2 months ago
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    Mueller hires more prosecutors as Russia probe moves forward: report

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is reportedly hiring additional prosecutors to work on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Several current and former U.S. officials said Mueller is adding prosecutors from U.S. attorney’s offices and the Justice Department headquarters, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Officials added that this could be a sign that Mueller is prepared to step away from the probe and leave it in the hands of a larger team of prosecutors, off...