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Food fight: can we have a presidential election without junk food photo ops?

Long seen as the mark of a candidates relatability, Americas obsession with food may also be sexist and unhealthy Be in no doubt, the 2020 presidential race has already begun. Its official starting firearm was fired not when the umpteenth Democrat proclaimed their candidacy, or when mysterious Pacs started their bizarre attack ads. No, the …

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WeGeneration run, remainder and play together in Adam Neumann’s empire

New York entrepreneur has big plans to turn his office rental business into a provider of homes, leisure and education Adam Neumann is not satisfied with changing the way 210,000 people run and turning himself into a paper multi-billionaire in the process. Neumann, the 38 -year-old co-founder and chief executive of shared office provider WeWork, …

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The growing Occupy Ice movement: ‘We’re here for the long haul’

In cities from Portland to New York to Louisville, Kentucky, activists put in camps with a clear goal: to abolish the agency Almost seven years after Occupy Wall Street spawned encampments across the US to protest against economic inequality, activists are borrowing the same title and method to create a series of Occupy Ice camps …

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‘ Starbucks on steroids ‘: can America’s new weed coffeehouses stimulate smoking social?

Recreational marijuana is legal in Canada and parts of the US, but for the most part its not allowed in public spaces With recreational marijuana legal in 10 US states and Canada, tens of millions of adults can go to a store and buy a joint. But outside their homes, there are few places where …

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Weedkiller found in granola and crackers, internal FDA emails show

The FDA has been testing food samples for traces of glyphosate for two years, but the agency has not yet released any official results US government scientists have seen a weedkiller linked to cancer in an array of commonly consumed foods, emails obtained through a freedom of information request show. The Food and Drug Administration( …

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Lawsuit of the pilfer lemur: human who took animal from US zoo wanted a monkey

This week the FBI released more details of the investigation into the brief 2018 abduction of Isaac, a 33 -year-old ring-tailed lemur When it comes to lemurs, Isaac is known for being an easygoing guy. He’s 33, and mostly enjoys a typical lemur life: resting, feeing, exploring, and napping in the sunshine. He’s the oldest …

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‘ Starbucks on steroids ‘: can America’s new weed coffeehouses construct smoking social?

Recreational marijuana is legal in Canada and parts of the US, but for the most part its not allowed in public spaces With recreational marijuana legal in 10 US states and Canada, tens of millions of adults can go to a store and buy a joint. But outside their homes, there are few places where …

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Facing extinction, the North Atlantic right whale cannot accommodated. Can we? | Philip Hoare

Once the right whale to hunt, Eubalaena glacialis is now beset by nets, ships and changing seas. We are losing a beautiful beast As if to confound everyone, this past week Dr Charles ” Stormy ” Mayo and his team from the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies reported watching up to 150 right whales in …

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