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Drones Will Drop Library Books So Kids in Virginia Can Keep Reading, Thanks to Librarian’s Bright Idea

The COVID-19 pandemic has closed schools and public libraries across the United States, but a librarian in Virginia has thought of a creative way to keep kids reading, free of

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La Liga, Bundesliga as Real Madrid returns

The live action just keeps on coming form Europe as games in the Bundesliga and La Liga are plentiful on Sunday, below is how to watch all of the action

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Woman hatches three ducklings from eggs she bought at Waitrose

We’ve all taken up time-intensive hobbies during lockdown to keep ourselves entertained. One woman has gone a bit further and given life to some duck eggs. Charli Lello, from Hertfordshire,

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Meatpacking workers often absent after Trump order to reopen

Smithfield Foods Inc [SFII.UL] is missing about a third of its employees at a South Dakota pork plant because they are quarantined or afraid to return to work after a

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Ford plans to launch its all-electric F-150 pickup truck by mid-2022

Tesla is not the only company with plans to release an all-electric pickup truck, though it certainly has a head start. Ford is working on its own electrified F-150 as

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Band-Aid Announces it Will Finally Make Bandages For Darker Skin Tones

In response to recent worldwide support for Black Lives Matters protests, Band-Aid announced last week that it will be expanding its product line to include bandages with a range of

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Fan invades pitch at Mallorca v Barcelona match without spectators

At a Spanish league match in which spectators were banned, a fan ran on to the pitch and briefly delayed Mallorca v Barcelona on Saturday as video of the incident

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How to make beer bread with this easy three-ingredient recipe

In celebration of National Beer Day, we are combining two of the nation’s favourite things: baking and – you guessed it – beer. More specifically, we are going to teach

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U.S. mattress business springs back from pandemic shutdown

The U.S. mattress business has bounced back after months of shutdowns from the coronavirus pandemic kept customers away. Sales at Holder Mattress Co. were up about 30% last month, compared

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Two new Intel CPU flaws make it easy for hackers to extract sensitive data

Just when you thought that Intel’s largely undocumented CPU master controller didn’t have any more flaws, two more have been revealed by security researchers at three universities. On a positive

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