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Florida City Sells Its Water Tower By Accident

When Bobby Read tried to buy a building from the city of Brooksville, Florida, he got a lot more than he planned on. By accident, the city also sold him their water tower. Mr. Read asked the city council if he could buy a storage building near the water tower. Mr. Read is a trainer […]

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What’s the BTS Meal from Mcdonald’s?

It’s the age of celebrity McDonald’s collaboration. Travis Scott kicked off the trend with his Quarter Pounder meal with cheese, bacon, lettuce, fries and barbecue sauce. The “Travis Scott Meal” – the first McDonald’s celebrity menu collaboration since Michael Jordan’s McJordan Special – was so popular that some McDonald’s ran low on ingredients. J. Balvin […]

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Zimbabwe re-introduces rhinos after three decades

Zimbabwe is re-introducing rhinos to its second biggest wildlife park Gonarezhou in the south of the country, the first time that the sanctuary will be home to the species in 30 years, the parks authority said on Thursday. Gonarezhou, which means ‘home of the elephant’ in the Shona language, is part of the Great Limpopo […]

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MASKED BUNNIES TO CHOCOLATE SYRINGES, BELGIAN ARTISANS GET CREATIVE

A Belgian chocolate company that put white masks on its Easter bunnies a year ago is now producing large chocolate syringes as it tries to keep step with the evolving trend of the coronavirus pandemic. And as Belgium steps up its vaccination campaign against COVID-19, specialist confectioner Cocoatree is also touting the natural health benefits […]

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Movie Review: Oscar winner Soul

Each January, the entertainment community and film fans around the world turn their attention to the Academy Awards. Interest and anticipation builds to a fevered pitch leading up to the Oscar telecast, when hundreds of millions of movie lovers tune in to watch the glamorous ceremony and learn who will receive the highest honors in […]

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COLOURS OF THE WORLD by Crayola

Thanks to Crayola, children of many different backgrounds can have access to crayons that are reflective of their own skin tone. The handicraft company announced its “Colors of the World” line featuring 24 new crayon colors representing 40 global skin tones. The crayons, which were developed with the former chief chemist of MAC Cosmetics, have […]

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Your picks this month

Title: The One and Only Bob Author: Katherine Applegate Publisher: HarperCollins  Bob sets out on a dangerous journey in search of his long-lost sister with the help of his two best friends, Ivan and Ruby. As a hurricane approaches and time is running out, Bob finds courage he never knew he had and learns the […]

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Are the Olympics cancelled?

A senior Japanese ruling party official said on Thursday that cancelling this year’s Olympics in Tokyo remains an option if the coronavirus crisis becomes too dire, dropping a bomb on a hot-button issue and sending social media into a frenzy. The Tokyo Olympics Organising Committee responded with a statement saying all those involved in preparing […]

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Egyptian Messi lookalike thrills soccer-loving orphans

They may not be meeting the real Lionel Messi, but Islam Battah’s resemblance to the Barcelona footballer is so uncanny, that the children at an orphanage in the Egyptian city of Zagazig swarm around him in delight anyway. Seeing the excitement his presence causes at such events, the 27-year-old Egyptian painter is happy to pose […]

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Depiction of Cupid during Leonardo da Vinci era

Cupid is the son of Venus and the god of Love; in Latin he is called Amor, and in Greek, Eros. He is usually shown as a winged child. His attributes are a bow, arrow and quiver. Those hit by his arrows become lovers. Cupid is never the centre of the subject however they play […]