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Honey, I love you: our 40,000 year relationship with the humble bee

Honey, I love you: our 40,000 year relationship with the humble bee

Earlier this month I received my first package of bees. A package refers to a box containing 3 pounds of bees, or roughly 12 thousand Apis Melliforia. And while introducing a new species of animal to your home seems like …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments News
More Than 100 House Republicans Voted Against The Budget. Here Is How Each GOP Member Voted.

More Than 100 House Republicans Voted Against The Budget. Here Is How Each GOP Member Voted.

The omnibus spending legislation to keep the government funded through September passed the House of Representatives Wednesday with more nays from Republicans than from Democrats.

Republican Iowa Rep. Steve King voted no on the bill and told The Daily Caller: …

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How the Republican bill would change Obamacare

How the Republican bill would change Obamacare

Will pre-existing conditions be protected in GOP health care bill?

House Republicans finally have the votes to try to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Lawmakers are scheduled to vote Thursday after some last-minute changes to the legislation convinced enough conservatives and …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
Prince Philip in Canada: A visual guide to decades of official visits and ignominious gaffes

Prince Philip in Canada: A visual guide to decades of official visits and ignominious gaffes

An RCMP officer salutes as Prince Philip arrives to join the Queen for a luncheon in Regina on May 20, 2005.

The Queen has made 22 official visits to Canada during her reign, and her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of …

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Polls close at local and mayoral elections across UK

Polls close at local and mayoral elections across UK

Polls have now closed in local and mayoral elections in England, Wales and Scotland.

A total of 4,851 council seats are up for grabs in 88 councils – all of those in Scotland and Wales, plus 34 in England, including …

by May 24, 2017 0 comments Finance
Chicago Botanic Garden waits, watches for dual corpse flower bloom

Chicago Botanic Garden waits, watches for dual corpse flower bloom

Chicago Botanic Garden Patrick Herendeen, a senior director at the Chicago Botanic Garden, stands between corpse flowers Java and Sumatra, dubbed the "Titan Twins," in a greenhouse as he waits to see if the corpse flowers will bloom. (Daniel I. …

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State senator to introduce a constitutional amendment to limit UC’s 138-year-old autonomy

State senator to introduce a constitutional amendment to limit UC’s 138-year-old autonomy

Monica Lozano, left, chairwoman of the University of California Board of Regents, discusses an audit on the office of UC President Janet Napolitano, second from left, at a joint legislative hearing. At far right is State Auditor Elaine Howle. (Rich …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
You’re doing it wrong! Here’s the perfect way to watch every Star Wars film

You’re doing it wrong! Here’s the perfect way to watch every Star Wars film

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The Star Wars franchise spans multiple generations across various media, from movies to video games, comic books, novels, and TV shows. Yet, despite that shared fondness for stories of the Jedi, the Sith, and the galactic adventures …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
US allies go their own way on White House in-flight laptop ban

US allies go their own way on White House in-flight laptop ban

A month and a half after the United States announced it would ban large electronics from the cabins of certain passenger flights originating in the Middle East, the uneven measures enacted by its closest allies in response have raised questions …

by May 23, 2017 0 comments News
‘South Korea’s Bill Gates’ seeks to break political mold

‘South Korea’s Bill Gates’ seeks to break political mold

BILL GATES? Ahn Cheol-Soo has been compared in South Korea to Bill Gates for his technological entrepreneurship and philanthropy. Ahn Cheol-Soo file photo from Voice of America/Wikipedia

SEOUL, South Korea – One of the main challengers to the frontrunner in …

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