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The best cheap mattress in 2021

Cheap doesn’t have to be synonymous with low-quality. In the mattress industry, budget shoppers can get their hands on a low-priced mattress under $800 or less, especially after discounts and promotions are applied. Online, you typically don’t even have to wait for a holiday like the Fourth of July or Memorial Day to get a…

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Verdejo pleads not guilty in murder case

[CW: The following story includes disturbing details of a murder currently under investigation] On May 3 pro boxer Felix Verdejo, 27, was charged with kidnapping resulting in death, carjacking resulting in death and killing an unborn child. Authorities in Puerto Rico suspect that Verdejo murdered Keishla Rodriguez Ortiz, 27, after she revealed she was pregnant.…

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Beyond vaccines, UNESCO seeks share more global science

PARIS (AP) — While the U.S. president is calling for suspending patents on COVID-19 vaccines, experts at UNESCO are quietly working on a more ambitious plan: a new global system for sharing scientific knowledge that would outlast the current pandemic.At a meeting wrapping up Tuesday, diplomats and legal and technical experts from UNESCO’S member states…

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Health & Medical
Meat Production Is Polluting the Air You Breathe

By Amy Norton HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, May 11, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Steaks and burgers could be killing thousands of Americans each year, but in a way most people wouldn’t expect — via air pollution.That’s the conclusion of a new study estimating that airborne particles generated by food production kill nearly 16,000 Americans each year. Pollution…

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Ontario to pause first doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines

Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Canadian Press Published May 11, 2021 Updated May 11, 2021 Getting audio file … Audio for this article is not available at this time. This translation has been automatically generated and has not been verified for accuracy. Full Disclaimer People stand in a line up at a mass vaccination centre in…

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2020 ‘a record year for plant-based, cultivated meat and sustainable protein companies’

Although the alternative protein sector still lags conventional meat and dairy, the GFI, a body working to support the development of alternative proteins, said it was hugely encouraged by the sector’s growth last year.Among the highlights of its report were that Western Europe is now the largest regional market for plant-based meat at $1.8 billion,…

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Best cheap Chromebook deals for May 2021

Chromebooks have been around for nearly a decade now, but it was in 2020 that these unique Chrome OS-powered laptops really started to shine due to the surge of people working and studying from home. It’s not hard to see why Chromebooks suddenly exploded in popularity: They’re highly affordable in contrast to Windows laptops and…

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Dana White on Nick Diaz: “I just question how bad he really wants to fight”

Many fans, fellow fighters and media pundits were surprised to see former Strikeforce welterweight champion and UFC title challenger Nick Diaz in the crowd at UFC 261. It also came as a pleasant surprise that UFC president Dana White said Diaz was there because he wanted a fight at the UFC 261 post fight press…

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Science & Nature
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Heads for Earth with Asteroid Sample

After nearly five years in space, NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft is on its way back to Earth with an abundance of rocks and dust from the near-Earth asteroid Bennu.