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Science

An ‘Island’ of Disgusting Wet Wipes Changed The Course of The Thames River in London

A “wet wipe island” the size of two tennis courts has formed in the Thames, causing the river as it flows through London to change course, according to The Times of London. Ministers have asked people to stop using wet wipes, and the government is considering banning those that contain plastic.   Fleur Anderson, a Labour […]

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Gaming

Summer Games Done Quick 2022 raises $3 million for charity

After a wonderful week of superb speedruns, Summer Games Done Quick 2022 has concluded with a total of over $3.01 million USD raised for international charity Doctors Without Borders. SGDQ 2022, which ran from June 26 – July 3, saw over 120 speedruns ranging from quick hits to longer runs. Some runners showcase incredible technical […]

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Entertainment

George Michael’s grand piano sells for eye-watering £200k at charity auction

The family and estate of the late Wham! star donated his cherished Bechstein piano to music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins because George wanted to support the cause after his death. Jon Ellery, managing director of the famous amplifier maker Marshall, bought the instrument for their new state-of-the-art studio in Milton Keynes. He told the Sunday […]

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Pets

Shreveport woman charged with felony theft from pet charity

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A Shreveport woman is facing felony theft charges, accused of taking thousands of dollars from a local pet charity organization. According to Shreveport police, 32-year-old Kaleigh Knebl turned herself in Thursday shortly after SPD put out the word that she was wanted on one count of felony theft for allegedly taking […]

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Sports

Louise Pleming’s Rally4Ever: A Tennis Charity Touching Lives – 10sBalls.com • TennisBalls.com

An extended rally is an ongoing tennis dialogue between players. Australian coach and commentator Louise Pleming is transforming the art of the rally into life-changing experience. The Tennis Australia high-performance coach is one of the driving forces behind Rally4Ever, an Australian-registered charitable foundation that fosters greater community connection through physical activity. Rally4Ever has aided Australia’s homeless, disadvantaged and […]

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Sports

World No. 1 Tennis Player Iga Swiatek to Host Charity Tennis Event For Ukrainian Children

Women’s world number one tennis player Iga Swiatek will host a charity tennis event in her home country of Poland that will benefit child victims of the war in Ukraine.  Swiatek, who won the 2022 French Open in May, moved on to the second round of Wimbledon on Tuesday after beating Jana Fett of Croatia […]

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Business

Metallica Benefit Show With Ozzy, Beatles + More Covers Gets Official Release

A unique Metallica acoustic set featuring covers by The Beatles and Ozzy Osbourne has finally hit the Metallica webstore. It’s from a 2014 charity gig that honored the Ozz-man and benefited the MusicCares MAP fund, which helps musicians recover from addiction. The star-studded benefit is an annual event in Los Angeles. Each show recognizes an […]

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UK

Prince Charles accepting millions in bags of cash for charity ‘would not happen again’

The aide has responded to reports that between 2011and 2015 Prince Charles accepted up to €3million (£2.5million) in cash stuffed in bags from a Qatari Sheikh for his charity. The aide said it would “not happen again”. Speaking to The Sunday Times, the aide said: “As we said over the weekend, it was passed immediately […]

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Sports

Swiatek plans charity tennis event for Ukrainian children

Placeholder while article actions load WIMBLEDON, England — Top-ranked Iga Swiatek will host a charity tennis event next month in her home country of Poland to raise funds for children and teenagers impacted by the war in Ukraine. The event in Krakow on July 23 will feature a mixed doubles exhibition match and Ukraine soccer […]

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World

Swiatek announces charity event for people affected by Ukraine war

Tennis – Wimbledon – All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, London, Britain – June 28, 2022 Poland’s Iga Swiatek speaks to the crowd after winning her first round match against Croatia’s Jana Fett REUTERS/Hannah Mckay Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 29 (Reuters) – Poland’s world number one Iga Swiatek […]