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Commuting in, DIY out: UK’s new ‘new normal’ after end of Covid controls

Britain’s love for green fingers and blackened thumbs during the first Covid lockdown has since evaporated as people again find a “new normal” after the ending of restrictions, a survey suggests. The amount of time people spent gardening and doing DIY soared in March and April 2020, with people spending 40 minutes a day improving […]

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Science

Alpine shrub growth follows bimodal seasonal patterns across biomes – unexpected environmental controls – Communications Biology

IPCC. Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2021). Giorgi, F. & Lionello, P. Climate change projections for the Mediterranean region. Glob. Planet. Change 63, 90–104 (2008). Article  Google Scholar  Post, E. et al. The polar regions in […]

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Pets

All pets adopted at Minneapolis Animal Care & Control’s free adoption event

MINNEAPOLIS — Dozens got to go home with a free dog or cat from Minneapolis Animal Care and Control Friday. “It’s a super exciting day. I’m hoping he’s the one,” Cassie Jensen said. The Jensens have their eye on a new sidekick. “I saw Astro the dog online and thought he might be the perfect […]

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UK

Brexit Britain is faltering but EU is ‘staring into the abyss’ as Putin controls strings

According to Andrew Neil, the bloc is facing crises from Russia that the UK is not, such as Putin’s threats to cut off gas to the bloc. During recent weeks, Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the EU Commission, has urged those in the EU to begin conserving energy to “provide a safety net […]

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Technology

How Amazon Controls Streaming — and That Doesn’t Mean Prime Video

Amazon Web Services does nothing exciting, yet it controls — well, almost everything. It also may be worth as much as $3 trillion. If you thought there was a part of our lives that Amazon does not (yet) control, let’s talk about the company’s stranglehold on streaming. We don’t mean Prime Video — and we […]

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Science

Oregon’s largest glass recycler will continue operating, install pollution controls

Oregon’s largest glass recycler will continue operating, install pollution controls The Bulletin Source link

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Technology

Cloud Security Alliance, Cyber Risk Institute Partner to Create Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM) Addendum for the Financial Sector

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 28, 2022– The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications, and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announced that it has partnered with the Cyber Risk Institute (CRI), a non-profit coalition of financial institutions and trade associations, to develop an addendum to […]

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Business

China cuts quarantine time for international travelers in big step toward easing Covid-19 controls

For more than two years, overseas travelers have had to quarantine upon arrival in China because of Covid restrictions. Pictured here at Beijing International Airport on June 18, 2022, are passengers waiting to be taken to quarantine-designated destinations. Leo Ramirez | Afp | Getty Images BEIJING — China cut the quarantine period for international travelers […]

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Gaming

Ark Andrewsarchus: spawn locations, controls, and how to tame

The Ark Andrewsarchus may sound like a friendly chap by name alone, but learning the locations it can spawn, how to tame one, and the various controls will soon teach you these warthog-like creatures are mean beasts – and they can get a lot meaner. For example, you can mount  a turret on its back […]

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Gaming

WhatsApp adds new privacy controls for profile photos and ‘Last Seen’ status | Engadget

After previewing the feature in beta last April, WhatsApp is rolling out greater privacy controls for Profile Photo, About, Status and Last Seen settings, the company tweeted. Until now, you could only block those settings for Everyone, My Contacts or Nobody, but the new update introduces a “My Contacts Except” option that offers far more […]