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Sports

Leigh Wood loses featherweight crown with loss to Mauricio Lara

Leigh Wood lost his WBA featherweight world title after being knocked out in the seventh round by Mexico’s Mauricio Lara in Nottingham. Wood, 31, was ahead on all three judges scorecards in a thrilling contest at the Motorpoint Arena, but was dumped by a brilliant left hook and his trainer Ben Davison threw in the […]

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Science

Wood burners given the chop in new London homes

Wood burners have effectively been banned in refurbished or new London homes over air pollution concerns. Under planning guidance announced by the Mayor Sadiq Khan this week, air pollution limits for home and office developments would be breached if burners for logs or other solid fuels were installed. Home burning of solid fuel (wood and coal) is […]

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Gaming

Disney Dreamlight Valley: Where To Get Dry Wood

If you’re wanting to build everything Disney Dreamlight Valley has to offer, you’ll be gathering a whole lot of materials to do so. One of those you’re going to need is Dry Wood, which is used to craft a variety of different pieces of furniture and is occasionally required to complete quests. We’ll tell you […]

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Gaming

Disney Dreamlight Valley: Where To Get Dark Wood

Building everything in Disney Dreamlight Valley means collecting a wide variety of materials, including multiple types of wood. Dark Wood is arguably the rarest of the different types in the game, only spawning in a single biome, which is likely to require quite a few hours of playing to unlock. We’ll tell you everything you […]

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Celebrities

Adele praised for wearing eco-friendly dress made from wood pulp

Adele, 34, took to the stage this weekend in Las Vegas in a figure-hugging black dress, showing off her svelte waist and gym-honed figure. The V neckline also exposed her ample assets, with the dress designer Stella McCartney wanting the dress to celebrate “curves”. The gown, made from wood pulp, was covered in carefully placed […]

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Science

Households resort to burning cat litter due to wood pellet

Households with wood pellet boilers are desperately stocking up on cat litter as an alternative to heat their homes this winter, pet shop bosses have said. It comes after Russia’s war in Ukraine triggered a global shortage of wood pellets, a conflict that has also sent energy bills soaring. Households are scrambling to keep their […]

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Science

For some of us, wood is the only practical, affordable fuel |

I read with some dismay that I have committed the eco-crime of owning a wood-burning stove (My burning shame: I fitted my house with three wood-burning stoves, 27 December). When I moved into my small cob-and-thatch cottage 10 years ago, there were storage heaters (which I removed) and an open fire that filled the place […]

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Entertainment

Elvis had affairs with Natalie Wood and her West Side Story

They were two of the hottest stars in the world in 1956. Elvis was already a major recording artist and was about to launch a film career with his debut in Love Me Tender. Natalie had already received her first Oscar nomination the year before for Rebel Without A Cause, alongside James Dean. Although The […]

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Science

Cathie Wood Says Risk-Off Environment Pushed Investors Back

Cathie Wood has acknowledged in her year-end newsletter that a risk-off market environment has pushed investors back toward benchmarks during the last two years, disadvantaging strategies that focus on disruptive innovation. What Happened: Wood said, “While innovation solves problems and typically gains traction during difficult times, some companies may be cutting back on research and development […]

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Science

Properly made wood products sustain the environment

HOLLAND — The sustainability movement encourages consumers to stay away from items made with nonrenewable resources like plastic, which is made from harmful fossil fuels. But mass-produced wooden items often contribute to deforestation, which isn’t sustainable either. Fortunately, there are local businesses producing wooden goods the right way — the sustainable way.  As the largest […]