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Canadian province will lift many restrictions a month before expected after hitting vaccination milestone

Canadian province will lift many restrictions a month before expected after hitting vaccination milestone

With now at least 80% of eligible residents in Canada’s Manitoba province having received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, local health leaders said Tuesday they will implement the least restrictive health orders since the pandemic’s start — a month earlier than they expected. “Thanks to the remarkable efforts of Manitobans, we are now in…MORE

Michigan’s Lake Huron sinkhole is a window into how Earth’s earliest forms of life diversified
Phil Hartmeyer/NOAA Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Michigan’s Lake Huron sinkhole is a window into how Earth’s earliest forms of life diversified

Earth hasn’t always experienced the 24-hour day we’re so familiar with now. In fact, the way the world turns not only determines the length of our day, but it could have contributed to an influx of oxygen on early Earth that helped life to flourish, according to new research. Researchers studying a unique environment in…MORE

The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

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A rare species thought to be extinct is clinging to survival, study finds
Krystal Tolley

A rare species thought to be extinct is clinging to survival, study finds

A species of tiny chameleons presumed to be extinct due to deforestation has been found, but it is clinging to survival. Up to only 5.5 centimeters (2.2 inches) long, the critically endangered Chapman’s pygmy chameleon (Rhampholeon chapmanorum) is native to the low-elevation rainforest of the Malawi Hills in southern Malawi, a country in southeastern Africa,…MORE

Neanderthals were painting caves in Europe long before modern humans, study finds

Neanderthals were painting caves in Europe long before modern humans, study finds

Whether Neanderthals thought symbolically and had an artistic sensibility has been a question that has vexed experts in human evolution. But evidence is mounting that our Stone Age cousins were our cognitive equals and created forms of art in Europe long before Homo sapiens were on the scene. A new study of a rock feature…MORE

Light detected behind a black hole for the first time
Dan Wilkins

Light detected behind a black hole for the first time

It’s a light show in space unlike any other. For the first time, scientists have detected light from behind a black hole, and it fulfills a prediction rooted in Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity. Stanford University astrophysicist Dan Wilkins and his colleagues observed X-rays that were released by a supermassive black hole located at…MORE

‘The animals are on fire,’ say devastated farmers as wildfires sweep Turkey
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‘The animals are on fire,’ say devastated farmers as wildfires sweep Turkey

In the small village of Kacarlar, on Turkey’s southern coast, farmers are facing apocalyptic scenes as wildfires continue to sweep the country. “The animals are on fire,” 56-year-old resident, Muzeyyan Kacar, told CNN. “Everything is going to burn. Our land, our animals and our house. What else do we have anyway?” At least six people…MORE

Massive comet discovery dwarfs all others
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Massive comet discovery dwarfs all others

Messengers from the past are all around us. In our solar system, comets are the icy leftovers from when the sun and planets formed. They hold the mysteries of that primordial soup. The murky beginning of life on Earth is thought to be trapped within the deepest, oldest rocks, but scientists wonder whether everything made…MORE

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FRIDAY, JULY 30, 2021

SCARLETT JOHANSSON is suing Disney for cheating her out of “Black Widow” profits. Scarlett had some box office bonuses written into her contract, based on how the movie performed.  And she says she was guaranteed the movie would get a wide theatrical release. Instead, they put it out when they knew the theatrical market was…

THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2021

To all you people who are throwing shade at SIMONE BILES . . . first of all, WHY???  But secondly, maybe you spoke too soon. Because maybe Simone is still struggling with the trauma of SEXUAL ABUSE. A trainer and former gymnast named Andrea Orris Tweeted out a defense of Simone, saying, “That girl has…