August 17, 2022
World

U.N. hopes 5th time’s the charm in push for treaty to protect oceans

The Arctic is heating up at a record rate, plastic pollution is “choking the seas,” fish stocks are being depleted, acidity rates are rising and ocean waters

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Business/Tech

Lord of the Rings mechanical keyboards are perfect for people who speak Elvish

Precious peripherals — Keyboards build on Drop’s November release of LotR keycap sets. Scharon Harding – Aug 16, 2022 4:00 pm UTC Enlarge

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World

From sailor to bookseller: Paris welcomes new cohort of ‘bouquinistes’

Issued on: 16/08/2022 – 17:58 A customer browses at a second-hand book stall in Paris on August 12, 2022. © AFP Rachid Bouanou

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World

Could Russia face a Nuremberg-style tribunal over the Ukraine war?

Will Putin face justice for the Ukraine war? Will Putin face justice for the Ukraine war? 03:22 London — As prosecutors gather evidence of

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Health

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Will Soon Be Available in the U.S.

WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans will be able to buy hearing aids without a prescription later this fall, under a long-awaited rule finalized

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World

Author Mimi Zhu Is Relearning What It Means to Love After Trauma

In March 2020, barely two weeks into COVID-19 isolation in New York City, the writer, artist, and community organizer Mimi Zhu woke up

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World

ITT Tech Students Will Have $3.9 Billion in Debt Canceled

(WASHINGTON) — Students who used federal loans to attend ITT Technical Institute as far back as 2005 will automatically get that debt canceled

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Africa

Gunfire or starvation: Stark choice facing DR Congo’s displaced

Issued on: 16/08/2022 – 16:51 02:40 Stark choice facing DRC’s displaced – 2022 © AFP / France 24 Video by: Juliette MONTILLY Follow

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Health

Your Kid’s School Needs Better Ventilation to Help Keep COVID-19 in Check

Across the country, K-12 schools are starting their next year of classes in the middle of a COVID-19 surge. As the BA.5 Omicron

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Business/Tech

Google’s New Robot Learned to Take Orders by Scraping the Web

Late last week, Google research scientist Fei Xia sat in the center of a bright, open-plan kitchen and typed a command into a

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