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Ocean-exploring robot could search for lost cities and shipwrecks

(CNN)The ocean is full of mysteries that lead to legendary lore. During a recent moonlit harbor excursion, conversation quickly turned to tales of piracy and exploration.A guide shared stories from the days when tall masts and billowing sails loomed over coastal skylines — and intriguing characters such as Blackbeard and Barbarossa sailed the seas.We couldn’t…

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Portlandia Mermaid Parade celebrates ‘Rainbow Waters’

Rainbow-clad costumed merfolk, along with their friends and fans, gathered Saturday at Poet’s Beach along Portland’s South Waterfront for the sixth annual Portlandia Mermaid Parade and Festival. The event began with opening ceremonies in the shade under the Marquam Bridge, featuring folk tales of mermaids from across the globe and performances by the Ora Nui…

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What to plant in August – vegetables, flowers and shrubs to grow this month

There is still lots of choice for what to plant in August, despite it being a quieter month in the gardener’s planting calendar. While you enjoy eating the fresh vegetables and fruits of your bumper summer harvest as you soak up the season’s sunshine, you can also be planning ahead for the crops and blooms…

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4th of July in NYC means Nathan’s hot dog eating contest, followed by Macy’s fireworks

From backyard barbecues to the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks show, families across the Tri-State Area are gearing up to celebrate Independence Day. No celebration would be complete without the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island, which organizers say dates back to 1916. As the competition returns to its rightful home for the…

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Sunflower festival blooms in Cecil, welcomes guests from all over

This weekend, residents were getting out and smelling the… Sunflowers? The 7th annual Bergsbaken Farms Sunflower Festival was in full bloom in Cecil this weekend. The festival offered eager visitors the chance to walk or ride through the sunflower fields; enjoy live music; munch on freshly popped kettle corn. The event also featured a fun…

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When does autumn start 2022? UK dates for next season, when will it begin and end, what is the autumn equinox

With the days getting progressively shorter and the light fading earlier with every passing week, we know that soon autumn will be here. It might not feel like it at the moment, given the recent extreme heatwave, but in just a few weeks we’ll all be wrapping up warm in blankets and getting our big…

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HBD, America! These 4th Of July Quotes Embody The Spirit Of Independence Day

What are your family’s plans for this 4th of July? You’re probably going to (or hosting) at least one backyard barbecue. You’ll undoubtedly be consuming something red, white, and blue. And there will be fireworks, for sure. But at some point amid the holiday weekend festivities, it’s nice to carve out a few minutes to…

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Sunflower appeal grows despite crushing void

Sunflower are defying the handicap of a domestic market devoid of a large-scale crusher to attract renewed interest from growers looking for a summer-cropping option with agronomic benefits. While domestic sunflower demand is currently confined to use for birdseed, horse feed and specialist human-consumption markets, signs are afoot that monounsaturated sunflower oil will again be…

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Nurses stage walkout at Sydney’s Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital over unsafe working conditions

Nurses have staged a walkout at a major Sydney hospital over plans to substitute critical care trained nurses with less experienced assistant nurses in the intensive care unit. Dozens of nurses have staged a walkout at a major Sydney hospital over “unsafe” staffing plans in the facility’s intensive care unit. Nurses who had just clocked…

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Breast cancer survivor: Don’t put off your mammogram

I did not expect anything to be wrong during my mammogram. I hadn’t felt any lumps or noticed any other breast cancer symptoms. So when the mammogram found an abnormal lump, I was shocked. Further testing showed I had invasive ductal carcinoma, a type of breast cancer. I knew right away I wanted to get…

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