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Three key takeaways from the climate crisis town hall

The Sunrise Movement visited Congress last December, urging members to move forward with the Green New Deal. More recently, the organization called for the Democratic presidential candidates to hold a climate-specific debate. (Ken Schles, Sunrise Movement/) On Wednesday, 10 top Democratic presidential candidates talked climate change during CNN’s climate crisis …

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What to Do After a Hurricane

Great Abaco Island, Bahamas, photographed on September 4 after Hurricane Dorian.Photo: Scott Olson (Getty Images) As of Friday morning, Hurricane Dorian has made landfall in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, where a state of emergency was preemptively issued. Over the coming weekend, Hurricane Dorian is expected to barrel through Nova Scotia, …

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Why do clowns creep us out?

Clowns can inspire fear and loathing in the best of us. (Shutterstock/) Hollywood has long exploited our deep ambivalence about clowns, and this fall’s film lineup is no different. Stephen King’s evil clown, Pennywise, will make his second screen appearance in two years in “IT Chapter Two,” while Batman’s demented …

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4 great macOS features you can get on Windows

“Yes, Frank, my PC also has Quick Look… sort of.” (rawpixel via Pixabay/) No matter what computer you choose, there are always a things on other platforms that seem better than whatever you’re using. I’ve been a Windows user for years, but macOS has some great features Microsoft has yet …

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Store Tomato Paste the Alton Brown Way

Photo: Shutterstock I have not been watching the Good Eats reboot, but Joel (of Joel’s Hot Takes) has, and this morning he shared a very good tip from the most recent episode, Hittin’ the Sauce II: In his new episode this week, he suggested to freeze a can of tomato …

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Pediatric Emergency Rooms Really Are Better for Kids

Photo: Shutterstock We live a few blocks from a hospital, so I was surprised when our pediatrician told me—sitting in the office with a new baby—that if our little one ever had to go to the emergency room, in most cases we should pass it right up and drive down …

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Everything you should know about methane as regulations loosen

Humans contribute about 60 percent of total methane emissions—and we’ve increased the amount of the gas in the atmosphere by two and a half times since the Industrial Revolution. (Pexels/) Last week, the Trump administration announced its plan to roll back regulations on methane, a potent greenhouse gas. The changes …

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