Through a Recession and a Pandemic, the Book Business Is Thriving in Buenos Aires

Every year when she was growing up, Carime Morales’s family would take two days from their winter holidays in Buenos Aires and go shopping for books, largely on Corrientes Avenue, where bookstores, theaters and cafes created a vibrant cultural scene. But when it came time for Morales to open her own bookstore last year, she didn’t even consider Corrientes. Instead, she opted for Parque Chas, the leafy, residential neighborhood of winding streets where she lives.…

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Best California native plants for when summer heats up

You know how it is when things get too hot. Your face gets red, your hair goes limp and you basically just shut down, conserving energy and waiting for something cool and wet to bring you back to life. That’s pretty much how many plants native to Southern California respond to the heat of summer. They have evolved to grow and thrive in the cooler wet months, bloom their hearts out in the spring and…

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Sri Lanka arrests 67 suspected to be heading to Australia

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka’s navy said Tuesday that it has arrested 67 people who it believes were trying to travel by sea to Australia illegally. The navy said in a statement that 12 men were arrested first near the port town of Trincomalee, 260 kilometres (160 miles) northeast of the capital Colombo on Monday and, upon questioning them, intercepted 55 more people travelling in a fishing vessel. It said the persons were aged…

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Massachusetts House Approves Bill To Amend Cannabis Laws

The Massachusetts House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted on Wednesday to approve a bill amending the state’s weed laws, including significant social equity investments and the addition of cannabis consumption cafes to the state’s roster of regulated pot businesses. Lawmakers in the House voted 153-2 to approve the bill, which is nearly identical to a measure passed by the Massachusetts Senate in April. House Speaker Ron Mariano issued a statement quoted by the Boston Globe, saying…

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Scott Disick Escapes To The Beach As Kourtney Marries Travis In Italy – Hollywood Life

View gallery Image Credit: MEGA Looking for some peace and quiet? Scott Disick, 38, appeared to be in escape mode on Sunday, May 23, as he jetted away to “the beach” amid ex Kourtney Kardashian’s over-the-top Italian wedding with Travis Barker over the weekend. More AboutScott Disick The reality star took to social media to offer a first-person look at his travels on his Instagram Story. The sometimes house-flipper snapped a shot out of his…

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Tornadoes kill seven – Freak weather brings havoc to Europe and US | World | News

Winds of up to 81mph ripped through western Germany, toppling trees, tearing roofs from buildings and sending flying debris smashing into cars. The German Weather Service confirmed three tornadoes in North Rhine-Westphalia state: in Paderborn, in nearby Lippstadt and on the edge of the town of Hoexter. Forty-three people were injured – 13 of them seriously – in Paderborn as the tornado tore across the city’s central area on Friday afternoon, according to Mayor Michael…

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Is Google’s ecosystem push too much too fast?

Rita El Khoury / Android Authority Google flooded I/O 2022 with hardware announcements. While we were already expecting to see the Pixel 6a and the Pixel Watch, we were surprised by the promised return to the tablet ecosystem with the Pixel Tablet. Google now has its fingers in many different pies, from smartphones to earbuds, tablets to smartwatches, smart home devices to laptops, and possibly even foldable devices sometime in the future. It begs the…

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US approves $40 billion in aid for Ukraine’s war with Russia

The Senate voted 86 to 11 to pass a $40 billion Ukraine aid package Thursday in the latest bipartisan signal of Washington’s deepening commitment to Ukraine’s grinding war against Russia. The bill includes a huge one-time outlay of military and security assistance, along with funding for mounting economic and humanitarian needs. This latest legislation comes in addition to the $13.6 billion in emergency assistance for Ukraine that Congress approved in March, bringing the total of…

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7 Best Free Running Apps to Track Your Runs

Sometimes it takes a little extra motivation to get up and go. And as it turns out, all it takes is a little technology to boost your fitness ambitions. According to a study from the Journal of Medical Internet Research, participants who used fitness apps were more active and had a lower body mass index compared to nonusers and past users. If that’s not reason enough to log into the app store and make a…

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CBD vs THC: What’s the Difference?

CBD vs THC: What’s the Difference? by Aaron Cadena at CBD Origin With a rising demand for natural medicines, cannabis compounds, like CBD and THC, are becoming increasingly popular due to their wide range of health benefits. While the close relationship between the two compounds may lead some to assume that both have the same impact on the body, a comparison between the molecular structure of CBD vs THC reveals the exact opposite. The Difference…

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