The five most important things about Beatrix Potter

The five most important things about Beatrix Potter

Illustration by Pete Stewart Drawing upon her own eclectic travels as well as her knowledge of folklore, Beatrix Potter hailed from a family of academics (her great-grandfather, L.J. Potter, was a parliamentarian). Initially, the…

China and US ink deal to boost carbon-free energy

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China and US ink deal to boost carbon-free energy

In a conference call with reporters on the sidelines of the annual National People’s Congress in Beijing, Xie Zhenhua, China’s vice minister of the State Oceanic Administration, confirmed that both countries agreed on a…

ColdHubs: Nigeria's frozen food storage revolution

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ColdHubs: Nigeria’s frozen food storage revolution

Image copyright ColdHubs Image caption Moses Obiwa and Odenonu demonstrate some of ColdHubs’ lab-grown bacteria-stored food items More than 1,500 sub-Saharan African students and students studying abroad have visited ColdHubs to understand the fundamentals…

Best ways to earn frequent flier miles abroad

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Best ways to earn frequent flier miles abroad

Being on an airline isn’t always a positive experience. Service is a bit inconsistent, or worse, not offered at all. Almost every airline I’ve flown on offers points that can be quickly converted into…

Jealous of Alicia Keys? You should be

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Jealous of Alicia Keys? You should be

Alicia Keys plays on your unconscious mind. It’s an extreme step for someone who performed the Grammys for four years in a row without ever releasing a full album. But she embraced the feedback…

Beto O'Rourke Forges Ahead With Possible 2020 Presidential Bid

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Beto O’Rourke Forges Ahead With Possible 2020 Presidential Bid

Democrat congressman and potential 2020 presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, known as a potential underdog before the start of his 2018 Texas Senate race, has decided to seek re-election to Texas’s 13th Congressional District in…