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Ace Hardware boosts efforts to phase out neonicotinoid pesticides

The world’s largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative, Ace Hardware, is becoming more “bee-friendly” by phasing out inventory products associated with neonicotinoid pesticides. Neonicotinoids — sometimes called ‘neonics’ for short — are notoriously toxic to bees. Ace Hardware’s move to distance itself from neonics is a step closer to promoting better pollinator population health. Neonicotinoids work as an insecticide by disrupting neural transmission. This is owing to neonics’ design to mimic ...
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Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds

Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country, one of his lawyers told CNN on Monday.
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Queer Latinx Trailblazers

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! These Latinx and Hispanic LGBTQ icons have had a huge impact culturally and politically.
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How Do Internet Memes Shape Our Politics?

As the election approaches, candidates and voters alike are creating and sharing even more political internet memes.
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How 9 Latinx Small Business Owners Celebrate Their Culture

This Hispanic Heritage Month, we asked entrepreneurs to share how they use their companies to honor their heritage.
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Inspiring Career Advice From Latina Trailblazers In Politics

Straight wisdom from Tiffany Cabán, Jessica Cisneros and other Latinas in politics.
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Jillian Mercado On Being A Disabled Latina Model: ‘We’re Not Going Anywhere’

Working in the fashion industry was always in the cards for Mercado — in fact, it was *the* card.
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Pano Testing

A while back I was doing some testing of new software for displaying larger panoramas on the blog here and came across a site called Momento360. Has anyone heard of this company before? I bet there are some truly spectacular… Read more → The post Pano Testing appeared first on CanonBlogger.
Tags: Photography, News, Social Media, Software, Smart Phone, Panorama, Pano Testing



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