Indian Ocean Dipole: What is it and why is it linked to floods and bushfires?

A climate system in the Indian Ocean, known as the dipole, is behind extreme weather events in East Africa and Australia.
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High School Football Star Charged With Murder of Teammate Twin Brother

A star football player at a high school in Philadelphia is facing a murder charge after he shot and killed his own twin brother and teammate. NBC News reports that Philadelphia police responded to a call about a person with a gun Sunday evening (Dec. 1) and found that 18-year-old Suhail Gillard had been shot once in the chest. Investigators said Suhail and his twin brother, Fayaadh Gillard, were playing with a gun in their father’s apartment when it accidentally went off. Suhail was taken to a h...
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Doddie Weir: The rugby legend who won't give in to MND

Three years after being told he has a terminal illness, rugby legend Doddie Weir refuses to give it an inch.
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I Tested 13 Bidets. I’m a Convert.

The difference between a bidet and a washlet, and why you might love one, too.
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Denmark Raises Antibiotic-Free Pigs. Why Can’t the U.S.?

American pigs are raised on a liberal diet of antibiotics, fueling the rise of resistant germs. Danish pork producers are proving there’s a better way.
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Gunbroker Auctions Already Pricing The H&K SP5 Way Over MSRP

The PlayStation 2 was my first meaningful, real-world lesson in consumer economics. My mom took me to Target at about 4 a.m. on an unusually cold Florida winter morning because she read in the paper that demand was going to far outstrip supply for the new super-console. Sure enough, there was a line forming already, […] Read More … The post Gunbroker Auctions Already Pricing The H&K SP5 Way Over MSRP appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Primary Arms Optics Approved for Duty Use by Pasadena Police Department

Primary Arms Optics have had a pair of their red dot optics approved for duty use with Texas’ Pasadena Police Department. The optics have also recently been cleared for duty use by Missouri City’s Police Department too. The CR2032-powered SLx Compact 1×20 Prism Scope weighs in at 9.7 oz and has a 3.7in of eye relief and ½ MOA […] Read More … The post Primary Arms Optics Approved for Duty Use by Pasadena Police Department appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Willington five-year-old calls 999 after mum collapses

Five-year-old Leo called the emergency services after finding his mum unconscious on the floor.
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Muhammad makes list of top 10 baby names in the US for the first time

For the first time, Muhammad is one of the top 10 most popular baby names for boys in the United States, according to data from the parenting website BabyCenter.
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Mateba Firearms Scheduled to Make Comeback in The USA in 2020

The Twitter account for KommandoStore just revealed that in 2020 they are going to be the exclusive importer of Mateba Firearms into the US. No details have been provided so far on how many models may be part of the import deal, however, it is clear that the 6 Unica Autorevolver, presumably in .357 Magnum, which […] Read More … The post Mateba Firearms Scheduled to Make Comeback in The USA in 2020 appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
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Stories Within Stories: Malavika Sangghvi on Zoru Bhathena

In this city, every story has at least one, if not a hundred more behind it. If things had gone as planned, yesterday Mumbai would have woken up to two very different stories about the same individual, perhaps symptomatic of the fractured times we live in and a reminder, that in this city, every story has at least one, if not a hundred more behind it — and it us up to us to dig deeper and bear witness to as many of them as we can. Article by Malavika Sangghvi | Hindustan Times One story begin...
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Taylor Swift releases Christmas song, complete with cute home movie compilation

Taylor Swift has released a Christmas song -- but it's not just the music people are talking about.
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Porsche's first electric car is pricey but insanely fun

Just in case you were worried electric cars were going to be boring, Porsche made the Taycan. It isn't perfect and, yes, it is expensive, but it is absolutely not boring.
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Recline your seat or keep it upright? We asked, you responded

Full disclosure: I am not a tiny, magical elf (h/t CNN reader Aimee), nor am I six feet tall, but Geoff from Durham, North Carolina already guessed that.
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The man who created Hungary's birthday cake

Made with painstaking precision, Hungarian cakes are among the most luxurious and coveted in the world.
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Killer heat: US cities' plans for coming heatwaves fail to protect vulnerable

Exclusive: With heatwaves predicted to worsen dramatically over the next 30 years, many big US cities are failing to fully plan to protect those most vulnerable to extreme heat When heatwaves hammered US cities this summer, one of the hottest in recorded history, some city governments had plans in place to protect their most at-risk residents.Philadelphia’s plan sent homeless outreach teams to distribute water and bring people to cooling centers. Austin’s plan suspended electricity shutoffs for ...
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