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DIY Seed Ball Kit

Relish the fruits…make that the vegetables of your not-so-laborious labor. These kits contain everything you need to make 20 nutrient-rich, ready-to-plant seed balls that will burst forth in a variety of colorful, delicious, nutritious veggies. Each kit includes a custom grow mix of clay and worm castings and four seed packets. You create the balls by rolling the seeds with the grow mix, and then just plant the balls, water, and watch your garden grow. It’s easy even for little ones, and a fun w...
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While the CDC recommended against travel, about 2 million people went through airport checkpoints this weekend. Here's what airports across the country look like right now.

People wait to speak to a United Airlines representative at a terminal at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago on Friday, Nov. 20 AP Photo/Teresa Crawford A total of over 2 million travelers passed by the security checkpoint at airports throughout Friday and Saturday, according to the Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The CDC recommended people in the US do not travel for Thanksgiving. States across the country tightened restrictions on social gatherings and travel, Busi...
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We're likely to need coronavirus booster shots after the initial vaccine

A volunteer receives an experimental coronavirus shot from a medical worker at Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, South Africa, June 24, 2020. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko People may need to get booster shots after the initial coronavirus vaccine doses in order to stay protected, experts say. Other vaccines, like the tetanus shot, also require periodic boosters.  That adds further complication to the impending challenge of distributing coronavirus vaccines, which are likely to require two doses. Vi...
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Southwest just announced 12 new routes to leisure destinations like Hawaii and Mexico as it prepares to fly the Boeing 737 Max again — here's the full list

Southwest Airlines will launch 12 new routes in 2021. Carlos Yudica / Shutterstock.com Southwest Airlines is expanding with 12 new leisure routes across the United States and Mexico.  Savannah, Georgia and Sarasota, Florida are the focus of the expansion, with nine new routes to those cities. Hawaii and Mexico will see three new routes as Americans seek vacations in tropical locales. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Southwest Airlines is continuing a nationwide expansion...
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot knows there's 'COVID fatigue' in peoples' response to the virus. But letting your guard down now could be a matter of 'life and death,' she says.

Chicago's Mayor Lori Lightfoot arrives at a University of Chicago initiative event for the science in Chicago, Illinois, on July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot spoke to Insider on Thursday about her city's response to COVID-19.  She admitted people have experienced "COVID fatigue" in recent weeks, but urged people not to gather on Thanksgiving.  She said the decision not to gather for the November holiday is a matter of "life and death." Visit Business...
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6 experts give advice about how to celebrate Thanksgiving safely: 'Keep gatherings as small as possible'

A Thanksgiving table. Granger Wootz/Getty Images The US is experiencing a record-breaking surge of coronavirus infections. According to Anthony Fauci, small indoor gatherings are driving new spread, so people should consider avoiding them. That means tweaking Thanksgiving and holiday traditions. Public-health experts suggest people avoid large indoor gatherings if possible, wear masks when mingling with family, and get tested before and after any travel.  Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
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ForeverCar Extended Warranty Review (2020)

ForeverCar offers four coverage plans to choose from, each with a monthly payment option.The provider has received much positive customer feedback, with many reviews mentioning knowledgeable staff and affordable extended coverage.After receiving a quote from ForeverCar, compare it to a few of our vetted providers to make sure you’re getting the best coverage at the best price possible. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. ...
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Here's When You Can Download macOS Big Sur in Time Zones Around the World

Apple's official public release of macOS Big Sur is finally set to drop on Thursday, November 12, just two days after the company released the second release candidate to developers following its "One More Thing" event. Developers are busy putting the finishing touches on their apps to take advantage of new features in ‌macOS Big Sur‌, support the new Macs with Apple's own M1 chip coming next week, and complement the refreshed macOS design, and many users will be looking to update their Macs ...
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The life of Dr. Jill Biden, an educator who worked full-time during Joe Biden's career and plans to keep her job after moving into the White House

Jill Biden listens to a speech being given by her husband, former Vice President Joe Biden, in Denison, Iowa in November 2019. Reuters Joe Biden has been projected to win the 2020 presidential election, defeating President Trump. His wife, Dr. Jill Biden, has emerged as one of his most forceful surrogates. She has campaigned tirelessly alongside him throughout his 2020 election and has been his anchor throughout his decades-long political career. She is a committed educator, who has contin...
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8 famous homes from TV shows and movies you can book on Airbnb, from the "Caddyshack" yacht to a Waco home from "Fixer Upper"

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Travelers continue to seek domestic destinations and vacation rentals as they prioritize safety during the pandemic.Add extra excitement to your next regional travel experience with these Airbnb listings from iconic movies and TV shows.Listings include places featured in "Caddyshack," "Entourage," "Twilight," and more, all under $400.Read more: Are Airbnbs safe? We spoke to experts, a compan...
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United States: Public Charge Rule Vacated Nationwide - Envoy Global, Inc.

The Federal District Court in the Northern District of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois vacated the Public Charge Rule effective November 2, 2020
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Lexus Teams With TED Fellows Program for Human-Centered Approach to Autonomous Cars

This article originally appeared on AutoVision News. It has been republished with permission. What do you think about self-driving cars? We would like to hear your thoughts. Lexus has partnered with the TED Fellows program, a global multidisciplinary group of thought leaders, to develop new designs for autonomous vehicles that place people over technology. The goal of the partnership between Lexus and the TED Fellows program is to ensure that human needs stay at the center of self-dri...
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Curtis Foster – “Slasher’s Delight” (EP Review)

Curtis Foster is a 28-year-old rapper from Chicago, Illinois. Due to the success of his album “INNERTIA”, he already has a sizable fanbase that’s only getting bigger each day. Building on this, Foster is already back with a brand new EP, “Slasher’s Delight”. With six new tracks, can Curtis feed his hungry fans while also gaining new ones? With hard-hitting flows and a careless demeanor, Curtis Foster is joyfully terrifying on the microphone. Whether it’s the torturing “Mind of a Psycho” o...
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'Keep gatherings as small as possible': 6 experts give advice about how to celebrate Thanksgiving safely

A Thanksgiving table. Granger Wootz/Getty Images The US is experiencing a record-breaking surge of coronavirus infections. According to Anthony Fauci, small indoor gatherings are driving new spread, so people should consider avoiding them. That means tweaking Thanksgiving and holiday traditions. Public-health experts suggest people avoid large indoor gatherings if possible, wear masks when mingling with family, and get tested before and after any travel.  Visit Business Insider's homepage ...
Tags: Health, New York, Science, News, Thanksgiving, Cdc, Senate, US, Trends, Rome, Washington Dc, National Institutes of Health, Grinch, Andrew Cuomo, East Coast, Anthony Fauci


The first Boeing 737 Max crash was 2 years ago today. Here's the complete history of the plane that's been grounded since 2 crashes killed 346 people 5 months apart.

Boeing When the 737 Max entered service in 2017, Boeing touted it as the next generation of a tried-and-tested workhorse of consumer aviation.The Max, a 737 with more fuel-efficient engines and updated avionics and cabins, would have longer range, a lower operating cost, and enough in common with previous models so that pilots could switch back and forth between the two with ease.However, two fatal crashes involving the plane within five months of each other, which killed a combined 346 pe...
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Seeking innovative leader

The National Flute Association (NFA) was founded in 1972 as a common ground for flutists to exchange ideas and inspiration and has expanded in the decades since to include a quarterly magazine, an annual convention, and a dynamic assortment of scholarship programs, commissions, and member-driven initiatives. Approximately 3,000 people from all 50 states and more than 30 countries are NFA members, including leading soloists, orchestral players, jazz and world music performers, teachers, adult ama...
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The best pet-friendly hotels in the US

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Trip Advisor More and more boutique and high-end accommodations are making it easy to overnight with four-legged friends.Pet-friendly perks include plush pet beds, fresh-baked dog treats, in-house dog parks, and even "yappy" hours.Hotels are affordable but high end, with price points ranging from $126 to $365 nightly.Read more: Is it safe to stay in a hotel right now? An infectious disease doctor, ...
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26 clothing stores you'll see less of in the future

Gap just announced it would begin exiting malls and shutter 350 stores by 2024. Reuters Many clothing retailers have announced store closures in the past year, and the coronavirus pandemic has led to even more. Gap Inc. just announced it would begin exiting malls and shutter 350 stores by 2024. American Eagle Outfitters recently announced it will be permanently closing up to 50 stores this year and could close up to 500 stores in the next two years. Legacy department stores Century 21, Lor...
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Litigation funding goes mainstream

CHICAGO - OCTOBER 14: Traders watch prices in the Dow Jones Industrial Average stock index futures pit on the CME Group trading floor October 14, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois. Today the Dow closed above 10,000 for the first time in a year and seven months after it hit a 12-year low of 6,547.05 on March 9. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Scott Olson/Getty Images The weekend's almost here.Apollo Global Management and Leon Black, its billionaire CEO, will have an outside law firm investigate ...
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Everything We Learned From ‘Candyman’ Director Nia DaCosta’s Fireside Chat at the Nightstream Film Festival

A spiritual sequel to the Bernard Rose’s 1992 horror movie of the same name, Nia DaCosta’s Candyman returns to the now gentrified neighborhood of Cabrini-Green in Chicago, Illinois, back where the legend began. Now, nearly 30 years later, DaCosta is hoping not only to frighten audiences with her vision, but to make them question what exactly it is that makes them so afraid. “Maybe you’re watching horror and you’re scared because of the very literal ghost that’s in the room,” muses DaCosta....
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Inside Ray McGuire's mayoral run — Innovation at QVC and HSN — Wall Street's plan for offices

Traders in the Standard & Poor's 500 stock index options pit at the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) fill orders shortly before the close of trading on October 28, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois Scott Olson/Getty Welcome back.While all the big US banks have already posted their third-quarter earnings, there are plenty of interesting companies still to report. This week includes IBM, AT&T, and Tesla.If you're not yet a subscriber, you can sign up here to get your daily dose of the storie...
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National steelworkers union shines 'Biden Harris' sign on Trump Tower in Chicago

USW beamed a "Biden Harris" sign on Trump Tower in Chicago. @USWBat/Twitter The United Steelworkers cast a Biden-Harris "batlight" on Chicago's Trump Tower early Saturday.  Since September, the union has been shining images on buildings after dark encouraging voter turnout among workers as part of a "batlight" tour. In 2014, the Trump Tower installed a huge "Trump" sign on its building that is located in the middle of a touristy attraction along the Chicago River. Visit Business Insider's ...
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Illinois Governor says spikes in COVID-19 infections are from 'president's allies' telling people in his state not to follow the rules

Governor of Illinois Jay Robert Pritzker attends a science initiative event at the University of Chicago, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker on Sunday criticized President Trump's "allies" for encouraging people to not "follow the rules" in place in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In an interview with CNN's "State of The Union," Pritzker said the coronavirus cases for Illinois are headed in "the wrong direction" because...
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Americans haven't received another round of COVID-19 stimulus because negotiations have dragged on for 6 months

Airline industry workers hold signs during a protest in Federal Plaza in Chicago, Illinois, on September 9, 2020. KAMIL KRZACZYNSKI/AFP via Getty Images It's been six months since Senate Republicans, House Democrats and the White House have reached a new deal on COVID-19 stimulus. The delay has left another round of $1,200 direct payments and additional federal unemployment income to millions of Americans hanging in the balance. Here's how those negotiations have gone since April.  Visit B...
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Where to Get Liposuction Natural-Looking Results

Have you tried to eliminate that stubborn fat that workouts and lifestyle changes do not seem to help? Liposuction may be the best option for you. It is a cosmetic procedure that uses a suction technique to extract excess and unwanted fat from a specific area of concern in your body. It can be done on your hips, abdomen, thighs, buttocks, neck, or arms. When going for liposuction, you should consider a trusted specialist who can guarantee you a more natural-looking result. Fortunately, Peak Pla...
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Longboat Key & St. Pete land spots on Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award Lists

Longboat Key and St. Pete have been known for their beauty, charm and pristine Gulf coast beaches by locals for years upon years. Visitors from around the world have fallen in love with these breathtaking locations and now they are being recognized as one of the best islands and best large cities in the U.S. – at least among readers of Conde Nast Traveler. The accolades are part of the magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards which will be released in the November 2020 issue. The popular travel ...
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Danny Twelvetree – “What a Life” (Album Review)

Danny Twelvetree is a rising hip-hop artist from Chicago, Illinois. Putting out a series of singles this year, they have lead up to the release his brand new album “What a Life”, which is available now on all streaming services. With 12 songs that have been crafted with his blood, sweat, and tears, will Danny’s offering be able to make an impact on the world? With intuitive flows, personal lyricism, and well-structured songs, Danny Twelvetree shows he can be an acclaimed accessible MC. St...
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THEN AND NOW: How the McDonald's menu has changed through the years

McDonald's brought out a spicy version of its iconic chicken McNuggets in September. Gerald Matzka/picture alliance/Getty Images/Irene Jiang/Business Insider The McDonald's menu has changed drastically since milkshake machine salesman Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald's franchise in 1955. McDonald's has limited its menu in response to the coronavirus pandemic, removing some fan-favorite items from its lineup. However, fans have recently been sent into a frenzy over the chain's Travis ...
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Semi-auto “Assault” Rifle Defense in Waukegan, Illinois: two killed in Home Invasion

Semi-auto “Assault” Rifle Defense in Waukegan, Illinois: two killed in Home Invasion, iStock-1057969246 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- On the morning of 22 September, about 10 a.m., two home invaders disguised as utility workers, displayed a handgun as they forced their way into a home on the 100 block of Frolic Avenue. A woman in her 30's had a toddler in her arms as she answered the door. As the two men, 34 and 36, forced there way inside, the woman turned and screamed. The house is very modest, ...
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24 of the weirdest and most unique McDonald's restaurants in the world

This McDonald's restaurant in Australia is designed in the art deco style of the 1920s and '30s. Tim McRae/Getty Images McDonald's operates more than 34,000 restaurants worldwide in 118 countries, but some locations are more uniquely designed than others. Around the world, McDonald's restaurants can be found inside historic train stations, decommissioned planes, and even century-old colonial mansions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. McDonald's restaurants are am...
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