Dyavolski Most – Devil’s Bridge

Dyavolski Most (Devil’s Bridge) – an Ancient Bridge over the Arda River – Town of Ardino Does this crossing carry a curse? You’ve heard of a bridge over troubled waters, but what if the bridge is troubled too? Legend tells of a Bulgarian stonemason, Dimitar, who was tasked with solving […]

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COVID Antiviral Pill

Merck says it has first antiviral pill found to be effective against COVID Molnupiravir is an experimental antiviral drug which is orally active and was developed for the treatment of influenza. It is a prodrug of the synthetic nucleoside derivative N4-hydroxycytidine, and exerts its antiviral action through introduction of copying […]

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23 Bird, Fish and Other Species Extinct

23 Bird, Fish and Other Species Extinct The ivory-billed woodpecker is among 23 species declared extinct by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS). The service has proposed removing them from the Endangered Species Act (ESA), which protects species under threat. In all, 11 birds, one bat, two fish, one […]

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How to Post to Instagram From Your MAC

Instagram is a popular social media network for sharing photos, commonly accessed through a mobile app. Unlike other social networks, however, it does not have a desktop version. This poses a problem for a lot of users who want to access features from their desktop computer. For example, let’s say […]

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How to Post to Instagram From Your Computer

Instagram is a popular social media network for sharing photos, commonly accessed through a mobile app. Unlike other social networks, however, it does not have a desktop version. This poses a problem for a lot of users who want to access features from their desktop computer. For example, let’s say […]

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COVID-19 Has Killed 675,000 Americans

COVID-19 has now killed about as many Americans as the 1918-19 Spanish flu pandemic did — approximately 675,000. The U.S. population a century ago was just one-third of what it is today, meaning the flu cut a much bigger, more lethal swath through the country. But the COVID-19 crisis is […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine FAQs

COVID-19 vaccine FAQs: Answers to your most common questions More than a year and a half into the coronavirus pandemic, Americans are anxious, depressed and frustrated — but also hopeful, as vaccines are getting to millions of people across the country, and studies show that they work against the deadly […]

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Bees Kill Dozens Of Endangered Penguins

Swarms of bees killed at least 63 endangered penguins in South Africa on a beach outside Cape Town, according to the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds. David Roberts, a veterinarian with the foundation, said the group “found bee stings around the penguins’ eyes” after conducting tests […]

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Songbirds Crash Into NYC Skyscrapers

Hundreds of Migrating Songbirds Crash into NYC Skyscrapers This week’s avian death toll was particularly high.         Hundreds of birds migrating through New York City this week died after crashing into the city’s glass towers, a mass casualty event spotlighted by a New York City Audubon volunteer’s […]

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Taxis Turn Cab Rooftops Into Mini Gardens

Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term “rooftop garden,” as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots. Workers from two taxi cooperatives assembled the miniature gardens this week using black plastic garbage bags stretched across bamboo […]

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