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Will the Next Space-Weather Season Be Stormy or Fair?
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morkof
For seven seconds, as a battery of telescopes on Earth and in space watched, the little star had increased its output of ultraviolet radiation 14,000-fold, in one of the most violent such flares ever seen in our galaxy. 1
This was more than serious sunburn territory. 1
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Daily Crunch: Before the pandemic, Expensify made remote work cool and profitable
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JamesJalaPayneo
TechCrunch's deep dive into Expensify continues: Ahead of its IPO, TechCrunch is digging into Expensify's growth from startup to unicorn, with our latest entry discussing how the company shed its "Silicon Valley arrogance" to go global. 1
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The company is now worth $2.3 billion, and its "vertically farmed produce is now available in 850 grocery stores." 1
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How earthquakes happen: The science of a shake
Californians have no doubt seen warnings about a major earthquake in headlines, science textbooks, Hollywood and more for years. And experts say we're overdue.
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Okra, a Summer Staple With So Much to Share
Approaching okra creatively will broaden the complexity and flavors of your cooking. A one-pan spiced shrimp dinner proves it.
Okra is a kind of culinary education bound in sturdy, ridged pods.
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Cruise lines say no change in sailing plans after new COVID-19 cases | CBC News
Royal Caribbean Group and Carnival Corporation will push ahead with a return to cruises this summer despite two guests onboard Royal Caribbean's Celebrity Millennium ship testing positive for COVID-19.
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'Unacceptable environmental effects': New federal policy restricts thermal coal | CBC News
The federal government is making it more difficult to develop thermal coal in Canada with a new policy that says all such mines create "unacceptable environmental effects."
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