Monthly Archives: July 2021

Global Entertainment Icon & National Treasure Dionne Warwick Joins Fragrance Creators Association

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The beloved performer, entrepreneur, advocate, and philanthropist is the latest to join the diverse group of companies working along the fragrance supply chain to promote responsible industry stewardship Press Release - updated: Jul 14, 2021 12:43 EDT WASHINGTON, July 14, 2021 (Newswire.com) - Fragrance Creators Association announced today that DDD3 Inc., owned by the beloved…

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Onsen spas in Singapore

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We’re nearing the time of year when we might have started planning our winter getaway – ‘might have’ being the operative word, of course. While there’s no real substitute for a hot spring soak with Japan’s stunning snowscapes all around, Singapore’s spas are still up to delivering our steamy hot dose of detox – complete…

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Invitation to media – The Honourable Mélanie Joly to participate in tourism industry discussion as part of Tourism Relief Fund launch

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Sherbrooke, Quebec, July 13, 2021 – Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages, accompanied by Élisabeth Brière, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages (Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec), will present the new Tourism Relief…

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The 2021 Emmy Nominations Are Here: See The Full List

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The 2021 Emmy Awards are on the horizon once again, and this year’s ceremony — set to hit CBS and Paramount+ on September 19, 2021 — will be hosted in-person again. To unveil the latest crop of nominees, father-daughter Emmy winners Ron Cephas Jones, from This Is Us, and #FreeRayshawn star Jasmine Cephas Jones hosted…

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The Biggest Hacks of 2021 (So Far)

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Fuel holding tanks are seen at Colonial Pipeline’s Linden Junction Tank Farm on May 10, 2021 in Woodbridge, New Jersey. Photo: Michael M. Santiago (Getty Images)Over the past several months, it’s become hard to ignore the fact that the digital lives we’ve all built for ourselves appear to be completely and utterly vulnerable to cybercriminals…

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The U.S. Wheat Crop Is in Trouble

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Photo: Chris McGrath (Getty Images)Wheat farmers across the country are facing lower yields as 98% of the country’s wheat crop is in areas experiencing drought.In the Northern Plains, the Department of Agriculture said Monday that farmers were projected to harvest their smallest crop of spring wheat—crops planted in the spring and harvested in the autumn—in…

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Damant Lodge invests in alternative water sources

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WATER FOR THE ELDERLY: The board of Damant Lodge recently commissioned R&S Plumbers of Grahamstown (Makhanda) to install eight 10,000 litre water tanks to alleviate water shortages there. With the tanks in the background, from left were Margaret Barnard, Bud Hare of R&S Plumbers, Ross Purdon, Kevin Heny and Johnno Riddin Picture: ROB KNOWLES The…

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WandaVision Scores Big With the 2021 Emmy Awards Nominations

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Kathryn Hahn (as WandaVision fan favorite Agatha Harkness) is among the Marvel nominees at this year’s Emmy Awards.Photo: DisneyTurns out, it was Agatha all along! WandaVision has secured almost two dozen nominations at this year’s Emmy Awards, including Best Limited Series, making it one of the biggest shows of the year. However, what may be even…

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Stop Dumping Your Pet Goldfish Into Lakes

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Photo: City of Burnsville, MinnesotaIt’s a common story: A family gets a goldfish, but then their kid tires of it—maybe soccer, guitar lessons, or schoolwork start taking priority. The family wants to get rid of the fish but doesn’t want to hurt it, so they release it into a local waterway or flush it down…

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Guess Who This Cool Kid Turned Into!

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Guess Who This Cool Kid Turned Into! 7/12/2021 12:01 AM PT Before this cool kid was one of the most successful artists of all time, he was just another smirking sweetie dreaming of becoming a billionaire in Honolulu, Hawaii. This little lad's hard work and talent have earned him some of the most prestigious awards…

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Swagger and Precious Achiuwa: How Nigeria beat Team USA

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Jul 12, 2021Colin UdohSpecial to ESPN CloseItinerant writer. Engineer in a previous incarnation. One time Black Belt. Lover of football, flirter with other sports.Nigeria became the first African country to beat Team USA when it shocked the No. 1 side 90-87 in a pre-Olympics exhibition game in Las Vegas on Saturday, and D'Tigers coach Mike…

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Ariana Grande Is On Honeymoon Avenue In Amsterdam

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Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for iHeartMedia On Sunday (July 11), Ariana Grande posted a photo dump on Instagram, giving an intimate glimpse of her honeymoon in Amsterdam with her new husband, Dalton Gomez. The couple seems to have had a great time during their romantic getaway! The post was captioned with a snail and waffle emoji,…

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Kaseya’s Staff Sounded the Alarm About Security Flaws for Years Before Ransomware Attack

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Photo: Jack Guez (Getty Images)Employees warned Kaseya’s higher-ups for years about critical security flaws in its software but their concerns were brushed off, former workers told Bloomberg. Several staffers quit in frustration or were fired after repeatedly sounding the alarm about failings in the IT firm’s cybersecurity practices. Now, Kaseya is at the center of…

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Africa: UN report

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Rome — Africa posting biggest jump. World at critical juncture, must act now for 2030 turnaround. There was a dramatic worsening of world hunger in 2020, the United Nations said today – much of it likely related to the fallout of COVID-19. While the pandemic’s impact has yet to be fully mapped[1], a multi-agency report…

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Cubs prospect leads NL to Futures Game victory

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Jul 11, 2021Associated Press DENVER -- Brennen Davis saw hitting in Coors Field's thin air as a fat opportunity, far different from his usual ballparks."I'm currently playing in Knoxville, Tennessee," the Chicago Cubs' Double-A outfielder said. "It's noticeable."The 21-year-old homered twice and earned MVP of the National League's 8-3 victory over the American League in…

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What Is the Most Damaging Conspiracy Theory in History?

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Illustration: Benjamin Currie/GizmodoNot every conspiracy theory is de facto bad. Vast forces really are colluding against us, with varying degrees of intent. It is when these forces are misidentified—when blame is pinned on people equally helpless, or people who are totally made up—that things can spin out of control. The events of January 6th are…

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