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Sir David Attenborough backs world’s biggest butterfly count

Image copyright PA Spending time with nature offers “precious breathing space” from modern life, Sir David Attenborough has said, as he called on the the public to join the world’s biggest butterfly count. The naturalist said watching butterflies in his garden takes his mind off “the woes of Brexit”. The ...

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Eight dead as US ‘duck boat’ capsizes

Image copyright EPA Image caption Divers have been searching for more survivors At least eight people have died after an amphibious “duck boat” carrying tourists sank in stormy weather in the US state of Missouri, police say. The vessel was carrying about 30 people on Table Rock Lake, a popular ...

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5 Yankees storylines to follow after All-Star break

It’s obviously all about pitching, pitching, pitching. The Yankees did their due diligence on Machado but were unwilling to deal their top prospects for the impending free agent. According to a source, they were more in on Hand, but he ended up in Cleveland with top catching prospect Francisco Mejia ...

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Plan to teach all children first aid

Image copyright PA Schoolchildren in the UK will have to learn first aid under proposals put forward by the government. Draft legislation says primary school children will be taught basic first aid, such as dealing with head injuries and calling emergency services. Secondary school children will learn life-saving skills such ...

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Scottish wildcat: ‘Rarest kittens’ in the world rescued

Image copyright Charlie Chandler Two orphaned Scottish wildcat kittens have been rescued, offering hope to a species which is near extinction. The animals were found “dehydrated, weak, and moving towards a road” in the West Highlands of Scotland. The kittens are now staying at a purpose-built rehabilitation until they’re old ...

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How Much Breakfast Cost the Year You Were Born

If there is one meal of the day that’s talked about more than any other, it’s breakfast. Given that it’s the first thing you eat in the morning, what you have on your plate can often determine how your day will go. Only have time for a cup of coffee? ...

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6 reasons to love daiquiris for National Daiquiri Day

Here’s the problem with daiquiris: you’ve been drinking them wrong. That’s right, if you’ve been imbibing on frozen daiquiris made with limeade, concentrated sweeteners, and mixers, you’re drinking a frozen mix of well, sugar. (Not that we don’t love our frozen cocktails.) Click here for the 6 Reasons Why We ...

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