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Oscar Mayer offers free hot dog on wheels for marriage proposals

5 weeks ago from UPI

Oscar Mayer is offering free rentals of its 27-foot-long hot dog on wheels for marriage proposals.

Look: Jennifer Esposito, Jesper Vesterstrom marry at beach wedding

5 weeks ago from UPI

Jennifer Esposito, who played Det. Jackie Curatola on "Blue Bloods," married Jesper Vesterstrøm on a beach.

'Evidence is crucial' for philanthropists to determine charity donations, says new research

5 weeks ago from Physorg

Research from the University of Birmingham has concluded that the process of giving to charity has to be grounded in evidence rather than reaction.

Keith Urban, Pink to perform 'One Too Many' at ACM Awards

5 weeks ago from UPI

The Academy of Country Music Awards will feature a performance from Keith Urban and Pink, along with a medley from Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs, Thomas Rhett and Carrie...

Poll finds surge in loneliness among older adults during pandemic

5 weeks ago from UPI

The constraints of the coronavirus pandemic have many more older adults feeling lonely this summer than in years past.

Amiram Ben-Uliel gets 3 life sentences for killing 3 in Palestinian family

5 weeks ago from UPI

An Israeli court on Monday sentenced Amiram Ben-Uliel, an Israeli who killed three members of a Palestinian family five years ago, to one life sentence for each of the deaths.

Amid pandemic and protests, Americans know much more about their rights

5 weeks ago from Physorg

In a period defined by an impeachment inquiry, a pandemic, nationwide protests over racial injustice, and a contentious presidential campaign, Americans' knowledge of their First Amendment rights and their ability...

A change at the top before elections boosts MP turnover across Europe, research shows

5 weeks ago from Physorg

Appointing a new leader just before an election leads to a higher turnover of MPs after the poll, a study of political parties across Europe during the past 80 years...

Facebook political ads more partisan, less negative than TV

5 weeks ago from Physorg

More political candidates may be shifting primarily to social media to advertise rather than TV, according to a study of advertising trends from the 2018 campaign season. The study, published...

Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen, Joseph Gordon-Levitt face off in 'Trial of the Chicago 7' trailer

5 weeks ago from UPI

"The Trial of the Chicago 7," starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Sacha Baron Cohen and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, will premiere Oct. 16 on Netflix.

North Korea musician Hyon Song Wol more visible amid typhoon, pandemic

5 weeks ago from UPI

Kim Yo Jong continues to remain out of the public spotlight ahead of an October anniversary and the U.S. presidential election in November.

Burpees are a great full-body exercise—but there are other options

5 weeks ago from PopSci

Burpees were first incorporated into the US Army fitness test in the 1940s. Since then they've become a gym staple, but to what effect? (Mark C. Olsen/New Jersey National Guard/)Even with gyms reopening...

Over a quarter of people say their lives are very different now compared to before COVID-19

5 weeks ago from Physorg

Despite the easing of lockdown measures, 28% of adults have reported that their lives are currently "completely different" or have "lots of differences" compared to prior to COVID-19, find UCL...

These simple Chromebook shortcuts could save students a lot of time

5 weeks ago from PopSci

This is a familiar view for many students and remote workers in 2020. (Pixabay/)If your child is engaged in remote learning, there’s a solid chance they’re doing it on a Chromebook. In...

Touch-and-know: Brain activity during tactile stimuli reveals hand preferences in people

5 weeks ago from Science Daily

Scientists show that it is possible to distinguish between left-handed and right-handed people by noninvasively monitoring just their brain activity during passive tactile stimulation. These results are key in haptic...

Look: Claire Holt gives birth to daughter with Andrew Joblon

5 weeks ago from UPI

Claire Holt, who played Rebekah on "The Vampire Diaries," welcomed her second child, daughter Elle, with her husband, Andrew Joblon.

L.A. school parents will be able to learn if anyone has coronavirus in their child's class or school

5 weeks ago from LA Times - Health

L.A. Unified will offer a website so that anyone can find out the coronavirus infections at a school or even a child's classroom.

How civil wars affect wildlife populations

5 weeks ago from Science Daily

A new study comprehensively reveals how civil wars impact wildlife in countries affected by conflict. Researchers found that the main impacts of civil wars on native mammals are often indirect,...

Alvin Kamara, Saints roll over Tom Brady's Buccaneers

5 weeks ago from UPI

The New Orleans Saints scored 24 unanswered points after they trailed early on to spoil Tom Brady's debut for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in New Orleans.

Studying sparrows and launching a movement in support of Black scientists

5 weeks ago from CBC: Technology & Science

How one ornithologist spent her summer doing double duty studying coastal marsh sparrows and organizing a social media movement in support of Black birders.

Reports: TikTok agrees to partner with Oracle, not Microsoft, in U.S.

5 weeks ago from UPI

TikTok will partner with Oracle in an agreement reached just ahead of a deadline set by the Trump administration over security concerns about the Chinese video app, according to news...

Mail-Sorting Machines Are Crucial for the U.S. Postal Service

5 weeks ago from Scientific American

An expert explains how automation enables quick deliveries—which will include ballots for November’s election -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Study examines how civil wars affect wildlife populations

5 weeks ago from Physorg

A new study comprehensively reveals how civil wars impact wildlife in countries affected by conflict.

Look: Pregnant Bindi Irwin shares ultrasound image of first child

6 weeks ago from UPI

Television personality and wildlife conservationist Bindi Irwin has shared on social media an ultrasound of the first child she is expecting with her husband, Chandler Powell.

Look: Pregnant Bindi Irwin shares ultasound image of first child

6 weeks ago from UPI

Television personality and wildlife conservationist Bindi Irwin has shared on social media an ultrasound of the first child she is expecting with her husband, Chandler Powell.

Watch: Andrew Lloyd Webber releases song from his new 'Cinderella' musical

6 weeks ago from UPI

Andrew Lloyd Webber released on Twitter Sunday a video of Carrie Hope Fletcher singing a song from his upcoming "Cinderella" stage musical.

Look: Ryan Reynolds shares photos from COVID-19 nasal swab

6 weeks ago from UPI

Actor Ryan Reynolds shared on Twitter this weekend photos of him undergoing a nasal swab to test for the coronavirus before he went back to work on the film, "Red...

Buddy up for a longer, harder workout

6 weeks ago from PopSci

Working out together makes everything a bit easier. ( Quino Al / Unsplash/)Even with gyms reopening at limited capacity, it’s still safer to exercise at home or outdoors. So, we’re dubbing this September...