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Amazon threatened to fire employees for speaking out on climate, workers say

16 days ago   |   Grist

This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Amazon has threatened to fire employees for speaking...
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Tesco applies to open new shop at former Poundstretcher store in Aberdeen

17 days ago   |   Press and Journal

Tesco is looking to launch a new store on the Granite City's main thoroughfare - amid a growing row about the nature of shops being opened on the street. The supermarket giant...
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Take Part in Cards for Change this Holiday Season

Take Part in Cards for Change this Holiday Season

1 month ago   |   Climate Group

Credit: Octavia Bromell / Instagram tinkoutsidethebox This holiday season we have partnered with Adobe to bring you the Cards for Change campaign. While the holiday season is a...
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Amazing Lego Cyber Monday deals: including EPIC Millennium Falcon and Bugatti Chiron offers

Amazing Lego Cyber Monday deals: including EPIC Millennium Falcon and Bugatti Chiron offers

1 month ago   |   Future Licensing

The Lego Cyber Monday deals are in full swing, so if you're on the hunt for a new set, there's never been a better time to buy. Lego is arguably the world's most creative tool...
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Lego Cyber Monday: incredible deals on Lego Millennium Falcon, Bugatti Chiron and more!

Lego Cyber Monday: incredible deals on Lego Millennium Falcon, Bugatti Chiron and more!

1 month ago   |   Future Licensing

The Lego Cyber Monday deals are in full swing, so if you're on the hunt for a new set, there's never been a better time to buy. Lego is arguably the world's most creative tool...
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Retailers 'exploit' shoppers with fake countdown clocks, sneaky charges, and other 'dark pattern' tricks that lure people into spending more money online - here's what to watch out for

Retailers 'exploit' shoppers with fake countdown clocks, sneaky charges, and other 'dark pattern' tricks that lure people into spending more money online - here's what to watch out for

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

About one in 10 retail sites are using "dark pattern" strategies to psychologically "exploit" shoppers and deceive them into spending more money online, a new study...
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Inspired by the nature of the north: how college friends created a high street hit

1 month ago   |   The Guardian

From an art school vision to a seven-store reality, the Bath House is the result of a shared passion and proudly champions local talent. Holly Peacock-Goodwin meets some of the...
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Nora Quoirin's Family Sues Malaysian Resort Over Vulnerable Teenager's Death

Nora Quoirin's Family Sues Malaysian Resort Over Vulnerable Teenager's Death

The family of a London teenager found dead after she disappeared in a Malaysian nature reserve last year is suing the resort for alleged negligence. Nora Quoirin , a sweet, shy... Read more ...

Mud pie making and exploring nature: The north-east outdoor nursery that's...

Mud pie making and exploring nature: The north-east outdoor nursery that's trying something a little different

At many nurseries, the north-east climate means much of the activities on offer take place within the confines of a classroom. But with mud pie making and water play on the... Read more ...

The largest insect that ever lived

The largest insect that ever lived

The Dragonfly-like Meganeuropsis was a giant insect that plied the skies from the Late Carboniferous to the Late Permian, some 317 to 247 million years ago. It had a wingspan... Read more ...

Get your ear in

Get your ear in

Birds bring a wonderful soundtrack to spring, and even in towns and cities the array of voices can be quite dazzling. If you are trying to develop your skills in identifying... Read more ...

Rescuers save platypuses from drying ponds and fire-hit communities near...

Rescuers save platypuses from drying ponds and fire-hit communities near Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve

The adorable critters have settled into their safer new surroundings at Sydney's Taronga Zoo following the frantic rescue from ponds in the fire-ravaged Tidbinbilla Nature... Read more ...

Centrelink worker sues Gold Coast City Council for $370,000 after she 'fell...

Centrelink worker sues Gold Coast City Council for $370,000 after she 'fell into nature strip hole'

Yasmyn Parkinson, 43, from Coffs Harbour, was on holiday with her son when she fell into the 700mm hole in Helensvale on December 30, 2016. Read more ...

WWE's Charlotte Flair ‘never' set out to honour the family legacy with her...

WWE's Charlotte Flair ‘never' set out to honour the family legacy with her own career

Charlotte wasn't trying to carry on the Flair family name Charlotte Flair has carried a wrestling dynasty on her shoulders ever since she stepped foot in the squared circle... Read more ...

How webcams revolutionised pornography and sex work

How webcams revolutionised pornography and sex work

Life is driven by survival - not only of the self, but also of the collective whole. In nature's quest to keep the species alive, the drive for sex constantly adapts and... Read more ...

Italian international striker emerges as reported fresh Chelsea target

Italian international striker emerges as reported fresh Chelsea target

Chelsea have been linked with a large amount of potential names during this transfer window, and even way before that when they were still transfer banned. However, they had... Read more ...

Explore the outdoors: Take in the beauty of Forvie National Nature Reserve

Explore the outdoors: Take in the beauty of Forvie National Nature Reserve

As parents of young children, my wife and I are always on the lookout for fun things to do with the kids and new places to take them. Soft plays, arcades and cinemas are all... Read more ...