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Sargassum: The seaweed deluge hitting Caribbean shores

Sargassum: The seaweed deluge hitting Caribbean shores

When waves of sargassum – a type of seaweed – washed up on Eastern Caribbean shores seven years ago, people hoped it was a one-off. Matted piles swamped coastlines from Tobago to Anguilla. “In 2011 it was the first time we’d seen it.” says Professor Hazel Oxenford, an expert in …

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The Baby Shop combines retail with maternity know-how

The Baby Shop combines retail with maternity know-how

New parents and those with years of experience alike could benefit from one of the newest merchants in downtown Vacaville. Tucked into a corner next door to the Royal School of Ballet is The Baby Shop, which opened its doors in November. Behind the bright pink letters on the store’s …

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Tai chi’s gentle path to building strength

Tai chi's gentle path to building strength

Watching a group of people doing tai chi, an exercise often called “meditation in motion,” it may be hard to imagine that its slow, gentle, choreographed movements could make people stronger — mentally and physically — and healthier, too. I was surprised by its effects on strength, but good research …

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Score a hole in one with Maritim Hotels

Score a hole in one with Maritim Hotels

For those that love the fairway, international hotel group Maritim has a dedicated golf course on the Baltic Sea, along with nearby first-class deluxe hotels to help golfers improve their handicap. Nestled among the breath-taking nature reserve at Hemmelsdorfer See in north Germany, the Maritim Golfpark Ostsee offers multiple, year-round …

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Gunmen kill man, wound 2 inside Acapulco beach restaurant

Gunmen kill man, wound 2 inside Acapulco beach restaurant

MEXICO CITY — Mexican officials say gunmen targeted a man at a restaurant on one of Acapulco’s most popular beaches, killing the customer and wounding two other people. Guerrero state security spokesman Roberto Alvarez Heredia says the attackers stopped in a car outside the restaurant and fired at a man …

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Mike Sorrentino & Lauren Pesce: Planning a PRISON Wedding?!

Mike Sorrentino & Lauren Pesce: Planning a PRISON Wedding?!

On the current season of Jersey Shore (Jersey Shore Family Vacation Part 2: The Legend of Curly’s Gold, or whatever they’re calling it), most of the drama has revolved around the ongoing conflict between Ronnie and his baby mama. But there’s another story that has just as much potential for tragedy …

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