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China’s Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Includes Free Ice Cream

China’s Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Includes Free Ice Cream

China’s Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Includes Free Ice Cream China’s Covid-19 Vaccination Drive Includes Free Ice Cream In Beijing, the vaccinated qualify for buy-one-get-one-free ice cream cones. In northern Gansu Province, a county government published a 20-stanza poem extolling the virtues of the jab. In the southern town of Wancheng, officials warned parents that if they refused to get vaccinated, their …

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Make Ice Ornaments At Home

Make Ice Ornaments At Home

Make Ice Ornaments At Home Make Ice Ornaments At Home At the close of a bruising winter, find ephemeral beauty with these easy-to-make homemade ice suncatchers. These mini ice sculptures, which you can fill with berries, seeds, leaves, sliced fruit or even materials from the craft box, reflect the light, like momentary, sun-catching crystals. You can make them and freeze …

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How to Walk Safely in the Snow, Ice and Slush

How to Walk Safely in the Snow, Ice and Slush

How to Walk Safely in the Snow, Ice and Slush How to Walk Safely in the Snow, Ice and Slush This has been a most challenging winter, especially for folks like me in their upper decades who’ve had to contend not only with pandemic-induced loneliness and limitations but also with streets piled high with snow and sidewalks coated with ice. …

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Lake Tahoe’s Sunshine Made for a Great Scene, but Bad Ice

Lake Tahoe’s Sunshine Made for a Great Scene, but Bad Ice

Lake Tahoe’s Sunshine Made for a Great Scene, but Bad Ice Lake Tahoe’s Sunshine Made for a Great Scene, but Bad Ice STATELINE, Nev. — The N.H.L. set out for a grand outdoor spectacle at Lake Tahoe. But after one period of Saturday’s game between the Colorado Avalanche and the Vegas Golden Knights, the venture became a bid for longest …

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Walking (and Skating) on Thin Ice, Some in Europe Paid the Price

Walking (and Skating) on Thin Ice, Some in Europe Paid the Price

Walking (and Skating) on Thin Ice, Some in Europe Paid the Price Walking (and Skating) on Thin Ice, Some in Europe Paid the Price Those ice skating in various European places this weekend might have done well to listen to Yoko Ono: “Walking on thin ice, I’m paying the price.” Hundreds of people danced, skated, played hockey or strolled on …

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Mountains, Ice and Climate Change: A Recipe for Disasters

Mountains, Ice and Climate Change: A Recipe for Disasters

Mountains, Ice and Climate Change: A Recipe for Disasters Mountains, Ice and Climate Change: A Recipe for Disasters The flash flood that killed dozens of people and left hundreds missing in the Himalayas of India on Sunday was far from the first such disaster to occur among the world’s high-mountain glaciers. In a world with a changing climate, it won’t …

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Ice Cube says Biden administration has contacted him about plan to address systemic racism

Ice Cube sits on the sidelines during the Big3 playoffs on 25 August 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Ice Cube says Biden administration has contacted him about plan to address systemic racism Ice Cube says Biden administration has contacted him about plan to address systemic racism Rapper Ice Cube says Joe Biden‘s administration has contacted him to discuss his Contract with Black America, an anti-racism plan he has previously put forward. Asked whether the Biden administration has made …

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Dogs May Have Come From an Ice Age Meetup of Carnivores in Siberia

Dogs May Have Come From an Ice Age Meetup of Carnivores in Siberia

Dogs May Have Come From an Ice Age Meetup of Carnivores in Siberia Dogs May Have Come From an Ice Age Meetup of Carnivores in Siberia Dr. Perri said that among ancient American dogs, which disappeared, leaving only traces of their genetics in a few modern breeds, “there are two main groups which share a common ancestor about 23,000 years …

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One Martini, Ice Cold, With a Blanket and a Scarf

One Martini, Ice Cold, With a Blanket and a Scarf

One Martini, Ice Cold, With a Blanket and a Scarf One Martini, Ice Cold, With a Blanket and a Scarf In winters past, Del Pedro, an owner of Tooker Alley in Brooklyn, responded to snowfall by inviting a group of friends to drink martinis in the bar’s frigid backyard. Called the Polar Bear Martini Club, the gatherings were a wry …

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Dancing On Ice: Who is Rebekah Vardy and who is her skating partner?

Dancing On Ice: Who is Rebekah Vardy and who is her skating partner?

Dancing On Ice: Who is Rebekah Vardy and who is her skating partner? Dancing On Ice: Who is Rebekah Vardy and who is her skating partner? Dancing on Ice has returned to screens for its 13th season tonight (17 January). The ITV competition is back with a line-up of 12 new celebrities partnering up with professional skaters in an effort …

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