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How Many Plants Have We Wiped Out? Here Are 5 Extinction Stories

How Many Plants Have We Wiped Out? Here Are 5 Extinction Stories

How Many Plants Have We Wiped Out? Here Are 5 Extinction Stories How Many Plants Have We Wiped Out? Here Are 5 Extinction Stories It isn’t easy to say that anything has truly “gone extinct.” For starters, an untold number of creatures — especially teensy, nocturnal or otherwise cryptic ones — have vanished before humans ever noticed them. Once biologists …

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The Pandemic Wiped Out Endurance Races. How They Plan to Come Back

The Pandemic Wiped Out Endurance Races. How They Plan to Come Back

The economics of the endurance-event business make a pandemic particularly problematic. Registration fees produce as much as 80 percent of revenues, and 80 to 90 percent of that money is spent on expenses weeks and months in advance of race day, including purchases of medals, T-shirts and permits. A canceled race owned by a mom-and-pop business that has to issue …

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‘I was wiped’: Tom Hanks details his battle with coronavirus in hospital

'I was wiped': Tom Hanks details his battle with coronavirus in hospital

Tom Hanks has detailed what it was like being in hospital with coronavirus. The actor and his wife Rita Wilson tested positive for Covid-19 in March. They were in Australia at the time, where Hanks was filming Baz Luhrmann’s biopic on Elvis Presley. Speaking on The National Defense Radio Show, Hanks said he had “bad body aches and was very …

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