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Scientists warn long-frozen 'zombie virus' is 'public health threat' amid thaw

Scientists warn long-frozen ‘zombie virus’ is ‘public health threat’ amid thaw

They’re potentially prying open Pandora’s box. French scientists have sparked fears of yet another pandemic after reviving a “zombie virus” that had been trapped under a frozen lake in Russia for a record 50,000 years. “The situation would be much more disastrous in the case of plant, animal, or human diseases caused by the revival …

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Shocked couple discovers 'alien hand' on beach: 'Looks like ET's bones!'

Shocked couple discovers ‘alien hand’ on beach: ‘Looks like ET’s bones!’

Life’s a beach — or is it a boneyard? A skeletal hand appendage washed up in Brazil this week — and a horrified couple was ashore it was “alien bones.” Leticia Gomes Santiago and her boyfriend Devanir Souza were taking a romantic stroll on the beach when they happened upon it. The pair filmed the …

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Three dogs die after allegedly ingesting poison outside of NYC apartment building

Three dogs die after allegedly ingesting poison outside of NYC apartment building

Ralph Edwards was over the moon last summer when he brought Cali, an adorable 3-month-old Rottweiler puppy, back to his Washington Heights home. She quickly became a beloved member of the family. But two weeks ago, the playful dog became severely ill one morning without any warning. She wasn’t eating, was acting lethargic and even …

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This 28-year-old makes $189,000 a year from 7 income streams: '3 side hustles you can start for $50 or less'

This 28-year-old makes $189,000 a year from 7 income streams: ‘3 side hustles you can start for $50 or less’

In 2018, I started experimenting with side hustles to pay off my $40,000 of debt in credit cards and student loans. Today, I’ve accomplished that goal — and more. In 2021, I built enough income streams to quit my $98,500-per-year engineering job and work on my businesses full-time. At 28 years old, I am my …

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Americans think they need $1.25 million to retire.  Is that even enough?

Americans think they need $1.25 million to retire. Is that even enough?

Americans think they need $1.25 million to retire comfortably, new research suggests, but while that number may seem hefty — it still may not be enough. A study from Northwestern Mutual released this week found that US adults anticipate they will need $1.25 million to retire comfortably, a 20% rise since 2021. That comes as …

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NYC hot spots cut hours as crime, staff shortages eat away at business

NYC hot spots cut hours as crime, staff shortages eat away at business

Big Apple restaurants are cutting back their hours as they grapple with rampant crime and a chronic shortage of workers, industry insiders tell Side Dish. Last month, top chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten made a splash opening six restaurants and six fast-casual spots inside the landmarked Tin Building at the South Street Seaport. But the building and …

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iPadOS 16 Tips and Tricks: Apple's Tablet Gets More Multitasking Features

iPadOS 16 Tips and Tricks: Apple’s Tablet Gets More Multitasking Features

“Should I get an iPad or a Mac?” People often ask me this question and, with the latest iPad software update, the answer is a bit complicated. Apple AAPL 2.71% has added more laptop-like productivity features to the iPad over the past several years, such as mouse support and a file manager. There’s even more …

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These celebrities are a restaurantu2019s worst nightmare: u2018They think they own the worldu2019u00a0

These celebrities are a restaurantu2019s worst nightmare: u2018They think they own the worldu2019u00a0

Waiting on Meghan Markle and her handler turned out to be a royal pain for Michael Cecchi-Azzolina, maitre d’ at NYC’s Michelin-starred restaurant Le Coucou in 2017. His head reservationist passed him a note about an “irate” woman who had dropped the “I’m bringing in royalty” card and demanded a private table, something the restaurant …

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Apple has another iPhone update coming on Monday.  Here's what's new

Apple has another iPhone update coming on Monday. Here’s what’s new

Apple iOS 16 Source: Apple apple’s newest update to its iPhone operating system, iOS 16.1, will be available on Monday, the company announced in a press release Thursday. It will launch for iPhone users with an iPhone 8 or newer models, and it adds quite a few features that weren’t available when iOS 16 was …

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Ancient DNA gives rare snapshot of Neanderthal family ties

Ancient DNA gives rare snapshot of Neanderthal family ties

NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests Neanderthals formed small, tightknit communities where females may have traveled to move in with their mates. The research used genetic sleuthing to offer a rare snapshot of Neanderthal family dynamics — including a father and his teenage daughter who lived together in Siberia more than 50,000 years …

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