Month: November 2020

Best flower delivery service to use for 2020

Flowers aren’t just great gifts for Mother’s Day and Valentine’s Day. Thanks to the proliferation of online floral delivery services, they’re suitable for any holiday — and all of the days in between. The best flower delivery services offer beautiful blooms often sourced from independent florists. The world of floral design is ever-evolving, and there are many wonderful, modern arrangement options out there.

A gift box of beautiful flowers is a great offering for

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How your child’s letter to Santa can raise money for Make-A-Wish

ROANOKE, Va. – During the season when so many people make holiday wishes, a nonprofit in the business of granting them year-round is asking for your help.

Simply by writing a letter to Santa, you can help Make-A-Wish Greater Virginia. It might already be one of your family’s holiday traditions, and thanks to donations from Macy’s, it can bring the nonprofit some much-needed cash.

During Macy’s “National Believe Week,” the company will donate $2 to

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Fires and frauds: What to watch out for this pandemic holiday

As if there weren’t other things to worry about.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Each year, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission publishes a list of unsafe toys, along with warnings about cooking and holiday decorations.

This year, because of COVID-19, the safety commission is asking people to be extra careful. Fakes, fires and fraud are all big concerns — enhanced even more by the pandemic.

“It’s true,” said CPSC Spokesperson Nikki Fleming, “Again, we are

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This sale is your excuse for a Coach Outlet bag

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The Cyber Monday savings at Coach Outlet are insane. (Photo: Coach)

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When it comes to Cyber Monday, there are sales, and then there’s the kind of blowout savings event that will make you stop dead in your online shopping tracks. Coach Outlet is hosting one such sale, with savings so good, you’ll have to see

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Wild parrots escaped into this N.J. town more than 30 years ago and they never left

This story originally published in December 2019.

When you think of the borough of Edgewater, in Bergen County, you probably think of high-rise apartment buildings with sweeping views of the New York City skyline.

If you look a little closer, you’ll find something else that makes this urban community stand out. It’s home to a colony of wild parrots that are native to Argentina.

The Quaker, or Monk, parrots took up residence in Edgewater more

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Protests erupt in France over bill that would restrict filming and publishing images of police officers

PARIS (AP) — French activists fear that a proposed new security law will deprive them of a potent weapon against abuse — cellphone videos of police activity — threatening their efforts to document possible cases of police brutality, especially in impoverished immigrant neighborhoods.

French President Emmanuel Macron’s government is pushing a new security bill that makes it illegal to publish images of police officers with intent to cause them harm, amid other measures. Critics fear

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Score Coach deals up to 50% off today

Cyber Monday sales are in full swing! While the shopping holiday is typically your chance to score major markdowns on tech, there are plenty of other great deals that are worth taking advantage of today. From savings on robot vacuums and comfortable clothing to must-have beauty picks, Cyber Monday is the last call to save on all of the items on your holiday gift list.

One Cyber Monday deal you won’t want to miss today?

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5G: Telecoms firms get new deadline to stop installing Huawei kit

Telecoms providers won’t be allowed to install equipment provided by Huawei in their 5G networks from the end of September 2021, according to a new roadmap published by the government. 

The document lays out the steps that telecoms companies will need to take in the next few years to remove high-risk vendors from their networks, and puts forward a timeline to specifically phase out Huawei from the country’s future 5G infrastructure.  

Earlier this year, the

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Melania Trump unveils White House’s Christmas ode to women’s suffrage

In a year like no other, a few constants bring relief. Amid a global pandemic and turbulent presidential election, there will be Christmas at the White House. 

“I am excited to announce this year’s White House holiday theme, ‘America the Beautiful,’” said First Lady Melania Trump in a statement announcing the unveiled decor. “Over the past four years I have had the honor to travel to some of our nation’s most beautiful landmarks and meet

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Cyber Monday Is Almost Over. Here Are The Best Deals We’ve Seen So Far.

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Cyber Monday is officially here and these are the best deals to shop before the day's over.  (Photo: Lyndon  Stratford via Getty Images)
Cyber Monday is officially here and these are the best deals to shop before the day’s over. (Photo: Lyndon Stratford via Getty Images)

It’s almost time to check off Cyber Monday from your calendar.

This year, retailers began dropping Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals earlier than ever before to encourage shoppers to hit the sales

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Pandemic office holiday party ideas.

A laptop with three different faces on it, eating chocolate, having a cocktail, opening a gift, etc.
Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Getty Images Plus.

Few people are as knee-deep in our work-related anxieties and sticky office politics as Alison Green, who has been fielding workplace questions for a decade now on her website

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How to Keep a Remodel Project on Schedule

By Roberta Pescow

Unexpected delays can quickly turn a fun home remodeling project into stressful misery. But you’ve got more power than you think to keep your project on schedule — and it all comes down to what you do before a single nail is hammered. These six proactive tips will help you avoid remodel problems so your project runs smoothly.

1. Choose Your Team Carefully

When you hire a contractor, the burden of verifying

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Carrie Underwood reveals she considered not competing on ‘American Idol’ due to fear: ‘I burst into tears’

Carrie Underwood almost didn’t travel to Los Angeles to take part in her star-making run on “American Idol.” 

The seven-time Grammy winner, 37, appeared on the 2005 season of the hit singing competition. She would ultimately go on to win, propelling her career to the immense heights she enjoys today. However, she revealed in a guest post she penned for Guideposts magazine that she almost gave into fear and skipped the trip to Hollywood. 

“The

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AirPods, Lego, Echo Dot and more available today

<p>The online giant still has plenty of new deals up its sleeve for the final day</p> (The Independent)

The online giant still has plenty of new deals up its sleeve for the final day

(The Independent)

The biggest shopping event of the year is almost over, but there’s still one day left to bag a bargain, and that’s today, otherwise known as Cyber Monday.

This year, Amazon set the bar high by launching its sale a whole month early, but today is the day to shop the best offers. The online giant has

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The Memphis Grizzlies Are Maximizing Their Rebuild With Draft Gems

Just over 19 months ago, on April 11, 2019, the Memphis Grizzlies appointed Zach Kleiman as their executive vice president of basketball operations. A day removed from a transitional season that saw Memphis go 33-49 — well outside of a playoff spot but nowhere near bad enough to likely secure a top pick — owner Robert Pera opted to hire Kleiman as the organization’s new lead decision-maker in the front office.

At the time, the

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Best offers from Emma, Casper, Simba and more

<p>While not the most exciting item, it is an essential, and during the sale you can save hundreds of pounds on leading brands</p> (The Independent)

While not the most exciting item, it is an essential, and during the sale you can save hundreds of pounds on leading brands

(The Independent)

The biggest shopping event of the year is drawing to a close, as today is Cyber Monday. It’s the last day to find huge savings across big-name brands and retailers, including Amazon, Currys PC World, Apple, Dyson, Aldi and John Lewis & Partners.

We’ve already seen some standout deals on

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Best offers from Asos, Zalando, New Look and more

Update your wardrobe and get your Christmas shopping done in the sale (The Independent )
Update your wardrobe and get your Christmas shopping done in the sale (The Independent )

The biggest sale event of the year is drawing to a close with today, Cyber Monday, being the final day. So if you’re looking for the very best ways to save on fashion purchases, then you’ve come to the right place.

The annaul event is the biggest shopping event of the year, with savings to be had on beauty, tech,

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Melania Trump unveils the 2020 White House Christmas decorations

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The case for shortening the presidential transition

He may have been a Founding Father, but John Adams could be every bit as petty as President Trump.Like Trump, Adams was turned out of the presidency after serving a single term; voters in the 1800 election instead selected his archrival, Thomas Jefferson. Adams skipped Jefferson’s inauguration, and his Federalist Party allies rammed a series of last-minute judicial appointments through the Senate. Jefferson was understandably unhappy

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These Kids’ Drawings Of Covid Are Genuinely Hilarious

It can be hard to explain what COVID-19 is to young kids. So, as part of a UK-based project, kids have been channelling their creative sides as a way to show what they think the coronavirus looks like. And in one child’s imagination, it bears an eerie similarity to a dog with three eyes.

The project aims to help parents and carers begin conversations about the pandemic with their kids, according to Patrick Tonks, creative

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Samsung Galaxy S21 release date, specs, design: New leaks suggest up to 5 color variants with new rear camera bump

Another day, another leak for smartphone fans eager to see what the Samsung Galaxy S21 series would look like. Aside from the previously reported new camera bump in the back, the latest report suggests there would be up to five color variants to be released.

Samsung Galaxy S21 design

Tech fans saw Samsung lean more into the camera bump design with the Galaxy S20 series earlier this year. For the first time in the product

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