Month: August 2022

Meghan Trainor Jokes About ‘Wild’ Charlie Puth Kiss at 2015 AMAs

Meghan Trainor and Charlie Puth. Sarah Jaye Weiss/Shutterstock; Jason Merritt/Radarpics/Shutterstock An awkward memory. Meghan Trainor seemingly revealed that she regrets kissing Charlie Puth at the 2015 American Music Awards. The “Me Too” singer, 28, compared three major moments from the early days of her career while taking part in a TikTok trend on Tuesday, August …

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19th century art form revived to make tactile science graphics for blind people

Enlarge / 3D-printed lithophanes can help optically impaired scientists “see” data, such as from protein separation gels, with their fingertips. Ordan Koone/Bryan Shaw In the 19th century, an art form known as lithophanes was all the rage in Western Europe. These thin engravings were usually made from translucent materials like porcelain or wax. When backlit, …

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A challenge to neoliberal economics and the myth of market supremacy | Letters

Taking back control of malfunctioning markets must mean challenging neoliberal economics and the myth of market supremacy (Editorial, 29 August). The market is not the sole source of money and wealth. The public economy is equally important – and vital when markets fail or in times of crisis. Even in normal times, the private sector …

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LIHEAP application: $300K in utility bill assistance announced for IL families to pay natural gas, propane, electric bills

CHICAGO (WLS) — Illinois families may be eligible for more than $300 million in funding for energy bill assistance, Gov. JB Pritzker’s office announced in a press release Wednesday. All families who meet the criteria and provide required documentation are eligible to receive bill assistance for natural gas, propane and electricity through the Low-Income Home …

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‘Spoilt’ Dog Refusing to Get Into His Own Bed Leaves Internet in Stitches

It seems puppy-dog eyes don’t always do the trick, especially for this pooch who is desperately trying to have a sleepover in his owner’s double bed. In a viral clip on TikTok, Billie the dog can be seen pretending to ignore his owner before making adorable facial expressions while being asked to move into his …

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