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Phillies, J.T. Realmuto move on to Act 2 of contract drama

CLEARWATER, Fla. — All along, J.T. Realmuto‘s salary arbitration hearing was just going to be the first act in one of the biggest storylines of the spring in Phillies camp. Regardless of whether the arbitration panel ruled in favor of Realmuto or against him, he was going to be well paid …

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Join Us For “Travel Talk” with Jim & Mike Today

TRAVEL TALK WITH JIM MIKE Jim G. and Mike S. join me today to discuss great travel options for you. Jim and Mike are, what I call, “Professional Travelers!” They travel the world…whether it be cruises on the ocean, river boat excersions, flying to beautiful historical destinations all over the …

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‘How do I start planning a bucket list Galapagos islands trip?’

✉ My husband and I would like to go on a winter activities holiday next month and are struggling to find something to suit that we have not done before. We like a mix of activities, including downhill skiing and snow-shoeing. Ice climbing and husky-sledding would be good as well. …

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Philly Is Having Existential Meltdown After Report of Phanatic’s ‘New Look’

You don’t see anybody clamoring for them to put lipstick on Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa. Or a pair of Air Jordans on Michelangelo’s David. Some masterpieces are works of art that should live on forever as great artists intended. Philadelphia Phillies Complete coverage of the Fightin’ Phils and their …

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Discover The Peruvian Hearts Mural In Cusco, Peru That’s Inspiring Visitors From Around The World

The Story Behind The Mural The Peruvian Hearts organization was actually started by a preteen! Ana Dobson was adopted from Peru by American parents. When she went back to visit the country at the age of 11, she was deeply affected by the extreme poverty she witnessed there and wanted …

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Sweet beaks: What Galapagos finches and marine bacteria have in common

A bloom with great effect This principle is not limited to macrofauna. It also applies in the realm of marine microbes, the scientists from Bremen now show. Satellite photos taken from coastal areas during warm seasons often show that the ocean is green rather than blue. This color originates from …

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<em>History Vs.</em> Podcast Bonus Episode: Theodore Roosevelt vs. Bigfoot

Mental Floss has a new podcast with iHeartRadio called History Vs., about how your favorite historical figures faced off against their greatest foes. Our first season is all about President Theodore Roosevelt. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts here, and for more TR content, visit the History Vs. site. Theodore Roosevelt was …

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Machu Picchu to step up security with drones after feces found at site

Officials at Machu Picchu are turning to drones and multiple security cameras to help flush out pesky tourist behavior — after a group was accused of defecating inside the 600-year-old citadel. Jose Bastante, the head of the archeological park, said the new security measures will include drones, as well as …

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Fish market in the Galapagos Islands attracts many unusual creatures looking for a meal

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0. 8em)–sm” type=”text” content=”The Galapagos Islands are home to some of the most diverse and unique creatures on the planet. They are also home to a small, but thriving human population. This fish market is located on Santa Cruz Island and it is a very …

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Irish farmers furious over EU-South American deal to cut tariffs

A landmark trade deal between the EU and a number of South American countries including major beef producers has been sharply criticised for “selling out” both Irish farmers and environmental standards. On Friday the European block and Mercosur – a regional alliance of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay – announced …

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