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4 years 1 month ago

Roses are red...and they taste good, too!

Ecuador has long been a major producer of flowers, now marketers are exploring a new idea--roses on dinner plates, instead of in vases. Restaurants from New York to Beijing are trying to attract customers with novelty dishes. Many of those dishes contain organic rose petals grown in Ecuador. In...

4 years 4 months ago

Impact the arts scene in Pikes Peak Region

The Arts Commission of the Pikes Peak Region reviews and makes recommendations to the Colorado Springs City Council and El Paso County Commission regarding issues of public art. Their goal is to promote the inclusion of art in everyday life and the value of what artistic thinking can contribute to...

4 years 8 months ago

Mammoth tusk discovered by road crew

Construction crews working along I-5 near Ridgefield, Washington dug up a piece of prehistory, a tusk that likely dates back 10,000 to 15,000 years. Washington State Department of Transportation project inspector Brad Clark was overseeing work on the new Ridgefield interchange when he spotted it. "The auger came up...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Alarming' melt of glaciers in Indian Kashmir

Indian Kashmir's glaciers are melting fast because of rising temperatures, threatening the water supply of millions of people in the Himalayan region, a new study by Indian scientists says. The study by Kashmir University's geology and geophysics department blamed the effect on climate change, and said it endangered the...

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