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President Trump Signed Some Kind Of Executive Order

What is an executive order, and why don’t presidents use them all the time?

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Though the Constitution plainly articulates familiar presidential tools like vetoes and appointments, the real executive power comes from reading between the lines. Presidents have long interpreted the Constitution’s Article 2 clauses – like “the executive power shall be vested in a President” and “he shall take care that the laws be faithfully executed” – to give them…

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Can I still buy a car in lockdown?

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  With a new nationwide lockdown coming into force, new restrictions are being introduced to our lives as we’re told to ‘stay at home’. Car dealerships are included in those ordered to close – they’re classed as ‘non-essential retail’ – limiting your options if you’re looking to buy a car. So if you need one,…

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Why DOES the UK drive on the left?

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  Today, about two thirds of the world drive on the right and a third on the left, but how did it come to pass? And why is the UK in the minority? VCARS found out… Historical precedent In 1998, archaeologists found a track leading to a Roman quarry near Swindon. The grooves in the…

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What is a Nudibranch?

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  Has anyone ever told you that you are what you eat? Did you picture yourself as a pancake after breakfast or a big slice of pizza at dinnertime? What you eat affects your body, but you don’t really turn into the food you eat! Unless, of course, you’re a special animal called a nudibranch (NEW-dee-bronk). Nudibranchs are…

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How Do We Know What Dinosaurs Looked Like?

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  Movies like Jurassic World invite people to imagine a world where dinosaurs still roam the Earth. What if scientists did create dinosaurs from ancient DNA? Would they look like they do in movies? Would they be covered in scales? Would they have spikes along their backs? How do people know what dinosaurs looked like, anyway? Paleoart is art…

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How much do taxpayers pay for fireworks for Fourth of July celebrations on the Suncoast?

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  Fireworks shows costs tens of thousand of dollars, so we wanted to find out how much taxpayers have to cover here on the Suncoast. The City of Bradenton, the City of Palmetto, and Manatee County are having a fireworks show at the Green Bridge. The cost of that show is $40,000 and is split…

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Does the ocean produce oxygen?

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  It’s easy to think of the world’s forests as the planet’s “lungs.” Trees pump out oxygen—the same stuff we breathe in. The bigger the tree the more oxygen it releases. But most of our breathable air doesn’t come from land. It comes from the world’s oceans. And the most important oxygen producers are some…

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Do You know that who Invented Ball pen?

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  The inventor of ball pen was Ladislao José Bíro, a Hungarian born in 1899 into a Jewish family. He invented the ball pen in 1931 to get rid of fountain pen’s blotting and smudging. The inventor of ball pen was Ladislao José Bíro, a Hungaria born in 1899 into a Jewish family. He invented…

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If You Throw a Compostable Cup in the Trash, Does It Still Break Down?

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  Compostable products are all the rage these days. But what happens to these items — including compostable straws and silverware — when they’re thrown into a landfill instead of a compost heap? The answer is not as green as you might think. The composting process requires oxygen and, for the most part, landfills are…

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Women’s Autoimmune Diseases: Doctors Share 3 Reasons They’re So Common

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  Out of every 10 people, one has an immune system that attacks their own body—and 80 percent of those people are women. Why? We got answers. Chronic pain, insomnia, joint pain, rashes, gastrointestinal issues, severe allergies, hair loss, brain fog, and fatigue are just a few of the debilitating symptoms that Ami Paulsen, a 40-year-old mom of two,…

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10 Best Resorts in Puerto Rico for an Incredible Vacation—No Passport Needed

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  Looking to book a fabulous tropical vacation with minimal travel hassle? You can’t go wrong with one of these amazing resorts in Puerto Rico. Every editorial product is independently selected, though we may be compensated or receive an affiliate commission if you buy something through our links. Ratings and prices are accurate and items…

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Where Do Birds Go at Night?

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  Do you love to watch birds? If you’ve ever been lucky enough to see the majestic beauty of a bald eagle in flight, you know how it can stir the soul to watch it float through the air. Of course, you can take just as much enjoyment from watching cardinals and bluebirds hanging around a backyard bird feeder. Their graceful, colorful shapes can make even the cloudiest day brighter.…

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Corpse Flower: Some facts about the smelly plant

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  The corpse flower is the largest (and smelliest) flowering structure in the world. The corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanum) also known as titan arum, reeks of rotting flesh and death when in bloom. Lucky for us, this stinky plant blooms once every seven to nine years according to the Eden Project and each bloom only lasts 24…

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