July 26, 2016

Critical blood shortage: Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to give now

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Source: http://www.circlevilleherald.com/community/critical-blood-shortage-red-cross-urges-blood-and-platelet-donors/article_f14f70ee-9e2e-54e7-bf01-9c47cfaf4840.html

In the drink: Endangered sea turtles released by aquarium

Posted: Saturday, July 23, 2016 12:18 pm

In the drink: Endangered sea turtles released by aquarium

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Source: http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/in-the-drink-endangered-sea-turtles-released-by-aquarium/article_eeee1a0f-f805-50d3-b035-95db2a4d3c78.html

Parts of Coney Island beach closed after shark sightings

Posted: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 9:38 pm
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Updated: 10:02 pm, Tue Jul 19, 2016.

Source: http://www.heraldcourier.com/news/parts-of-coney-island-beach-closed-after-shark-sightings/article_dfd13de4-1a8d-566e-b407-8ce812c4127b.html

Marla Jo Fisher: Here are this week’s best deals

Hi, it’s me, Marla Jo, your columnist and deals maven. Check out my Cheapo Travel column in the Sunday Travel section. If you know a great deal, let me know at mfisher@ocregister.com. You can also find me at Deals Diva on Facebook and Twitter. And don’t forget to read my humor columns on Wednesdays in the Register.

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I really can’t think of anything teenagers would rather do this

Source: http://www.ocregister.com/articles/free-722661-deals-right.html

E4 Life expo educates public on conservation and healthy living …

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 23, the E4 Life: Green, Health Wellness Expo will take place at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in partnership with the city of West Palm Beach Sustainability Office and the Palm Beach Zoo Conservation Society.

An opportunity for the community to learn more about healthy living, sustainable initiatives and environmental conservation, the event will feature vendors, activities, demonstrations and interactive workshops.

“This is an opportunity to learn how to save money, save resources like electricity and water, while improving your family’s health and sustainability,” said Penni Redford with the city’s Sustainability

Source: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/palm-beach/fl-bbf-expo-0720-20160719-story.html

Pokemon not the only game in town: Field Museum creates ‘warrior’ hunt

While many are obsessed with tracking down Pokemon creatures, the Field Museum has created its own treasure hunt.

The museum began giving out clues Wednesday on Twitter about the best spots in Chicago to spy life-size replicas of the real-deal terra cotta statues commissioned by Chinese Emporer Qin Shihuang thousands of years ago. He wanted “warrior” statutes to guard his tomb after he died. The treasure hunt is a promotion for the Field Museum’s special exhibit “China’s First Emperor and His Terracotta Warriors,” where some of the original terra cotta figures and two painted replicas are on display.

The first clue to

Source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/ct-field-museum-terracotta-warriors-replica-met-0713-20160713-story.html

Cleveland Browns Groupon Tickets

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Apparently now that Cleveland finally has a real champion in the Cavaliers, nobody wants to pay full price to watch the Browns be terrible at football in person. So the Browns marketing people are getting creative. And by creative I mean they are selling discounted tickets to regular season games on Groupon.

You know Groupon, right? It’s the website where you go to buy

Source: http://www.totalprosports.com/2016/07/11/cleveland-browns-are-now-selling-regular-season-tickets-on-groupon-which-we-can-all-agree-is-a-new-low/

Greater Cleveland Aquarium closed during RNC – WKYC

Source: http://www.wkyc.com/news/local/greater-cleveland-aquarium-closed-during-rnc/267929604

Target’s Future Will Be Decided by Kids

For years, Target had pulled off a feat that made it the envy of retailers and “Tar-zhay” to its customers. It sold high design at low prices and gave big-box shopping some luster. Remember? In 1999 the architect Michael Graves introduced his witty postmodernism to the masses there. His stainless-steel teapots capped with a whistling bird for Alessi usually sold for $100; Target’s version, with an actual whistle in lieu of a bird, went for $39.99. Isaac Mizrahi designed clothes not only for Bergdorf Goodman, but also for Target. Long before HM, Target galvanized the designer collaboration craze, selling limited-edition

Source: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2016-07-07/target-s-future-will-be-decided-by-kids

Georgia Aquarium Rejecting MasterCard Over PETA Protest

Atlanta, GA — MasterCard is no longer welcome at the Georgia Aquarium.

In a July 1 email to aquarium members, volunteers and supporters, aquarium chairman and CEO Michael Leven said MasterCard is endorsing a protest by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) over animal displays in accredited zoos and aquariums.

As a result, “Georgia Aquarium will no longer be accepting MasterCard online, and guests buying tickets in person at the Aquarium will be asked if they can use any other form of payment,” Leven said. “No guest will be turned away if MasterCard is their only option, but we

Source: http://patch.com/georgia/midtown/georgia-aquarium-rejecting-mastercard-over-peta-protest-0