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Picture of the day for June 1, 2019

Wikipedia picture of the day on June 1, 2019: Petrol is sold by the (mainly liquor) bottle in Bénin. There are thousands of these shops in the capital Cotonou, where motorbikes can refuel. It is said that the petrol is illegally imported by sea from Nigeria. Cotonou is one of the most polluted cities in West Africa because of the tens of thousands motorbikes. http://bit.ly/2Wt58Cf
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11 More Minor League Baseball Alternate Hats That We Really Love

We’ve already geeked out over Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión alternate hats, but a bunch of minor league teams have other alternative logos, names, and uniforms that they use throughout the year as well.

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In the Moment

11 More Minor League Baseball Alternate Hats That We Really Love

We’ve already geeked out over Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión alternate hats, but a bunch of minor league teams have other alternative logos, names, and uniforms that they use throughout the year as well.

Read more…

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Children who nap midday are happier, excel academically, and have fewer behavioral problems, suggests a new study of nearly 3,000 kids in China, which revealed a connection between midday napping and greater happiness, self-control, and grit; fewer behavioral problems; and higher IQ.

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Chelsea Manning’s Lawyers Ask Again For Her Release, Say She’ll Never ‘Betray Her Principles’

Attorneys for Chelsea Manning on Friday have once again asked the court to release the activist and whistleblower from her confinement in Virginia on the basis that she cannot be coerced to testify in the Justice Department’s ongoing investigation into Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange.

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Closing the West’s Largest Coal Plant Will Leave the Navajo Nation With $40 Million in Missing Revenue

The Navajo Generating Station in Arizona is closing, and that’s terrible news for the Native American communities that rely on the coal plant for their income. A new report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA) is calling on the federal government to step in for this major economic…

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