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New Airport Terminal In Florence Will Have A Vineyard On Its Roof, Aiding New Sustainability Efforts

New York-based firm Rafael Viñoly Architects announced back in January that it will be adding a new international terminal at the Aeroporto Amerigo Vespucci in Florence that will have a functioning vineyard on its roof as a “new landmark for the city’s sustainable future.”

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Sinéad O’Connor’s Estate Demands Donald Trump Stop Using Her Music At Political Rallies

Sinéad O’Connor’s estate has demanded that former president Donald Trump stop using the late singer’s music at his political rallies.

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NFL Superstar Jason Kelce Announces Retirement After 13 Seasons 

Philadelphia Eagles star center Jason Kelce announced in an emotional speech this week that he would be retiring from the NFL in what many are hailing as a Hall of Fame-worthy career.

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The Rise Of Hemp As An Environmentally Friendly Building Material For Housing 

Hemp, the non-psychoactive variant of cannabis, has been often used in holistic medicine and as a source for textiles and fabrics. Now, the natural material is being utilized as an environmentally friendly and economically friendly alternative to concrete for building.

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Junior Doctors In South Korea Risking Medical License Suspension And Prosecution Due To Walkouts

Around 9,000 medical interns and junior doctors in South Korea have walked out of their jobs last week to protest a new government plan that would increase medical school admissions by around 65%. The government has now responded and given the walkout participants four days to return to work or they will potentially face consequences.

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US Company, Intuitive Machines, Wants To Bring America Back To The Moon 

Intuitive Machines is a US company that is trying to get back to the moon in what would be the first American lunar landing in more than 50 years.

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China Reports Record Breaking Holiday Travel Rates For Lunar New Year 

China has reported a record breaking increase in travel and spending during this year’s Lunar New Year holiday season, which could mean great things for the world’s second largest economy.

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Children Who Live Near Green Spaces ‘Have Stronger Bones,’ According To New Study 

Children who live close to “green spaces,” such as local parks, playgrounds, sports fields, etc., have significantly stronger bones which could lead to lifelong health benefits as their bodies grow, according to a new study. 

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Real Estate Developer China Evergrande Ordered By Hong Kong To Liquidate 

A Hong Kong court has ordered the world’s most heavily indebted real estate developer, China Evergrande, to undergo liquidation after the company failed to restructure the $300 billion it owed to banks and bondholders.

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Transgender Swimmer Lia Thomas Begins Legal Case Against World Aquatics 

Lia Thomas is a transgender swimmer who has begun official legal proceedings against World Aquatics, the governing body of swimming, after they voted to restrict transgender athletes from competing in elite women’s aquatics competitions.