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“Joker,” “The Irishman,” “1917” & “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” Lead 2020 Oscar Nominations

Joker was the big winner at Monday’s Academy Award nominations, walking away as the most-nominated film with 11 nods–including Best Picture, Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix, and Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay for Todd Phillips. The Irishman, 1917 and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood tied for second with 10 nominations apiece. All of those are also up for Best Picture and Best Director, …

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How to Make Snow Candles This Winter

Instead of building yet another snowman this winter, try your hand at making snow candles. Easy to make and requiring only a few tools and ingredients, this DIY art project uses freshly fallen snow as a mold for crafting molten-hot wax into candles. The results are wonky, oddly-shaped candles that may or may not have blades of grass or small …

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Losing Tongue Fat Can Improve Sleep Apnea Symptoms, Says New Study

According to a new study, losing tongue fat is something that can improve symptoms for people with sleep apnea, CNN reports. “In fact, the more tongue fat you lost, the more your apnea improved,” says the lead author of the study. So, how do you reduce tongue fat? “This study shows reducing excess fat in general can reduce tongue size,” …

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27-year-old Sauk Centre man arrested after standoff involving a child

On Sunday, Sauk Centre officers received a call from a woman, saying that she had been assaulted by her husband earlier that the morning. Authorities say the 27-year-old man, Ryan Kellen was making threatening statements, and there was also a 9-year-old child inside the house with him. Authorities negotiated with Kellen during a standoff before the 9-year-old was released from …

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Athletes Will Sleep on Cardboard Beds at Tokyo Summer Olympics

It’s a sad reality that millions of homeless people around the world have grown accustomed to sleeping on cardboard, but this isn’t a hardship most Olympic athletes are used to enduring. That’s about to change, though, as the organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics just announced that all athletes will be sleeping on cardboard beds that are “stronger than …

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Squirrel Destroys Couple’s New Home Over Holidays; Insurance Won’t Cover Damage Because It’s a Rodent

Last month, Kari and Dustin Drees bought a new house in Atlanta’s classy Buckhead district. After vacationing during the holidays, however, they returned to find that their new pad had been thoroughly trashed by a squirrel who took up residence there after falling down the chimney. It scratched up the floors, chewed on baseboards, turned on a kitchen faucet, and …

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