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March 21, 2019
People who are terrified of heights may be able to conquer their phobia using a virtual reality app and an inexpensive set of cardboard VR googles, a Dutch study suggests. Study volunteers using the self-guided cognitive behavioral therapy app had improvements comparable to what patients typically achieve with an actual therapist, researchers report in JAMA...
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An expired date on an egg carton. Browning avocados. The Chinese takeout from last week. They’re all foods likely destined for the trash. If you’re hoping to reduce household food waste, experts say there are two key things to do: Eat what you have, and buy only what you need. Practicing smarter shopping is not...
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The El Salado estuary in Puerto Vallarta received an uninterrupted flow of sewage for three days due to a broken collector of 1.2 meters in diameter, not by accident, but a technical decision, revealed the secretary of Integrated Water Management, Jorge Gastón González, although this constitutes a crime as stipulated in the Criminal Code of...
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Crews shut down generators Wednesday that have powered an island off Puerto Rico’s coast — the last customers to be reconnected to the U.S. territory’s main power system 18 months after Hurricane Maria destroyed the grid. The Electric Power Authority said it connected an underwater cable to Culebra despite wariness from the more than 1,000...
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The Mexican government said Thursday it will use buoys to mark the reserve of the world’s most endangered marine mammal, in a bid to save the last remaining 10 or so vaquita marina porpoises. The Environment Department promised to provide social programs and jobs for fishing communities in the upper Gulf of California, the only...
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The ninth edition of Letras en la Mar, international gathering of poets and artists, will pay homage to the Mexican writer Alberto Ruy-Sánchez Lacy, National Prize of Sciences and Arts in Linguistics and Literature (2017) and Xavier Villaurrutia Prize (1987), whose work has been translated into a dozen languages. Ruy-Sánchez Lacy will be in charge...
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It’s unclear if Islas Marias ever really worked as a penal colony: The remote Mexican archipelago is battered regularly by hurricanes, and its ramshackle, often century-old installations are sprinkled with the ruins of failed “productive” projects that once aimed to make the prison population self-sustaining. Now, with the prison just closed, the hurdles of distance,...
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Through a telephone call, Puerto Vallarta’s mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña was informed by Sedatu’s secretary, Román Mayer Falcón, that the 650 million pesos that the federal government allocated to priority areas of Puerto Vallarta will be applied to the work of Line 3 of the Light Rail in Guadalajara. With this decision, more than 50...
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Luna Rumba Productions presented their Moonlight Concert Series this season on the beautiful grounds of Los Arroyos Verdes on the outskirts of Bucerias. The result was 4 unforgettable evenings of music, performed by some of the best musical talent in the area. All the concerts sold out with over 350 in attendance each time. The...
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