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Dr. Lonnie Smith and other new jazz album releases — The Know

Here’s the best of another stack of new album releases — and I’m pleased to report there is a good deal of life in the business of producing new music, in spite of the pandemic. Old-fashioned live albums still exist — even if many of the venues at which the music was recorded have shuttered […]

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Sperm whales taught each other how avoid 19th century whalers’ harpoons

Sperm whales who were being hunted by whalers in the 19th century adapted their behaviour and learned defensive measures to avoid harpoons, a new study has found. Researchers made the discovery after examining digitised logbooks of American whalers which detail how many sperm whales were sighted, struck and processed. The data, published by the Royal […]

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A royal bombshell and other premium stories you may have missed this week

Welcome to the weekend. Settle down with a cuppa and catch up on some of the best content from our premium syndicators this week. Happy reading. In the royal 'firm,' the family business always comes first When Prince Harry’s wife, Meghan, referred to the British royal family as “the Firm” in their dramatic interview with […]