Why Britney Spears Says It’s “Bittersweet” Watching Her Sons Grow Up

Britney Spears wishes she could pause time. The “Lucky” artist got emotional in a new Instagram post on Friday, Oct. 22, while reflecting on what it’s been like to watch her two teenage sons grow up. She shares custody of Sean Preston Federline, 16, and Jayden James Federline, 15, with ex-husband Kevin Federline, and although the boys still have … Read more

Tensions grow between Moderna, White House over vaccine production

But administration officials privately believe the reluctance is also driven in part by financial concerns: If Moderna agreed to sell the Biden administration doses for poorer countries it would likely be asked to do so at cost, one source said, putting pressure on its bottom line. The company’s stance has infuriated top Biden health officials, … Read more

Hometaste raises RM2.4mil via ECF to grow multi-brand cloud kitchens

Homecooked food delivery site Hometaste announced today that its equity crowdfunding (ECF) campaign on pitchIN was successfully closed. In total, it raised RM2,410,317 (US$576,000), far exceeding its minimum funding target of RM500,000. 4 years ago, the startup was launched by Aston Chua Yee Shen who had a simple goal: allow Malaysians to order food cooked … Read more

Frustrations grow over access to rapid COVID-19 testing in New Brunswick – National

Frustrations are growing among some New Brunswickers who are off work or out of school waiting for a COVID-19 test and some are questioning why the province is not making rapid testing available to the general public, as is being done in Nova Scotia. “If they made rapid testing available, people could go back … Read more

Scowl Announce Debut Album ‘How Flowers Grow’, Share New Single “Bloodhoud”: Listen


The Santa Cruz band Scowl is a key part of a resurgent Bay Area hardcore scene; earlier this summer, Scowl were one of the bands who played the massive Gulch/Drain/Sunami San Jose show. Scowl’s sound is fast and intense, a whole lot closer to punk than to metal. They’ve got a gift for writing about shitty day-to-day oppressions; “Retail Hell,” the opening track from their 2019 EP Reality After Reality…, is some real shit. Today, Scowl have announced plans to release their debut LP How Flowers Grow later this fall, and they’ve also dropped the album’s ripper of an opener.

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How to grow snowdrops, dwarf iris, crocus, muscari and camassia

Specialty bulbs, sometimes called minor bulbs, reflect the many other spring bulb treasures that can be planted in fall to herald the next growing season. Because many are diminutive, they are perfect for small urban gardens. This is not a complete list; I have not included hyacinths, for example, which are lovely in pots but … Read more

How to grow alliums – The Washington Post

One in an occasional series of guides on growing popular plants. Other guides include lenten rose, peony, redbud, azalea, elephant ear, lantana, coneflower, savory calamint and rudbeckia. Alliums, with their clusters of tiny starry blossoms, are close cousins of onions, chives, leeks and garlic. In most popular allium varieties, the form has been perfected in … Read more

How to grow tulips – The Washington Post

One in an occasional series of guides on growing popular plants. Other guides include lenten rose, peony, redbud, azalea, elephant ear, lantana, coneflower, savory calamint and rudbeckia. Tulips have enchanted gardeners for hundreds of years, feeding a passion that got out of hand in 17th-century Holland when people lost first their heads and then their … Read more

How to grow daffodils – The Washington Post

One in an occasional series of guides on growing popular plants. Other guides include Lenten rose, peony, redbud, azalea, elephant ear, lantana, coneflower, savory calamint and rudbeckia. Daffodils are so varied in form, color and span of spring bloom that they constitute a bulb universe unto themselves. The smallest enliven the tiniest of nooks and … Read more