CGI video falsely claimed to show ‘Oodhu Paavai’ factory

The claim: a video shows the medicinal plant Oodhu Paavai Thousands of users in multiple countries and social media platforms have shared a video which allegedly shows a strange-looking medicinal plant, called “Oodhu Paavai” in Tamil, blowing pollen into the air. But this is yet another case of digital artwork …

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Goleta to ban flavored tobacco products

Peach mango pineapple, strawberry watermelon, chocolate mint – what looks like a smoothie menu or a candy shelf are actually some of the flavored tobacco products currently on the market, all of which will be banned from being sold. ‘Here on December 4 in the town of Goleta, a decision …

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Where to have coffee in Newport, Middletown, Tiverton RI

Despite limited space on Aquidneck Island, there are several independent local cafes here, offering locals and tourists a buffet of caffeine sources to choose from. For those looking to explore beyond Newport County’s 10 Dunkin Donuts, here’s a list of places to grab your next cup of coffee. Coffee grinder, …

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Beekeepers educate colonies about environmental threats

The Essex County Beekeepers Association (ECBA) is expected to open on Beekeeping Road at Topsfield Exhibition Center for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began about 18 months ago. In addition to beekeeping teaching methods, ECBA works to raise awareness of pests that threaten colonies. “They are definitely one …

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All About Honey in Greenville, SC

We believe we are a fan of the local mead | Photo by @wanderingbardmeadery It is finally fall, all of you – and you know what else is around the corner? Cold season. ?? Many of us know that honey can help relieve some of these allergy + cold symptoms, …

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