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Spectacular ‘tree of life’ found in Australian lake

Amateur photographer Derry Moroney stumbled across massive patterns in Lake Cakora, on Australia’s New South Wales north coast, while taking aerial photographs with his drone. The stunning pictures are now attracting attention online for their “tree of life” resemblance. Video by Isabelle Rodd BBC – For more and to sign......

Water chestnuts and Smokey Bear: Surprises await under the ‘Christmas tree’ COVID-19 relief bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The 5,593-page bill poised to pass the U.S. Congress on Monday provides plenty of coronavirus aid. It also ensures that you will not go to prison for transporting water chestnut plants across state lines. FILE PHOTO: Smokey Bear is pictured in a 2007 US Forest Service poster......

Christmas tree sales are booming as pandemic-weary Americans seek solace.

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Before this year, Wesley Yang had never celebrated with a real Christmas tree. Growing up, his family deemed it an inconvenience. But stuck at home this season, Mr. Yang and his roommate decided to do something different to......

Alabama sheriff’s ‘thugshot’ Christmas tree draws complaints

Bernard Simelton, president of Alabama’s National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, criticised the “despicable behaviour” of the police department, Al.com news website reported. BBC – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here GoCoin – Latest Cryptocurrency......

Alabama sheriff’s office slammed for “thugshot” Christmas tree decorations

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A photo of a Christmas tree shared by an Alabama Sherriff’s office has sparked outrage online for its offensive decorations. The tree appeared to be adorned with what officials called “thugshots” — images of people who have been arrested......

Christmas tree sales are telling a holly, jolly economic story

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here John Williams, left, and his dad Terry, right, both of Salem, carry a large Christmas Tree out of the field together at Tucker Tree Farm in Salem, Oregon, November 29, 2020. Alisha Jucevic | Reuters Tree retailers are having a......

Rockefeller Center Tree Lighting Draws Packed Crowd But COVID Plan May Have Backfired

Play video content Yuki Iwamura / Freedomnews.tv New York City’s best efforts to keep people from congregating in close quarters for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting may have actually made it worse … at least in one spot where folks could still catch a glimpse of the tree. There......

Rockefeller Christmas Tree Finally Gets the Glow Up It Deserves During Lighting Ceremony – E! Online

2020 has been a disappointing year to say the least. So much so, the excitement for Christmas–or more accurately, the end of the year–was palpable. However, people’s excitement was… E! Online – For more and to sign up click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click......

415K People On Twitter Are Cracking Up At The Way This 4 Y.O. Toddler Decorated Her Grandma’s Christmas Tree

You know, kids may be a bit of a challenge, especially when parenthood isn’t planned, or not as planned as the parents actually wanted it to be. But kids are a great source of a lot of things, including outdoors, energy, and laughter. Emphasis on the last one. Yep, having......

Coast Guard’s annual Christmas Tree Ship honors sunken schooner

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Mackinaw is delivering 1,200 Christmas trees from northern Michigan down Lake Michigan to Chicago in an annual expedition honoring the ill-fated Christmas Tree Ship that sank in late November 1912. For the 21st year, the......

White House Christmas tree arrives, continuing tradition amid Covid-19 and election disputes

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here This year’s tree is an 18 and 1/2 foot tall Fraser fir and is from Dan and Bryan Trees, owned by Dan and Anne Taylor, in West Virginia. A military band played a festive medley of “O Christmas Tree,”......

A Rare Holiday Story – Workers Rescue A Tiny Owl That Accidentally Traveled 170 Miles To NYC Inside The Rockefeller Christmas Tree

This year’s Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree had a tiny surprise hiding in there. A tiny owl, first believed to be a baby, was found tucked inside the iconic Christmas tree by workers who transported the tree. They discovered the adorable creature clinging to the 75-foot-tall Norway spruce this weekend. Soon......

Rockefeller Center Put Up A Christmas Tree, Everyone Started Mocking It, So They Clapped Back

The Christmas spirit is slowly coming to towns and the trees will be popping up one by one everywhere in no time. The Rockefeller Center, the famous landmark in New York City, is no exception. In a Twitter post on November 14, the center announced the festive news: “The 2020......

Here’s A $250 ‘Half Christmas Tree’ For People Who Don’t Have Much Room For A Full-Sized Tree

Yeah, yeah, we know, Christmas isn’t for another two and a half months and talking about it too early tends to make people angry about it, but why not get a good head start on what you could be doing for this year? Now, every year, you probably want a......

New England’s Forests Are Sick. They Need More Tree Doctors.

Many state-based professional organizations have their own certification programs as well. “A lot of companies are formalizing their training,” said Trumbull Barrett, president of the Massachusetts Arborists Association. More arborists are incorporating climate change into their decisions. “We are seeing things on the horizon that are very disconcerting, very unnerving,”......

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