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<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> What will happen with cryptocurrency in 2022?

BEYOND LOCAL: What will happen with cryptocurrency in 2022?

The EU is increasingly showing signs of accepting cryptocurrencies, and the rise of NFT activity point toward an interesting future
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Winter, screen time and masks are contributing to dry eyes

BEYOND LOCAL: Winter, screen time and masks are contributing to dry eyes

Eye doctors report that patients are more frequently saying during routine exams that their eyes are irritated, burn and sting
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> International students and their schools should prioritize mental health supports

BEYOND LOCAL: International students and their schools should prioritize mental health supports

International students living abroad who face unpredictable pandemic travel restrictions during holidays may be feeling vulnerable, and reaching out is important
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Repurposed medieval Christian chant book fragments reveal stories

BEYOND LOCAL: Repurposed medieval Christian chant book fragments reveal stories

Medieval chant books and the parchment they were made of were designed to last a long time — so long, that pages of them can outlast the book itself, and end up in some unexpected places
<b>BEYOND LOCAL: </b> Sweet repeat: Brothers regift same hard candy for decades

BEYOND LOCAL: Sweet repeat: Brothers regift same hard candy for decades

It started in 1987, when Ryan Wasson gave a 10-roll Frankford 'Santa's Candy Book' with assorted fruit flavors to his brother, Eric Wasson, as a joke for Christmas, knowing that Eric wouldn't like it
Human connections: 'Friendly Calls' program reaches out to lonely, isolated Canadians

Human connections: 'Friendly Calls' program reaches out to lonely, isolated Canadians

The Friendly Calls program pairs participants with trained Red Cross volunteers who typically call once a week to chat
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Why toy shops and Amazon are tapping into the nostalgia of paper catalogues

BEYOND LOCAL: Why toy shops and Amazon are tapping into the nostalgia of paper catalogues

While it might seem that paper catalogues would be relegated to history with the advent of e-commerce, it seems as if, at least for some retailers, they are still part of doing business
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Amazingly preserved fossil egg shows dinosaur, bird links: scientists

BEYOND LOCAL: Amazingly preserved fossil egg shows dinosaur, bird links: scientists

The fossil is so detailed it's revealing even more about the deep relationships between dinosaurs and birds, their modern-day descendants.
<b>BEYOND LOCAL:</b> Duck! Flying squirrels take to the air in Nebraska city

BEYOND LOCAL: Duck! Flying squirrels take to the air in Nebraska city

It turns out the flying squirrels had been living undetected, until now, in the treetops just above the animal experts at the university’s School of Natural Resources in Lincoln
<b>ONTARIO:</b> Kids born in 2017 ineligible for COVID-19 vaccine until their fifth birthday

ONTARIO: Kids born in 2017 ineligible for COVID-19 vaccine until their fifth birthday

A spokeswoman for Ontario's health minister says children born in 2017 will have to wait for their fifth birthday to be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.