9 red chairs you can find on Amazon

Submitted by Tech Insider on May 10, 2021 - 5:29pm

 

Belleze Leather Accent Chair, Red

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There's a reason the saying goes "let's paint the town red". Bright, bold red is energetic, passionate, and fun. When used in interior design, fiery red can bring a whole new energy to your space. Depending on the shade you choose, red can make your room feel contemporary or traditional. 

Italian Cave Fossils Suggest Nine Neanderthals Were Feasted Upon by Hyenas

Submitted by Gizmodo on May 10, 2021 - 5:19pm

Archaeologists working at a cave site near Rome have found the mineralized remains of nine Neanderthals, in what’s being hailed as an “extraordinary discovery.” A significant number of these bones show clear signs of gnawing, leading the team to believe the Neanderthals were being preyed upon or scavenged by hyenas.

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The US just authorized Pfizer-BioNTech's coronavirus vaccine for teenagers, making it the first COVID-19 shot OK'd for 12- to 15-year-olds

Submitted by Tech Insider on May 10, 2021 - 5:13pm

16-year-old participates in coronavirus vaccine trial for Pfizer at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, pediatric vaccine studies COVID-19

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Teenagers in the US are now eligible for a leading coronavirus vaccine, as the Food and Drug Administration on Monday expanded the OK for Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 shot to include 12- to 15-year-olds. 

Biden said he'll cut down on unemployment benefits, but he really might reinstate a pre-pandemic job-seeking policy

Submitted by Tech Insider on May 10, 2021 - 5:11pm

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President Joe Biden announced in a speech on Monday that Americans currently receiving unemployment benefits must either take a job that is "suitable" or lose their benefits, encouraging states to reinstate a pre-pandemic policy of requiring people to search for work.

Some Amazon managers say they 'hire to fire' people just to meet the internal turnover goal every year (AMZN)

Submitted by Tech Insider on May 10, 2021 - 5:09pm

Jeff Bezos

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Amazon has a goal to get rid of a certain percentage of employees every year, and three managers told Insider they feel so much pressure to meet the goal that they hire people to fire them.

"We might hire people that we know we're going to fire, just to protect the rest of the team," one manager told Insider. 

Some GOP states are moving to end federal unemployment benefits, which could impact at least 276,000 workers

Submitted by Tech Insider on May 10, 2021 - 5:04pm

People wait on line to file for unemployment in Fayetteville, Arkansas, April 6, 2020.

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At least 276,000 workers are at risk of losing federal unemployment benefits in GOP-led states.

Several states are moving to cut expanded unemployment insurance in an effort to push those collecting jobless benefits to return to work.

Why wasabi is so expensive

Submitted by Tech Insider on May 10, 2021 - 5:01pm

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Narrator: Wasabi is a small green plant in the brassica family, that means it's related to many cheap and easy to find plants like horseradish, cabbage, or broccoli. But unlike these it's incredibly expensive, a kilogram of fresh wasabi can cost you 25 times as much as fresh horseradish. 

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