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Best dog coats: Pet clothes to keep any dog warm

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Make sure your dog has the appropriate jacket for any type of weather. (Jake Green via Unsplash/) When searching for the best dog coats for keeping your pet warm in winter, it’s important to pick a design that complements your pooch’s body shape and fur type without impeding their comfort, safety, or freedom of movement. Just as with winter coats and rain jackets for humans, there are many styles, shapes, and designs of dog clothing. Choosing the right one can make a big impact upon your pet’s well-being and overall health the next time they accompany you around the block...

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Marieke Lucas Rijneveld

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Photo by Ilja Keizer Review: 'The Discomfort of Evening,' by , translated by Michele Hutchison FICTION: A 10-year-old girl tries to come to grips with her brother's death in a family of dysfunction and pain. By Marion Winik Special to the Star Tribune SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 — 10:35AM The Booker International Prize has gone to the youngest author ever, a 29-year-old Dutch writer named , who uses they/them pronouns, and their translator Michele Hutchison. One judge described “The Discomfort of Evening” as “a tender and visceral evocation of a childhood caught between shame and salvation.” Having just finished the book,...

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2020-05-15

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CROWDFUNDING REVIEW – If you’re going to be on a trip for a few days, you might plan to bring a small suitcase for all your clothes and other items.  But what if it’s one of those trips where you spend most of your time walking from place to place—maybe you’re sightseeing a big city like Washington DC, London, or Hong Kong—and you plan to stay wherever you find yourself.  It isn’t really practical to drag a suitcase around all day; what you really need is a good travel backpack instead.  Is the new IndieGoGo-funded travel backpack from Pakt the...

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Sony Xperia 1 review: Ahead of the curve

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Sony carved an interesting niche for itself earlier this year when it introduced the Xperia 1 flagship and Xperia 10 and 10 Plus mid-range phones. These three devices are among the first to adopt the 21:9 aspect ratio for the display, which puts them at odds with most other devices in the market. Sony says this new screen shape is optimized for video content. That may be true, but little else is ready for the Xperia 1’s screen — including, potentially, consumers. Here is Android Authority‘s Sony Xperia 1 review. Update September 20: Sony has since announce the Xperia 5,...

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