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Mortgage demand fell to a new 30-year low in January 2024, down 54% from the pandemic peak. Mortgage demand is down 14% over the last year and 40% from pre-pandemic levels.
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'Saved by the Bell' star Tiffani Thiessen strips off her clothes to celebrate her 50th birthday. On her Instagram page, Thiessen posted a photo of herself sitting on a bed, barely covered by a sheet. "Over the hill," he wrote in the caption, adding the hashtag "thisis50." Some of his famous friends praised his bold celebration
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Join us as we embark on a journey through the world of amazing weather phenomena. From the awe-inspiring dance of the Northern Lights to the dramatic wrath of tornadoes, the wonders of nature never cease to amaze. In this series, we'll explore 40 remarkable weather events captured on film that reveal the astonishing beauty and power of our planet's atmosphere. Each event offers a glimpse of the fascinating forces at work in our skies, from celestial fog to explosive flashes of volcanic lightning. Prepare to be both educated and entertained as we unravel the mysteries of the season and delve into the breathtaking moments that remind us of Earth's incredible dynamism. So, let's set out on this meteorological adventure and discover the amazing weather phenomena that continue to fascinate and inspire us all.
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The 1980s provided homes around the world with some of the most memorable TV sitcoms in history. These timeless shows not only brought laughter to the living room but also left an indelible mark on pop culture. If you doubt the impact that many '80s sitcoms continue to have on the world around you, consider how often you hear the retro theme song used in a modern commercial versus how many reboots you watch today. And watch the spinoffs, and how often you hear people quoting the signature phrase.
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Explore the past and see forgotten gadgets from the early 1900s. Since then not every gadget has become a big deal. In this exploration, we've collected about 20 inventions from the past – some practical, some not so much. It's like opening a time capsule full of interesting stories. From devices that aim to make life easier to those that might leave you scratching your head, every gadget has its own story.
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On Wednesday, Texas Governor Greg Abbott issued a letter announcing that Texas was going to begin enforcing the state border. They have been doing this for some time. Yet the federal government has objected to the fencing being placed across the Rio Grande barriers. So Abbott issued a historic letter in the face of a constitutional crisis that has been created entirely by Joe Biden and his bad activities at the border. Not enforcing our country's border, intentionally leaving the border open is evil, which is what Biden has done. I have been to the border. It's really wide open, and it facilitates drug cartels to bring millions of people into the United States and move tons of fentanyl across the southern border, which causes over 100,000 American deaths per year. reason.
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Although Victor Browder is no longer a household name today, his impact on the art scene has been nothing short of remarkable. Born in Romania in the early 1900s, Brunner's journey took an interesting turn in the 1930s when he, like many others, sought refuge from the rising tide of fascism in his homeland and arrived in the vibrant artistic center of Paris.
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North Korea conducted the first flight test of a new cruise missile on Thursday, as North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un seeks to expand his military capabilities amid deepening rifts with South Korea and the United States. According to the North's official Korean Central News Agency, the launch of the Pulhwasl-3-31 missile posed no threat to neighbors as it is still in its development stage. The outlet said the missile could eventually carry a nuclear warhead.
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Urban areas are dynamic landscapes, characterized by densely packed buildings and bustling activity. However, one city stands out from the rest – Kowloon Walled City.

Located in the British territory of Hong Kong, this unique enclave, spanning just 6.4 acres (2.6 hectares), was home to thousands of residents and workers for decades.

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