By Marcy de Luna Published 11:28 am CDT, Thursday, November 1, 2018 The Starbucks 2018 holiday cups arrive Friday. Here's a look at Starbucks new holiday cups. >>> Click through to see more Starbucks holiday treats. The Starbucks 2018 holiday cups arrive Friday. Here's a look at Starbucks new holiday cups. >>> Click through to see more Starbucks holiday treats. Photo: Courtesy Photo Starbucks is wishing everyone seasons greetings with the release of its annual holiday cups. Starbucks is wishing everyone seasons greetings with the release of its annual holiday cups. Photo: Courtesy Photo The Stripes holiday cup has vertical bands of bright poppy red, dark cranberry red, and white pale rose gold. The Stripes holiday cup has vertical bands of bright poppy red, dark cranberry red, and white pale rose gold. … [Read more...] about Deck the halls with cups of Starbucks
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The Denver Film Society announced the complete feature film lineup for the 41st Denver Film Festival, which runs October 31 - November 11.Previously announced films that will be featured this year at the festival include "The Front Runner" starring Hugh Jackman, "The Favourite" starring Emma Stone, "The Upside" starring Bryan Cranston and "Vox Lux" starring Natalie Portman. More recently, it was announced that "Roma," a film by Academy Award winning director Alfonso Cuaron ("Gravity") will have a presentation on November 10. "Roma" follows the life of Cleo, a young domestic worker for a family living in the middle-class neighborhood of Roma in Mexico City. "Roma" will be shown in theaters and will be on Netflix in December. Arts & Entertainment Movies from Emma Stone, Bryan Cranston and Natalie Portman coming to Denver Film Festival Terry Terrones "Roma is a modern masterpiece,” says Festival Director, Britta Erickson. “We are honored to present … [Read more...] about Full Denver Film Festival lineup announced
Bradford Pear trees line the street of Watkins Meadow Dr. in Germantown, Maryland. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Jennifer Heffner The community of University Park became the test bed for the Bradford pear, with 180 saplings planted in 1954, seven years before this picture was taken. The pear’s showy white flowers in early spring made it a wildly popular tree soon after its introduction in the early 1960s. The careful formative pruning of these specimens would mask the tree’s structural flaws. (USDA National Agricultural Library) Carole Bergmann, a field botanist in the Montgomery County Parks Department in suburban Maryland, spends much of her time fighting the incursion of Bradford pear trees in the park system. In this meadow in Great Seneca Stream Valley Park near Germantown, she surveys thousands of pear seedlings that cover the field and are kept in check by an annual mowing. The aim is to weaken the plants and prevent them from flowering and … [Read more...] about Scientists thought they had created the perfect tree. But it became a nightmare.