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A bookseller in southern Italy is offering books 📚 to children who bring in a plastic bottle and an aluminum can to recycle. Michele Gentile, who founded a bookshop in Polla, a small town near Salerno, said he wants to encourage kids to read while also helping the environment. The idea for the initiative came to Gentile when he realized that metallic waste could be traded for money, and in turn pay for kid’s books. “Imagine if this becomes a small game: Every child in the world swaps a plastic bottle and a can for books,” he said. “I know it’s just a dream, but why not do it?” (📸: Michele Gentile)

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A bonsai thief stole seven trees worth more than $118,000 near Tokyo last month, including a star of the bonsai world: a rare 400-year-old shimapaku tree (pictured above) which was due to be entered in a competition this month. Fuyumi Iimura, the wife of the bonsai master who crafted the trees, likened the experience to “having your limbs lopped off.” She said the couple wants their bonsais to be returned, but if they aren’t she just wants them to be taken care of. “I want whoever took the bonsais to make sure they are watered. The shimpaku lived for 400 years. It needs care and can’t survive a week without water,” said Iimura. (📸: Fuyimi Iimura/Bonsai Kirakuen)

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Life finds a way. Giant dinosaur footprints 🦕🐾 were discovered in Queensland, Australia, this week and saved from floods that have been tearing through the state. The well-preserved tracks, which are approximately 95 million years old, were made by three different types of dinosaur: a large sauropod, an ornithopod and a “chicken-sized” theropod. Scientists have begun the process of relocating the tracks. (📸: Queensland Government)

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97-year-old veteran James McCue, who fought in the D-Day invasion and other major WWII battles, died with no surviving family members. But his hometown and the Massachusetts Secretary of Veterans’ Services rallied the community to make sure his memorial service was packed. And sure enough, hundreds of people canceled their Valentine’s Day plans to honor McCue. (📸: Lawrence Police Department)

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RBG is back. The 85-year-old Supreme Court Justice returned to the bench Friday for a routine meeting among the nine justices, the court said. Bader Ginsburg had surgery in December to remove two cancerous nodules from her left lung, a procedure that forced her to miss two weeks of oral arguments for the first time in her career. (📸: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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🔊 “What do we want?" "CLIMATE JUSTICE!" "When do we want it?" "NOW! Thousands of students walked out of classrooms across the UK on Friday to join a national climate change protest, waving banners and urging the government declare a climate emergency. The #YouthStrike4Climate rallies took place in more than 60 British cities and towns. Among the slogans on their protest signs: "If you do not act as adults, we will," and "The dinosaurs thought they had time too."

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“It’s hard to put into words how much I’m hurting,” said Kelsey Friend, a former Marjory Stoneman Douglas student who survived last year’s school shooting that left 17 people dead. Thursday marks one year since the massacre shattered the Parkland community and made national headlines. We asked a few survivors about how their lives have changed. Swipe through ➡️ and check out our Instagram story to learn more.

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Thursday marks one year since a mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School left 17 people dead and stoked widespread outrage over gun violence in the US. On the anniversary of the attack, the Parkland, Florida, high school students and staff grieved and set up memorials for those who were killed: Alyssa Alhadeff, Scott Beigel, Martin Duque Anguiano, Nicholas Dworet, Aaron Feis, Jaime Guttenberg, Chris Hixon, Luke Hoyer, Cara Loughran, Gina Montalto, Joaquin Oliver, Alaina Petty, Meadow Pollack, Helena Ramsay, Alex Schachter, Carmen Schentrup and Peter Wang. (📸: Joe Raedle/Getty Images, Wilford Lee/AP)

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Facing a backlash from members of the community, Amazon said it is ditching plans to build a new headquarters in New York. The company said that “a number of state and local politicians have made it clear that they oppose our presence and will not work with us to build the type of relationships that are required to go forward with the project we and many others envisioned in Long Island City.” Amazon had selected New York and Northern Virginia to split duty as its second headquarters, nicknamed HQ2, after a yearlong search. The company plans to move forward with its office expansions in Virginia as well as Nashville, where it is building a new hub. (📸: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images)

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Seth Stewart says that for this Valentine’s Day, his “Rose Rush” campaign will hand out more than 550 roses to women all over the Spokane, Washington, area 🌹 Stewart started the tradition eight years ago with his brothers, who decided to hand out roses for their single friends so that no one felt alone on February 14. The gesture won community support, and has since expanded. "Some of the stories are so touching," Stewart says as he describes a message to a recent widow. "No matter how bad you are feeling there is always someone thinking about you." (📸: Seth Stewart)

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Airbus is ending production of the A380, the largest passenger plane in the world. ✈️ The iconic superjumbo jet first took to the skies 14 years ago, but Airbus' giant bet that airlines would need lots of huge planes to fly passengers between major hubs didn’t pay off. Dubai-based airline Emirates – the key customer for the A380 – slashed its orders for the huge jetliner, and Airbus will stop delivering A380s in 2021. (📷 LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

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An American trophy hunter has sparked outrage after reportedly paying $110,000 for a permit to kill a rare mountain goat in Pakistan. The Pakistani newspaper Dawn said the fee was the highest ever paid for a hunt in the country. Animal rights group PETA tweeted, “Goats are gentle individuals, not trophies,” and some Pakistanis are calling for a ban on hunting the animals, known as markhors, which are the national animal of Pakistan (seen above in a stock photo). (📸: Iakov Filimonov/Alamy)

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