Front Covers: Science Magazine – August 27

Analysis: Why Pharmacies Are Overpriced (CNBC)

Concerns over prescription drug prices have grown into a big political issue, with nearly one in four Americans saying it’s difficult to afford their medications, according to a March 2019 poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Pharmacies technically set their own prices for generic drugs, but there are other players involved that complicate the process. Here’s how the system works and what customers can do to save money.

Chapters 0:00 – Introduction 1:16 – Why pharmacies exist 3:50 – How pharmacies make money 8:51 – Regulations 10:55 – How customers can save money

Seaside Walks: Padstow In Cornwall, England (4K)

Padstow is a town, civil parish and fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall, England, UK. The town is situated on the west bank of the River Camel estuary approximately 5 miles northwest of Wadebridge, 10 miles northwest of Bodmin and 10 miles northeast of Newquay.

Views: Smoking Copper River Salmon In Alaska

In this video we are smoking some of my favorite fish; Copper River Red Salmon. We caught the salmon ourselves earlier this summer. We are using a simple brine made of water, salt and pure maple syrup. The smoking itself takes about two hours once the fish is properly dried. It is absolutely delicious.

The Copper River or Ahtna River, Ahtna Athabascan ‘Atna’tuu, “river of the Ahtnas”, Tlingit Eeḵhéeni, “river of copper”, is a 290-mile river in south-central Alaska in the United States. It drains a large region of the Wrangell Mountains and Chugach Mountains into the Gulf of Alaska. 

Walking Tour: Anacapri – Island Of Capri, Italy (4K)

Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. Anacapri is located higher on the island than Capri, about 150 m higher on average — the Ancient Greek prefix ana- meaning “up” or “above”. Administratively, it maintains a separate status from the city of Capri.

English Cottages: ‘Micro-Hamlet’ Of Dulwich, UK

With its white weather boarded exterior, blue plantation shutters, lush sprawling garden and exquisite interiors, you may well think that this enchanting Georgian property was situated by the coast in Cornwall, or even tucked away amongst the lavender in Provence.

Lydia Stangroom, August 25, 2021

Situated in ‘its own private micro hamlet’ in the Sydenham Hill Conservation Area of Mount Gardens, the property has undergone a complete renovation, having been transformed into a ‘bright and airy four bedroom detached home that is full of character.’

The results really will inspire – with a kitchen/dining room that flows seamlessly out into the leafy garden, that leads to a covered outdoor terrace. Also helping to create a flow between indoor and outdoor living is a garden room plus a detached art studio/ separate annexe.

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Aerial Views: Baton Rouge – Southeast Louisiana (4K)

Baton Rouge is a city on the Mississippi River, and the capital of Louisiana. Antebellum landmarks include the castle-like Old Louisiana State Capitol, now a museum, and Magnolia Mound Plantation, with its French Creole house. LSU Rural Life Museum is a complex of refurbished buildings illustrating 18th- and 19th-century life. On the river, the USS Kidd is a retired WWII destroyer that is now a museum.

Previews: New Scientist Magazine – August 28

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Top Village Walks: Vieux Colmar In France (4K)

Vieux Colmar is known for its canals, cobbled streets lined with half-timbered houses, and Alsatian restaurants. Bakeries, bars, and cafes cluster around Place des Dominicains, and the Koïfhus is an event space inside the old customs house. Cultural treasures include the medieval Isenheim Altarpiece at Unterlinden Museum; the House of Heads, with grotesques by Bartholdi; and St. Martin’s Collegiate, a Gothic church.