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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Better marriages make for healthier hearts: study

Men whose marriages grow stronger over the years have healthier cholesterol and blood pressure than peers whose unions fall apart, said a study Monday...

Three-year-old anointed as ‘living goddess’ in Nepal

A three-year-old girl was anointed the new "living goddess" of Kathmandu by Hindu priests on Thursday and taken to a palace in the historic...

Japan’s ‘polka dot queen’ Kusama gets first museum

The first museum devoted to Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama opened its doors Wednesday, featuring trademark colourful paintings and spotted pumpkin statues from the so-called...

Mooncakes from heaven: Hong Kong’s sweet obsession

It is one of Hong Kong's most treasured food traditions: the buying, giving and eating of "mooncakes" to mark mid-autumn festival, celebrated in Chinese...

Bad hangover? Take a day off, says UK company

Feeling poorly after a big night out? A British company is offering its employees the chance to take "Hangover Days" off work by simply...

Mark Zuckerberg welcomes second daughter in Facebook post

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife welcomed their second daughter -- August -- to the world on Monday with a post on the...

#HappyBirthday! Hashtag turns 10

The hashtag, the symbol attached to keywords to tag topics online, on Wednesday celebrates 10 years making social media just a bit more navigable. The...

Girl meets boy: Taiwan’s tribal matchmaking festival

As night falls on a square in the village of Matai'an, young women cast critical eyes over a dancing circle of men in embroidered...

Spice and all things rice: Lagos pays homage to jollof

In Nigeria, jollof rice isn't just a tasty West African dish -- it's a national obsession. Dozens of top chefs gathered at the weekend for...

Why a few drops of water make whisky taste better

Ignore the snobs, because most experts agree: a few drops of water enhance the taste of whiskies, from well-rounded blends to peat bombs redolent...
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