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Caffeine Dreams: 13 Books for the Coffee Obsessed

According to legend, the coffee bean began shaping culture since its effect was discovered by a goatherder in 11th-century Ethiopia.<p>Then the drink spread and spread fast, first through mostly Muslim areas and then gripping Europe by the 1600s. Its effect on human imagination took hold quickly, too, …

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them review – JK Rowling goes steampunk

The latest film from Harry Potter author Rowling’s wizarding world is a wonderfully enjoyable adventure featuring Eddie Redmayne as a “magizoologist” who stumbles into a dark magic adventure in New York<p>We’ve never needed cheering up more; though on the strictly escapist level, this film is maybe …

J K Rowling

Deer Grazing in Scotland: Pictures

Canada

Twenty years later, ‘Space Jam’ is the movie we never knew we needed

By Elahe Izadi<p>, Staff writer<p>In the middle of training for his big comeback, the world’s greatest basketball player switched between sweaty practice drills and conversations with a cartoon rabbit.<p>The result of that balancing act — “Space Jam” — opened 20 years ago today. Looking back on the movie …

Michael Jordan

Pencils Ready? Your Syllabus to 7 Great Campus Novels

The campus novel is a perennial favorite among authors. The tone — typically arch, erudite, self-consciously self-possessed — can swing from humor to horror, but whatever the approach the academic milieu provides great fodder for highlighting human foible precisely because it’s thought to be an …

24 of the Best Red, White + Blue Party Ideas for 4th of July

Whether you’ve got a BBQ bonanza or a backyard pool party in mind, you better make sure your Fourth of July get-together is next-level with modern red, white and blue *everything*. You can take a swing at a DIY rocket pop piñata or, better yet, sink your teeth into a delicious red, white and blue …

NASA has released 3 million images of Earth - these are 6 of the best

The Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer (ASTER) has been taking stunning photos of the earth’s surface since 1999.<p>Aster is …

Human Geography

Two Disneyland Attractions You Won't See In China And Why

Shanghai Disneyland opens today in China after so much anticipation that people lined up for as long as four hours during trial runs over the past month and you need tickets in advance to get in through Saturday. Walt Disney expects 50 million visitors a year. Chinese thrill seekers have seen The …

Eating porridge reduces your chances of dying from cancers, finds major Harvard University study

Amid the race to find a cure for cancer, a growing number of increasingly unexpected research areas are being explored by scientists. The most recent …

Davao's Top Produce: Why Malagos Chocolate is World's Best

This year could just be <b>Davao City</b>’s shiniest year. The incoming President of the Philippines served as the city’s mayor for 18 years and now, one of …