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Did you know that today is National Pig Day? Celebrate with this piglet featured on a New Year’s card: http://met.org/OJQdgH Mela Koehler (Austrian, 1885–1960) | Neujahrskarte (New Years Card) | ca. 1907/8–14

Do Yourself A Favor, Watch Lupita Nyong'o Speak About Beauty

Oscar Nominee (and hopefully winner) Lupita Nyong’o gave this moving speech at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. She spoke about how she …

Here Are The New Nutrition Labels That Actually Tell You What You’re Eating

The FDA today revealed a plan to change the nutritional labels on our food, to give consumers more info about what they are eating and to make the healthiness of what you’re eating more understandable.<p>The changes are both substantive and design-based. The FDA is going to try to be more realistic …

30 Fantastic Websites To Lose Yourself In - The Fox Is Black

If you follow me on Twitter you might know that I moved to London last September. You might also know that since then I’ve had nothing but trouble …

World's oldest person celebrates her 116th birthday: 'Eat and sleep and you will live a long time'

Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman born in 1898, has told The Telegraph her recipe for longevity: eating lots of sushi and sleeping eight hours a night<p>In the year in which Misao Okawa was born in Osaka, Queen Victoria was still on the British throne, the Spanish American War was raging and Horatio …

Rebellion in ranks of St John Ambulance

St John Ambulance has been revamped and accused of risking its future<p>For generations, it was an organisation that represented everything that was great about Britain.<p>No village fête or local football match was complete without St John Ambulance volunteers in their smart black uniforms, who did as …

Meet the Night Wolves – Putin's Hell's Angels

The fiercely patriotic motorcycle gang are a key source of Russian soft power in former Soviet States<p>The Night Wolves are <b>Russia’s</b> largest motorbike club, with over 5,000 members.<p>Fiercely patriotic, they believe that “wherever the Night Wolves are, that should be considered Russia”.<p>On Saturday, the …

Pass the 'dawicki', I want to have a 'snoozywatch'

New slang words have emerged, often developed within families to describe items such as the remote control, and make mundane conversations more interesting<p>Next time you are watching television with the family you may be asked to pass the 'dawicki' or make a cup of 'splosh'.<p>For a 'snoozywatch' on a …

Macau gambling revenue surges record 40 percent in February

HONG KONG (Reuters) - China’s gambling hub Macau raked in a record $4.8 billion in gaming revenues for the month of February, far above analyst expectations, with strong spending from wealthy punters during and after a week-long national holiday.<p>Gambling revenue growth in Macau, a special …

Snake eats crocodile in battle at Australian lake

A snake won an epic battle against a crocodile which shocked onlookers at a Queensland lake<p>A snake has defeated a crocodile in an epic five-hour battle at a lake in Australia which left onlookers shocked as the python slowly devoured its prey.<p>The clash between a large water python and a three-foot …