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Sour Patch Kids Oreos? Peeps Pepsi? What's behind the Weird Flavors Popping up on Store Shelves

Varieties Sour Patch Kids Oreos? Peeps Pepsi? What's behind the Weird Flavors Popping up on Store Shelves

Sour Patch Kids Oreos? Peeps Pepsi? What's behind the Weird Flavors Popping up on Store Shelves

Van Leeuwen Ice Cream usually draws customers with gourmet takes on classics like vanilla and pistachio. But occasionally, the artisanal ice cream maker…

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Varieties Many in Brazil still associate coffee production with slavery. Douglas Magno / AFP

Black Farmers in Brazil Changing Views on Coffee Production

Raphael Brandao beams with pride as he describes the high-end Brazilian coffee he produces with beans sourced exclusively from Black farmers in a country where…

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Varieties Jeff Bezos-backed Blue Origin resumes its flights to the edge of space, carrying six people seated in a capsule atop the New Shepard rocket, ending a near two-year pause of crewed operations following a 2022 mission failure in Van Horn, Texas, US May 19, 2024 in a still image from video.  Blue Origin/Handout via REUTERS

Blue Origin Flies Thrill Seekers to Space, Including Oldest Astronaut

After a nearly two-year hiatus, Blue Origin flew adventurers to space on Sunday, including a former Air Force pilot who was denied the chance to be the United…

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Varieties His stem cell count had also skyrocketed - (The AP)

Man Becomes '10 years Younger' after 93 Days at Bottom of the Atlantic

Retired naval officer Joseph Dituri spent 93 days submerged in the Atlantic ocean and came out 10 years younger. Dituri emerged from his 100-square-foot pod…

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Varieties FILE PHOTO: A section of the Tarantula Nebula, located within the Large Magellanic Cloud. REUTERS/NASA/ESA/Hubble | October 21, 2014

Comet Fragment Lights up Sky over Spain, Portugal 'Like a Movie'

A bright comet fragment lit up the skies over parts of Spain and Portugal late on Saturday, according to the European Space Agency (ESA), with one Lisbon…

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Varieties According to Qurban, researchers from NCW have uncovered in the Kingdom's caves some of the world's rarest bat species alongside the remains of extinct animals. SPA

Saudi Arabia: NCW Launches Cave Exploration Program in Northern Border Area

The National Center for Wildlife (NCW) is embarking on a groundbreaking exploration program focused on caves in the Northern Borders, the Saudi Press Agency …

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Varieties A train makes its way down the tracks along the Kanda river in the Ochanomizu area of Tokyo at sunset on May 17, 2024. (Photo by Richard A. Brooks / AFP)

Japanese Authorities Urge Caution after Wild Bears Attack Several People

Japanese authorities have warned residents Saturday to be aware of wild bears in the country's northeast after several people were attacked, including police…

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Varieties Anne Jones completed the cycle in six hours. Photo: PA Media

British Woman, 82, Bikes Up Mont Ventoux to Raise Gaza Aid Funds

An 82-year-old British grandmother has taken on one of the Tour de France's most famous mountains to raise funds for aid to Gaza, the BBC reported. Anne Jones…

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Varieties Lightning appears amid a storm as Mount Ibu spews volcanic material during an eruption, as seen from Gam Ici in West Halmahera, North Maluku province, Indonesia, May 18, 2024 in this handout image. The Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation (PVMBG)/Handout via REUTERS

Eruption of Indonesia's Mt Ibu Forces 7 Villages to Evacuate

A volcano on the remote Indonesian island of Halmahera has spectacularly erupted, spewing a grey ash cloud into the sky, and people from seven nearby villages…

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Varieties  A roadside vendor sells iced lemonade in New Delhi, India, Saturday, May 18, 2024. (AP)

Parts of Northern India Scorched by Extreme Heat with New Delhi on High Alert

Parts of northwest India sweltered under scorching temperatures on Saturday, with the capital New Delhi under a severe weather alert as extreme temperatures…

Varieties Auroras may be pretty, but the solar storms that cause them can cause serious havoc on Earth, scientists have warned. Sanka Vidanagama / AFP/File

'Danger Behind the Beauty': More Solar Storms Could Be Heading our Way

Tourists normally have to pay big money and brave cold climates for a chance to see an aurora, but last weekend many people around the world simply had to look…

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Varieties This photo provided by Vermont State University shows Max the Cat stands in front of Woodruff Hall at Vermont State University Castleton on Oct. 12, 2023 in Castleton, Vt. (Rob Franklin/Vermont State University via AP)

A College Puts the ‘Cat’ into ‘Education’ by Giving Max an Honorary ‘Doctor of Litter-ature’ Degree

A Vermont university has bestowed the honorary degree of “doctor of litter-ature” on Max the cat, a beloved member of its community, ahead of students'…

Varieties The local chief medical examiner determined that Harris died of cardiac arrest after ingesting a food with a large amount of a chili pepper extract called capsaicin, said the autopsy report. (Illustrative - Getty Images)

US Teen Died After Doing Spicy Chip Challenge

A US teenager died of cardiac arrest after taking part in a social media challenge daring people to eat a single extremely hot tortilla chip, an autopsy…

Varieties A tawny owl. (Getty Images)

British Woman Becomes ‘Star’ for Saving Starving Owl

A woman has become an unlikely social media star in her Cornish village - all thanks to a family of tawny owls, reported the BBC on Friday. Diane Knight had…

Varieties The project provides 500 mobile homes for 500 Syrian families - SPA

Syrian Refugees in Jordan Receive Mobile Homes from KSrelief

The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center (KSrelief) secured a new batch of 500 mobile homes for Syrian refugees in Zaatari Camp, Jordan, as part of…

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Varieties The exhibition also saw the signing of several agreements and memoranda of understanding under the auspices of the Saudi-Qatari Business Council - SPA

Saudi National Products Exhibition Concludes in Qatar

The first edition of the Saudi National Products Exhibition in Qatar concluded with the participation of over 80 Saudi companies from the industrial, food,…

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Varieties GEA Issues Over 1,673 Licenses for Entertainment Activities during Q1 of 2024

GEA Issues Over 1,673 Licenses for Entertainment Activities during Q1 of 2024

The General Entertainment Authority (GEA) issued more than 1,673 licenses for various entertainment activities during the first quarter of 2024, signaling an…

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Saudi Arabia Joins International Agency for Research on Cancer

The UN World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) officially celebrated welcoming Saudi Arabia as a new member during the…

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Varieties The event aims to establish Saudi fashion's presence in relevant international forums and position the Kingdom's fashion as a major contributor across various sectors of the fashion industry globally. SPA

First Red Sea Fashion Week Starts on Ummahat Islands

The first Red Sea Fashion Week (RSFW) kicked Thursday from Ummahat Islands, promising three days of style and glamour at the St. Regis Red Sea Resort. The RSFW…

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Varieties WHO: 10,000 Daily Deaths in Europe from Excessive Salt Consumption

WHO: 10,000 Daily Deaths in Europe from Excessive Salt Consumption

WHO Europe warned in a recent report of lethal levels of salt consumption and uncontrolled high blood pressure. It said most people in European region…

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Varieties Gina Rinehart (right) and a portrait of her by Archibald prize-winning artist Vincent Namatjira. - AAP/Getty Images

Richest Woman in Australia Demands National Gallery Remove Her Portrait

The mining billionaire Gina Rinehart has demanded the National Gallery of Australia remove her portrait from an exhibition by the award-winning artist Vincent…

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Former Inmates' Garden Showcases at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

A garden designed and built by women who are in prison or have recently been released will be exhibited at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. The indoor garden will…

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Varieties The ship can accommodate more than 3,362 passengers. SPA

Cruise Saudi Announces Commercial Launch of ‘AROYA Cruises’

Cruise Saudi, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Public Investment Fund (PIF) specializing in developing the cruise sector in the Kingdom, has announced the…

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Varieties A handout photo made available by Indonesian's Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation shows thick grey ash and dark clouds spewed from Mount Ibu in North Maluku province, Indonesia, 15 May 2024. EPA/PVMBG

Indonesia Raises Alert to Highest Level for Ibu Volcano

Indonesia's volcanology agency on Thursday raised the alert level of the Ibu volcano in North Maluku province to the highest on its scale after a series of…

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Varieties French traveler Mohamed Boulabiar. (SPA)

French Traveler Crosses 13 Countries on Foot to Perform Umrah, Pray at Two Holy Mosques

French traveler Mohamed Boulabiar spent eight months on a journey on foot to perform the Umrah in Saudi Arabia. His 8,000-kilometer journey started from…

Varieties The vast Saudi waters in the Arabian Gulf, spanning over 27,000 square kilometers, are a haven for a diverse array of marine life. SPA

Saudi Arabia Launches Major Project to Protect Marine Ecosystems in Arabian Gulf

Saudi Arabia is launching a groundbreaking project to assess the health of its vital ecosystems in the Arabian Gulf, in a significant step toward safeguarding…

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Varieties One of F1 legend Michael Schumacher's watches sold at auction. Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP

Watches Belonging to F1 Great Schumacher Fetch Millions at Auction

Eight watches belonging to Formula One legend Michael Schumacher were sold at auction in Geneva on Tuesday for a total of four million Swiss francs (4.4…

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Varieties Sage, a Miniature Poodle from Houston, Texas, competes in the Non-Sporting Group during the 148th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York City, New York, US, May 13, 2024. (Reuters)

Miniature Poodle Sage Fetches Top Prize at Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show 

A miniature poodle named Sage was crowned "Best in Show" on Tuesday at the 148th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, fetching the grand prize in the most…

Varieties A picture taken through a window shows smoke rising from wildfire MWF017 on the south side of the Athabasca River valley near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada May 10, 2024. Alberta Wildfire/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights

Wildfire Forces Out Hundreds of Residents in Canada's Oil Sands Hub of Fort McMurray

Hundreds of residents in four neighborhoods in the southern end of Canada’s oil sand hub of Fort McMurray, Alberta, were ordered to evacuate with a wildfire…

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