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America’s Oldest Restaurant Serves Seafood and History

There are more than 650,000 restaurants in the United States, enough to satisfy the pickiest eater. New venues open every day, yet staying in business with such tremendous competition is no easy task. 39 more words

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Keur Khaleyi Brings Traditional Senegalese Dance to Baltimore

In West Africa, like in other parts of the continent, dancing is an important part of the daily life and traditions. And in Baltimore Maryland, a multi-generational family is performing Senegalese and other West African dances. 32 more words

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Popularity of Scooters Creates Jobs for 'Juicers'

U.S. cities are being overtaken by the scooter craze young and old riding rented electric-powered scooters everywhere. That has given rise to a new line of work people who go out at night to charge those scooters to earn some money. 9 more words

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Amid Growing Repression, Turkey's Female Graffiti Artists Shine


Turkey’s largest city, Istanbul, is witnessing an explosion of graffiti, many by women artists. Even though Turkey is in the grip of rising authoritarianism, city authorities are not cracking down on the graffiti and in some cases are even actively encouraging the wall art. 10 more words

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Meet Captain South Africa; She’d Rather not Punch Criminals

The usual suspects — Wonder Woman, Spider-Man and Darth Vader — roamed at Comic Con Africa. A few African characters were also on display: Kwezi, Captain South Africa and Shaka Zulu. 653 more words

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Tiffany Haddish Leads African-American Emmys Sweep

Tiffany Haddish led an African-American sweep of Emmy Awards for TV series guest actors, a milestone in the entertainment industry’s effort to reflect a diverse society. 624 more words

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T Rex King Bone Exhibit

The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History is giving a sneak peak of the T-Rex exhibit starting June 2019. The exhibit will feature millions of fossils structured as a journey through time, to give visitors a real sense of the different time periods dinosaurs lived through. 12 more words

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