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Jane Austen family link to abolition movement comes to light

Jane Austen family link to abolition movement comes to light

- by Associated Press

While Jane Austen admirers savor the wit and romance of “Pride and Prejudice” and her other enduring novels, scholars ferret out details of Austen’s life and times, including a family link to slavery that surfaced 50 years ago.

Here's what you need to know about Clubhouse

Here's what you need to know about Clubhouse

- by Agencies

Wondering why you're hearing a lot about Clubhouse lately? Much like the "Gamestonk" controversy, we can partially blame Elon Musk. By popping up in a Clubhouse room in January, the world's richest man (for now) brought the service a lot of attention. Bill Gates did the same, and it has steamrolled since then. Here's what you need to know about the exclusive chat app everyone is talking about.

A Russian village prospers thanks to the pandemic

A Russian village prospers thanks to the pandemic

- by Reuters

Residents of a picturesque Russian village have seen the price of their land double as people from Moscow and other cities snap up properties as a refuge from COVID-19 where they can work remotely.

French restaurant serves up food of the future: insects

French restaurant serves up food of the future: insects

- by Reuters

Laurent Veyet's tasting menu is not for the faint-hearted, but may point to the future of feeding a booming world population - there is a prawn salad with yellow mealworm, crunchy insects on a bed of vegetables and chocolate-coated grasshoppers.