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Sweet, savory combo pops in melon salad

Sweet, savory combo pops in melon salad

- by Associated Press

To the uninitiated, the Italian pairing of melon and prosciutto may sound odd. But anyone who tries it learns the sweet fruit combines with salty richness into a deceptively simple whole greater than the sum...

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Cyprus showcases ancient undersea harbor to draw tourists

Cyprus showcases ancient undersea harbor to draw tourists

- by Associated Press

It’s said that Demetrius the Besieger, a mighty warrior king and one of Alexander the Great’s successors, built this harbor on Cyprus’ southern coast 2,400 years ago to thwart a potential naval invasion from the ruler of Egypt, Ptolemy I, another of Alexander’s heirs.

South Korean toilet turns excrement into power and digital currency

South Korean toilet turns excrement into power and digital currency

- by Reuters

Using a toilet can pay for your coffee or buy you bananas at a university in South Korea, where human waste is being used to help power a building. Cho Jae-weon, an urban and environmental engineering professor at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has designed an eco-friendly toilet connected to a laboratory that uses excrement to produce biogas and manure.

If you go down to the palace today... you can have a picnic

If you go down to the palace today... you can have a picnic

- by Reuters

Visitors will be able to meander unaccompanied through the gardens of Queen Elizabeth's London home for the first time from Friday - and enjoy a picnic while they're there. There have previously been guided tours of Buckingham Palace's 39-acre grounds, whose current landscape dates back to 1820.

Skeletons of related Viking-era men to reunite for exhibit

Skeletons of related Viking-era men to reunite for exhibit

- by Associated Press

The skeletons of two related Viking-era men, one who died in central Denmark and the other who was killed in England during a massacre ordered by a king, are set to be reunited for an exhibition opening in Copenhagen this month.

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.