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BBC: The TV shows to watch in 2020

From Star Trek: Picard to Avenue 5, and Dracula to Normal People, Eddie Mullan rounds up the most exciting programmes coming soon...

BBC: Skiplagging: The travel trick that airlines hate

Why airlines are cracking down on "skiplagging" — the hack that savvy travellers use to fly for less.

BBC: Chinese start-up Mobike loses more than 200,000 bikes

Chinese start-up Mobike has announced that it lost more than 200,000 bikes in 2019.  The company said in a blog that...

BBC: Is stress good or bad? It’s actually both

A 100-year-old ‘law’ suggests stress can be both an intellectual and physical performance enhancer – but only up to a point. So...

CNN: ‘Little Women’: Costumes get a modern spin in Greta Gerwig adaptation

From the sinister, suit-clad cast of 2011's Cold War thriller "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy," to Emma Watson's ballroom-ready Belle in 2017's "Beauty...

CNN: Best places to visit in Europe in January 2020

Peak travel season in Europe is summer. But if you have a high tolerance for colder weather and a low tolerance for crowds, winter...

NPR’s Favorite Movies Of 2019

NPR's movie critic and Pop Culture Happy Hour hosts picked 20 of their favorite films of the year.

NPR: Vaping Related Lung Injuries Climb Past 2,500 And 54 Deaths

The number of vaping deaths have climbed over 50 as the outbreak of lung injury cases have topped 2,500 nationwide, according to the Centers...

NPR: Do You Really Need A Flu Shot? Here’s How To Decide

Thanksgiving leftovers are a distant memory, and December's extra travel, shopping and family commitments are already straining nerves, budgets and immune systems....

BBC: Vegans ‘need to be aware of B12 deficiency risk’

Experts are warning that people eating a vegan diet need to make sure they get enough B12 - because the risk of...

NPR: ‘Cats’: Spay It

From the moment Andrew Lloyd Webber decided to set the T.S. Eliot poetry collection Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats to music, Cats has felt like...

CNN: ‘Togo’ tells the heroic dog story you only think you know on Disney+ Brian Lowry byline

Disney has a long history of dog movies -- "Old Yeller" still gets you every time -- and dips back into that...

Anouncement

Chicago In Tune music festival is Aug. 19 – Sept. 19

Make plans to experience Chicago In Tune, a new citywide festival (Aug. 19 – Sept. 19) that celebrates music in the key...

[Champaign] Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair

Local immigrant-serving organizations hosting back-to-school resource fair with free food, school supplies, and COVID-19 vaccination clinic CHAMPAIGN, IL --...

[Champaign] Campustown Pub Tour

Thursday, July 22 at 5:30 PM at Murphy's Pub Grab some friends and explore Campustown pubs on the 13...

[Urbana] Run the Power of Parks 5k during July

Run a 5k race at your own pace during the month of July at the Urbana Park District Power of Parks 5k.