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BBC: The US highway that helped break segregation

Along US Route 40, African diplomats were routinely denied service at local establishments. But their treatment set off a civil rights struggle...

BBC: Hawaii’s ultimate form of gratitude

They're not as well-known as flower leis – but feather leis are part of a Hawaiian tradition dating back 250 years, one...

BBC: Why the craic’s coming back to Ireland

After 20 months of Covid-19 restrictions, one of the longest stretches in Europe, Ireland recently lifted its 20:00 curfew on restaurants, bars, and indoor events...

BBC: Jungholz: A ski town stuck in the wrong nation

An afterthought on the map of Austria, the exclave of Jungholz has carved out its own identity, even if the reality for...

CNN: Ever wonder how athletes plan their lavish trips? Here’s the man who organizes them

Johnny Vegas strolls onto the balcony of a suite at the Five Palm Resort overlooking the glittering Dubai Marina across the bay...

CNN: Jamie Oliver says he’s hired cultural appropriation specialists to advise on cookbooks

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has said he hires "teams of cultural appropriationspecialists" to vet his recipes and make sure they are safe for publication in his cookbooks. "Your...

NPR: Glaciers are shrinking fast. Scientists are rushing to figure out how fast

Glaciers all over the world are shrinking more quickly than previously thought with implications for more than one billion people who rely...

BBC: Marseille: France’s ‘good natured’ city

"The city of 100 neighbourhoods" has long been overlooked for the same reasons that make it so great: it's not like Paris,...

BBC: Where it’s forbidden to serve meat

Long known as one of the world's holiest cities, India's spiritual capital is now luring culinary pilgrims as it transforms into a...

BBC: Saving the night sky: New Zealand’s craziest experiment yet?

The Pacific nation's audacious bid to become the world's first dark sky nation might provide a blueprint for the rest of the...

BBC: Driving Canada’s toughest road

The Dempster Highway is one of Canada's ultimate road trips – but anyone who drives it needs to be prepared for misadventure.

BBC: Moyenne Island: The world’s smallest national park

Once a neglected wasteland, this paradisiacal eco-reserve stands as a reminder of what the Seychelles were like before tourism arrived.

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[Urbana] Crystal Lake Park Art Fair

Saturday August 6, 10 am - 4 pmBetween Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center and Anita Purves Nature Center (1505 N Broadway)

[Champaign] TOAST TO TAYLOR STREET

Shop local makers and artists, experience live music and entertainment, and grab some of the best food and drinks that Champaign has...