Why Los Angeles Is One of the Best Places to Film

Why Los Angeles Is One of the Best Places to Film

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This Connecticut Farm Is Milking Cows for Data

This Connecticut Farm Is Milking Cows for Data

In the mid-1970s, the average American dairy farm had about 25 cows. Today, many operations have more than 3,000 – a number that was almost unheard of 25 years ago. Managing large herds efficiently would be difficult, perhaps even impossible,...
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Winnipeg woman, 96, loves training in the gym

Winnipeg woman, 96, loves training in the gym

CTVNews.ca Staff Published Tuesday, July 10, 2018 8:54PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, July 10, 2018 9:50PM EDT A 96-year-old Winnipeg woman has taken up a new hobby: strength training at a local gym. Winnie Clements, 96, heard that her 74-year-old...
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The Age-Old Tradition of Armenian Carpet Making Refuses to Be Swept Under the Rug

The Age-Old Tradition of Armenian Carpet Making Refuses to Be Swept Under the Rug

Twin sisters Sahkanush and Haykanush Stepanyan learned rugmaking while still teenagers at a craft center in Gyumri, Armenia’s second-largest city. Today at 23, they work for Tufenkian, a company that specializes in carpets made of hand-carded, -spun, -dyed, ...
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Building the Flight 93 Memorial’s Massive Chime Tower

Building the Flight 93 Memorial’s Massive Chime Tower

On September 11 nearly 17 years ago, United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in rural Pennsylvania after passengers stormed the cockpit to prevent terrorists from reaching their target, presumed to be the United States Capitol. Today, the field in Somerset County...
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Forget Baguettes — Why In-the-Know Bread Lovers Should be Heading to the Caucasus (Recipe)

Forget Baguettes — Why In-the-Know Bread Lovers Should be Heading to the Caucasus (Recipe)

“Chris burned all his arm hairs off.” Rose Previte laughs, recalling a memorable day of bread baking in Georgia’s Racha highlands. The part owner of Maydan (entrées $12–$48) — a new D.C. restaurant tracing a common culinary ancestry across North...
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For Hundreds of Years, Papier-Mâché Has Lent a Surreal Face to Catalan Culture

For Hundreds of Years, Papier-Mâché Has Lent a Surreal Face to Catalan Culture

Rarely is the inflation of cultural icons as literal or striking as it is in the festivals of Catalonia, a region of northeastern Spain. There, in a tradition that dates back to Christian processions of the late 14th century, and...
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What Did the Founding Fathers Eat and Drink as They Started a Revolution?

What Did the Founding Fathers Eat and Drink as They Started a Revolution?

As we commence celebrating July 4th with the time-honored traditions of beer, block parties and cookouts, it’s fun to imagine a cookout where the Founding Fathers gathered around a grill discussing the details of the Declaration of Independence. Did Geor...
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The Point of Armenia’s Splashy Holiday Is Getting Wet

The Point of Armenia’s Splashy Holiday Is Getting Wet

Visitors to the Eurasian country of Armenia might get a soaking surprise should they be visiting on a particular Sunday in July: A bucket full of water on their head. If Vardavar seems like a holiday conceived by mischievous seven-year-olds,...
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This Musician’s Songs Give Powerful Voice to a Language in Crisis

This Musician’s Songs Give Powerful Voice to a Language in Crisis

Alidé Sans, a 25-year-old singer-songwriter known for her soulful voice and upbeat, rumba- and reggae-inspired guitar riffs, grew up in the Catalonia region of northeastern Spain. As a child, though, she spoke neither Spanish nor Catalan. Sans first learned t...
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