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Why Black Panther is a ‘moment’

Black Panther is a black superhero film with a black cast, and is making history in more ways than one. It has won rave reviews for its portrayal of Africa, and looks set to break some box office records. Director Ryan Coogler and stars Chadwick Boseman and Lupita Nyong'o tell us what the film means…

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23 Clean Jokes That Anybody Can Tell

2. I submitted 10 puns to a joke-writing competition to see if any of them made the finals. Sadly, no pun in ten did. 3. What's the difference between a hippo and a zippo? One is really heavy, and the other is a little lighter. 4. Can a kangaroo jump higher than the Empire State…

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Could cutting asparagus from your diet stop the spread of cancer?

A new study suggests limiting the amino acid asparagine could slow the growth of cancer. (Photo: alfonso90, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Future cancer treatments may come with a specific dietary recommendation —  eat less asparagus, potatoes and seafood. All are among foods with high levels of asparagine, an amino acid researchers suggest is associated with spreading cancer.…

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Richard Pryor slept with Marlon Brando, Pryor’s widow confirms

Richard Pryor, lower right, with (L-R) daughter Rain Pryor, wife Jennifer Lee, son-in-law Jerry Stordeur, and daughter Elizabeth Pryor at the Kennedy Center Oct. 20, 1998, when he received the Mark Twain Prize. (Photo: Khue Bui/AP) Not content to poke noses into the love lives of celebrities still living, now we're excavating the sex habits of…

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