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English sparkling wine gets extra fizz from sustainability

For hundreds of years, Britons have celebrated by drinking French Champagne. But now local fizz is emerging as the drink of choice.

October 16, 2023

Mummified Pennsylvania man identified and buried after 128 years on display

James Murphy was of Irish descent, and was in Reading at a firefighters' convention when he died in the local jailhouse of kidney failure in 1895.

October 16, 2023

Rodents beware: New York City hires first 'rat czar'

The size of New York City's rat population is unknown, but a 2014 study put the figure at around 2 million, or one for every four residents.

April 13, 2023

Meatball of extinct mammoth unveiled in The Netherlands

The meatball was created by Australian cultured meat company Vow which said it wanted to get people talking about cultured meat.

March 29, 2023