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The Black Panther May Have His Roots In A 15th Century African Kingdom

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 6:00am

Yes, he's a comic book character. And he lives in an imaginary place. But it may be based on a regional powerhouse that flourished in what is now Zimbabwe.

For This Vineyard, It's Duck, Duck, Booze

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:57am

You've heard about the running of the bulls — how about the running of the birds? Each morning, hundreds of ducks are released to patrol a Cape Town vineyard.

Bourbon To Bubbly: Shake Up Your Derby Mint Julep

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:35am

On Derby Day, the mint-infused cocktail reigns supreme. The mint is a must, but these days, everything from brandy to gin and champagne can sub in for the whiskey.




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