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Facebook Messenger Tries Out Ads In User Inboxes

Facebook Messenger Tries Out Ads In User Inboxes

News July 12, 2017 at 5:30 am 0 comments

Facebook announced Tuesday that it would begin beta testing ad blocks on the Facebook Messenger homepage worldwide after seeing “promising results from Australia and Thailand.”

By the end of 2017, most users should expect to see the new advertising option …

Hard avocados? Here’s the best way to speed up the ripening process

Hard avocados? Here’s the best way to speed up the ripening process

News July 11, 2017 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

Some methods for ripening an avocado work better than others. (iStock)

If you, like us, find yourself Google-searching "how to ripen an avocado RIGHT THIS VERY INSTANT" on a regular basis, we’re here to help.

In an ideal world, we’d …

Trump sons to attend golf course grand opening in Dubai

Trump sons to attend golf course grand opening in Dubai

Finance July 11, 2017 at 11:16 am 0 comments

Golf course developer says Trump brand stronger, more global

Dubai is bracing for a Trump takeover.

President Trump’s sons are visiting the city this weekend to help inaugurate the new Trump International Golf Club Dubai, organizers said.

The sons — …

Indie brewers fight back in bitter row over beer brands’ craft credentials

Indie brewers fight back in bitter row over beer brands’ craft credentials

News July 11, 2017 at 8:23 am 0 comments

Camden Town, Goose Island, Blue Point, Meantime, Hop House 13, Blue Moon, Sharp’s Doom Bar, Lagunitas and London Fields. This pub cellar’s worth of beer brands have one thing in common: they are widely perceived as “craft” brews but are …

As B.C. wildfires devastate towns, emergency crews scramble to keep up with blazes

As B.C. wildfires devastate towns, emergency crews scramble to keep up with blazes

News July 11, 2017 at 5:29 am 0 comments

A wildfire burns on a mountain behind a home in Cache Creek, B.C. Saturday July 8th. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

More than 230 wildfires are burning across British Columbia, forcing the evacuation of entire towns and leaving emergency officials with …

Coffee drinkers ‘could add years to their lives’, study shows

Coffee drinkers ‘could add years to their lives’, study shows

News July 11, 2017 at 2:32 am 0 comments

Coffee not only helps you feel full of beans – it might add years to your life as well, two major studies have shown.

Scientists in Europe and the US have uncovered the clearest evidence yet that drinking coffee reduces …

80% of New Jersey Residents Disapprove of Christie’s Performance, Poll Finds

80% of New Jersey Residents Disapprove of Christie’s Performance, Poll Finds

News July 10, 2017 at 11:12 pm 0 comments

Gov. Chris Christie remained the most unpopular governor in New Jersey’s history, with more than 80 percent of residents saying they disapproved of his job performance, according to a Monmouth University poll released on Monday.

Now, for the first time, …

Experts on war, diplomacy and economics weigh in on how ‘Game of Thrones’ will end

Experts on war, diplomacy and economics weigh in on how ‘Game of Thrones’ will end

Tech July 10, 2017 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

Just call her Joan of Arc

Fellow watchers on the Wall, Season 7 is upon us.

Last year’s finale put all the major chess pieces on the board. Now, for the first time ever, we all enter the next chapter …

How to Throw a Relaxed Parisian Dinner Party

How to Throw a Relaxed Parisian Dinner Party

News July 10, 2017 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

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Where there’s conversation, there’s food: such is the Lebanese way. For the Beirut-born designer Rabih Kayrouz, “You don’t say to someone, ‘Let’s have a drink.’ You say, ‘Let’s have a lunch or a dinner, even breakfast.’ I was brought …

On Presidents Day, here are some of the best presidential zingers

On Presidents Day, here are some of the best presidential zingers

News July 10, 2017 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

President Trump and former President Obama talk on the front steps of the U.S. Capitol after Trump’s swearing-in Jan. 20. (Robyn Beck / Agence France-Presse)

Many are scripted, lots are self-deprecating, some are off the cuff.

They’ve been delivered at …