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North Carolina medical marijuana sales begin at Cherokee store

Medical marijuana can now be legally purchased in North Carolina with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians opening its long-planned dispensary this weekend on tribal land More »


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A coffee roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated blend. The results were surprising

An artisan roastery based in the Finnish capital has introduced a coffee blend that has been developed by artificial intelligence in a trial in which it’s hoped that technology can ease the workload in a sector that traditionally prides itself on manual work More »


Soar, slide, splash? It’s skiers’ choice as spring’s wacky pond skimming tradition returns

The wacky spring tradition of pond skimming is happening this month at ski resorts across the country More »


A Nigerian chess champion plays the royal game for 60 hours — a new global chess record

A Nigerian chess champion and child education advocate has played chess nonstop for 60 hours More »


This ancient snake in India might have been longer than a school bus and weighed a ton

Researchers in India have found fossils of an ancient giant snake that could have been longer than a school bus More »


Fernando Tatis Jr. has 50 custom cleats planned this year, including odes to Gwynn, Curry and more

Fernando Tatis Jr. plans to unveil 50 pairs of custom cleats this season, including odes to Padres great Tony Gwynn, basketball star Stephen Curry and military veterans More »


How many ballerinas can dance on tiptoes in one place? A world record 353 at New York's Plaza Hotel

Hundreds of young dancers in white tutus and tightly coiffed hair gathered in New York’s Plaza Hotel to break the world record for dancing on pointe in one place More »


Cloning makes three: Two more endangered ferrets are gene copies of critter frozen in 1980s

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says two more black-footed ferrets have been cloned from the genes used for the first clone of an endangered species in the U.S. These three slinky predators are genetically identical to a single animal frozen back in the 1980s More »


After 40 nights of U2 at the Sphere, Phish's Trey Anastasio talks about taking over

Phish has been performing to thousands of dedicated fans for decades and prides itself on never playing the same show twice More »


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