Beyoncé’s Historic Coachella Performance Culminates In A New Scholarship Program

Everything Beyoncé does seems to have some deeper meaning, and apparently her monumental Coachella set was no exception. Two days after making history as the festival’s first black female headliner with her HBCU-homaging performance, Bey has announced that she’ll be donating a total of $100,000 to four historically black colleges and universities. The four schools…

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Chemical inspectors to be allowed in Douma

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Residents ride through the ruined streets of Douma on Sunday, a week after the attack Chemical weapons inspectors in Syria will be permitted to visit the site of an alleged chemical attack on Wednesday, Russia has said. The international team has been in the country since Saturday, but has not…

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Going for a pub crawl by helicopter

Heading out for a beer in Australia could almost be considered a national sport but in the vast Australian outback, great distances (and crocodiles) makes being social challenging. So now some helicopter firms are turning this into a business opportunity. The Experience Economy is a weekly series exploring the trend of consumers placing a higher…

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Delay for Nasa planet-hunter

Image copyright Artwork: Tess Image caption Tess's four-camera system will search about 85% of the sky during its primary mission The launch of Nasa's Tess planet-hunter has been postponed and it will not now lift off until Wednesday at the earliest. The telescope was due to go up from Cape Canaveral in Florida at 18:32…

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