Category: News

Instant ramen ‘fire noodles’ are too spicy for this country

Three varieties of “fire chicken” instant ramen noodles popularized by a viral internet challenge have been recalled in Denmark after they were deemed to be too spicy. The level of capsaicin found in Buldak Hot Chicken Ramen 3x Spicy, Buldak Hot Chicken Ramen 2x Spicy and Hot Chicken Stew was so high that it could…

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Electric ‘seagliders’ that skim over water could make ferries a thing of the past

Editor’s Note: This CNN series is, or was, sponsored by the country it highlights. CNN retains full editorial control over subject matter, reporting and frequency of the articles and videos within the sponsorship, in compliance with our policy. You might be used to take-offs and landings, but you soon might need to get ready to “float,…

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Blackpink’s Jennie makes her runway debut at Jacquemus show

Black shades and a red towel were all Blackpink’s Jennie Kim needed to look chic ahead of the Jacquemus show in Capri, Italy. Channeling Brigitte Bardot in Jean Luc Godard’s 1963 French New Wave film “Le Mépris” (“Contempt”), the K-pop star was featured in a series of vignettes posted by the brand on Instagram a day ahead…

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Inside the world’s most secretive soccer team

What happens within North Korea’s soccer team has been kept a closely guarded secret since its creation at the end of World War II. Millions around the world caught a glimpse of the North Korean men’s team in two World Cups. The Cheollima – a mythical winged horse found in East Asian mythology and featured prominently in North Korean society –…

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Everything Apple announced at its big AI event

Apple just kicked off a brand new era for the company with the introduction of its first generative AI features for the iPhone. At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on Monday, the company unveiled the first batch of tools powered by “Apple Intelligence,” from personalized Genmoji – Apple’s AI-generated emoji – to a significantly smarter…

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A new Disney ride opens soon, splashing right out of the culture wars

A ride based on the story of Disney’s first Black princess opens to the public on June 28 in Orlando, Florida, replacing the decades-old Splash Mountain attraction that was beloved by many Disney fans yet also widely criticized. Walt Disney World’s new ride, inspired by the movie “The Princess and the Frog” and its heroine…

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A Black photographer added himself to places where history didn’t want him

In 1967 romcom “Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner,” Sidney Poitier’s dashing doctor is dropped into the lives of the Draytons, a White middle class family, when their daughter arrives home and announces she has a fiancé. The parents are liberals, but the news is shocking; they’re not sure if they approve of an interracial marriage.…

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This could be Apple’s next big thing

Apple is on the verge of kicking off perhaps its most important event in years as it faces a gauntlet of challenges. At its annual Worldwide Developers Conference starting Monday, the company is widely expected to announce a partnership with ChatGPT maker OpenAI and unveil the first batch of generative AI tools coming to its mobile operating system.…

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‘It might make most people’s legs tremble a bit’: ‘Floating’ ladder for thrillseekers opens in Norway

A new “floating” staircase in Norway promises spectacular views and undeniable thrills – but it’s probably not for the fainthearted. The 131-foot long stairway, called the “Stigull” ladder, dangles some 2,591 feet above a Norwegian fjord in the small village of Loen, in the north west of the country. “It might make most people’s legs…

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How a humble Indian fabric became a symbol of luxury in 1960s America

On the cover of Lisa Birnbach’s “The Official Preppy Handbook,” a tongue-in-cheek 1980s guide to looking, acting and thinking like a US prep school elite, a pattern along the border depicts a fabric that has become synonymous with casual American luxury: madras. The colorful plaid cotton cloth has been used by brands like Ralph Lauren…

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