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It's not always 'curry': Desi cooks call for change to Western whitewashing of food

The Hindi expression “ghar ka khana” translates, quite simply, to “home food,” and it carries with it a certain sentimentality. It’s the crackling and pop of jeera hitting the pan. It’s the jarring whistle of the pressure cooker as dal softens on the stove. And the slightly sweet smell of just-done basmati rice has a universal meaning: It’s time to sit down for a meal.
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Sky Brown becomes third 13-year-old skateboarder to win medal at Tokyo Olympics

Thirteen-year-old skateboarder Sky Brown won bronze in the women's park skateboarding event at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday. The teen is Great Britain's youngest Olympic medalist ever and the third 13-year-old to win a medal for skateboarding at the Tokyo Games. Japan's Momiji Nishiya became one of the youngest Olympic...
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Indonesia showers gold medalists with gifts of cows, cash and meatball restaurants after winning badminton final

Indonesia is giving a pair of gold medalist athletes a slew of gifts, including cash and cows, after they upset China in badminton women's doubles final in the Olympics. Greysia Polii, 33, and Apriyani Rahayu, 23, captured the first gold for Indonesia in the Tokyo Olympics after defeating former world champions China's Chen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan 21-19 21-15 on Monday.
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Joe Freshgoods' New Balance 990v3 "Outside Clothes" is Dropping Early in Chicago

Throughout the course of 2021, various brands have gotten the opportunity to put a creative spin on the classic New Balance 990v3 — arguably the best variation out of the 990 series. And after Bodega celebrated its 15-year anniversary with a pair along with Levi’s teasing its forthcoming version, the silhouette is now being reimagined by Joe Freshgoods. The collaboration is titled the New Balance 990v3 “Outside Clothes” and serves as a striking follow-up to the designer’s New Balance 992 “No Emotions Are Emotions” from 2020 that launched in 2020.
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Gordon Ramsay’s wife rewears her wedding dress after 25 years

Gordon Ramsay’s wife is celebrating their marriage in style. Tana Ramsay, 46, slipped back into her wedding dress ahead of their 25th anniversary, proving it’s still a perfect fit. “Clearing out our home and unearthed my wedding dress,” she captioned a video of herself twirling around in the short-sleeved bridal...
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Athletes fight limits on endorsements at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Holding up a pre-packaged vegan meal on Instagram Stories with a “paid partnership” tag and a “SummerGames” discount code, Malaika Mihambo looks just like any other athlete with a side gig as a social media influencer. What makes the charismatic German long jump gold medalist different is...

Dallas Cowboys Rookie Micah Parsons Buys Mom New House, 'One Goal After Another!'

Micah Parsons is quickly checkin' things off his bucket list in 2021 ... first, he got drafted by the Dallas Cowboys -- and now, he's buying his mom a brand new home!!!. The rookie linebacker -- a first-round selection in April's NFL draft -- revealed the huge estate he bought for his mother, Sherese, on Tuesday ... and it looks GORGEOUS!!
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Kody Brown Surfaces On Instagram With New Hustle For Cash

Kody Brown made a rare appearance on Instagram late last night to reveal his newest hustle for cash. Sister Wives fans probably did a double when none other than Kody Brown surfaced on their Instagram feeds. It’s been over a year since the last time Kody Brown posted on his Instagram account. A quick scroll through his account reveals he has 92,000 followers. This following is TINY compared to his wives. Kody Brown only has seven posts.
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These Mini Cream-Filled Cupcakes At Costco Are Turning Heads

The one thing that's pretty admirable about Costco is the fact that it's a reliable store for any customer on the hunt for a delicious snack. If you're someone with a sweet tooth, you'll know that there is a lot of stuff worth checking out at the store. Getting desserts from Costco is especially a good strategy if you're entertaining guests and want to get your hands on delicious items in bulk.
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Prince William, Duchess Kate and More Royal Family Members Wish Meghan Markle a ‘Very Happy Birthday’

This is 40! Meghan Markle’s royal in-laws shared sweet birthday tributes for her as she celebrated her 40th birthday on Wednesday, August 4. “Wishing a happy 40th birthday to the Duchess of Sussex!” Prince William and Kate Middleton wrote via Instagram Stories on their @dukeandduchessofsussex account. They paired the sweet caption with a photo of Meghan on the beach and a cake emoji.

Here's What High School Musical Star Corbin Bleu Looks Like Today

"High School Musical" was a major moment for its young cast, from leads Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens all the way down to supporting characters including Ashley Tisdale, Lucas Grabeel, and Corbin Bleu (via IMDb). Despite the trilogy wrapping up with 2008's "High School Musical 3," interest in it remains high, as evidenced by the 2019 debut of spinoff TV show "High School Musical: The Musical – The Series," which immediately captured the attention of a whole new generation of fans.
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Simone Biles’ ‘Determination and Sheer Strength of Character’ Are Her ‘Greatest’ Assets

Holding her head high. Simone Biles wants to take it easy after she returns home from the Olympics, a source reveals in the new issue of Us Weekly. “Simone has been through so much, but her determination and sheer strength of character has been her greatest asset her whole life,” the insider says of the gymnast, 24. “She definitely has [her parents] Ron and Nellie to thank for that; they encouraged and inspired her to follow her dreams and pursue a career in gymnastics from a very early age. They’re very much her champions and she looks at them as her rock, so it was definitely hard for her not to have them in Tokyo with her.”
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Here's What Disney Star Mitchel Musso Looks Like Today

Disney's "Hannah Montana" ran for just four seasons, from 2006 to 2011 (via IMDb), with a tie-in movie released in 2009, but the impact of the hit musical show on a generation of fans cannot be understated. Its main cultural gift, of course, was the introduction of one Miley Cyrus, who these days is one of the biggest pop stars in the world. Looking back at "Hannah Montana" now, the show seems kind of quaint with its message of being who you are even when it's tough, but it still holds up regardless.
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The Six Best Moments From The LOX & Dipset’s New York Heavyweight Live Verzuz Battle

The gloves were off between New York icons The LOX and The Diplomats for their highly-anticipated Verzuz showdown Tuesday night (August 3). New York City was buzzing with infectious energy weeks before the marquee event, with supporters on both sides making their claims on who would come out on top. Flocks of fans trekked to Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden for a sold-out show that had everything a lover of New York hip-hop could ask for.

Actress Jennifer Aniston says she’s cut off those who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19, says it’s a ‘moral’ obligation to receive shot and announce vaccine status

Actress Jennifer Aniston says she’s cut off people in her circle who have reportedly refused to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In a recent InStyle interview, Aniston said that all people have a “moral and professional obligation” to announce whether they’ve been vaccinated. The 52-year-old “Friends” star also said she had...