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  • ‘African Twilight’: a stunning new photo book captures the continent’s vanishing rituals

    For decades, photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have explored remote communities in Africa, documenting sacred initiations, courtship rituals, shamanic mask dancing and jubilant creative works. Their stunning new two-volume book set, “African Twilight: The Vanishing Rituals and Ceremonies of the African Continent” (Rizzoli), captures these vivid and fleeting rites. “We feel privileged to have...

    New York Post
  • The 9 most magical Christmas cities in Europe

    As the holiday season approaches, many European cities transform into fairy-tale winter wonderlands. Snow blankets the rooftops of Prague, a giant Christmas tree sprouts by Vienna’s Schönbrunn Palace and market stalls spread out along the streets of Frankfurt. But those headliners draw huge, bustling crowds. For a more intimate holiday experience, explore one of these...

    New York Post
  • Oh boy: vintage Mickey Mouse posters to fetch thousands at auction

    Seven rare vintage posters of Mickey Mouse are expected to fetch thousands of dollars at an auction that coincides with the 90th anniversary of the cartoon character's first film appearance.

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  • Tour Africa’s most luxurious new safari lodges

    Last month, Kenya Airways launched its first nonstop flight between New York and Nairobi. The route delivers travelers to the dramatic wildlife and breathtaking scenery of East Africa in just 15 hours (six hours quicker than previous flights). And several new safari lodges around the region await them. Just an hour’s flight from Nairobi is...

    New York Post
  • Teens are now getting drunk on boiled tampon juice

    Kids these days will try just about anything to catch a buzz, from “boofing” beer to vaping vodka. Their latest cheap thrill? Feminine hygiene products. Teenagers in Indonesia are collecting menstrual pads and tampons — often of the used variety — and boiling them, allowing the mixture to cool and then imbibing the resulting liquid....

    New York Post
  • vintage Mickey Mouse posters to fetch thousands at auction

    Seven rare vintage posters of Mickey Mouse are expected to fetch thousands of dollars at an auction that coincides with the 90th anniversary of the cartoon character's first film appearance.

    IN