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Around the World in Hot Weather Foods

Verycold dishes bring coolness directly into your tummy, which certainly helps cool you down when the weather is hot. Why would you eat spicy, sweat-inducing foods when it’s hot outside? It seems illogical, right? Sweat triggers the body’s natural cooling system, like a sprinkler built into your skin, which is why eating spicy is traditional in the hottest regions of the globe. While ice cream and sorbet are obvious choices, there are also some surprises in this month’s look at what a variety of cultures turn towhen the midsummer temperatures…

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Watch: Peaty breaks world record twice in one day

Britain’s Adam Peaty breaks the 26-second mark to set a 50m breaststroke world record for the second time in the same day as he reaches the final at the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest. WATCH MORE: What do you do when you’ve won everything? Available to UK users only. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Sport

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Gaming 

New Private World of Warcraft Server Crushed By Blizzard Within Hours of Launch

Last week, we discussed the upcoming private server Felmyst, its dedication to preserving the Burning Crusade as it existed as of Patch 2.1, and of the core developers’ belief that the game should be pristine. That means it should handle quests, dungeons, raids, experience gain, and other facets of the overall WoW experience as they existed in early 2007, and that the specific goals of other mods, such as minimizing grinds or improving loot tables, would not be implemented on Felmyst. Even last week, we were concerned that Blizzard might…

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GB's Peaty breaks own 50m breaststroke world record

Adam Peaty sliced more than three-tenths of a second off his own 50m breaststroke world record in the heats at the World Aquatics Championships on Tuesday. Peaty swam 26.10 seconds in Hungary, eclipsing the 26.42 secs he produced at the 2015 Worlds. The Briton retained his 100m breaststroke title on Monday. More to follow. Let’s block ads! (Why?) BBC Sport – Sport

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Justin Bieber cancels remaining Purpose World Tour dates

Justin Bieber has cancelled the rest of his Purpose World Tour because of “unforeseen circumstances”, his publicist has said. The move will affect 14 dates in Asia and North America over the next three months. Bieber has performed more than 150 shows since the tour promoting his 2015 album Purpose began in March 2016. The tour grossed $ 93.2m (£71.5m) in the first half of 2017, with an average of almost 40,000 ticket sales per date. The singer himself has not yet commented on the decision on social media, but…

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Britain's Peaty & Proud win world titles – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device World Aquatics Championships on the BBC Hosts: Budapest, Hungary Dates: 23-30 July Coverage: Live across BBC Two, BBC Red Button, Connected TV, online, BBC Sport mobile app and BBC Radio. Click for full times. Great Britain’s Adam Peaty set a World Championship record as he successfully defended his men’s 100m breaststroke title in Budapest. The 22-year-old Olympic champion, who had lowered the World Championship mark in qualifying, clocked 57.47 seconds – 0.34 outside his own world record. Peaty told BBC Sport: “You…

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Sports 

England beat India to win Women's World Cup – report & highlights

Media playback is not supported on this device Women’s World Cup final, Lord’s England 228-7 (50 overs): Sciver 51, Taylor 45, Goswami 3-23 India 219 (48.4 overs): Raut 86, Kaur 51, Shrubsole 6-46 England won by nine runs Scorecard England completed a stunning fightback to beat India by nine runs and win the Women’s World Cup at an ecstatic Lord’s. Chasing 229, India looked set for victory at 191-3, but Anya Shrubsole pinned Raut lbw for 86 to spark a collapse of seven wickets for 28 runs. The seamer finished…

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