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Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro’s ‘Dream’ Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

On the first leg of his Asian tour, the president stopped by the iconic sushi restaurant. David Gelb, who directed a documentary about the restaurant, says eating there is amazing and nerve-wracking

Some highlights from the New California tasting

Yesterday’s New California tasting, organized by Roberson, was remarkable. So many great wines, with the hallmark being detail, sense of place and balance – traits not always associated with Californian wine. Jon Bonne, who has authored a brilliant book on the subject (The New California Wine: A Guide to the Producers and Wines Behind a

Eccentric Architecture: Space Shuttle Replica Built on Top of Chinese Roof

This space shuttle replica added on top of a roof in Guangdong province, China is taking off in the news worldwide. According to…, the unconventional “extension” belongs to Huang Yuzhan, a 60 year-old farmer who decided his house should have some bursting personality. While the idea of a private nonfunctional spaceship may appeal to an adventure-enthusiast, we must

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Ex-Sun Hack Cleared After 582 Days on Bail

John Coles was nicked on 9 September 2012 by Operation Elveden cops on suspicion of conspiracy to corrupt and conspiracy to cause misconduct in a public office.  19 months later, today he ...

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HAM FAIR- la Foire au Jambon in Bayonne

It starts with a parade. Drums, whistles and stomping feet. The Easter Weekend in Bayonne has feted the Foire au Jambon- or Ham Fair for 552 years. Since the 1400′s farmers have brought their wares to the riverside quays of this Port city to shar

GirlGeekChic presents: An evening with leading women in technology in partnership with the BBC Academy

  GirlGeekChic presents an evening with leading Women in Technology at the House of Lords, London in partnership with BBC Academy. During the evening you will hear from industry experts about their respective technical roles and gain insight into the career challenges they face being a woman in technology. Hear how to be career savvy, [&#

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Introducing Steph Jeavons (One Steph Beyond)

Steph is a Brit who is riding a 250cc Honda around the world. She hopes to hit 42 countries on 6 continents.  I found her blog some time ago and decided to occasionally see how far she has ridden to.She left London last month and hopes to complet

one month on a CRF250L

It has been exactly one month since I waved goodbye to my friends, family and a whole host of bikers at the Ace cafe,  and hit the road. It seems a lifetime ago that I was standing on top of the roof of that iconic building and waving to the crowds be