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Jason Atherton To Open His First Restaurant In The Philippines This June 2016 -- His 'Love Letter' to His Filipina Wife

British chef Jason Atherton’s restaurant concepts have been success stories the world over. In London, his City Social, Pollen Street Social and Social Eating House all have 1 Michelin Star each. 20 more words

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Stephen King's 'The Shining,' Philadelphia High School Hip-Hop Program Inspire New American Operas

New life is being pumped into opera in the United States, with the world premiere next month of an operatic version of Stephen King’s novel, The Shining, and a new collaboration between the Apollo Theater in Harlem and Opera Philadelphia.

Source: Forbes.

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Cherry Blossoms Aren't The Only Things Blooming In Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Good food. Great art. Even better weather. Seems our nation’s capital doesn’t need a lobby for good first impressions.

Source: Forbes.

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Biofluorescent Sharks' Glowing Messages Revealed By Shark-Vision Camera

Scientists built a “shark vision camera” that simulates what deep-sea sharks see, and it revealed that sharks may use biofluorescence to communicate with each other

Source: Forbes.

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Eating Europe Tours Launches In Florence

Travelers often flock to Florence for its many Renaissance treasures, but even the most die-hard culture vultures have to eat. Now, after taking in some of the city’s masterpieces, like the Uffizi Gallery and Michelangelo’s David, visitors can learn why the locals are more likely to eat a bowl of bread and bean soup than a plate of pasta or discover the secret appeal of Lampredotto, a cow stomach sandwich. 34 more words

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Japan Diaries: A Side Trip to Nara

Nara is a spectacularly picturesque city which is second only to Kyoto for the richness and beauty of its temples, shrines and gardens. It is located less than one hour from Kyoto and Osaka. 701 more words

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Soccer Fans - 1916

In one of the November 1916 editions of Careta, I saw the curious way fans were watching a game at Flamengo’s club – by standing on benches (stadiums weren’t yet the norm). 271 more words

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