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A Wintry Return to the St. Nicholas Coal Breaker

The Pennsylvania coal region was once dominated by 300 breakers–mammoth factories that crushed and cleaned raw coal into the consumable commodity that fueled the Industrial Revolution. 514 more words

Abandoned

Ben & Jerry's Cookie Core

EVERYONE’S favourite foodie couple have introduced three new fascinating ice cream creations, each containing their superior taste and ingenuity. Cookie Core is an adaptation of their popular Core series by adding cookie pieces in the ice cream and basing their cores on different cookie tastes. 517 more words

New Food

Christmas Customs in the Netherlands

The Christmas season in the Netherlands begins in mid-November when St. Nicholas arrives with his companion Black Pete. They travel from Spain, where, according to the Dutch, St. 316 more words

Christmas

St. Nicholas Resto: Mandaluyong's hidden gem

Imagine a traditional Filipino dish with a flair, a classic recipe being tweaked to give it a more modern kick and a dish that is a combination of elements of different culinary tradition that will let you travel to a different place without really going there. 893 more words

Catholic Bullies and Bullying

Occasionally, I still read Crisis magazine.  I used to read it religiously (pun intended) during my neo-Catholic, pre-progressive (emergant) Catholic days.  My religious point of view has changed considerably since then, though the magazine has also changed (and declined) in the past few years.  1,489 more words