The folks over at Twinings Tea are offering up the chance to win a trip to London that includes a tea tasting with Stephen Twining. Here are the prize details: Grand Prize Details: The trip to London for one Grand Prize Winner and up...Show More Summary
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The children of Martin Luther King Jr. have been quarreling for years, most recently over the civil rights leader's possessions. Can former President Jimmy Carter finally bring them together? Critics, including other chief medical examiners,...Show More Summary
An unfortunate mistake. General Mills says it really goofed and accidentally got wheat into some of the boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios that it now touts as being totally gluten-free, and the company has rushed out a recall for 1.8 million boxes of the two cereals. Show More Summary
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Steve Palmer has tapped former Umi Sushi chef Jackie Chang as top toque of his Japanese and sushi resto, O-Ku. Slated to open in early November in the Westside Ironworks, the 4,000-square-foot space, which includes a sushi bar and rooftop...Show More Summary
A man was arrested on suspicion of stalking Academy Award-winning actress Charlize Theron after he went to her Hollywood Hills home Sunday, carrying flowers. Los Angeles police detectives found Stanislav Sonseadec, 54, of Illinois, standing in front of the “Mad Max: Fury Road” star’s home at 7:43...
Last month, I wrote about a few differences and observations I’ve made about primary school here (or, at least my son’s experience). One of the biggest differences is how the children are fed at my son’s school. I thought it worthy of its own post in order to more thoroughly explain it. Show More Summary
Police are looking for a subway performer who allegedly flew into a rage and attacked a straphanger. [ more › ]
And when another suffragette hid in Parliament's broom cupboard.
Police are investigating a video posted on Instagram of a passenger in a vehicle filming a Los Angeles police officer on a city street, then panning the camera down to flash a loaded handgun. The video, first posted by PoliceOne, follows an officer as he exits his patrol car and is completely unaware...
In the news: Gun store moves in next door to a school, the middle finger on V Street gets a new use, and more. [ more › ]
New York's state comptroller says the securities industry in New York City tallied $11.3 billion in profits during the first half of 2015, higher than in the past three years, while also adding jobs... To view the full story, click the title link.
11 people are dead and 4 missing after Typhoon Mujigae ravaged southern China over the weekend with unexpected force, even unleashing deadly tornadoes. [ more › ]
Serving Southern classics with an Asian twis, the restaurant is a partnership between Mike Yang, who brings experience from Tom Colicchio’s Craft, and siblings David and Tina Nguyen, whose family owns Nam Phuong. (David also worked at Jean Georges’ Spice Market.)
Word is being passed around that State Senator Ross Tolleson (R-Perry) may be resigning his seat this week, possibly due to health reasons. (If that is indeed the reason, we wish him well and hope for his speedy recovery.) Since no rumored impending vacancy in Georgia politics is complete without a list of potential replacements, […]
The spotted ratfish (Hydrolagus colliei) is "extremely abundant" in the Strait of Georgia and Puget Sound. Its newest territory: your nightmares. Joseph R. Tomelleri For a long time, biologists didn't really know how many different types of fish lived in the Salish Sea. Show More Summary
With the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown Monday, California became the fifth state in the country to allow medically assisted suicide as an option for those diagnosed with a terminal illness, defined in the law...
Bantam + Biddy and Chick-a-Biddy are kicking off an SEC Championship promotion, and lucky diners can intercept a $20 restaurant gift card. To participate, purchase an entrée at any Bantam + Biddy location or at Chick-A-Biddy and submit your pick to win the SEC Championship game on December 5. Show More Summary
I started studying Japanese language and culture at university in Australia when I was seventeen. At the same time, I worked part-time for a very popular fashion company called SABA. This is where I started to appreciate high-end fashion by Japanese designers and I began to understand why fashion is such an important part of a country’s culture. Show More Summary