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Interesting misc articles. Travel. Politics. Making, and Eating, the 1950s’ Most Nauseating Jell-O Soaked Recipes. Poring over vintage cookbooks and food advertisements is equal parts intriguing and repulsive: People willingly ate things like “Shrimp Aspic Mold” and “Chicken Mousse”?

Making, and Eating, the 1950s’ Most Nauseating Jell-O Soaked Recipes

Unlike the menus on contemporary food blogs and in best-selling recipe books, mid-century cooking seems guaranteed to make you gag, thanks to its mismatched flavors, industrial ingredients, and gelatin overload. Top: Shrimpy, gelatinous, mid-century bliss. Above: Decked out in mid-century modern garb, Clark poses with a sour cream recipe book. Often the strangeness of this era’s food stemmed from innovations being tested on our nation’s taste buds. World War II spurred an industrial food boom, introducing many technologies to keep foods fresh longer, from freezing to dehydrating. Today, foodies typically look back on this era with an upturned nose, preferring to mock its foods rather than eat them. A shelf full of mid-century cookbooks from Clark’s personal collection.

Clark: Experimental. Clark: Yes, sometimes. The Language of Falconry. You probably don’t realise – we all talk the language of falconry!

The Language of Falconry

Having such a long and rich history around the world, the practice of falconry has developed an extensive vocabulary to describe it. Over time many of these words and phrases have become part of everyday life without many of us realising the original meaning behind the term. 42 maps that explain World War II. By Timothy B.

42 maps that explain World War II

Lee on November 13, 2014 World War II was a great tragedy, claiming 60 million lives and throwing millions more into turmoil. The Forgotten Government Plan to Round Up Muslims. In the early morning hours of January 26, 1987, federal agents across Los Angeles charged into the homes of seven men and one woman and led them away in handcuffs. More than 100 law enforcement officers—city, state and federal—were involved. “War on Terrorism Hits LA,” read the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner. The defendants were all pro-Palestinian activists, but it wasn’t clear what they’d been arrested for.

Soon the government conceded it would not introduce criminal charges, instead seeking to deport the group by alleging material support to a communist organization—an ancient Red Scare statute that would soon be declared unconstitutional. The case quickly became a mess, and in the end, 20 years of legal wrangling would pass before a judge would call the case “an embarrassment to the rule of law.” Story Continued Below And then the document arrived. It was a small manila envelope.

Four decades had passed since the U.S. closed its internment camps. HORIZON HOUSE PUBLICATIONS INC. WebEx Enterprise Site. Sunshine, Tapas, And Great Healthcare In Southern Spain. Lying at the heart of sunny Andalucía, Seville is one of southern Spain’s most beautiful cities.

Sunshine, Tapas, And Great Healthcare In Southern Spain

Waves of conquerors, from the Romans to the Moors, have left their stamp on its spectacular architecture. Thousands of tapas bars line the streets, and the warm Spanish sun nurtures parks full of palm trees. With such beauty all around, it’s easy to see what drew Ohioans Karen and Rich McCann to Seville, where they now enjoy fine dining, a great social scene, and terrific, inexpensive healthcare. In 2004 Karen, now 63, and Rich, 71, embarked on a year-long adventure in southern Spain. The newly retired couple had always loved the idea of living overseas, so they decided to try it for a year, making a home for themselves in sunny Seville. “I always wanted to live abroad,” says Karen.

Eventually, the couple was asked to join friends for a vacation in southern Spain — an offer they couldn’t refuse.


Politics. AWR Articles. Painkiller Comparison Chart - Desktop Version - Vaughn's Summaries. Software. America’s Most Admired Lawbreaker. By Steven Brill Letter From the Editors Backstage at Johnson & Johnson On May 20, about 100 stock analysts gathered in the ballroom of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Brunswick, New Jersey, to hear good news from top executives at Johnson & Johnson: The company had 10 new drugs in the pipeline that might achieve more than a billion dollars in annual sales.

America’s Most Admired Lawbreaker

Statcast Arrives, Offering Way to Quantify Nearly Every Move in Game. Photo Which outfielders take the most efficient routes to a fly ball?

Statcast Arrives, Offering Way to Quantify Nearly Every Move in Game

Which pitcher’s curveball has the highest spin rate?

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Food. 40 Years of Spectacular Chess  In 1975, the organizers of the traditional chess tournament in the Dutch coastal town of Wijk aan Zee inaugurated a prize for the most spectacular game.

40 Years of Spectacular Chess 

They expected breathtaking encounters, griping contests, and some glamour and charm. Throughout the four decades many grandmasters were rewarded for their thrilling play, including some world champions. Magnus Carlsen won it in 2004 at the age of 13 and was called the Mozart of Chess in the Washington Post. Garry Kasparov created an incredible masterpiece against Veselin Topalov in 1999, perhaps the most brilliant game he has ever played. Vishy Anand's amazing attacking symphony against Levon Aronian in 2013 brought memories of the legendary Akiba Rubinstein.


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