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  • Viola performance interrupted by Nokia ringtone [video]

     
    A YouTube viral video of violist Luk√°š Kmiť shows the violist's creative response to the interruption of a music performance by a Nokia ring tone....
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Slovakia wants to name bridge after Chuck Norris

    Slovakia wants to name bridge after Chuck Norris
    Chuck Norris doesn't walk across bridges; bridges move under his feet. While that's not a real fact, this one is. Chuck Norris could be a bridge - not in Texas - but in Slovakia. A bridge over the Morava River doesn’t connect people and places....
  • Camping across Europe in a van

    Camping across Europe in a van
    We're packing the mobi for a madcap trip across Europe to see as much as we can in 18 days. If this trip goes badly, it's our daughter's fault. This is her idea, pitched from her apartment in downtown Antwerp during a call months earlier. "Come visit us,...
  • Herbie Hancock hits 70 on a high note

    Herbie Hancock hits 70 on a high note
    When journalists ask Herbie Hancock which musicians he listens to, he thinks that they're expecting him to say Oscar Peterson and Chick Corea -- that is, virtuoso jazz pianists like himself. "I do listen to those musicians," Hancock said recently,...
  • Maria Gulovich Liu dies at 87; helped American agents during WWII

    Maria Gulovich Liu dies at 87; helped American agents during WWII
    Maria Gulovich Liu, who as a young schoolteacher in Slovakia during World War II joined the underground resistance as a courier and later helped a small group of American and British intelligence agents evade the German Army as they fled through the...
  • Far-right band in Hungary a symptom

    They wear black-vested uniforms and rally for the fatherland. Their red and white striped armbands remind many here of the fascist thugs who did the Nazis' dirty work in wartime Hungary. Formed last year, the Hungarian Guard is the latest specimen of...
  • From Pax Americana to slacker Americans

    From Pax Americana to slacker Americans
    There has been much talk in the media about America's threatened superpower status -- a result of its near-fatal exposure to the Kryptonite of subprime mortgages, among other factors -- and how the country will inevitably find itself going the way of that...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Foreign government tourist offices

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Foreign government tour offices

    For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...