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  • Art review: 'Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia' at the J. Paul Getty Museum

     
    Christopher Knight reviews "Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia" at the J. Paul Getty Museum...
  • IMAGE: UNCOMMON SCENTS Beast in the Bottle

     
    With a whiff of earth and sex, oud sets the mood for all kinds of mischief....
  • Cambodia after the killing fields

    Cambodia after the killing fields
    A muddy, weed-choked field in the hills of northern Cambodia is the last resting place of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, chief instigator of a communist regime that enslaved a nation, dismantled its social and cultural institutions and took the lives of 2...
  • Turmeric is a Great Spice and Supplement

    Turmeric is a rhizome and is one of those spices that are not familiar to most people.  Below are some interesting facts about turmeric, commercial uses of the spice, and how I use it at the hotel.  This is a spicy blog.  The definition of a rhizome is a...
  • In Indonesia, watching the sun rise with 504 Buddhas

    In Indonesia, watching the sun rise with 504 Buddhas
    Four a.m. is a terrible time of day, too late for night owls, too early for early risers. The exception is 4 a.m. at Borobudur, waiting for the sun to rise over the Kedu Plain in central Java with 504 figures of Buddha. The temple is one of three great...
  • Fat Score

    Fat Score
    As If It Didn`t Suck To Be The Fat Kid In School Already... The Growing Trend Of Printing A Student`s BMI, Or Body Mass Index, On Report Cards Is Now A Common Policy In The United States And In Countries Like Malaysia. 16 States In The U.S. Measure...
  • Air Force Senior NCO from Berks County to receive Medal of Honor

    Air Force Senior NCO from  Berks County to receive Medal of Honor
    An Air Force senior NCO who was killed 42 years ago will receive the Medal of Honor for actions he took after enemy forces overran a clandestine U.S. radar site in Laos in Southeast Asia. Chief Master Sgt. Richard L. "Dick" Etchberger, 35, died March 11,...
  • Tuberculosis Rates In King County Up, That's Double The U.S. Rate

    Tuberculosis Rates In King County Up, That's Double The U.S. Rate
    Tuberculosis has been in decline across the U.S. over the past few years and is currently at an all time low.  But, a recent report says the number of people with the bacterial infection is on the rise in King County. The annual report shows there are...
  • Asians edge out Latinos as fastest-growing U.S. group

    Asians edge out Latinos as fastest-growing U.S. group
    Asian Americans are now the nation's fastest-growing racial group, overtaking Latinos in recent years as the largest stream of new immigrants arriving annually in the United States. In an economy that increasingly depends on highly skilled workers, Asian...
  • Herbert William Dover

    (87) Of Glendale and Laguna Beach. Herb was born November 13, 1924 in Evanston IL, and died January 19, 2012 at his home in Laguna Beach after a short illness. While living in Chicago, he met his adored wife, Nancy, on a blind date.  They married in 1951,...
  • The Banh Mi Report

    The Banh Mi Report
    Pho Saigon 989 New Britain Ave., West Hartford, (860) 953-1122 What’s it called -- in business-speak -- when you open up a new small enterprise right next to the establishment that’s likely to be your biggest competitor? You have to admire...