| Feb 12, 2011
| 4:32 PM
A California photographer studies the odd landscape of Dubai....
| Mar 13, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Christopher Knight reviews "Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia" at the J. Paul Getty Museum...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:38 PM
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,...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 9:35 AM
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...
| Apr 19, 2011
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...
| May 15, 2011
Fifty years of civil war have left Cambodia a desperately poor and damaged nation with about a third of its 15 million people below the poverty line and a per capita gross domestic product of $739 a year.
When Brandon and Andrea Ross started Journeys...
| Dec 26, 2010
We asked readers where they would go if money and time were no object, and where they were likely to go in 2011. Thailand for dental work, one said. A trip with a friend to France, another said. Here are some of the other responses. Bon voyage!
| Nov 27, 2011
What traveler hasn't landed in a dreamed-of destination and found it crawling with tourists, fast-food franchises, name-brand stores and dollar-a-beer bars? The good bones of Charleston, S.C., which made the World Monuments Fund's list of imperiled...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:16 AM
Airbus has won a record-breaking order for 200 of its A320neo jets from AirAsia , capping a week where it has trounced rival Boeing in the fierce competition for plane contracts.
The massive contract is a show of force from Europe's Airbus as it battles...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 12:19 PM
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...
| Feb 16, 2012
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...