Myanmar is one of the most underestimated countries in Southeast Asia. Think of it as Thailand 50 years ago. Large undeveloped parts, relatively easy to travel, few tourists, and very affordable. Myanmar is a great destination for a traveler who likes to experience an untouched country. On the opposite side of the province of Phuket […]
BEIRUT — The bar manager in the white suit hovered over our table by the sea. In between making Marina and I feel welcome, he directed his minions carrying buckets of white-hot coals for the hookah pipes at each table. With a 60-meter lighthouse hovering over us, we looked out through the glass-enclosed outdoor bar […]
Periodontal disease (also known as periodontitis and gum disease) is a progressive disease, which affects the supporting and surrounding tissue of the gums, and also the underlying jawbone. If left untreated, periodontal disease can result in loose, unstable teeth and even tooth loss. The condition is actually the leading cause of tooth loss in adults […]
Hospital Administration Software Market: Snapshot The rapid development in information technology has revolutionized the healthcare industry’s delivery model today. With the power of internet, the healthcare service delivery model has become advanced. The hospital administration software market is expected to witness a high demand in the forecast period from 2017 to 2025 on account of […]
This may be the most interesting find I have had, digging through what is left of my archive. It is a text I wrote, probably in 1983, about my fairly substantial encounters with Vasily Nalimov (1910-1997) over a three-day period in 1982. Nalimov was one of the great Russian thinkers of the 20th century, but we […]
Nordic guide ladies overdose on chocolate, books and roses and are nearly blown away by storm. Bonus: review of a modern tapas bar in Poblenou.
The great media disruption comes for the Des Moines Register….
Popular YA books that I haven’t read yet Have you read any of these books? Which should I read first? How many books have you picked up because of seeing a picture of it on Instagram, spotting a tweet on Twitter or seeing it in the window of a bookshop? How many have you picked […]
April is Heartworm Prevention Month – how much do you know about heartworms? When your dog has a heartworm (or, more likely, worms!), it can be a long journey to get them back in good health. Knowing how the disease is transmitted, how to prevent it, and what your treatment options are can help you […]
★★★★☆ In Chinese auteur’s Jia Zhangke’s latest film, which premiered to acclaim in Cannes last year, unrequited love and inner resolve are pitted against the rapidly-changing world of modern China. Ash Is Purest White’s is an epic spanning decades and vast geography that ultimately gives way to the intimate and personal. Beginning in the early 2000s, Qiao […]
I haven’t visited as many distilleries as I’d like to, and certainly not seen enough of the nation I call home, not through choice but more through a bad habit of becoming so engrossed in my work that I forget to really enjoy it. I am guilty as charged when it comes to not “getting […]
Deep down beneath the sewer tunnels of Manhattan a huge colony of rats scurry around feeding on the flotsam & jetsam that has floated down from the city above. The leader of the pack is a huge big balled rodent who calls himself Mr big cheese. He is stronger then a vintage cheddar with two […]
When you think of high-end makeup a few names pop immediately into the brain. Tom Ford, Natasha Donona, and Pat McGrath. Pat McGrath is a British makeup artist who has often been labeled ‘the world’s most important makeup artist.’ She is renowned the world over for her impeccable skills with over a decade of […]
Actions capture all of the steps needed to transform a file and let you apply them with just one click. And with a single click, you can take the creative effect and workflow steps from another artist and add them to your own picture, creating everything from improved portraits to radically altered double-images. Photoshop actions […]
It’s always a wonderful thing when you come across a company that you want to know more about and invest in. I was lucky to be introduced to Pico via my good friend Kirsty from The Wood House who has recently started to stock Pico underwear through her online store. I am a big believer […]