White House Black Market

27 Jun 19
Korea...20 Years Ago

Food… Can you tell what these dishes are? I am not totally sure myself! Many Korean dishes are low-fat and they eat a lot of vegetables too. I found it hard not having potatoes and Canadian bread. In the grocery stores, potatoes were expensive and their bread was heavy and yellowish-orange. I figured they put […]

27 Jun 19
BYT // Brightest Young Things

Summer is for outdoor drinking

27 Jun 19
Elliot Moors' Writing Emporium

0. The Day the World Died   Kiren looked out over a city on fire. Hundreds, maybe thousands of homes had been set ablaze down the slope. The smoke drifted from the houses and made great, dark pillars that sapped the color from the blue sky. The air stung his nostrils, smelling of burnt wood […]

27 Jun 19
Greater Bay Insight

Foshan’s renowned furniture industry is at a crossroads, caught in the crossfire of the US-China trade war that came along just as structural factors were causing a slowdown. But this is a resilient, creative place, and it is working hard on taking the next step up.  Anyone who thinks that Causeway Bay’s IKEA showroom is […]

27 Jun 19
The Herland Report

The penchant to target “white” women for sexual exploitation is an epidemic currently plaguing Europe, especially Britain and Scandinavia. Sweden tops the charts as the rape capitol of the world, its political leaders hardly dare touch the subject, and do little to stop it. In Sweden, one is easily deemed “racist” to even mention the […]

27 Jun 19
Russia News Now

A half-century ago, the sporting Cassandras predicted that the worst values and sensibilities of our increasingly corrupted civic society would eventually affect our sacred games: football would become a gladiatorial meat market, basketball a model of racism, college sports a paradigm of commercialization, and Olympic sports like swimming and gymnastics a hotbed of sexual predators. […]

27 Jun 19
The official Washington D.C. news site - timworld.info

ANALYSIS/OPINION: In the effort to mitigate out-of-control health care costs, pharmaceutical drugs make an easy bad guy. No one wants to vilify doctors, no one wants to say “get an X-ray instead of an MRI,” no one wants European- or Canadian-style waiting lines. Picking Big Pharma as the black hat makes for an easy narrative, […]

27 Jun 19
The Black Mirror

 China and U.S.A. have embarked upon an all-out trade war as either side lob threats of recent trade tariffs. On tenth July 2018, President Donald Trump’s administration discharged a listing of planned tariffs on a $200bn value of products, ranging from motor vehicle components to food ingredients to construction material. On August 1, he asked […]

27 Jun 19
TONY88

A wise man once said that it’s worth spending the extra money to get what you really love because “enjoyment is strong value.” He was right. We can look at the features-to-price ratio of a watch all day long, but in the end it’s the love-to-price ratio that sways us. There’s no way all 50 […]

27 Jun 19
P.M. News

The attacks in Ethiopia, described by the government as part of a coup attempt in Amhara, highlight the dangers Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed faces as he rolls out ambitious reforms in Africa’s second most populous nation – a regional powerhouse whose economic boom is now threatened by deepening ethnic and regional fissures

27 Jun 19
TONY88

Coco Rocha (born Mikhaila Rocha; September 10, 1988) is a Canadian model. She is known as one of the first “digital” supermodels, and is known for her advocacy for younger models. As an author, she collaborated on the 2014 book Study of Pose. Rocha is also the founder of the Coco Rocha Model Camp and […]

27 Jun 19
Red Around the World

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. A few years ago I found the first book in this list, My Holiday in North Korea, at Barnes and Noble and I had to get it.  First, because it was on that […]

27 Jun 19
IMURNEWS

BAHIR DAR, Ethiopia (Reuters) – The Baklaba and Cake cafe was heaving with customers when truck-loads of heavily armed men in fatigues rolled up across the road outside the local government headquarters in Ethiopia’s Amhara region. The men, some carrying two Kalashnikov assault rifles, stormed the building, sending customers enjoying a Saturday afternoon coffee in […]

27 Jun 19
National Post

BAHIR DAR — The Baklaba and Cake cafe was heaving with customers when truck-loads of heavily armed men in fatigues rolled up across the road outside the local government headquarters in Ethiopia’s Amhara region. The men, some carrying two Kalashnikov assault rifles, stormed the building, sending customers enjoying a Saturday afternoon coffee in the cafe […]