Johnny Depp, Who is portraying Tonto in the upcoming Lone Ranger film, made an appearance at the Comanche Nation Fair today. The actor is also an honorary member of the Comanche Indian Tribe. Honorary Member Johnny Depp is an honorary member of the Comanche Indian tribe, so it should come as no surprise he showed up at […]
This post is in partnership with Worldcrunch, a new global-news site that translates stories of note in foreign languages into English. The article below was originally published in Le Monde
It’s Saturday night in Vallejo, Calif., a medium-size town 25 miles northeast of San Francisco, and the locals have hit the streets looking for prostitutes not to do business with them, but to scare them off. Half a dozen members of a local neighborhood group called the Kentucky Street Watch Owls are out on patrol, walking the streets to discourage prostitutes and their customers from plying their trade in the community.
One by one, they cracked. One European journalist abandoned his fuel-empty rental car in Fukushima, panicking at the prospect of staying a minute longer in the capital of the prefecture where the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant was leaking radiation into the air
The home of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the founding father of Bangladesh, sits down a tree-lined street in an affluent corner of the capital, Dhaka. Tourists and locals file into the compound daily to view its insides and his personal belongings a dressing gown, old books, his favorite pipe.
To feel the vibrancy of Ho Chi Minh City, all you have to do is step out onto a bustling city street. Negotiating the roads, chock full of motorbikes and an increasing number of cars, can be daunting. But copy the fearless locals — they don’t break stride and never retreat — and put your fate in the hands, or throttle, of the city’s drivers who seems masterful at avoiding each other.