Just in time for the influx of summer tourists to the popular Massachusetts beach, two great white sharks have been spotted off the coast of Cape Cod. State fisheries officials say two of seven great white sharks that were tagged last summer off the Cape Cod coast have been detected via their transmitter […]
A woman in Seoul, Korea was dinning on a semi-cooked squid when the cephalopod injected its sperm bag into her mouth. The woman (who wants to remain anonymous) reported experiencing a “pricking and foreign-body sensation” while she chewed and spat the squid out. She sought emergency medical assistance when she felt severe pain and […]
The talk of New Orleans has centered on whether the most severe Mississippi River flood in more than a quarter-century will cause catastrophic damage to a city still recovering from Hurricane Katrina. And for good reason: the flood has carved a destructive path from from Cairo, Illinois, to Vicksburg, Mississippi, and prompted Louisiana’s Republican governor, Bobby Jindal, to ask the federal government for emergency assistance
A few drinks in the People’s Republic of China led me to discover European delights and other unexpected finds in modest Qingdao.
When the Vikings arrived in Iceland, their culinary concerns revolved around food preservation, not flavor. That led to distinct specialities still enjoyed by Icelanders today such as hrútspungar and hákarl . Thankfully, the advent of refrigerators, along with abundant natural fisheries, has decreased dependence on such idiosyncratic fare, and visitors today will be able to peruse an Icelandic menu without too much trepidation