Tag Archives: Venezuela

I Want the Guava Empanada

Here in the U.S., we’ve become enamored of international cuisines. Even in regions where a Korean restaurant was once an exotic discovery, it’s not unusual to find Southeast Asia, Latin American, Caribbean and African restaurants. But Pittsburgh’s Conflict Kitchen takes … Continue reading

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You won’t find any of these marvelous one-of-a-kind maps in your typical travel guidebook, but they make exceedingly clever ways to interact with geographic places. Some of the very talented creators of these diverse and idiosyncratic maps are professional illustrators … Continue reading

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Notable Dead Summer Exhumation Tour

In the latest stop of the Notable Dead Summer Exhumation Tour 2010, Romanian scientists disinterred the remains of former dictator NicolaeĀ Ceausescu and his wife, Elena, from a military cemetery in Bucharest to take DNA samples and verify their identities. The … Continue reading

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