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Environment

Slump At The Pump

by Stefan Wermuth A dramatic drop in oil prices is translating into a mixed bag for motorists across the globe – from hefty savings at the pump in the United States to a rare fuel price hike in Venezuela. Oil prices have dropped nearly 70 percent in the past 20 months, driven down by a… Keep Reading

Food/Travel

Five reasons to drink your sake warm

By Hiroko Shimbo The dogma about sake today is that high-quality versions must be served chilled, but that is a total misconception. In fact, there are many quality sakes that are best enjoyed warmed. It’s true that sake, a traditional Japanese rice wine, was once consumed warmed if its quality was not good enough to… Keep Reading

Food

The Family Meal: How serving and sharing sustain us

By Diane Fresquez Part of what makes eating together so pleasurable, in any language or culture, is the conversation. But when London-based photographer Chris Terry was in Niger photographing an ordinary family enjoying a spaghetti dinner, he was surprised that no one spoke. “It’s a great privilege to have food to eat,” explained the grandmother,… Keep Reading

Travel

Japan’s suicide forests

By: Stephanie Almazan Mount Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan, is a natural wonder that beckons 200,000 to 300,000 climbers a year. Adventurers are eager to conquer the mountain’s snow-capped peak—a high point in anyone’s life. But lurking in Mount Fuji’s shadow is a sinister attraction with its own set of visitors who arrive but… Keep Reading

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