THE 9 BEST PLACES TO EAT ICE CREAM IN AMERICA

The 9 Best Places To Eat Ice Cream In The US

Jamie Moore, SmarterTravel Jul. 11, 2013,

Summer is the best excuse to eat ice cream in shameless volumes.

 

This year, you can mark the season with bicycle-churned scoops in L.A., cones filled with Thomas Jefferson’s recipe at Mount Rushmore, and a blindfolded tasting gamble in Vegas. Here are nine great places worthy of screaming for more ice cream this summer. Continue reading

RUSSIA TO ARREST AND DETAIN GAY TOURISTS FOR UP TO 14 DAYS BEFORE THEY WOULD BE DEPORTED, MOVE TO PREVENT SPREAD OF ‘WESTERN LIBERALISM’ AND ‘PROTECT CHILDREN FROM PEDOPHILIA’

Russia Says It Will Arrest Openly Gay Tourists

 

FRIED CHICKEN GUIDE: AMERICA’S BEST FRIED CHICKEN 2013 ROADMAP

The ultimate American fried chicken roadmap for 2013

Published July 08, 2013

The Daily Meal
  • Chicken Annie’s 1 Chicken Annie’s: Pittsburg, Kan.

     

    We know, you think your mom makes the best fried chicken out there. Nostalgia and hometown bias aside, though, many of us are also very opinionated about our favorite fried chicken joints outside of our own childhood kitchens.

Fried chicken is a quintessential American dish, along with hamburgers, hot dogs, apple pie, barbecue, peanut butter, and casseroles. It’s cheap, relatively easy to prepare (although some obviously do it better than others), and is a great equalizer: no matter who you are or where you’re from, you’re expected to eat it with your hands.    Continue reading

CRATER OF DIAMONDS: KENTUCKY MAN TERRY STAGGS FOUND CHAMPAGNE-COLORED 2.95 CARAT DIAMOND IN CRATER OF DIAMONDS ARKANSAS STATE PARK

A Kentucky Man Found A 2.95-Carat Diamond In An Arkansas State Park

Liz O’Connor Jul. 9, 2013, Patriot Diamond Found in Arkansas

State Parks of Arkansas

A close-up of the diamond. Terry Staggs of Kentucky was visiting the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas on July 4th when he saw something in the dirt sparkle in the sunlight. Continue reading

ASIANA AIRLINES CRASH: NTSB RELEASED PHOTOS FROM INSIDE THE DEVASTATED PLANE AND BLACK BOX REVEALS HOW PILOTS TRIED TO ABORT LANDING 1.5 SECONDS BEFORE CRASH

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First photographs from inside wrecked San Francisco plane as black box reveals pilots – including one on FIRST training flight – desperately tried to abort landing just 1.5 seconds before impact

  • Asiana Airlines revealed pilot was training for the long-range plane and that it was his first flight to the airport in it
  • The pilot had 43-hours experience of flying the 777, a spokesperson for the airline revealed
  • Pictures released by the National Transportation Safety Board reveal the scenes of devastation inside the jet Continue reading

WELCOME TO AZZAM! THE WORLD’S BIGGEST YACHT, THE $600 MILLION, A 590 FT.,THREE-YEAR PROJECT BEHEMOTH OWNED BY A MIDDLE-EASTERN BILLIONAIRE KNOCKING RUSSIAN BILLIONAIRE ABRAMOVICH OFF THE TOP SPOT

Majestic: Believed to have been pictured in the North Sea, the yacht was first unveiled back in April

They’ve created a monster! World’s largest private yacht takes to the sea after £400m three-year construction project to build 590ft behemoth Continue reading

ALASKA CHARTER CRASH: TEN KILLED IN ALASKA CHARTER PLANE CRASH IN KENAI PENINSULA, PILOT AND 9 PASSENGERS KILLED

Nine passengers and the pilot died when a de Havilland Otter Air Taxi crashed on take off from the Soldotna Airport in the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska

BREAKING: Ten killed in fiery charter plane crash in Alaska

By Associated Press Reporter PUBLISHED: 22:39 EST, 7 July 2013 |

Ten people have died after a chartered air taxi crashed and burst into flames at a remote municipal airport in Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula.

The crash of the single-engine de Havilland DHC-3 Otter Air Taxi claimed the life of the pilot and all nine passengers aboard. Continue reading

BIZARRE FOODS AROUND THE WORLD: EXTREME FOODS PEOPLE EAT FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The Most Extreme Foods People Eat Around The World [PICTURES]

Liz O’Connor  BusinessInsider Jul. 7, 2013
 
Slaughtered dogs are prepared for sale in Duong Noi, a small village in Vietnam. Dog meat is a common dish in many Eastern Asian nations.

REUTERS/Kham Slaughtered dogs in Vietnam

From fresh, crunchy locusts to eggs hard-boiled in urine, cultural ideas about what constitutes a delicacy vary drastically by region. But the world is getting smaller, and ideas about what’s acceptable to eat are changing. The U.N. recently told people to suck it up and learn to eat bugs, which are filled with protein and fiber.

And in the wake of the January’s horse meat scandal in the U.K., many people wondered aloud: Why don’t we eat horses when we eat cows and other similar mammals? Continue reading

SMUGGLING RATS: AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT ATTENDANT LOUANN GIAMBATTISTA ACCUSED OF SMUGGLING PET RAT IN HER UNDERWEAR SUING AIRLINE FOR STRESS AND ANXIETY AFTER BLACKLISTED BY CUSTOMS

 

American Airlines flight attendant accused of ‘smuggling pet RAT onto plane in her underwear’

  • Louann Giambattista, 55, was accused of smuggling pet rats onto an American Airlines flight last year
  • No rats were found, but the flight attendant was blacklisted by customs for more than a year
  • Giambattista is suing American Airlines for undisclosed damages for stress and anxiety Continue reading

ASIANA AIRLINES CRASH: BOEING 777 JET CARRIED 141 CHINESE, 77 SOUTH KOREANS, 61 U.S. CITIZENS

Asiana flight carried 141 Chinese, 77 South Koreans, 61 U.S. citizens

Reuters 
People look from a path along San Francisco Bay after an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco

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People look from a path along San Francisco Bay after an Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 that crashed while …

 
SEOUL (Reuters) – The Asiana Airlines plane that crash landed at San Francisco airport on Saturday was carrying 141 Chinese, 77 South Koreans and 61 U.S. citizens, an official at the airline’s head office in Seoul said.

The official could not immediately confirm the nationalities of the remaining passengers. There were 291 passengers and 16 crew members on board the flight that departed from Seoul.

(Reporting by Jumin-Park and Jack Kim; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

ASIANA AIRLINES CRASH: TWO DEAD, 61 INJURED IN SAN FRANCISCO BOEING 777 CRASH, TAIL SNAPPED AND BURST INTO FLAMES

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At least two dead in San Francisco airport jet crash: Terror after ‘tail snapped off Boeing 777 on landing’ and it burst into flames

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DailyMail PUBLISHED: 13:54 EST, 6 July 2013 |

A Boeing 777 plane carrying 291 crash landed at San Francisco airport this afternoon reportedly killing at least two passengers and injuring 61.

The tail of the Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 flight from South Korea was ripped off in the tragic accident around 11.30am PDT and a huge blaze tore through the plane which onlookers described as spinning around on impact. Continue reading

ASIANA AIRLINES BOEING 777 FROM SEOUL, KOREA,CRASHES WHILE LANDING AT SAN FRANCISCO INTL AIRPORT, THE RUDDER-TAIL FELL OFF, A PILOT ERROR HITTING THE GROUND BEFORE THE RUNWAY AS SHOWN BY DEBRIS AND CONCRETE DAMANGE END OF RUNWAY

FAA: Airliner crashes on landing in San Francisco

 
This photo provided by Wei Yeh shows what a federal aviation official says was an Asiana Airlines flight crashing while landing at San Francisco airport on Saturday, July 6, 2013. It was not immediately known whether there were any injuries. (AP Photo/Wei Yeh)

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea, crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, forcing passengers to jump down the emergency inflatable slides to safety. It was not immediately known whether there were any injuries.

The Boeing 777 was supposed to land on runway 28 left at the airport, said Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Laura Brown. She said the sequence of events was still unclear, but it appeared the plane landed and then crashed. Continue reading

MILLIONAIRE’S HANDBOOK: 13 WAYS TO LOOK AND ACT LIKE A MILLIONAIRE, EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT

13 Ways To Look And Act Like A Millionaire, Even If You’re Not

Vivian Giang Jul. 5, 2013attached image

Shutterstock/Denys Prykhodov

The summer brings people together to beach houses and parties, and there’s a chance you’ll find yourself networking with people with big bank accounts. In order for them to trust you with their time — and assets — you need to look the part. How do you look like you’re worth a lot more than you actually are?

In the book “The Millionaire’s Handbook: How to Look and Act like a Millionaire, Even if You’re Not,” Vicky Oliver shares the secrets of looking and acting like you’re a millionaire — even if you’re not. Continue reading

THE 12 mOST EXPENSIVE HOTEL SUITES AROUND THE WORLD

12 Crazy Expensive Hotel Suites Around The World

Oyster.com Jun. 2, 2013

Shelling out thousands of dollars a night for a hotel room may not be in the cards for most of us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t take a voyeuristic peek at the jaw-dropping suites that command these high price tags. Continue reading

VIRGIN ISLAND: INSIDE RICHARD BRANSON’S $60,000-A-NIGHT CARIBBEAN RETREAT RESORT NECKER ISLAND, A LOOK TWO YEARS AFTER THE 2011 FIRE THAT DESTROYED THE GREAT HOUSE

Necker Island

Inside Richard Branson’s new Necker Island: Beautiful Caribbean escape restored to its former glory after devastating fire caused by lightning strike (but it will still set you back £40,000 a night) Continue reading

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES GAVE FREE IPAD TO PASSENGERS AS IT LAUNCHES FREE INFLIGHT TV DEAL WITH SATELLITE DISH

Smooth takeoff: Passengers on the Boston to Baltimore flight were given free iPads on a Southwest flight

Smooth takeoff for latest service offered by Southwest Airlines as it gives passengers iPad on day it launches free inflight TV

CHINA’S SEAWEED BEACH: CHINESE BEACHGOERS FROLICKING IN SWATHES OF GREEN ALGAE IN QINGDAO, THE EDIBLE SEA LETTUCE HELP IMPROVE SKIN AND LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE

Taking a stroll: You'd be forgiven for thinking that this woman was walking across a lush meadow, she is in fact ankle deep in algae swathed sea water

No wonder they’re wearing masks: Chinese beachgoers frolic in a thick green algae that keeps returning despite 20,000 tonnes being removed in last few days

BEST BARBECUE RESTAURANTS IN 10 CITIES ACROSS THE COUNTRY

The Best Barbecue Fare In 10 Big Cities Around The US

Jennifer Polland May 30, 2012East Coast Grill and Raw Bar, Boston

Memorial Day means the start of summer, and summer means the start of barbecue season. But if you haven’t dusted off your grill yet, head to one of these restaurants for some rib-sticking, finger-licking BBQ fare.

 These are the best barbecue restaurants in 10 U.S. cities, based on Zagat’s 2012 restaurant survey, and they are all over the country, from artsy, low-key Austin to New York City’s hipster-friendly Williamsburg.  Continue reading