Coffee, most expensive ice cream, and the gastronomy capital

Coffee cupHere are some interesting facts about food and drink:

  • The coffee industry is the second in annual profit (after the oil industry) earning over 55 billion euros!
  • Boiled crabs become red due to a chemical reaction of a protein substance in their crust.
  • French city Dijon is considered the capital of the world gastronomy due to the fact that an international culinary fair takes place in this city every autumn.

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Pau Gasol, serial killer in “CSI Miami”

Spanish national basketball team player and LA Lakers star Pau Gasol might be guest starring in the crime series “CSI Miami“,  according to some Spanish media.

Even though it’s not yet confirmed, Gasol will most probably play the role of a serial killer. The player will shoot his role on three different locations at the city of Los Angeles to appear in what will be one of the first episodes of the ninth season of the series. Continue reading

Entire State of Texas Could be Powered by Solar

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A recent study released by Public Citizen, a consumer advocacy organization, and several environmental organizations has concluded that solar technology alone could supply electricity for the whole state.

They cite a number of mind-blowing prospects from a variety of sources, all pointing to Texas as having the number one solar generating potential of the US states. Continue reading

Florida to Build First Solar Powered City in U.S.

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The first 100% solar powered city in the U.S. is in the works, and will be powered by the world’s largest photovoltaic plant.

The eco-city, called Babcock Ranch, is a joint venture between a real estate developer, Kitson & Partners, and Florida Power & Light, and will be located near Fort Myers, Florida. Continue reading

1/4th of World’s Atlantic Right Whales Gather Off Cape Cod

There are only about 325 North Atlantic right whales left in the world, and approximately 80 of them have assembled in the waters near Cape Cod.

They have come together to feed on an unusually huge population of zooplankton. The whales normally follow zooplankton from Canada as they are moved with ocean currents down to the Massachusetts coast. This year the extra numbers of zooplankton are attracting a record congregation of North Atlantic rights, which are one of the most endangered species in the world. Continue reading

All About Vegas Bars

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Vegas, baby. Vegas! They weren’t lying: what happens in Vegas… stays in Vegas!

How many times have you heard those catch phrases? Well, we agree – they are both very overstated. But, they really do sum up your Vegas experience. Bottom line: Las Vegas is about checking your husbands, wives, girlfriends, boyfriends, etc. at the door and cutting yourself loose from any morals, worries, conscience. This is the place where everyone seems to think that “anything goes” – and it usually does! People actually do enjoy pretending they are somebody else. Even the most conservative woman in your office will let her hair down and give in to that one night stand — she is in Vegas, after all! Continue reading

San Alfonso del Mar – biggest pool on Earth

World’s largest swimming pool is the 1km long artificial lagoon at San Alfonso del Mar resort, Algarrobo, Chile. This giant pool has a few brilliantly designed private beaches made to resemble a tropical surrounding, with numerous palms and white sand. The beaches have small docks for sailboats and kayaks, and it the water is pumped from the Pacific ocean. Part of the resort is the Blue Spa, the first spa center in Chile. Continue reading

Golfing in Puerto Vallarta

Seemingly overnight, Puerto Vallarta has become a world-class golf destination, boasting seven outstanding golf resorts. Some of the world’s greatest golf course architects have designed courses for this tropical paradise in the last decade, including Jack Nicklaus, Tom Weiskopf and Robert von Hagge, who with 11 courses south of the border has become Mexico’s most esteemed golf course designer. Continue reading

8 oscars for Indian "Slumdog Millionaire"

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According to 5.810 members of American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), the best movie this year is “Slumdog Millionaire”. This romantic saga got 8 Oscars: the best director (Danny Boyle), best adapted screenplay, sound, video editing, camera, music, original song.

During the ceremony, Boyle was accompanied by the entire movie crew, including the young actors that came from Mumbai just for the occasion. Continue reading

Movie Stars On Internet

Gone are the days when people fantasized about becoming a national hero by acts of chivalry. Youngsters think more about movie stars than they do about real life heroes like Fidel Castro or Nelson Mandela. Film stars are today’s style icons. They are undoubtedly the epicenter of modern entertainment world. The world moves round Hollywood stars as they have millions of fans all across the world. Continue reading