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‘Go beyond pho’: A two-week Vietnamese food pilgrimage in the spirit of Anthony Bourdain

Cycling through the Vietnam’s steamy Mekong Delta, sweat drenching our backs, we ride under coconut palm canopies, we see men fighting rooster cocks …

The Evolution of Bánh Xèo: A Street Food History

<i>When the wind strafes Da Ngan’s window, seedpods shake and rattle like spent bullet casings in the tamarind tree that Americans planted decades ago.</i> …

Hua Lamphong Train Station

Hua Lamphong Railway Station (สถานีรถไฟหัวลำโพง) is the main railway station in Bangkok. It is officially known as the Bangkok Railway Station. It is …

Portsmouth remembers hundreds of sailors who died in sinking of HMS Hood

NEVER forget they gave their lives for our freedom.<p>That was the message from city leaders on a day when one of the biggest single losses of life …

Roswell UFO Crash, 1947. https://t.co/h72ifSfCDq

The first photo of the USS enterprise model and the men who built it, 1965. https://t.co/UUMhqEDmUu

After decontamination trials in Fukushima, Japan will try to scrub Agent Orange from Vietnam

Japan could help Vietnam finally get rid of traces of chemical warfare left in the soil since the Vietnam War.<p>After Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant ruptured in March 2011, Japanese civil engineering company Shimizu trialed its water pressure technologies to purify some of the soil in …

Howard Carter recorded the tomb of #Tutankhamun with detailed drawings - now in the #archaeology archive, Oxford https://t.co/Iv71XwBvjE

Revealed: the dark past of ‘Outcast’, MI6’s top wartime double agent

Secret files name man who spied on Nazis as Alexis Bellegarde, Russian émigré linked to the infamous Zinoviev letter<p>Documents from a secret Swedish archive have identified “Outcast”, the double agent judged by MI6 as “one of the most successful spies against Germany that the 1939-45 war produced”, …

Laos’ strange plain of jars

The few travellers that make it to this remote corner of Laos will find fields of ancient stone jars. Who put them there, and what were they for?<p>Clouds of dust mushroomed behind me as my motorbike bounced along a potholed track outside Phonsavan, a mid-sized town 400km northeast of the Lao capital, …

Changi RAF AirBase Singapore 60s

The Munich Agreement was signed OTD 1938. Far from being #Peace for our time, the world was torn to pieces. #history http://t.co/VFsuJost3o

Vietnamese Iced Coffee (Cafe Sua Da)

Vietnamese Iced Coffee is an intensely brewed coffee concentrate that drips down into a tall glass of ice and a big spoonful of sweetened condensed …

China’s ancient city, where Islam took hold

Xi’an’s Silk Road roots continue to fuel one of the city’s most interesting modern-day neighbourhoods.

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Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>LIVE: Trump hails 'good start' to Putin summit<p>Donald Trump says he hopes for an …

HMS Hood's bell recovered from seabed by Microsoft co-founder

The bell from HMS Hood was recovered from a depth of more than 9,000 feet and will now go on display at the National Museum of the Royal Navy<p>An American billionaire philanthropist has recovered the missing bell from a British battlecruiser that was sunk with nearly all hands, completing the final …

Sembawang, 1967: A walk down memory Lane - Melbourne Bar, Avondale Bar, Peanuts Bar, Red House Bar, Nelson Bar. http://t.co/zYWlbVSYOq

Britain's Stonehenge is more than 2,000 years older than the Roman Colosseum. #architecture http://t.co/ogNGmLc818

Syrian archaeologist 'killed in Palmyra' by IS militants

<b>The archaeologist who looked after ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria for 40 years is reported to have been killed by Islamic State (IS) militants.</b><p>Khaled al-Asaad had been held for about a month by the group, which seized the Unesco World Heritage site in May.<p>The 81-year-old's family informed …

The most terrible lesson of all – Dieppe Raid 1942

In 1942, as Hitler’s troops marched relentlessly towards Stalingrad, Churchill was under pressure to supply a serious distraction in Europe.<p>Plans for …

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Nefertiti 'was buried inside King Tut's tomb'

<b>An archaeologist says he may have found evidence that Nefertiti, the former Queen of Egypt, is secretly buried inside Tutankhamun's tomb.</b><p>The whereabouts of Nefertiti's remains are not known, although those of Tutankhamun - who may have been her son - were found in 1922.<p>New tests have shown there …

Bᅢᄀnh Mᅢᆲ: The Rise of the Vietnamese Sandwich

At once spicy, salty, sour, savory, sweet, and aromatic: a bite into a well stacked bᅢᄀnh mᅢᆲ is always a moment of rapture.<p>Since the Vietnam War ended 40 years ago, Vietnamese have shared much of their culture with the larger world. But many of us who fled as refugees could not have imagined that …

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The Man Who Survived Two Atomic Bombs

Article Details:<p>Author<p>Evan Andrews<p>Website Name<p>history.com<p>Year Published<p>2015<p>Title<p>The Man Who Survived Two Atomic …

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Real street food – No 3: Com Tam, broken rice from Ho Chi Minh City

<b>What’s the dish?</b><p>Com Tam, aka Broken Rice – it’s essentially broken grains of rice left over from the traditional drying and milling process. It looks very similar to normal rice, only the grains are broken into smaller pieces, hence the name.<p><b>Where does it come from?</b><p>Basically, it’s hard to sell due …

Vietnam’s rush to develop risks damaging its natural attractions

New resorts, cable cars and casinos threaten unspoiled landscapes as tourism sector struggles to balance modernisation and development with conservation<p>Fred Trinh sometimes closes his eyes and pictures the lane that drew him to Phu Quoc in 2011 – a double row of palm trees, barely concealing the …

A Quiet Evening in Binh Du'o'ng