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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

As time goes by, our memories of past eras slowly lose their linear structures but instead come in snippets when chancing upon old memorabilia; an …

Vietnam

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 …

Vietnam

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

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 Ice Coffee Recipe (Cafe Sua Da)

Vietnamese Ice Coffee (Cafe Sua Da)<p>posted by<p>Vietnamese Ice Coffee is an intensely brewed coffee concentrate that drips down into a tall glass of ice …

Coffee

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.

China

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>The Dow Jones suffered its worst daily points decline ever, losing 1,500 points …

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 …

Archaeology

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 …

Historical Pics on Twitter: "1939 Duesenberg Coupe Simone Midnight Ghost. The car was made by the American Car designer Emmet-Armand. http://t.co/2QUB5rSXOB"

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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 …

Archaeology

Historical Pics on Twitter: "Easter Island heads have bodies, 1955. http://t.co/lcqmB0oPSP"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>HistoricalPics</b><p>Tarihteki ilk amele yanığı. RT “@<b>HistoricalPics</b>: Easter Island heads have bodies, 1955. …

Historical Pics on Twitter: "J.R.R. Tolkien's original first page for Lord of the Rings, 1937. http://t.co/zBzfPWzAs5"

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Bánh Mì: The Rise of the Vietnamese Sandwich

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 the Vietnamese sandwich, bánh mì, would one day become an international sandwich sensation, a culinary wonder of our …

Vietnam

Historical Pics on Twitter: "A Zippo lighter from the Vietnam War http://t.co/NsBJvae82C"

New conversation<p>Replying to @<b>HistoricalPics</b><p>The story of so many wars @<b>HistoricalPics</b>: A Zippo lighter from the Vietnam Warpic.twitter.com/oeD3P0y8Wh<p>1 …

Historical Pics on Twitter: "Elvis at Jim's Barber Shop in Memphis, 1956. http://t.co/ALe4lpGZxi"

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Historical Pics on Twitter: "Opening day of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, 1977 http://t.co/PqeGWi54dp"

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