Jun 8, 2014
When you think of the circus, most people would think of Barnum & Bailey or Cirque du Soleil. Circus acts are usually comprised of acrobats, clowns, animals and death-defying acts. Most people go to the circus to be wowed and entertained, but what if a circus gave back to the performers as well as the audience?
In Ethiopia, Circus Debre Berhan is known as a “social” circus troupe. The acts...
Dec 10, 2013
Tis the season of holiday tidings and a huge part of the holiday season is the amount of packages that are delivered via UPS, Fedex or the post office. A week ago, Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, announced a new method of delivering packages, via Drones.
As I watched Bezos talk about this new system like it’s the next big thing since sliced bread, I had some nagging thoughts about this new venture. I...
Aug 2, 2012
As a native New Yorker and foodie, I can honestly say that I have sampled and eaten almost everything that’s been placed in front of me. From pigs’ feet, octopus, snails, duck liver and staples like burgers & macaroni & cheese, I have enjoyed them all. That’s why when my husband insisted that I should check out a Ramen place in Manhattan, I wasn’t sure why I should. My first...
Jan 16, 2012
So how would you feel if youre trying to concentrate on a show or play you’re watching, then you hear a vibrating sound next to you and realize that its someone tweeting? Believe it or not, tweeting is now condoned while watching plays or opera in theaters and are called “tweet seats”.
Tweet seats were first used in by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in September as an experiment...