Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The latest “Hunger Games” are yet to begin, but the fans have already arrived in force.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Ko Ruey-ling, a Taiwanese chef and celebrated connoisseur of French food, received a decoration from the French government on Monday honoring her long-time contribution to the promotion of French food in Taiwan.
Members of Welcome to Taipei International Club (WTIC) participated in a visit to the Lin Liu-hsin Puppet Theatre Museum (林柳新紀念偶戲博物館) and were impressed by the magnificent collections of puppets and other related artifacts at the museum, as well as by a special puppet performance.
Doris Lessing emerged from a black cab outside her home in London one day in 2007 and was confronted by a horde of reporters. When told she had won the Nobel Prize, she blinked and retorted “Oh Christ! ... I couldn't care less.”
Marvel superhero Thor hammered rivals for a second straight weekend at the North American box office, industry estimates showed Sunday.
Barbara Park, a former class clown who channeled her irreverence into the million-selling mishaps of grade schooler Junie B. Jones in a popular series of children's books, has died. She was 66.
Monday, November 18, 2013
“Amazing,” exclaimed Tanya. “Encore, Encore,” said her 2-year-old sister, Chloe, while clapping at the whimsical creatures that unveiled a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion.
Alba Diaz runs a special kind of hotel. Her guests are foreigners seeking plastic surgery in a Colombian city that's become a magnet for folks looking for a nip and tuck.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Technology has given readers new ways to curl up with a good book, but the latest trend in Washington is surprisingly old-school: “little libraries,” stuffed with paperbacks, cropping up on front lawns.