Archive for May 13th, 2011

May 13th, 2011 - 2:35 pm § in Uncategorized

EAT on the AVE. Bagels, Israeli Schmear???? in SEATTLE ???

from Tasting Menu (excerpted) Wood-fired bagels ??? Small, almost pretzel-like, made by hand.  Eltana’s creators’ Jewish/Israeli cultural influences show beyond their staple in their spreads and salads. Instead of “shmear” you get Zhoug Egg Salad (Zhoug being an Israeli/Middle Eastern mix o[...]

May 13th, 2011 - 8:32 am § in Misc.

How Serious is the Situation in Northern Japan?

Report from Japan on meltdown.[...]

May 13th, 2011 - 6:42 am § in Schools & Colleges

Will Western Washington University Dump Computer Science?

Provost Riordan  has proposed cutting WWU ‘s very successful computer science program from Geekwire by John Cook The Washington Technology Industry Association and the Technology Alliance — two of the largest technology member organizations in the state — have joined the fight to preserve[...]

May 13th, 2011 - 6:18 am § in China, Misc.

精神病患者 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” reenacted in real life in China. Xu Wu, a fireman, has been detained in a psychiatric hospital for four years over a labour dispute against a state-run enterprise in Wuhan, Hubei province. He escaped from the hospital and told his story to a television sta[...]

May 13th, 2011 - 12:02 am § in Misc.

How’s that socialism thing treatin the Europeans?

Germany’s economy grew by 1.5% in the first three months of 2011 compared with the previous quarter, much faster than had been expected, according to official figures. The figures from Destatis showed that domestic demand had been one of the strongest drivers of growth. Also on Friday, France [...]