Archive for September, 2016

High school student asks himself to homecoming with elaborate stunt – UPI.com

Friday, September 30th, 2016:

LAKEWOOD, Wash., Sept. 30 (UPI) — A high school student in Washington planned an elaborate stunt to ask himself to homecoming in front of his classmates. Edlaurenz Visaya Yamut shared photos and video of the proposal as he attempted to send a message to other students to not be ashamed about attending the event alone. “So, a lot of people have been telling me that they aren’t going to homecoming because they don’t have a date. But, that’s perfectly fine–but not everyone sees that,” he said. “So, this is my effort in showing that it’s OK to go to homecoming […] Read More →

The Sweet Success Of Bananas Foster Has An Unsavory Past – NPR

Friday, September 30th, 2016:

Enlarge this image Workers unload bananas in New Orleans. Bananas Foster, one of New Orleans’ favorite desserts, is a lasting legacy of an oft-forgotten chapter in the city’s history: the banana trade, which spawned banana republics. Arnold Genthe/Library of Congress hide caption toggle caption Arnold Genthe/Library of Congress Workers unload bananas in New Orleans. Bananas Foster, one of New Orleans’ favorite desserts, is a lasting legacy of an oft-forgotten chapter in the city’s history: the banana trade, which spawned banana republics. Arnold… Read the full article from the author… Read More →

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