Germany isn’t exactly famous for its hot food. When Germans crave spice, they’re out of luck.
Or at least, those who aren’t “in the know” are. But if you know the right people, you can get in on a hot secret: apparently, Berlin’s numerous Thai and Vietnamese immigrants have taken matters into their own hands with Thai Park — an Asian street food market held in a park on the outskirts of the city.
If your shoelaces break while you’re passing through the Arequipa region of southwestern Peru, there’s no need to be concerned. This guy has you covered…as well as himself — you figuratively and himself literally.
(If you don’t anticipate being in a predicament that will require this man’s services, then just take a moment and admire his simple creativity and extraordinary hard work.)
Many Americans know little more about where the deadly Ebola outbreak has occurred except that it’s “in Africa.” Of course, Africa is the world’s second largest continent, so it helps to be a little more specific, especially when freaking out about being near someone who’s been to the vast continent.
The virus has been largely contained to just three countries — Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone. To illustrate the size of this area, British chemist Anthony England, who’s spent a lot of time in sub-saharan Africa, created this helpful map…
While several cases of Ebola have occurred in three other nearby countries, those cases were contained and the virus is not a threat there, similar to how it’s been contained in the United States.
If you live in Afghanistan and know how to speak English, the U.S. military and their contractors are very interested in employing your services to help them navigate the country. But at some point, the military deployments end and contractors return home, leaving you, the translator, without a job and, more importantly, without protection from the Taliban.
John Oliver covers the threats translators face and the shocking reality that the U.S. government isn’t helping them escape to the safety of the U.S. thanks to nearly insurmountable bureaucratic red tape.
If you aren’t familiar with the story, you should watch this…
If you aren’t sure exactly what Ebola is or how you should respond to it, this short video is for you. It covers everything from where it originated and how it spreads to what the virus does to your body and, most importantly, what you need to do about it…