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It is my belief that more often than not, the difference between mediocrity and excellence is vision and courage.
An administrative region of the People’s Republic of China seems an unusual destination as a gambling haven but then Macau is anything but ordinary. A former Portuguese colony with a history of piracy and involvement in the slave trade, gambling has been legal on the island since 1850.
The zoo is always open. Until it isn’t.
Go inside the forbidden world of a spray foam contractor’s job site and see how the world’s best insulation solution is applied and what life is really like for the applicators.
I remember as a child the wonder of discovery that was a part of each and every day. The uninhibited mind, seeking, questioning, supposing, and above all, never afraid to ask a question.
What happened? What changed?
Having perfect mannequins that properly represent the merchandise matters to bricks and mortar dress shops struggling to rescue plunging profits.
A cheap nightclub. Burgundy curtains around a stage, surrounded by lamps and drunken men; a globe reflects its silver light on the cool metal pole, and a provocative girl spins sensually around, stripping off for money. This is the imaginary scenario when people hear the words “pole dance”, but knowing the origin of this intriguing activity reveals how this is more about prejudice than reality.
Giant crystal tasting balloons are brought to your table with great pomp and ceremony, encased in a smoke-filled glass dome that is removed extravagantly. It’s almost comical, but don’t laugh. Drinking elite rum here is a serious business.
What if a prophet is, in essence, a person who is able to hear and interpret the complex signals generated by massive geologic events years in advance of the actual event, and is seized with the overwhelming urge to warn people to take appropriate action