What does it mean to be nostalgic for outer space? Outer space supposedly summons images of the future and the beyond, hence its blatantly colonial fantasy nickname — the final frontier. Yet proposed travel to outer space these days is a backward-looking endeavor. The angel of history has become an astronaut. In 2018, Donald Trump’s proposals … [Read more...] about Space is being branded as a luxury product for the ultra-rich
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Harrison Jacobs, provided by Published 12:40 pm PST, Saturday, January 12, 2019 Last week, restaurateur Kiyoshi Kimura paid a record-breaking $3.1 million for the first tuna sold in the new year at Tokyo's brand new Toyosu Fish Market, which opened last October. Toyosu replaced the legendary Tsukiji Fish Market, which was famous for decades as the best place in … [Read more...] about A 612-pound tuna sold for a record $3 million at Tokyo’s new fish market, but it’s got nothing on the legendary one it replaced. I visited it before it closed.
By S. M. Chavey, mySA.com / San Antonio Express-News Published 3:50 pm CDT, Monday, October 29, 2018 1. TerlinguaLocated near Big Bend, Terlingua is one of Texas' most famous ghost towns. The town was home to Indians first, then Spanish and Americans followed. Howard Perry from Portland, Maine, began his Chisos Mining Company and the town boomed in the early … [Read more...] about Texas has more ghost towns than any other state, report says
PUBLISHED: 09:45 12 June 2018 Judy Rimmer The gardens of Glemham Hall are opening in aid of St Elizabeth Hospice. Picture: PHILIP HOPE COBBOLD Philip Hope Cobbold How many kinds of sweet flowers grow in an East Anglian country garden? You can find out this summer by wandering through some of the many which are open to the public. Visitors among the majestic trees at … [Read more...] about Opening their gates
Las Vegas has two huge reasons to celebrate: the success of the NHL's Golden Knights and the city's status as one of the hottest housing markets in the U.S. Erik Gunther, provided by Published 1:00 pm, Monday, June 4, 2018 Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images For MGM Resorts International Image 1of/1 … [Read more...] about Las Vegas Skates Circles Around the Competition, in Housing and Hockey