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Daily Archives: August 31, 2020
Top Culinary Arts Videos: “Japanese Fried Rice” From Teppanyaki Hoen In Kyoto
Fried rice in Kyoto as part of a lunch menu, including Wagyu beef, vegetables, herbs and an egg.
Teppanyaki Hoen(鉄板焼 豊園) is a restaurant located on the 2nd floor of the Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto.
This Teppanyaki restaurant commits on using the best ingredients when cooking your meal. High-quality Japanese Wagyu and seafood, fresh vegetables from the Kyoto area, and salt from France. Their theme is to provide the best fusion of Eastern and Western cuisine. There is also a sommelier present at the restaurant who can recommend you the best wine for your preference.
The restaurant is spacious and even has a private room, so you can come with children without any problems.
Inside Technology: “Rural America’s Fight For The Internet” (WSJ Video)
As many schools around the country start the year virtually, residents in rural communities like those in West Virginia are asking why they don’t have reliable Internet service. The recent bankruptcy of Frontier Communications provides insight into how U.S. broadband policies have fallen short for many Americans.
Photo Illustration: Carlos Waters/ Video: Jake Nicol/WSJ
Top CGI Design: “Japanese Garden” By ‘Six N. Five Studio’ In Barcelona
Inspired by the Japanese gardens and their architecture, amazed by the cleanliness and beauty they have, we took all the references that we collected for a while, and we tried to make our interpretation of this.
The “Japanese Garden” series combines classical elements of Japanese architecture with stylized flora to create scenes that perfectly capture the culture’s desire for simplicity. Portraying the minimal, surreal, and tranquil atmosphere of Japan, we tried to carry a consistent design language throughout each image using elements such as perfectly pruned trees, birch wood accents, and overcast mountain landscapes. The result was these surreal and pleasant compositions surrounded by green and nature.
Travel Videos: Pyongyang, North Korea – “A Rare Look Inside At Daily Life”
It is another rainy day in Pyongyang and the long boulevards of utilitarian buildings have taken on a misty shade of grey. School children do daily exercises before saluting a portrait of Kim Jong-un and adults don lapel pins depicting their leader before a day’s work at the farm or factory. Tracing a form of cultural uniformity that is unfamiliar to many in the West, two Brazilian directors ventured to the capital to paint an evocative portrait of life behind the world’s last iron curtain…
Evolution Of Dinosaurs: “The Golden Age Of Paleontology” (Video)
With advancements in technology and access to areas once considered unreachable, the field of paleontology is experiencing a golden age of discovery. Roughly 50 new dinosaur species are found each year, giving us a closer look at their prehistoric world like never before. Our previous understandings of how dinosaurs looked and evolved are being revolutionized, especially in regards to evidence that modern birds descended from dinosaurs. But while it’s exciting to see how incredibly far paleontology has come from the previous generations, it’s equally as thrilling to imagine what new discoveries lie just ahead.
Infographics: “Shingles – Signs & Symptoms” (2020)
A reactivation of the chickenpox virus in the body, causing a painful rash. Anyone who’s had chickenpox may develop shingles. It isn’t known what reactivates the virus.Shingles causes a painful rash that may appear as a stripe of blisters on the trunk of the body. Pain can persist even after the rash is gone (this is called postherpetic neuralgia).Treatments include pain relief and antiviral medications such as acyclovir or valacyclovir. A chickenpox vaccine in childhood or a shingles vaccine as an adult can minimize the risk of developing shingles.
Morning News Podcast: Portland Mayor, Storm Power Outage, Campaign
This Morning with Gordon Deal reports: Portland mayor urges restraint, renunciation of violence, Hurricane Laura’s power outages could last a month, and Girl Scouts use money they earned selling cookies to make PPE.
Top New Travel Videos: “New Zealand – North Island” By Brian Krehbiel
Filmed and edited by: Brian Krehbiel
A travel film capturing sights across the North Island of New Zealand.
The North Island of New Zealand is known for its volcanic activity, national parks and cosmopolitan cities. Home to about three-quarters of New Zealand’s population, it has the country’s largest city, Auckland. Surrounded by bays and islands, it’s known as the “the City of Sails.” At its southern tips is harbourside capital Wellington, home to the national museum, Te Papa.