Joseph Johnson is a sous chef at Mélisse, an award winning french restaurant in Los Angeles.
Foodie, a YouTube channel exploring the world of food through short documentaries, follows Joseph for a week while he shows what it takes to work at the Michelin-Starred restaurant which is owned by chef Josiah Citrin.
The Pirelli Calendar began in 1964, when the Italian tire company’s execs latched on to the inherent marketing possibilities of that timeworn pairing—girls and cars! Its annual arrival rivaled only, perhaps, by the Sports Illustrated annual Swimsuit issue. Brazen, artful, naughty, titillating; relentlessly avant-garde; shamelessly provocative; mildly subliminal— the actual calendar was only ever available on an ultra-exclusive basis …
Jeruselem is known as a holy city occupied by three main religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam – and is claimed by both Palestinians and Jews as their capital. The various identities that make up the known identity of Jerusalem are also what seems to divide it. (more…)
The 2015-16 Music, Dance and Theatre season begins at Stanford Bing Concert Hall with taiko legends Yamato—Drummers of Japan. Prizedfor its percussive power and theatrical flair, this 17-piece ensemble makes contemporary music filled with the fierce, ancient sound of Japanese taiko drums that were traditionally played at sacred Shinto ceremonies and to spur soldiers to battle. Playing drums as big as six-feet wide, cymbals, and flutes, this rousing group, applauded by the Boston Globe for its “keen sense of drama, humor, and verve,” stirs the pulse and spirit with its show Bakuon – Legend of the Heartbeat.
The nCycle made its first appearance at the worlds largest bike exhibitions, the Euro Bike 2014, in Friedrichshafen Germany.
A completely novel take on the traditional shape of the bike the nCycle opts for a continuous flowing frame which houses the electric power system and battery, and allows speeds of up to 25 km/h and a range of up to 90 km. The nCycle, designed in Albania and produced in Capri, also incorporates lifestyle add-ons, such as a locking system integrated into the handlebars and a storage pouch that can be hidden into the top of the frame. The makers began pre-orders in 2014 after their debut which were halted due to technical spec issues. According to the nCycle team they expect to bring the bike to market this year.
Under Armour and Zephyr Technology have teamed up to create a sensor-equipped compression shirt that measures an athlete’s performance, including heart rate, metabolism, body position, and lung capacity.