How a 13th Century Cookbook Was Rediscovered After Several Centuries

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By Tobias Carroll Most cookbooks focus on a particular cuisine that’s in the spotlight — or perhaps the work of a chef or restaurant that’s having its moment. If you pick up the new edition of Best of Delectable Foods and Dishes from al-Andalus and al-Maghrib, you’re unlikely to get insights into the hot new food trend of the moment, but that’s all right. The book’s full title, you see, is Best of Delectable Foods and Dishes from al-Andalus and al-Maghrib: A Cookbook by Thirteenth-Century Andalusi Scholar Ibn Razīn al-Tujībī (1227–1293). And if you have any interest whatsoever in the history o… Read More “How a 13th Century Cookbook Was Rediscovered After Several Centuries”

N.J. continues to have worst racial disparities nationwide in its prisons, report says

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Even as New Jersey has dramatically reduced its prison population in recent years, the state continues to have the worst racial disparity among its incarcerated population in the country, according to a new report released this week. The Sentencing Project, a prison reform advocacy organization, found that in New Jersey Blacks are incarcerated at a rate over 12 times that of whites, a strikingly high number compared to the national average of Black Americans being incarcerated at nearly 5 times the rate of white Americans. “It is disgraceful,” said Amos Caley, the prison and drug policy direct… Read More “N.J. continues to have worst racial disparities nationwide in its prisons, report says”

Exclusive-China looks to lock in U.S. LNG as energy crunch raises concerns -sources

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By Chen Aizhu, Jessica Jaganathan and Scott DiSavino SINGAPORE/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Major Chinese energy companies are in advanced talks with U.S. exporters to secure long-term liquefied natural gas (LNG)supplies, as soaring gas prices and domestic power shortages heighten concerns about the country’s fuel security, several sources said. At least five Chinese firms, including state major Sinopec Corp and China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) and local government-backed energy distributors like Zhejiang Energy, are in discussions with U.S. exporters, mainly Cheniere Energy and Venture Glo… Read More “Exclusive-China looks to lock in U.S. LNG as energy crunch raises concerns -sources”

Chronicles of Victory: President Ilham Aliyev interviewed by Turkish A Haber TV channel on October 16, 2020

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By Trend President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev was interviewed by Turkish A Haber TV channel on October 16, 2020. Trend presents the interview. – Greetings to all from A Haber. The eyes of the whole World are focused on the Karabakh region these days. Karabakh, which has been under Armenian occupation for 30 years, is experiencing a great tragedy, because despite the humanitarian ceasefire, Armenians continue to fire at civilians and the Azerbaijani army. Naturally, the Azerbaijani army does not leave these attacks unanswered and dealing heavy blows to the Armenian army. What is… Read More “Chronicles of Victory: President Ilham Aliyev interviewed by Turkish A Haber TV channel on October 16, 2020”

Azerbaijani MoD discusses mine clearing in liberated territories with French delegation

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By Trend Azerbaijani Defense Ministry’s Head, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov met with a delegation led by President of the French National Commission for the Elimination of Antipersonnel Mines (CNEMA) Gerard Chesnel, Trend reports on Oct.15 citing the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry. Greeting the guests, Hasanov informed about the work on clearing mines and unexploded munitions, carried out in the territories liberated from Armenian occupation, after Azerbaijan’s victory in the 2020 Second Karabakh War, achieved under the leadership of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander… Read More “Azerbaijani MoD discusses mine clearing in liberated territories with French delegation”

Azerbaijan names gymnasts to perform at Championships in Japan

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By Trend The composition of the Azerbaijani national team, which will participate in the 38th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships and the 50th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in the Japanese city of Kitakyushu, has been determined, Trend reports. The 50th World Artistic Gymnastics Championships will be held between October 18-24, 2021, and Azerbaijan will be represented by Ivan Tikhonov (men’s artistic gymnastics), Milana Minakovskaya and Samira Gahramanova (women’s artistic gymnastics). The 38th Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships will be held from October 27 to 31, 2021. Zohr… Read More “Azerbaijan names gymnasts to perform at Championships in Japan”

Azerbaijan sees increase in oil prices

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By Trend The price of Azeri LT CIF Augusta, produced at the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) field, increased by $0.55 on Oct.15 compared to the previous price, settling at $86.45 per barrel, Trend reports referring to the source from the country’s oil and gas market. The price of Azeri LT FOB Ceyhan on Oct.15 amounted to $85.67 per barrel, down by $1.54 as compared to the previous price. Azerbaijan has been producing Azeri LT since 1997 and exporting it via the Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) and Baku-Supsa Western Export Pipeline, as well as by rail to the Georgian port of Batumi. Azerbaijan … Read More “Azerbaijan sees increase in oil prices”

Chicago Bears Put RB Damien Williams On Reserve Due To Covid-19 Result

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The Chicago Bears placed the veteran running back Damien Williams on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday. If he is asymptomatic and is vaccinated, he would be able to return once he produces two negative tests 24 hours apart. If he is vaccinated and develops symptoms, he would be able to return once he produces two negative tests 24 hours apart and is asymptomatic for 48 hours. If he is unvaccinated, he would have to quarantine for a minimum of 10 days. This is very problematic for the Bears as the timing of Williams going on the reserve/COVID-19 list leaves them without one more player. The Be… Read More “Chicago Bears Put RB Damien Williams On Reserve Due To Covid-19 Result”

100 Thieves take the Higround, FACEIT gets Gucci | ESI Digest #64

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Each week, ESI Digest breaks down the weekly happenings in the esports industry, making sense of things so you don’t have to. As well as being housed onYouTube, ESI Digest is available on all major podcast platforms and is also available in written form below. In this week’s ESI Digest we cover, 100 Thieves’s acquisition of Higround, FACEIT partnering with Gucci, Endpoint CeX launching a fan token, Team Liquid’s Hercules Tires partnership, plus Wisdom Gaming launching an esports broadcast studio at Mall of America. 100 Thieves acquires peripherals brand HigroundNorth American esports organisat… Read More “100 Thieves take the Higround, FACEIT gets Gucci | ESI Digest #64”

Closing the loop on plastic

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Paco Pangalangan – Philstar.com October 16, 2021 | 10:40am Earlier this year, a World Bank report found that globally, about 4.8 to 12.7 million tonnes of mismanaged plastic enter the ocean every year. Of that amount, about 80% comes from Asia. But the Philippines alone contributes an estimated 0.75 million metric tons of plastic waste in the ocean and is the third-largest contributor globally. Not only that, but a journal article also published earlier this year identified the Pasig River as the World’s top plastic pollution source. Unfortunately, the Philippines did not only top this list bu… Read More “Closing the loop on plastic”