Demystifying Megrelian Cuisine

Demystifying Megrelian Cuisine

The Megrelian people of western Georgia are rightfully proud of their food. Hot, spicy and varied, Megrelian cuisine has been handed down through the generations since the time of the Kingdom of Colchis. More is better here: hotter, creamier, saltier. Read More




July 20, 1969: Moon Landing Anniversary

July 20, 1969: Moon Landing Anniversary

Forty-five years ago on July 20, 1969, a tiny space capsule containing two American men landed on the moon. Six hours later, the world watched as astronaut Neil Armstrong set his lunar-boot-clad foot onto the moon’s surface. No one alive at the time can forget that live broadcast, the astronauts’ jerky, bouncing movements, their crackling static-y voices and the mind-boggling knowledge that right that very moment, people were walking... Read More


The Longest Auto Race World Tour 2014: A Fireworks Finish in France

The Longest Auto Race World Tour 2014: A Fireworks Finish in France

The cars and drivers participating in the re-creation of the 1908 Great Automobile Race from New York to Paris (operated by MIR) made it to Paris 66 days and 8,585 miles after they started their engines in Japan. A total of 39 tie wraps held together the 1928 Plymouth Roadster driven by trip co-coordinator John Quam as the cars drove triumphantly into the French capital on July 13, 2014. Read More