Starbucks Gift Of The Week – 50% Off Select Tumblers

Fancy adding to your collection of Starbucks Tumblers or giving somebody you love a gift of Starbucks tumbler for Christmas at a fraction of the cost?

If you are a US resident, then I have a great news to share! 50% discount is offered on these wonderful tumblers until 17 November 2013. On top of that, purchases above US$60 until 31 December 2013 will enjoy free shipping, no promo code necessary.  Plus, if you purchase Christmas Blend 1lb coffee, you’ll also get the limited edition Christmas Blend Tasting Cup. Continue reading…

 

Volkswagen Recalls 2.6 Million Cars Worldwide

FRANKFURT: German auto giant Volkswagen said Thursday it is recalling 2.6 million cars worldwide due to various technical problems affecting different models of its various brands. The problems ranged from faulty lighting, leaky engine fuel lines and  possible malfunction when synthetic oil is used in its gear box, a spokesman  said. Continue reading…

 

Andrew Henderson – World Freestyle Football Champion

Andrew Henderson is the reigning World Freestyle Football Champion and the UK`s freestyle champion for four years running. He grew up in Cornwall, UK, with an incredible passion for football which has evolved and developed into his involvement in one of the most exciting and energetic sub-cultures of football which attracts millions of viewers all over the world. His career in Freestyle Football began about four years ago after he broke his legs. The 22-year-old then started doing freestyle tricks to aid his recovery and now practises for five hours per day, five days a week. Continue reading…

 

Cochineal – Have You Been Served With Bugs In Your Food?

How many of us would eat a bug – fried, toasted, grilled, etc, with pleasure?

With all due respect to readers who do enjoy such delicacies, I bet most of us would not even be willing to touch, let alone consume, a bug.  However, it seems that, we most probably have been consuming those bugs unknowingly since forever.

Ever heard of ‘cochineal’?  If you’ve ever made jelly (agar-agar), you may have read the word ‘cochineal’ on the label of the red food colouring.  Google for ‘Cochineal’ and you’ll find this info: Continue reading…