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  1. Technique Talk: Reilly Bodycomb makes sense of Rousimar Palhares' brutalityRead the original story

    Saturday |

    Why is there still so much consternation over leg attacks in MMA and more specifically, WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares' history of them? Is the scrutiny about leg locks or is Palhares' use of them forcing an examination of the practice entirely? Do the MMA and grappling communities even have a fair view of leg attacks at all? Should these techniques be reviewed for use in MMA? In the wake of the brutal kneebar submission of Jon Fitch at WSOF 16 , MMA Fighting spoke with elite grappler , sambo expert and leg lock aficionado Reilly Bodycomb.


  2. Will economic woes burst bubble for Russia's Jews?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Times of Israel

    Russian Jews walk into a Kosher foods market in Moscow, Russia, on December 1, 2014. ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - In the basement of one of Europe's largest synagogues, 100 Jews are waiting to meet local film star Boris Smolkin.


  3. Will Russia's economic woes burst bubble for Jews?Read the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - In the basement of one of Europe's largest synagogues, 100 Jews are waiting to meet local film star Boris Smolkin. The crowd applauds enthusiastically as the 66-year-old funnyman, who gave his voice to Master Yoda in the Russian-language version of the "Star Wars" trilogy, sucks daintily on an electronic cigarette during a public interview about growing up Jewish and chasing stardom in communist Leningrad, as this city was called in Soviet times.


  4. My Other Taxi Is A Pink Russian Army Amphibious Scout VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Inventor Spot

    Neither snow nor rain nor flood shall impede these taxis from delivering paying customers to their destinations. That's because the innovative pink-painted cabs are decommissioned Russian Army amphibious scout vehicles that can keep on driving through hell or high water... well, through high water at least.


  5. From Damascus To Carnegie Hall, A Refugee Child Prodigy Plays The Piano For PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Switched

    When 15-year-old Tambi Asaad Cimuk walked into a music store in this northwestern Turkish city last year, he had never played the piano before. Now, the shy Syrian refugee from Damascus is set to perform at Carnegie Hall next month.


  6. These requests from abroad, Vol. 6: 'I wish you prosperity and development!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Potable Curmudgeon

    If you own a brewery or work for one, you've probably fielded numerous e-mail inquiries from overseas asking for beer labels, crown caps and the like, as destined to become the cherished keepsakes of private collectors who've somehow heard of your portfolio, even in far-off Montenegro or Macao. To me, there is something compelling and yet haunting about these foreign requests, which tend most often to come from Central/Eastern European locales, places of longtime personal interest to me historically and geographically.


  7. Further coverage of British Museum Hermitage loanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Elginism

    Part of the Parthenon Marbles, the British Museum plans to loan the river-god Ilissos to the Hermitage in St Petersburg The British Museum is to lend a marble sculpture of the river god Ilissos, part of the Parthenon Marbles, to the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, Russia. According to the British Museum, it is the first time that one of the Parthenon Marbles has been requested for a loan, and will be the first time the marbles have left the museum.


  8. 'The Nutcracker' to be performed by 3 area ballet companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 |

    Dancers perform during a past performance of the Pioneer Valley Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker" at the Academy of Music in Northampton. Pioneer Valley Ballet at Academy of Music in Northampton, Dec. 12 at 4 and 7:30 p.m., Dec. 13 and 14 at 1 and 4:30 p.m. Massachusetts Academy of Ballet at Wistariahurst Museum in Holyoke, Dec. 12 at 4 and 6:30 p.m., Dec. 13 at 11:30 a.m., 2 and 4:30 p.m., and Dec. 14 at 2 and 4:30 p.m. Tickets: Pioneer Valley Ballet tickets are $15 to$40 and available by calling 584-9032 ext.


  9. Britain loans Russia a disputed treasureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | CNN

    As the United Kingdom continues to enforce sanctions on Russia over its actions in Ukraine, the British Museum has announced it is lending one of the controversial Elgin Marbles to a St. Petersburg museum, describing it as "a marble ambassador of a European ideal." A statue originally from the Parthenon in Greece will go on display at the Hermitage Museum on Saturday, British Museum Director Neil MacGregor said in a statement.


  10. British Museum lends Russia Elgin MarbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | CNN

    The marble statue of the river god Ilissos, from the west pediment of the Parthenon in Greece, was designed by Pheidias in Athens during 438BC - 432BC. The British Museum is lending this statue, one of the Elgin Marbles, to the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.


  11. Daniel Swain Heads into M-1 Challenge with a UFC-Sized Chip on His ShoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | MMA Weekly

    While inconsistency has plagued former XFC featherweight Daniel Swain over the past two years, he could have very much put himself back on track with a 67-second win in his most recent bout. At King of the Cage: Steadfast this past August, Swain had his best performance in years when he defeated former WEC veteran Mike Joy just over a minute into their bout.


  12. Ringing of the bells: St. Petersburg, RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | San Diego Reader

    On a recent trip to Saint Petersburg, Russia , I visited the Alexander Nevsky Monastery . Founded in 1710, it contains some of the oldest structures in the city besides boasting several unique burial grounds - including one for World War II Soviet generals, another for famous composers, and one for the motherland's most noted authors.


  13. Inside the gay club scene in St Petersburg, RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2014 | Xtra!

    While travel to Russia may seem ill-advised to many gay people right now, St Petersburg has a surprisingly warm and vibrant club scene for those who dare make the journey. In fact, the city is known as the gay capital of Russia, and its diverse nightlife offers a venue to suit most LGBT travellers' tastes.


  14. Starpoint Resort Group Invites Travelers to Experience Newest Exhibit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | PRWeb

    Starpoint Resort Group is eager for travelers to take a stroll through the latest exhibit showcased at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Starpoint Resort Group invites travelers to see a fantastic new exhibit while in Las Vegas this month.


  15. Jumeirah road-show to attract Kuwait 'tourists'Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Arab Times

    KUWAIT CITY, Nov 20: Jumeirah Group, the global luxury hotel company and a member of Dubai Holding, will highlight its 22 luxury hotels, resorts and residences across 11 destinations worldwide during its annual GCC roadshow, which includes a stop in Riyadh, Doha, Kuwait and Abu Dhabi. During the Kuwait event, Jumeirah representatives will address top travel trade, tour operators, travel agencies and clients on 25 November 2014 at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa.


  16. Once Upon a TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Austin Monthly

    Guests booking a room for a certain date last November at the regally redone Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia, got something unexpected - an invitation to the hotel's long-awaited grand opening fte. "Bring an evening gown," they told one woman from the Midwest.


  17. Metalhead, Hermitage Revealed open in TorontoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Globe and Mail

    Iceland is dark, even without the Megadeth and Judas Priest soundtrack. From the director Ragnar Bragason comes a subtitled rural family drama about an outcast teenage girl who answers her heavy grief with heavy metal and hell-raising tractor rides.


  18. Is travel insurance stacked against you?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | USA Today

    Is travel insurance stacked against you? Travelers face a dizzying array of choices when it comes to insuring their trips. Check out this story on Travelers face a daunting array of insurance options when they book, but choosing the right medical policy could save you tens of thousands of dollars in the event of an emergency.


  19. G-20 SummitRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Watersblogged

    Source: --- Thursday, September 05, 2013The CBS News Roundup: The G-20 Summit kicked off with President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin smiling for cameras as tensions between the two countries remain high; McDonald's is considering a "Dollar Menu" with higher-priced items; and the National Zoo's new panda is a girl -- all this and more. Alexander Trowbridge reports on the news you need to know.


  20. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Hanna Miller started walking across the state of Mississippi in October, her beginning point on the Alabama state line near Tombigbee State Park. She has stopped in several places, luckily finding at least a backyard on private land to sleep in, along with her friend Katya Korableva from St. Petersburg, Russia.