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1. Record Player and Extensive Collection of VinylsEvery record player owner will tell you that a vinyl just has a more organic and real sound than an mp3. Indie bands, like Old Crow Medicine Band, Mumford and Sons, and the Avett Brothers, as well as classic bands from the good old days of music glory have albums etched into vinyl.
WildAid said 57 percent of people polled in urban Thailand had tried the soup, mostly at weddings, family dinners or business meetings, while more than 100 restaurants in Bangkok serve it.In a 2017 survey, WildAid found that while awareness of the cruelty and extent of the shark fin trade was low, many Thais wanted to try shark fin soup because they had heard it was tasty, a possible indication that demand could rise further.Sharks are also threatened by demand for their meat from Brazil, Uruguay, Britain, Italy and Spain, where consumers are often unaware they are consuming it in seafood dishes. Shark liver oil, known as squalene, is used in cosmetics and health supplements such as omega 3 pills, accounting for 3 million shark deaths a year.Millions more sharks die each yearwhen they are caught alongside tuna, WildAid said. It added that greater protection is needed for blue sharks, with up to 20 million killed deliberately or unintentionally each year.In a statement, Maxim’s Chinese Cuisine said it used DNA testing to make sure it used fins only from blue sharks, a species at lower risk on the IUCN Red List.
Didn understand the stakes, I didn really understand what we were getting into, actor Jonathan Frakes says now as he reflects on the earliest days of Trek: The Next Generation, which launched 25 years ago with the galaxy class ambition of filling up the Federation space left by the original series. Didn know at that point the culturalphenomenon that Trek was. But, believe me, I learned pretty quick.
“And there are some people that I will be appointing and in one case have appointed where he thought very highly of that person, yes.”The “Today” show interview focused on Trump’s selection as Time magazine’s “Person of the Year.” But he took aim at Time for also labeling him “President of the Divided States of America.” He told “Today” host Matt Lauer that the term was “snarky” and that his campaign, often criticized for its heated and highly partisan tone, was not responsible.”When you say divided states of America, I didn’t divide them. They’re divided now,” Trump said. “..