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China's HIV-Like Virus

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I had to fight so hard to cope with my Nosocomephobia to shoot in a hospital


This new "HIV-like" virus is probably not easily transmitted sexually, but is easily transmitted through kissing, which often takes place during sexual contact. This is why people who catch this virus mistakenly think they have caught a sexual disease


Stadtführer für Steinau 5/8

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Gasthaus Weißes Roß


Steinau: Romantic Medieval Village 5/8
史代瑙.中世紀浪漫之城 5/8


Steinau, Germany / 德國史代瑙
by Don Schumann


(My apologies to all English speakers for posting original published article in in-flight magazine in Traditional Chinese. Please make good use of your internet translator!)

AIDS-Like Disease in Asians

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I had to fight so hard to cope with my phobia to shoot in a hospital


A mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV

The Shining Again

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My favorite books Photo on a cell phone

Listen, there’s a sequel to “The Shining” (novel) will be coming out to haunt you again on September 24, 2013, Stephen King fans!

Stadtführer für Steinau 6/8

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Der Kumpen


Steinau: Romantic Medieval Village 6/8
史代瑙.中世紀浪漫之城 6/8


Steinau, Germany / 德國史代瑙
by Don Schumann


(My apologies to all English speakers for posting original published article in in-flight magazine in Traditional Chinese. Please make good use of your internet translator!)

LA's First Toll Lanes to Open

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Westside Los Angeles, USA


Los Angeles County’s first toll lane will open Nov. 10 on the 110 Freeway, officials announced Tuesday

Cases of Cholera Reported in Taiwan

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A marketing and promotional project I had done for a five-star hotel group, sorry, a dubbed five-star hospital group, in 2005


The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed yesterday Taiwan's first cases this year of locally acquired cholera

Sushi Prices Hike

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Fantastic Sashimi (Japanese: 刺身, raw fish) presented by an island resort operated by an Australian team


Food prices jump again but, this time, it is not corn related, I hope!

Sepulveda Pass Fire Threatens Homes, Getty Center

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"This is not a wind-driven fire, it is topography fire," California coastline


A fast-moving 10-acre fire was whipping its way uphill east of the Sepulveda Pass, causing staff at the Getty Center to voluntarily evacuate

Stadtführer für Steinau 7/8

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Alte Kellerei


Steinau: Romantic Medieval Village 7/8
史代瑙.中世紀浪漫之城 7/8


Steinau, Germany / 德國史代瑙
by Don Schumann


(My apologies to all English speakers for posting original published article in in-flight magazine in Traditional Chinese. Please make good use of your internet translator!)

Rat Infestation Plagues Hamelin

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"City of Pied Piper Fame", one of my reportages released in late 1990's
Photos & written by Don Schumann


The German city of Hamelin may be in need of another Pied Piper - it seems the rats are back

Taiwan Grown Leafy Greens Might Casue Problems

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(Latest news updates on 10/30/2012)

Eat More Dark Leafy Greens on doctor's orders!
Which is not applied to Taiwan locals



A Taiwanese doctor warned Monday that a food source most consumers consider healthy -- leafy green vegetables -- could actually cause a potentially serious blood disorder

Mistura Gastronomic Fair

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My first ever traditional food from Latin America in 1998. It made me feel choked up in the tearful way
(Not only it was my first time eating Latino meal locally, it was simply... Picante!)



The International Gastronomic Fair Mistura 2012 is set to take place in Lima from September 7 to 16

Wolves Busted in My House

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Their manner subtly was the awkwardness of trespassers caught in the act as I opened the front door right before they tried to let themselves in using the key to my house, my own house, my last frontier in (Tamsui,) Taiwan

Stadtführer für Steinau 8/8

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Brüder Grimm Schule


Steinau: Romantic Medieval Village 8/8
史代瑙.中世紀浪漫之城 8/8


Steinau, Germany / 德國史代瑙
by Don Schumann


(My apologies to all English speakers for posting original published article in in-flight magazine in Traditional Chinese. Please make good use of your internet translator!)

Travel on Shoestring

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French-Vietnamese fusion headed to Hanoi

The Vietnamese capital is most budget friendly destination this year