Vanessa Gera

  • California Nov 1, 2018

    Gag! Rotting Fish, Maggots on Menu at Sweden’s New Disgusting Food Museum

    Sheep eyeball juice. Bull testicles. Maggot-infested cheese. American root beer. These are among the items considered palatable or even regarded as delicacies in some cultures that the Disgusting Food Museum in Malmo, Sweden is serving up. The temporary museum, which opened Wednesday, clearly braced for revolted visitors to gag at the foods on display, most of which can be smelled...

  • Germany Sep 3, 2018

    Ukrainian City Remembers Jews on Holocaust Anniversary

    The Ukrainian city of Lviv, once a major center of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, commemorated on Sunday the 75th anniversary of the annihilation of the city’s Jewish population by Nazi Germany and honored those working today to preserve what they can of that vanished world. City authorities presented the honored recipients with 75 glass keys — replicas of a...

  • Facebook Jan 25, 2018

    Cow Escapes Farm to Run Free With Wild Bison in Poland

    A farmyard cow in Poland has chosen freedom this winter, roaming with a herd of bison for three months after escaping its pen. The reddish brown cow has been spotted following bison across corn and rapeseed fields bordering the Bialowieza Forest in eastern Poland as they forage for abandoned corn cobs and other food.

  • head May 15, 2017

    Demonization of George Soros Recalls Old Anti-Semitic Conspiracies

    In most nations, having a billionaire financier and philanthropist would be a source of great pride, a person many elected officials would want to cozy up to. Not for George Soros. The demonization of the American-Hungarian billionaire and Holocaust survivor has spread across Central Europe, with the 86-year-old increasingly accused by nationalists of using his money to force his liberal...

  • Europe Oct 4, 2016

    Polish PM Distances Government From Abortion Ban

    Poland’s prime minister said Tuesday that her government is not working on a proposal to tighten Poland’s abortion law, distancing herself from the controversial measure and weakening its chances for becoming law. Beata Szydlo also she did not approve of her foreign minister’s strong criticism of the many Poles who took part in large protests Monday against the proposal. Szydlo,...

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