The Ezell's training team and local employees outside the new franchise in Sharjah, near Dubai. (Photo via Ezell's website)

Fried chicken knows no borders

Seattle favorite Ezell's looks to capitalize on the global love of fried chicken.
Nov 17, 2015
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Google GIFs show a rapidly changing Earth

New satellite images are a jarring reminder of the massive transformations humans have made to the planet. 
May 12, 2013
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Full disclosure on my weekend in Vegas

Las Vegas must be heaven for those who don’t get the chance to travel much: Paris, Venice, New York, even Giza. All the wonders of the world packed into one place. When my aunt suggested we go there for a family reunion of sorts a couple weeks ago, I recalled what a friend once told […]
Mar 28, 2012
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It’s a small world: Emirates links Seattle direct to Dubai

In the early 2000s, the global economy was growing and becoming more tightly-integrated. Microsoft and Boeing were on top of their game, and Seattle had just played host to the World Trade Organization (and its critics). Emirates, an up and coming international airline based in Dubai, planned to establish a major route network connecting Seattle […]
Mar 1, 2012