February 9, 1979
Irina Slutskaya Google Videos
Irina Slutskaya is a Russian figure skater generally considered to
be the most successful ladies singles skater in Russian history.
She is an ambassador for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Live: Sochi Day 2 BBC - February 9, 2014
Denise Richards and I share the same birthday - February 17th
but luckily not the same ex-husband - Charlie Sheen
and sadly not the same body ...
Raising the bar: Vietnam's luxury chocolate pioneers AFP - February 9, 2014
Ho Chi Minh City (AFP) - Deep in the Mekong Delta, two Frenchmen have their heads buried in a sack of cacao beans. The pair -- co-founders of Vietnam's first artisan chocolate maker -- resurface, murmuring appreciatively. The sweet-toothed entrepreneurs -- who quit their day jobs to set up award-winning chocolate company Marou -- buy three out of four of 64-year-old farmer Vo Thanh Phuoc's sacks of dried, fermented cacao, paying a premium on the market price for the better-than-average beans.
A Chocolate a Day? Live Science - February 8, 2014
Is it true that a chocolate a day will keep the doctor away? That's what many chocolate companies would like you to believe in their Valentine's Day advertisements. While studies have shown that cocoa provides many positive health effects, the chocolates you buy from your local stores may not impart those benefits. The cacao bean, grown mainly in Latin America, Africa and Asia, is loaded with beneficial compounds. In fact, its early uses, dating back 3,000 years, were mainly medicinal. Treatments have included curing fatigue, angina, constipation, dental problems (tartar removal), dysentery, gout, an "overheated" heart, skin eruptions, fevers and seizures.
Pope Francis meets life-sized chocolate replica of himself NY Daily News - February 8, 2014
Matter and Antimatter Merge at Zero Point
Forget love. ... I'd rather fall in chocolate.