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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

Japanese army soldier Hirro Onodo emerges from the jungle on March 11, 1974 after finally being persuaded that World War II had ended. (File photo: JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan’s Last WWII Straggler Dies At 91

Hiroo Onoda hid in the jungle of Lubang Island in the Philippines until 1974.

01/17/2014

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Island Of Japan’s Tsunami Debris The Size Of Texas Coming To US

An island of debris the size of Texas is floating in the Pacific Ocean heading straight to the United States, a new report states.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2013

Wladimir Balentien in 2007 (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Balentien Now One HR Shy Of Record

Former Mariners outfielder Wladimir Balentien has hit his 54th home run of the season to move within one of tying Japanese baseball’s record.

1090 The Fan–09/10/2013

Wladimir Balentien as a Mariner in 2009 (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Balentien HR Watch: 52, Now 3 From Record

Former Mariners outfielder Wladimir Balentien hit his 52nd home run of the season on Friday to move within three of Japanese baseball’s season record.

CBS Seattle–08/30/2013

A truck rests atop a building at the destroyed fish market in Ofunato on March 16, 2011, five days after the devasting earthquake and ensuing tsunami on March 11. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (credit:NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Japanese Fish Hitch Ride On Boat To Long Beach, Washington

What a long, strange trip it’s been for a small striped fish native to Japan that apparently hitched a cross-Pacific ride in a small boat believed to be part of a tide of debris from that country’s March 2011 tsunami.

04/08/2013

Passenger planes from All Nippon Airways.  (credit: YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan 787 Makes Emergency Landing Due To Battery

An All Nippon Airways flight made an emergency landing Wednesday morning in western Japan after a cockpit message showed battery problems, in the latest trouble for the Boeing 787 “Dreamliner.”

CBS Seattle–01/15/2013

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Lunar New Year 2013 Events in Seattle

2013 marks the Year of the Snake on the Lunar calendar! Come out to one of these festive events – enjoy dances, to food extravaganzas, music and culture from Hmong, Japan and Vietnam!

01/03/2013

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Officials Checking Dock Ashore in Washington

A dock that apparently was ripped away from Japanese waters by a tsunami and drifted for more than a year-and-a-half across 5,000 miles of the Pacific was spotted by the Coast Guard on the Olympic Peninsula.

12/20/2012

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More 2011 Tsunami Debris Washes Up On Local Shores

SEATTLE (AP) — Federal, state and tribal officials are attempting to track a large dock that was reported drifting off the coast of Washington state, one of potentially hundreds of objects that could wash up along […]

CBS Seattle–12/18/2012

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