Twitter is booming as a social media destination for U.S. teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal information about themselves even as they try to protect their online reputations.
It takes more than two hours to travel from Medan to Besitang district, Langkat regency, North Sumatra. West of this district is a wildlife sanctuary extending from Central Aceh regency in Aceh to Bahorok district, Langkat regency, better known as Mount Leuser National Park (TNGL).
Numbness in the hands is a common problem amongst those aged between 40 – 60 years. It can be mildly annoying or disabling, and sometimes is accompanied by severe pain. It usually means a nerve is constricted, and should never be ignored, as permanent nerve damage with loss of sensation and strength may result if left untreated.
The gray bearded man in khaki shorts sits quietly in the middle of the Cipta II Gallery at Taman Ismail Marzuki in Central Jakarta, watching as people of all ages wander the space, pausing now and then to contemplate one of many large, colorful canvases filled variously with figures of street dancers and mystic wayang puppets.
Traditional Indonesian architecture may come from the ancients, but it is not by any means obsolete.
A closer look at the archipelago’s vernacular architecture reveals that there is nothing out of date about it; in fact, many of the traditional building concepts are current and even futuristic.
Good ingredients and plenty of love are the building blocks for a superb French dish.
“Classical dishes are very important for me but with variation,” guest chef Stephane Istel explained during his brief visit recently to Orient8 French and Pan-Asian Restaurant at Hotel Mulia in Jakarta.
Taylor Swift is red hot. The singer, who is nominated for 11 Billboard Music Awards, was the show's early leader with six wins, including top country artist, country song for "We Are Never Getting Back Together" and country album for "Red." She topped it off with a colorful performance of her hit "22" — starting backstage and working her way to the main stage on the back of a bike with help from a dozen background dancers and a flurry of red balloons.
Jakarta finally witnessed the Icelandic art-rock phenomenon that is Sigur Rós.
The number of international bands that have graced Jakarta stages over the past several months is extremely high. Lots of bands representing various genres now consider Jakarta as an important stop in the region. In Sigur Rós’ case, it took years for the band to finally make it to Indonesia.
The product is known as mi lethek, meaning dull or ugly noodles. Yasir Feri Ismatrada, who carries on the noodle business of his late grandfather Haji Umar Bysir Nahdi in Bendo village in Trimurti Srandakan, about 30 kilometers southwest of Yogyakarta, feels comfortable with the name.
The Jakarta city government has been trying to improve its solid waste management – in part through changing the perspective of waste from a burden into an asset through technology. The city government has started a “waste-to-energy” program, although it is still in the early stages compared to developed cities like Singapore.
Passing under a tall cypress torii gate, the hustle and bustle of Tokyo is left behind in the tranquil setting of the Meiji Shrine. With gravel crunching underfoot and birds chirping in the treetops, we follow a meandering pathway past a huge rack of sake barrels donated every year by various sake brewers to the souls of Emperor Meiji and his consort, Empress Shoken, to whom the shine is dedicated.