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Just throw everything in: The Platoon Stew

Main Piece: The 부대찌개 (read: Buddae-jjigae) takes the words 부대 (Buddae) meaning army unit and 찌개 (jjigae) meaning stew/soup together. It is a prime example of the melding of Korean traditional cooking with an American influence. Korea before the technological and cultural factory it has become now was once an incredibly poor country and before… Continue Reading »

High School Senior Prank

Main Piece: Me: So at your high school, senior year, some of the kids made a slip and slide? J: Yeah… so basically, right by the cafeteria there’s this.. ramp? For some reason? And people would just (laughs) set up the slip and slide there and they got– I think they got like water, or… Continue Reading »

Bay Area Ghost Story

Informant EB is 52 years old and recounted the story of a paranormal encounter he experienced last fall: Have you ever experienced anything that you would consider to be of supernatural origins? “As a matter of fact, I have. First some backstory. When my wife and I were purchasing our home we were told by the realtor… Continue Reading »

The Well of Lost Souls

“My second ghost story umm happened just only a few years back, maybe about three years ago. When my children and my sister decided to take a visit to the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California. Umm it was around Halloween time and they do a umm haunted ship or a haunted Queen Mary tour…. Continue Reading »

Rajasthani Wedding Games for the Bride

Rajasthani Wedding Games and Pranks 1. After the wedding ceremony, the bride goes to her husband’s house where his family will put her intelligence, courage, strength and cooking experience to the test (in a friendly series of games). The exact tests to be performed vary by family, but some that Mayuri listed were: – The… Continue Reading »