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Great Big Stories, A Homemade Meal ... From a Vending Machine
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In Japan, vending machines generally sell beverages and simple, readymade provisions. But fresh curry over rice? You bet. Along a lonely stretch of highway in Awa-shi, Japan, you’ll find a rare vending machine selling tantalizing homemade meals. Even better? The vending machine owner, Tadashi Yoshimoto, grows th...
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Great Big Stories, Aged Whiskey ... In A Day?
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There’s a surging demand for whiskey in the world, and Tom Lix has found a way to age whiskey in just 24 hours. Traditionally it takes years to age a barrel, and traditionalists are up in arms over Lix's new product. He tells us about his company, why the industry is ripe for disruption and what it’s like to b...
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Great Big Stories, All Hail Tokyo’s Robot Queen!
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In five short years, Tokyo’s Robot Restaurant has become the stuff of legend. In short, it’s a restaurant where guests are treated to a wild show involving oversized radio-controlled animatronics, dancers, a rock band and more flashing lights and colors than you can imagine. Owner Namie Osawa was working in th...
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Great Big Stories, Ax, Meet Target: Throwing Blades for Sport
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In Canada, you don’t need to be a lumberjack to be an ax-thrower. But you do have to be accurate, careful and ready to master a new sport. Matt Wilson, founder and CEO of the Toronto-based Backyard Axe Throwing League (BATL), explains how casual competition among friends became an organized sport that’s gainin...
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Great Big Stories, Eco-Friendly DIY Homes Fit for a Hobbit
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In Pembrokeshire, Wales, the cutest, handmade houses have been popping up around the county. These wee homes, made of natural, locally sourced materials and scavenged bits from the surrounding countryside, embody low-impact living. What exactly does that mean? It means that the inhabitants who built these houses,...
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Great Big Stories, Hidden Valley Ranch Is a Real Place
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In the 1950s, a man name Steven Henson (his name had previously been Ken) invented a creamy salad dressing at his ranch in California. He called it his ranch dressing. And that ranch? It was called Hidden Valley Ranch. Everyone loved the dressing—so much so that Clorox bought it and marketed what is now the most...
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Great Big Stories, L.A.’s Best Indian Food Is in This Gas Station
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The best things come from the most unexpected places. At least, that’s the case with the Bombay Frankie Company. They’re serving up some of the best Indian food in Los Angeles—all out of a gas station. Brother and sister Hiram and Priyanka grew up in California eating classic Indian cuisine. Now, they’ve l...
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Great Big Stories, Meet the Intern Who Wrote Solitaire for Microsoft
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In 1988, Wes Cherry was an intern at Microsoft when he created a game that would change the lives of office workers forever. That game was Solitaire. At the time there weren't many desktop computer games and most households still didn't have personal computers. So, out of sheer boredom, Cherry created Solitaire. W...
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Great Big Stories, Meet the Man Who Settled Catan
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Move over Monopoly, there's a newer board game in town. Catan, a game night classic modeled after the Vikings' journey to Iceland, has sold over 24 million copies since its release in 1994 as The Settlers of Catan." Creator Klaus Teuber lives in Germany, where running the Catan empire has become a family affair an...
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Great Big Stories, The Doctor of Korea’s Craft Beer Movement
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One glass of beer changed Hee-Yoon Kim’s life. She was working as an herbal medicine doctor in 2012, when a single glass of (particularly good) beer inspired her to pursue a new path entirely. Kim now owns The Booth, one of South Korea’s largest craft breweries. As the company’s creative director, she brews...
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