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A Homer Simpson dream come true. This story originally appeared on Money. Zalec, a small town in central Slovenia, is famed locally for the hop farms that surround it in what is known as the "valley of green gold." Soon, however, according to reporting from the BBC, the town is likely be known for something else: a public beer fountain. The project, which proponents say will create Europe's first public beer fountain, gently gurgling local brews rather than water, has no set completion date. Once completed, visitors will pay around $6.75 for 10.5 fl oz, served in a commemorative mug, of one...

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  For a place like New York City that prides itself on its culinary diversity, it’s amazing to see how far the offerings have come in the last few years. Long gone are the days when Chinese food meant greasy egg rolls, bland lo mein, and fried rice studded with unidentifiable meat. A wave of young restaurateurs like Danny Bowien, Jason Wang, and Wilson Tang are showing the vast range of Chinese cuisine, cooking regional specialties from across the country’s twenty-two provinces. Today you can find traditional Cantonese dim sum, fiery Sichuan delicacies, and creative cooking that defies all expectations—if you know...

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