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How to Say Happy Thanksgiving in 7 Asian Languages

How to Say Happy Thanksgiving in 7 Asian Languages

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. How do you say Happy Thanksgiving in Japanese, Chinese, Russian? I could tell you here but then you still might not know. Ask a friend from one of these countries if the translation is wrong/right? Then ask them how to say it. Finally, look them in the eye and tell them from your heart –…

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Korea’s Capsule Camera

Korea’s Capsule Camera

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has a capsule-type endoscope that passes European medical standards. The endoscope is being sold in: 1. Portugal, 2. Sweden 3. the Czech Republic, and 4. is wanted by buyers from some 20 other countries

The Winner – The Fastest to Cross Han Solo

The Winner – The Fastest to Cross Han Solo

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I am not sure crossing Han Solo would make someone a winner in a distant galaxy, but in Seoul, Korea it did. Contestants – 14 men and four women, from eight different countries such as China, Russia, the United States and, of course, the home country, Korea competed to cover 1,000 meters on a tightrope…

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Wal-Mart Becomes E-Mart

Wal-Mart Becomes E-Mart

Bill Belew has raised 2 bi-cultural kids, now 34 and 30. And he and his wife are now parenting a 3rd, Mia, who is 8. I think it is interesting that Wal-Mart couldn’t make it in South Korea. Shinsegae bought Wal-Mart out and changed the name to E-Mart. They decided to save money by only changing half the signs on the outside of the store and in their advertisements. Wal-Mart lost a little more than $200 million last year. That’s…

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