Sancocho may originally have come from the Canary Islands, the cluster of Spanish islands off the coast of West Africa. But now there are variations of sancocho throughout Latin America in Puerto Rico and Colombia for instance.
The great feasting hall depicted in the English epic poem Beowulf may be located under a field in east Denmark. Tom Christensen, curator of Denmark's Roskilde Museum has been leading the archaeological investigation.
A North Vietnamese businessman who last year bought the tiny town of Buford, Wyoming, has launched his international coffee business there. Pham Dinh Nguyen is hoping traditional Vietnamese style coffee will catch on.