In 1886 his opposition to the Central Asian Military railway caused him to lose his seat in the council.
Asian excavation; but small Hittite objects have been sold in Smyrna and Aidin.
In the Urals the marine facies is more fully developed and the fauna shows affinities with that of the Productus limestone of the Central Asian mountain belt.
Then the ocean gradually retired into the great Central Asian depressions.
In that year a horde, variously estimated at from two to four thousand souls, with their flocks and their slaves, driven originally from their Central Asian homes by the pressure of Mongol invasion, and who had sought in vain a refuge with the Seljukian sultan Ala-ud-din Kaikobad of Konia, were returning under their chief Suleiman Shah to their native land.
On the other hand, the Bactrian species, which is employed throughout a large tract of central Asia in the domesticated condition, appears, according to recent researches, to exist in the wild state in some of the central Asian deserts.
BOKHARA, or BUKHARA (the common central Asian pronunciation is Bukhara), a state of central Asia, under the protection of Russia.
Functionally, Mesopotamia is the domain that lies between Babylonia and the related trans-Tigris districts on the one hand, and the west Asian districts of Maritime Syria and Asia Minor on the other.
The flora and also (though to a less degree) the fauna present not only Asian and Central African affinities, but, what is more interesting, Mascarene, South African and Antipodean-American relationships, indicating a very different distribution of land and water and necessitating other bridges of communication than now exist.
On the latter hypothesis it has been generally assumed that the wild camels are the descendants of droves of the domesticated breed which escaped when certain central Asian cities were overwhelmed by sand-storms. This theory, according to Professor Leche, is rendered improbable by Dr Sven Hedin's observations on the habits and mode of life of the wild camel.
into Central Asian wilds, which lasted from March 1879 to October 1880, included the sources of the Hw: Ho, or Yellow river, till then unmapped and unknown.
In early and middle Tertiary times, when the Indian peninsula was an island, and the sea which stretched into Europe washed the base of the Himalayan hills, Sokotra was in great part submerged and the great mass of limestone was deposited; but its higher peaks were still above water, and formed an island, peopled mainly by African species - the plants being the fragmentary remains of the old African flora - but with an admixture of eastern and other Asian forms. Thereafter it gradually rose, undergoing violent volcanic disturbance."
By the Kabul valley route, which includes at its head the group of passes across the Hindu Kush which extend from the Khawak to the Kaoshan, all those central Asian hordes, be they Sacae, Yue-chi, Jats, Goths or Huns, who were driven towards the rich plains of the south, entered the Punjab.
(d) The great part which central Asian tribes have played in history is obscured by the absence of any common name for them.
Two distinct floral regions meet in Syria, that of the Mediterranean and that of the west Asian steppe-land.
The supreme orographic importance of this great Central Asian mountain system was recognized in a fashion even by the geographers of ancient Greece.
Gamal), the name of the single-humped Arabian Camelus dromedaries, but also applied to the two-humped central Asian C. bactrianus and to the extinct relatives of both.
A second antelope inhabiting the same country as the chiru is the goa (Gazella picticaudata), a member of the gazelle group characterized by the peculiar form of the horns of the bucks and certain features of coloration, whereby it is markedly distinguished from all its kindred save one or two other central Asian species.
With that event it is again natural to connect Timothy's imprisonment, his release from which our author records in closing; while the news of Jewish success in Paul's case would enhance any tendency among Asian Jewish Christians to shirk "boldness" of confession (x.
Lastly, the Central Asian G.
(the Central Asian Nemachilus siluroides).
There are many indications of the date, which may be summarized as follows: (a) Condition of the Asian churches.
The Chinese statement that the Hoa or Ye-tha were a section of the great Yue-Chi, and that their customs resembled those of the Turks (Tu-Kiue), is probably correct, but does not amount to much, for the relationship did not prevent them from fighting with the Yue-Chi and Turks, and means little more than that they belonged to the warlike and energetic section of central Asian nomads, which is in any case certain.
The Alexandrian Clement, Tertullian, Origen, Eusebius, Jerome and Augustine only tell of the Zebedean what is traceable to stories told by Papias of others, to passages of Revelation and the Gospel, or to the assured fact of the long-lived Asian presbyter.
macrotus), Syphneus aspalax and the alpine Lagomys from the Central Asian plateaus; while the tiger makes incursions not only into the Amur region but occasionally as far as Lake Baikal.
There are likewise several nearly related central Asian species, such as O.
admixture test to give an overview of how African, European, Asian, etc. folks were.
This area is important for waders, including the Asian dowitcher Limnodromus semipalmatus (R ), a rare winter migrant.
Today in many Asian countries silk filled duvets are preferred for their comfort.
Update on the SE Asian earthquake: from the USGS website.
findings of a survey of Asian older people in Bradford.
Gold, black, and red are popular colors in many Asian cultures.
You can choose from anything from classic american food, to seafood, to asian cuisine.
These beds are conformably succeeded, along the Central Asian watershed, by a continuous series of strata which apparently represent the Permian, Trias and Jurassic of Europe.
It also affords material evidence of that wrinkling or folding action which accompanied the process of upheaval, when the Central Asian highlands were raised, which is more or less marked throughout the whole of the north-west Indian borderland.
By this remarkable journey he proved that, for resolute and enduring men, travelling in the Central Asian plateaus was easier than had been supposed.
Griggs, Asian Carpet Designs).
"Rhyn," the Immortal with Asian features snapped up at Rhyn's appearance.
For ten years he was deputy chief editor of a major South Asian weekly in Mumbai: The Blitz.
Asian elephants live in groups of about 20 adult females with their young.
endanger peace and security in Taiwan Strait and the East Asian region.
Cases were deaths known to occur in a hospice and the exposure variable was Asian ethnicity, based on the patient's name.
ethnology section and Curator of Asian Collections at the Liverpool Museum.
This was a clear call for the two South Asian nations not to conduct any more nuclear explosions.
They are the ideal complement to the currently fashionable Asian fusion food, " says Chris.
Savings on everything from Asian styled gifts to Zebra porcelain figurines.
GC course included fora with guest speakers, on Asian Tsunami, Climate Change and Justice for Africa?
Herbs that may be helpful Asian ginseng may prove useful for male infertility.
PF: For the last 10 years I've been studying what is called angle-closure glaucoma in Asian people.
Asian grocers are good places to pick up unusual varieties.
Article continues In general, cricket in south Asian fiction assumes a more mature guise.
handcrafted by Asian artists.
Premierbet were the first company to offer Asian handicap betting online.
Paul Sinha, a pioneering Asian comic and regular headliner at UK comedy clubs, entertained guests.
heartening to note the rise of standards among the Asian players over the last two years.
Over 3.3 million people have been left homeless by the South Asian earthquake with winter drawing in rapidly.
homeless by the South Asian earthquake with winter drawing in rapidly.
homo erectus seems to have dwindled greatly in its Asian homeland by 300,000 years.
Asian cinema is becoming the new hotbed of talent in the Horror genre.
huge success in Asian markets, the drink has now been adapted to Western tastes.
hundreds of millions raised by the Asian Tsunami Appeal?
wild indigo, Asian ginseng, Astragalus, schisandra are all used as immune strengtheners.
inducted into the scheme after winning the gold medal in the 1998 Asian Games in Bangkok.
interethnic conflict that the older Asian American generation faced.
Some of these objects have helped historians put together the jigsaw puzzle of ancient central Asian history.
Vintage: 2002 Food Choice: Delicious with spicy beef noodles, lamb kebabs or meat dishes with an Asian bent.
terrestrial leeches, one of Madagascar's many interesting Asian affinities, can be a real pest.
We also have a newly built reptile house and now have various mammals on display, including meerkats and asian short clawed otters.
The ' Asian meltdown ' hit global markets during the preparation of this feature, upping the stakes in the widening risk debate.
militarism of the Asian great powers.
But this worries Japan's Asian neighbors, which were victims of Japanese militarism in the first half of the 20th century.
minority of Asian voters, race is an issue.
The Asian Minor cuisine uses molasses as dressing, in pastries, e.g. in puddings.
There was also a local group singing tunes from popular musicals and some dancing by local Asian and African dance companies.
Brown mustard seed is smaller and hotter, traditional for Asian and African cooking, and comes from the Indian mustard, Brassica ramosa.
A multi-screen cinema, an Asian cinema and of course the historic Harrow School, alma mater of such notables as Sir Winston Churchill.
New fertilizer formulations, especially for the Asian market e.g. oil palm, are produced first at Espoo.
Only 10% of the children registered with the GDS were of Asian ethnic origin compared with 54% of those attending the CDS.
The special event is particularly topical as no fewer than four baby Asian short claw otters were born at the end of May.
outpace is also outpacing other East Asian countries, according to Shahid Yusuf, head of research for development economics at the World Bank.
Born in the Black Country and of mixed South Asian and welsh parentage, Khan now lives in London.
Apricots are probable, tho I think they may need some chill, but I don't know about avocado or Asian pear.
I'd say it's always wrong to demonstrate that Black and Asian characters have no permanency.
But the bird of this area tho was a White tailed plover, an Asian vagrant and only the eighth Hungarian record.
The creation of an Asian Silicon Valley is itself inherently political.
Robert Fortune disguised himself as an Asian to evade capture and brought back pom Pom pom chrysanthemums.
The story encompasses the final dispatch of history's greatest soldier - Napoleon - and the subjugation of Asian and African potentates.
Further claims of Acheulian finds in the Indian Siwaliks have been made in the past, but not accepted by other south Asian prehistorians.
prized item for practitioners of Asian medicine.
But, hey, I never professed to be the World's greatest Asian genre film fan.
Such analyzes help explain why polemics against foreign workers became so pronounced at the time of the Asian Crisis.
provide a service specifically for South Asian women.
If only an Asian boy had not been locked up with a racist psychopath.
rattan species are Asian in origin, although a few grow in West Africa and Australia.
An important portion of these flows stems from the foreign reserves of the Asian central banks.
It is also one of the few remaining areas with the endangered Asian one-horned rhino.
Asian elephant, Sumatran rhinoceros, orangutan, and tiger populations are all declining because palm oil plantations are encroaching on their habitats.
March 2006 Widescreen Mark Cousins One of the great themes of film history has been the growing rivalry between Hollywood and Asian cinema.
The desert sands buried the Indian [Central Asian] cities.
seamy underside of a Central Asian city, finally gets in over his head.
We also provide a service specifically for South Asian women.
The Asian shopkeeper whom he abused stated that there was a racist comment made.
southeast Asian nations with offers of trade arrangements.
Stopped at a feeding station to observe Asian Rosy Finches and Eurasian Tree sparrows.
Further east is the HortobÃ¡gy National Park, the ' Hungarian Puszta ', the alkali plains which begin the Asian steppes.
We left the bustle of central China as we drove west into the central Asian steppes.
By exploring the diversity and creativity of British Asian music, it confounds stereotypes and inspires all those who witness the acts who perform.
Skipping on the backs of recent Asian music trends, the Buttersprites subvert the stereotypes into strangely classic interpretations of a fad.
CWI members from throughout the Asian subcontinent attended the recent World Social Forum in Mumbai, India.
subspecies of the Asian elephant are E. m. sumatranus on Sumatra and E. m. maximus on Sri Lanka.
Already a huge success in Asian markets, the drink has now been adapted to Western tastes.
This week's writer, Robin Mukherjee, draws his main plot from the sensitive issue of child labor in an Asian sweatshop.
synth driven frenzy into some more traditionally Asian minor chords.
Dining When it comes time to tantalize the taste buds, the resort's two restaurants offer the choicest Asian and European Delicacies.
Third Worldinclude poverty, third-world debt, Asian financial crisis, development politics, impact of HIV/AIDS.
Food supply also remains tight in several other central Asian countries.
In other words, East Asian producers face a trade-off.
travel agencype of travel, local asian travel agencies may give you a bigger discount than online ones.
Children in Sri Lanka will feel the effects of the Asian tsunami for years to come.
With the Asian elephants, only some males grow large ivory tusks.
Black, Arab and Asian students are currently underrepresented across the university.
The son of an American ambassador, addicted to the seamy underside of a Central Asian city, finally gets in over his head.
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And don't forget the emergence of previously unsung African and Asian players at recent championships.
westerlyng Asian summer monsoon is preceded by weak upper tropospheric westerlies over south Asia and vise versa.
We who live in the West should not, of course, adopt Asian theology wholesale; that would be the begging approach.
wormwood plant that naturally grows in Southeast Asian mangrove swamps.
worrisome developments in Asian countries, in particular in China.
In this matter, there are very worrisome developments in Asian countries, in particular in China.
The increase of many animals in size (becoming twice as large as in Europe); the appearance of white varieties among both mammals and birds, and their great prevalence among domesticated animals (Yakut horses); the migrations of birds and mammals over immense regions, from the Central Asian steppes to the arctic coast, not only in the usual rotation of the seasons but also as a result of occasional climacteric conditions are not yet fully understood (e.g.
In 84 Sulla made it the seat of a conventus of the Asian province, and it long claimed primacy among Phrygian cities.
European and Chinese merchants resided at Ardebil in the middle ages, and for a long time the city was a great emporium for central Asian and Indian merchandise, which was forwarded to Europe via Tabriz, Trebizond and the Black Sea, and also by way of the Caucasus and the Volga.
d '?.?i E Longitude East 78Ã‚° of Greenwich F 3,c in the immigration from the Central Asian plateau of such species as could adapt themselves to the dry climate and soil, in the disappearance of European and Altaic species from all the more arid parts of the region, in the survival of steppe species, and in the adaptation of many of the existing species to the needs of an arid and extreme climate and a saline soil.
The "culture" or "apricot" zone is followed by the prairie belt, in which black-earth plants (Stipa and the like) struggle for existence against invading Central Asian forms. And then come the lowlands and deserts with their moving sandy barkhans, shors and takyrs (see Transcaspian Region).
During the later Tertiary period all these desert regions would appear to have been covered by an Asian Mediterranean or, at all events, by vast fresh-water lakes, a conclusion which seems to be well warranted by the existence of salt-stained depressions of a lacustrine character; by traces of former lacustrine shore-lines, more or less parallel and concentric; by discoveries of vast quantities of fresh-water mollusc shells (e.g.
SIR - The recent tragedy of the Asian quake disaster has undoubtedly touched everyone 's hearts.
Most of the 600 or so rattan species are Asian in origin, although a few grow in West Africa and Australia.
The most important modern source is the collection of South Asian newspapers and serials published in the UK and received under legal deposit.
Is it true that Asian women are passive, sexless beings forced into arranged marriages?
China has used its huge market to entice Southeast Asian nations with offers of trade arrangements.
Stopped at a feeding station to observe Asian Rosy Finches and Eurasian Tree Sparrows.
The Terai Arc is a corridor of biodiversity teeming with Asian elephants, swamp deer, and river dolphins galore.
This week 's writer, Robin Mukherjee, draws his main plot from the sensitive issue of child labor in an Asian sweatshop.
On the eponymous album, the songs move from a synth driven frenzy into some more traditionally Asian minor chords.
Dining When it comes time to tantalize the taste buds, the resort 's two restaurants offer the choicest Asian and European Delicacies.
Examples include poverty, third-world debt, Asian financial crisis, development politics, impact of HIV/AIDS.
For this type of travel, local asian travel agencies may give you a bigger discount than online ones.
With two locations to choose from this is your chance to learn how to cook south east Asian food in unabashed luxury.
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And do n't forget the emergence of previously unsung African and Asian players at recent championships.
A strong Asian summer monsoon is preceded by weak upper tropospheric westerlies over south Asia and vise versa.
Artemisinin is produced by a wormwood plant that naturally grows in Southeast Asian mangrove swamps.
The atlas was crucial in learning about the geography of Asian countries.
The atlas wascrucialin learning about the geography of Asian countries.
The adoption situations available for couples who dream of having a child can range from newborn African American or Caucasian infants to American Indian or Asian teenagers looking for a permanent home.
Find ceramic and steel blades, Asian knives, cutting boards and knife blocks.
Browse the collection by artist or theme, such as Asian art, photography or romantic creations.
Asian Sensations offers microwaveable Egg Rolls, Crab Rangoon, and Wontons.
Depending on the area, you may be able to find a shop dedicated to buying Chinese food, or there may be a more generic Asian grocer also selling Japanese, Thai, and Indian ingredients.
Asian groceries may offer cheaper prices on some products, as they aren't considered specialty or gourmet products in that venue.
Experimental cross breeding between wild Asian Leopard Cats and domestic house cats began in earnest back in the 1960's.
Bengals are a bit larger than the average cat, owing to their Asian Leopard Cat heritage, and should feel quite muscular.
In most cases, female Asian Leopard Cats were crossed with domestic male cats due to sterility problems in male progeny from the early crosses.
Melamine is a chemical used in Asian fertilizers that is being linked to the wheat gluten found in the recalled pet foods.
Designers use common terms for decorating styles such as contemporary, modern, rustic, Asian, Southwestern, cottage, country, Victorian, eclectic, green or eco-friendly and the list goes on.
For example, the word contemporary can include styles such as modern, tropical or Asian.
Most people associate Asian furniture with Oriental style furniture.
Sometimes Asian style furniture looks Persian, Indian or tropical.
Asian style living room furniture is often made from mahogany or rosewood with painted embellishments in the shiny, dark surface.
Bamboo is also commonly found in Asian style furniture.
Exotic style room divider screens and silky or satin pillows and throws would enhance Asian style sofas and chairs.
An eclectic living room might have a solid colored overstuffed sofa with mixed animal print throw pillows and a zebra area rug under an Asian style rosewood coffee table.
If you're in the market for a fashion forward or vaguely Asian vibe in your bed design, it'll work for that too.
Asian and American ginseng is combined with B Vitamins to help you maintain healthy levels of energy throughout the day.
Traditionally, it is used in many Asian dishes, but can be used in a variety of recipes.
Ginkgo biloba is named after the ginkgo tree, a prevalent and historic Asian tree.
You may have enjoyed ginger as a component to your favorite cookies, soups or Asian dishes for years.
Colic-For thousands of years, Asian, Indian and Arabic herbal traditions have used ginger to treat colic.
The root is edible and a part of the traditional Asian diet.
The burdock plant has been used for nearly 1000 years in Asian cultures and now the western world is also discovering the many benefits.
Turmeric is a golden yellow spice that is used in many Asian foods.
In some Asian bridal ceremonies turmeric is used to stain the skin and improve the look of the skin tone.
For instance, you might have an Asian vase sitting on your fireplace mantel with two pieces of Native American pottery sitting on the hearth below.
For a more elegant look, some modern rooms utilize furniture that is influenced by movements like Art Deco and Art Nouveau, along with Asian and post-modern designs.
It is probably the most eclectic of the Martha Stewart furniture collections, combining luminous metal finishes, glossy lacquers, special veneers, Art Deco and Asian themes, mother-of-pearl and painted glass accents.
Look for Asian inspired dishes (these can found relatively inexpensively at stores like Marshall's and Target or liven your table up with the colors of the tropics.
Whether it's a classic shiny brass lamp or an Asian ginger jar lamp, decorative table lamps will add instant elegance and refinement to a traditional, eclectic, or modern room.
Although they often showcase Asian style, these glazed lamps can also feature English country roses or Tuscan elements.
Natural materials like bamboo and silk are often the cornerstone of Asian design.
Asian style home decoration, often referred to as Oriental decor, is a term that encompasses the interior design of the Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese and other Easter cultures.
Asian style interior design may have common elements, but they also differ widely depending on the primary cultural influence.
However, most Asian decors have these things in common.
Asian style decor also tends to be less cluttered than many Western interiors, making many homeowners associate it with minimalist home design.
While some items are similar in Asian cultures, most Oriental interior design must follow a primarily Chinese or Japanese decor.
For homeowners interested in Asian style home decorations, consider checking interior design and art history books for examples of authentic decor.
After you are comfortable with identifying different Asian decor items, you can then decide which you want to add to your home.
Classic Persian and Asian rug designs will give your kitchen an Old World feel.
Give your bedroom a Zen feel with Asian design.
For the family that's mixture of ideas, creativity and philosophies, you may prefer the color palette often associated with Asian design, specifically a Zen range of color hues.
For example, if your overall home design is Asian, then a Tuscany style kitchen isn't going to be a good choice.
You can certainly deviate from the Asian style, but you don't want to mix such opposite styles for a truly cohesive home décor.
Asian wedding makeup is a vital part of an Asian wedding.
Radiant, sophisticated Asian wedding makeup is simple if you remember the following tips.
A smart tip is to get your makeup applied professionally by a bridal makeup artist who specializes in Asian wedding makeup.
A true professional will want to know these things to be sure that the Asian wedding makeup she applies isn't going to clash with the colors in your wedding outfit.
Traditional Asian wedding makeup includes fine, floral or lacey patterns of henna that are applied to the hands and feet.
Make the most of your Asian wedding makeup and you are certain to shine.
Asian culture determines paler women to be wealthier, as their skin, in theory, does not have as much exposure to the sun from hard labor.
Run the lipstick on the white paper - if it looks brown, dark red, or are a very light hue, then they will look great on Asian skin or other nationalities with a yellow tint.
Hooded eyelids are common in women of Asian descent.
The following Asian eye makeup tips will help you create the look of an open and lifted eyelid while enhancing your eye color and adding sexy appeal.
Creating depth is another tip for Asian eyes.
Asian lashes are typically short and straight, so find a rich black mascara that works to lengthen and curl.
Lining Asian eyes is a great way to enhance and draw attention to the eye area and distract from the hooded eyelid.
A wok is an Asian style pan typically used for stir fry cooking, though it can actually be used for many types of cooking including deep frying and steaming.
The bamboo shoot, a mainstay in Asian cooking, also plays a reoccurring role in the east as well.
This sauce will be served warm in individual bowls with grated ginger root and daikon, which is a white Asian radish.
If some of the ingredients used in any of these recipes sound foreign to you, you may have to search the Asian section of your grocery store to find them.
If you live near an Asian market, make a trip there to purchase some of the uncommon items.
Asian digital scrapbooking layouts add character to your scrapbook album.
Then Asian digital scrapbooking should appeal to you.
Create a completely Asian layout or just add a touch of Asian style to your design.
You could repeat the title around the page borders, or perhaps even space it out over a few Asian fan or coin embellishments.
Designer Digitals offers a beautiful Asian scrapbooking kit called Asian Flair.
No Asian scrapbook page is truly complete unless you use a matching font style in your headings and journals.
Some of the designs are available individually, but others come in sets of four or six themed folders, like the four piece "Plum Blossom" set with an Asian theme or the six piece "Winter Wonderland" set with winter and Christmas designs.
TPC Studio: The brand features upscale designs and artful paper projects made from exotic Asian and European papers and other unique paper from around the world.
Yukka: Yukka's looks include popular Asian street wear brands that are popular with hip urban dressers.
The song is an ode to the Asian delight with the smooth, custard-like texture.
Tofu is a staple in Asian countries such as Japan and China.
It is also found at discount retailers with Asian Food sections, including Wal-Mart and Target.
In addition, you can purchase tofu at Asian food markets.
Coconut milk is a common ingredient in curry dishes and other Asian and Indian dishes.
Thai and other Asian food eateries often boast an impressive array of vegetarian options.
But I will tell you about the cute Asian girl that was selling purses, but not on the street.
Five minutes later an Asian guy came in and started stocking purses.
You don't have to be from the East for your guests to take home Asian wedding favors.
Many couples, regardless of background or culture, have chosen classy, elegant favors with an Asian flair.
Perhaps the most obvious choice when considering Asian wedding favors, fortune cookies are also the most popular.
Don't you just love the small teacups used in Asian restaurants?
Fans are another popular favor for Asian weddings.
Another whimsical yet popular Asian wedding favor is a set of chopsticks.
There are many types and styles of favor boxes with an Asian flair.
Red string (found in many Asian supermarkets) symbolizes good luck.
If you live in an area where there's a local "Chinatown" this would be a good place to start looking for Asian wedding favors.
Visit Asian wedding planners, florists or bridal shops.
Do a search for "Asian Wedding Favors" and you'll soon find so many Online retailers your biggest dilemma will be how to narrow down your choices.
Decorate for an Asian themed shower in bold red, or use more subdued tones to celebrate the Mediterranean.
Lucky bamboo plant wedding favors are an attractive and inexpensive way to inject Asian and new age décor into a wedding celebration.
Pots can be engraved or etched with bride and groom clipart or other symbols, the couple's names, wedding date, or meaningful Chinese characters for added Asian flair.
If couples enjoy the Asian accents of lucky bamboo but don't want to overdo the effect, they may also consider bonsai trees, origami figurines, or miniature Chinese takeout wedding favor boxes in their décor.
Whether you want to incorporate your Asian ancestry, want to infuse the myths symbolized by this plant in your wedding, or just want a tasteful elegant favor for your reception, a bamboo plant may fit the bill.
Middle Eastern and Asian brides often sport wedding gowns in vibrant shades of red, turquoise, or hot pink, to name only a few.
Wedding kimonos can be a beautiful and culturally rich design for a bride with an Asian heritage to choose.
Weddings with an Asian theme often leave brides wondering how to decorate an outdoor wedding pagoda.
A pagoda is a traditional Asian style of building, usually one of worship, found in Eastern countries like India, Japan, China, and Korea.
These structures look more authentic than tents and are perfect for a couple who want a traditional look to their Asian wedding, from the wedding kimono to the pagoda reception area.
However, you can still bring in Asian accents to add a bit more flair and style to the tent, like by encasing the tent stakes in bamboo and tying with gold ribbons or creating a bridal arch underneath a ceremony tent in cherry blossoms.
For the traditional bride, finding Asian bridal wear can be a daunting task.
While most women buy their bridal gowns in a store after numerous fittings, a bride wanting a traditional Asian gown may have to resort to ordering online and then finding a seamstress to finish tailoring the dress.
Most Asian bridal gowns are made of rich fabrics in very bright colors.
Asian gowns tend to feature ornate embroidery and bead work, but are representative of traditional gowns worn by the women of that culture.
Asian brides tend not to wear veils that would cover their face, but rather ornate headpieces.
Asian gowns and headdresses are truly beautiful in their own right.
Each Asian country has their own distinctive style and form of traditional dress for weddings.
Since many of the countries in Asia are Muslim countries, another very common form of Asian wedding attire is the abaya.
While tradition is still very much esteemed in many Asian cultures, most families will find a fusion of traditional attire and contemporary gowns.
Asian bridal wear is ornate and elegant, and often meticulously crafted to reflect the richness of its culture.
Morphine is made from the seeds of Asian poppies.
Saffron Marigold offers curtains with a wide variety of styles ranging from tropical, casual outhouse, cool contemporary, Asian, or formal and elegant.
Any bedroom can be transformed into a tranquil oasis with Asian inspired bedding.
Bedding with an Asian theme is popular for many reasons.
Asian inspired bedding is versatile and can work in any number of bedrooms.
The Asian style is known for its simplicity, and nowhere is it more welcomed than in the bedroom.
Asian bedding comes in a rich variety of colors.
It used to be that people thought of silks and satins (reminiscent of kimonos) when thinking of Asian bedding, but cotton, cotton blends, other natural fabrics, and polyester are very popular.
While silks and satins do occasionally pop up, they are by no means the only material used in the currently popular style of Asian bedding.
What makes a theme Asian is often the prints or patterns.
While some people think of Asian themes as having koi ponds and smiling Buddhas all over them.
Contemporary Asian patterns make use of many natural items such as bamboo and lotus flowers.
Patterns based on these themes reflect the natural beauty of the Asian landscape.
Because of its simplicity Asian inspired bedding can be mixed and matched with other pieces.
If you really enjoy the balance and harmony that can be achieved with Asian style interior design, consider decorating other rooms in the house in the style.
She has also performed for a host of prestigious events, including the 2004 Christmas in Washington, multiple events for the Republican Party and a single to benefit victims of the Asian tsunami.
Save the Children, Oxfam and CARE toward the devastating 2004 southeast Asian Tsunami.
Paul McCartney - Sir Paul donated a whopping $1.9 million to the southeast Asian 2004 tsunami relief efforts.
After the South East Asian country was ravished by the Vietnam War, the Nguyen family moved the United States, landing in Houston, Texas.
In 2002, Tequila became the magazine's first ever "Asian Cyber Girl of the Month."
Chesney and Zellweger met at a benefit for the South East Asian tsunami relief in 2005.
Choices range from Asian and Japanese to French, Italian, and Spanish-themed restaurants.
If casual dining is more your speed, you can enjoy some barbecue or Asian and Italian-inspired dishes in other restaurants on the ship.
Asian Ideas: Asian Ideas has a several Chinese symbol pendants.
You can find just about any style of chunky jewelry including themed pieces such as Western, holiday, Asian, and others.
It is perhaps the most accessible and welcoming of the Central Asian republics."
Other seeds are ground into a powder for use in cooking, such as anise seeds to add a delicious flavor to Asian and other foods.
They do produce organic cake flour, but they mainly sell in bulk and do not have any distributors in the U.S. If you have access to products in Australia, New Zealand, or Asian countries, you may be able to find Kialla organic cake flour.
This dress from Shop Translated features a deep V-neck with a self-fabric side tie and is fabricated from a delicate Asian inspired floral print.
Mandarin necklines feature a snug stand-up collar often seen in Asian formal attire.
Elderly health and fitness is nothing new in Asian societies.
While the name doesn't immediately speak to the fact that the Asian Food Grocer offers contact lenses, let alone brown ones, don't let that deter you.
The Asian Fit option includes a Jet Black frame with Black Persimmon Iridium Transitions lens or a Grey frame with G40 Transitions lens.
This style is also a part of the Asian Fit category and at a price of just $90.00, it can't be beat!
This style is available in Square O and Asian Fit styles and prices start at $40.00.
There are 14 colors to choose from under the Square O category and six in Asian Fit.
Also, please remember that you need special lenses for the Asian Fit frames.
Hong Kong Disneyland: This stylishly designed park opened in 2005 with great fanfare for its adherence to feng shui principals and Asian culture.
For instance, Bemani, the music game arm of Konami, originally produced the Drum Mania and Guitar Freaks franchises largely for the Asian market, years before Guitar hero even existed.
The coolest track in Ford Racing 3 is one that's based on Asian culture.
Heading across the ocean, Japanese manga and other Asian comics have provided us with some great Naruto, Pokemon, and Dragonball games.
If you live in a major metropolitan area like Vancouver or Los Angeles, especially if there is a significant Asian population, there's a good chance that you can find local video game importers who bring in loads of new titles in bulk.
Ada Wong is of Asian descent and is very strong-willed secret agent.
Parker commented that the 1999 revealed "a mineral, soy, Asian plum sauce characteristic, along with notes of black raspberries, scorched earth, steak tartare, and assorted black fruits.
Secreto Viognier is a very good value and a versatile food partner to pair up with a roast chicken, pork loin, salmon, chowder, and Asian cuisine.
I like to match up French Alsatian Rieslings with sushi or other Asian cuisine.
There are also more generic versions that have gemstone-like appearances, heart-shaped pendants, and even some with Asian lettering.
Many of these are unlocked phones brought in from overseas, usually from the European and Asian markets.
The incidence of biliary atresia is highest in Asian populations.
Infants of East Asian and Native American descent have higher levels of bilirubin than white infants, who in turn have higher bilirubin levels than infants of African descent.
Like Kawasaki disease, IPAN is more common in children of Asian descent.
Alcohol, cigarette smoke, and monosodium glutamate (MSG, added to many Asian foods) may also exacerbate a mitochondrial disorder.
Although jaundice affects the majority of newborns, it often is more severe in Asian or Native American children.
In addition, in Asian cultures, parents understand an infant's personality in part in terms of the child's year and time of birth.
For example, as children, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have the lowest prevalence of being overweight, but once they reach adolescence, the reverse is true.
This study agrees with others which show that Asian Americans tend to be the least satisfied with quality of care.
However, this study was limited by the small number of Asian and Hispanic patients surveyed, as well as the lack of patient's country of origin and physician's ethnicity, factors that may affect patient evaluations of primary care.
The rate is higher among African Americans and lower among Asian Americans.
Approximately one in every 25 Americans of northern-European descent is a carrier of the mutated CF gene, while only one in 17,000 African Americans and one in 30,000 Asian Americans are carriers.
Axillary (underarm) hyperhidrosis occurs more frequently in females and in individuals of Asian or Jewish ancestry.
It is considered to be an important influence in shaping the personalities of children who grow up in middle-class Western societies but less relevant in traditional African and Asian cultures.
Asian Americans had the lowest rate (6.3%).
Asian Americans had the lowest rate of illicit drug use at 3.8 percent.
The lowest current tobacco use rate among racial-ethnic groups in 2003 was observed for Asian Americans (13.8%), a decrease from the 2002 rate (18.6%).
This moral orientation was found in Asian cultures.
Asian populations, which have a low incidence of SIDS.
Thalassemia occurs in four out of 100,000 individuals in the United States, particularly among those of Mediterranean, Asian, or middle Eastern descent.
In the 1980s a group called Asian Americans United filed a class-action lawsuit charging that Asian Americans were not being provided with an equitable education because they were not offered bilingual classes.
In May of 2004, the U.S. Department of Education and faith-based community leaders launched an initiative to inform Hispanic, Asian, and other parents of ELLs about the NCLB.
The highest frequency of alpha thalassemia diseases occurs in individuals of Southeast Asian and Chinese descent.
Approximately one in 114,000 infants had beta thalassemia major, with prevalence rates being highest among Asian Indians (about one in 4,000), Southeast Asians (about one in 10,000), and Middle Easterners (about one in 7,000).
Infant massage is an ancient practice used primarily in Asian and Pacific Island cultures because touch in these cultures is considered healthful both physically and spiritually.
It is very unusual to find celiac disease in African or Asian people.
Asian Americans had the lowest rate of current illicit drug use at 3.8 percent.
Studies indicate that the incidence of this disease in Caucasian and Native American populations is higher than in African-American, Hispanic, and Asian populations.
Black infants have the highest prematurity rate with 17.6 percent of live births; Native American (12.9%); Hispanic infants (11.4%); white infants (10.7%); and Asian infants (10.2%).
In contrast, Asian, African, Central American, and South American countries are characterized more by community-centered cultures that focus on belonging to a larger group, such as a family, or nation.
Homosexuality in Asian, especially Japanese and Chinese, cultures has been documented since at least 600 B.C.
Contact dermatitis is more likely to affect Caucasians than African, Asian, or Native Americans.
Lactose intolerance is found in as many as 75 percent of African Americans, Jewish Americans, Mexican Americans, and Native Americans, and in 90 percent or more of Asian Americans and some Mediterranean peoples.
Although persons of Asian descent are affected more frequently than either black or white individuals, there does not appear to be a distinctive geographic pattern of occurrence.
Pandemics also occurred in 1957 and 1968 with the Asian flu and Hong Kong flu, respectively.
The Asian flu was responsible for 70,000 deaths in the United States, while the Hong Kong flu killed 34,000.
Mongolian spots: These blue or purple-colored splotches on the baby's lower back or buttocks occur on over 80 percent of African-American, Asian, and Indian babies.
Myopia is more prevalent in Asian countries; as much as 70 percent of the Chinese population is nearsighted.
In the United States, shyness surveys typically show that shyness is highest among Asian Americans and lowest among Jewish Americans.
Only 15 to 16 percent of the Caucasian population is Rh-negative, compared to approximately 8 percent of the African-American population and significantly lower in Asian populations.
Lastly, Ruth St. Denis took a whole other approach altogether, turning to ancient Asian religion for her inspiration.
In 2005, she began judging Dancing with the Stars, and the rest is history for this gorgeous Asian American with a jam packed dance schedule.
Asian historians have some drawings of movement forms such as the martial arts, but in Europe it was more common to simply define dances in terms of their specific moves.
MyBackgroundsLayouts also offers feng shui and Asian backgrounds and the code for completed page layouts that you can simply copy and paste onto your page.
Make a set of beautiful coasters with Asian flair.
For many centuries the Tao yin yang symbol has represented the beliefs of one of the main Asian philosophies and religions of the Eastern world.
Some hair supplements contain exotic-sounding herbs, often with Asian names.
Asian, Latin, or thick types of dark hair can never achieve natural blonde highlights without the provision of an all-over lightening base color.
This style works best with fine straight hair or Asian blends.
In the United States, Caucasian and Asian children are more likely to be infested with head lice than African-American ones.
While B:ZAR caters to Asian hair types, anyone is welcome in their establishment.
Now, I would like to work any european countries/Western countries/South east asian countries.
Origami Activities: Asian Arts & Crafts for Creative Kids by Michael G.
Three-dimensional origami is an offshoot of the original Asian paper folding technique whereby multiple sheets of smaller paper are used to create an elaborate object.
The dragon is one of the more sought out shapes in origami since dragons are commonly associated with the Asian culture.
Although this ancient art form was once limited to Asian countries, it is now a worldwide, respected form of art.
When completed, the ancient dragon will be a stunning and traditional example of origami, or the Asian art of paper folding.
Asian themed gift-wrap paper may be an appropriate weight for origami, but it needs to be hand-cut in exact squares.
A lotus flower is a beautiful addition to any Asian home décor theme or party theme.
On the other hand, taking the pill did not increase the risk for liver cancer in African and Asian women - women typically considered high risk for liver cancer.
It's on Union down the street from Betelnut, an Asian bistro with small bites of savory fare that goes well with beer.
There's the DeYoung, the Legion of Honor, the Asian Art Museum, and the Modern Art Museum.
An exciting fusion of Asian culture and classic American tradition, the heart of San Francisco is where you will find the largest Chinese New Year celebration outside of Asia.
While millions of people passed through Angel Island, the vast majority of these immigrants were Asian.
It's also a good place to stay if you'd like to be within walking distance of the Asian Arts Museum.
It serves sake and shared plates with local ingredients that incorporate Asian flavors.
It is common to see both bikinis and one-piece suits done in prints with flowers and Asian characters.
There are many sites on the Internet featuring Asian models and swimwear from Japan.
Club Swim Beijing Suit is an exotic Asian printed one-piece suit.
There are many Asian models seen modeling swimwear.
Also take a look at Asian Swimsuit Models for more images of beautiful Japanese women in bikinis.
Try an Asian floral print sarong or a Mesh cover-up done in an Asian-inspired floral print.
Just keep in mind that in some southeast Asian cultures, the sarong is usually worn a bit higher up on the waist, but that's only because it can come loose and "slip" down, so you may want to make a note of that.
Though popular today as swimwear coverups, these garments have very old roots in Polynesian, Indonesian, and Asian cultures where they are still worn by both men and women.
Huntington: A bold pink houndstooth print trimmed with Asian floral blue ruffle.
Within each style, you will find dolls to represent both boys and girls of Caucasian, Hispanic, African-American and Asian races.
Comic books shops, anime stores and general Asian import stores may also stock Godzilla toys.
Asian and Russian people drank this healthful beverage for centuries as a panacea for stomach ailments.
It is a common food in many Asian countries.
An Asian favorite, Uniqlo provides comfortable, basic options that are extremely affordable and will form the basic building blocks of any modest woman's closet.
Basmati rice: A long-grain and best used when cooking Asian or Indian recipes.
This particular type of appliance is actually quite different from the more traditional Asian rice cookers.
This is a completely different type of rice than the light and fluffy texture that is what's found in most Asian dishes.
Persian cookers are also deeper than regular rice cookers and feature a non-stick bottom whereas most Asian cookers have aluminum bottoms.
I tried several recipes from the official appliance website during my review of the appliance, including Asian Style Chicken Wings and Ratatouille, both of which were absolutely delicious and simple to prepare.
Go, originated in China and has many names across the Asian seaboard.
In 2005, China's Twelve Girl Band released an instrumental version of "Last Christmas" with an unusual Asian flair.
It seems as though the holiday is in the country to stay, regardless of the feelings of some, though Asian countries are more accepting of Western cultural traditions than ever before.
Asian dating is a relatively broad term since there are several cultures set under the umbrella of "Asians."
Regardless of the nuances, general Asian culture can mark difficult dating waters for individuals who lack the knowledge of certain Asian cultural norms.
Moreover, such differences may lead Asian Americans to date within their own culture.
Cupid.com, which offers a thriving Asian dating community.
Asia FriendFinder, another source for meeting Asian singles for both dating and friendship purposes.
Asian Singles Connection, which offers Asian singles, chat rooms, personals, and a free option to browse and initiate contact.
AsianRomance.com, a dating site created specifically for Asian personals.