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Refugees in Macedonia Sew Their Mouths Shut in Protest of Border Restrictions New policies discriminate against migrants based on their nationality.
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The famous "shaken, not stirred" martini was mentioned in the first Bond film, in 1962—but by Dr. No, rather than 007 himself. In fact, the olive shown in this illustration is a mistake: Dr. No actually presents Bond with "a medium dry martini, lemon peel."
In later films, Bond goes on to order 19 vodka martinis and 16 gin martinis. Last year, New Scientist explained why Bond would have preferred his vodka shaken rather than stirred: The ice would have helped dissipate any oil left over from the manufacture of vodka from potatoes (common in the 1950s) rather than the grain base that is usually used today.
Caine starts drinking his malt liquor out of the bottle before shooting the shopkeeper in this 1993 hood movie.
Dennis Hopper's character in Blue Velvet famously dismisses Heineken in favor of a Pabst Blue Ribbon.
Rocky Balboa famously drinks raw eggs as part of his training regime for the big fight. Raw eggs have been associated with bodybuilding for more than a century, with the young Arnold Schwarzenegger advocating a thermos-full, mixed with heavy cream, to aid in weight gain.