Peru quake: Magnitude 7.1 sea tremor topples buildings

Peru quake: Magnitude 7.1 sea tremor topples buildings

Image copyright EPAImage caption Houses in Arequipa province were damaged by the quake A huge earthquake off south-western Peru’s Pacific coast has killed at least one person and injured at least 65, as buildings collapsed. The magnitude 7.1 tremor struck...
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I Hated Beets, Until I Tried Them Like This

I Hated Beets, Until I Tried Them Like This

The one recipe that forever changed my mind about beets. Let’s get this straight: I generally hate beets. There is nothing about this root vegetable to that appeals to me. I’ve sent back a salad before because it was laced...
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This Is the Controversial Ingredient Inside the New Diet Coke Flavors

This Is the Controversial Ingredient Inside the New Diet Coke Flavors

The artificial sweetener will be included in Coca-Cola’s new Diet Coke flavored varieties. When Coca-Cola’s new Diet Coke flavors hit store shelves in mid-January, serious soda aficionados may notice a new ingredient on the product’s label—acesulfame p...
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10 Mistakes That Will Make Everyone Hate You at the Gym

10 Mistakes That Will Make Everyone Hate You at the Gym

Some of the best lessons you learned in kindergarten apply at the gym too: Play nice, share, and give everyone a turn. “Most gyms usually have a sign [listing] a time limit on cardio equipment, particularly during peak times before and...
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Milan designers see fall and winter as ‘Time for Change’

Milan designers see fall and winter as ‘Time for Change’

Colleen Barry, The Associated PressPublished Sunday, January 14, 2018 12:36PM ESTLast Updated Sunday, January 14, 2018 3:47PM EST MILAN — With social and political crises unsettling the globe, Milan Fashion Week was all about slogans this season. “...
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Carillion: Banks call for government help

Carillion: Banks call for government help

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Carillion worked on the Battersea Power Station revamp The troubled government contractor Carillion has held talks with its creditor banks this weekend and further meetings are planned for Monday, the BBC understands. ...
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Rishikesh Journal: Rebuilding on the Beatles, an Ashram in India Hopes for Revival

Rishikesh Journal: Rebuilding on the Beatles, an Ashram in India Hopes for Revival

The ashram remained operational for many decades after the band left, housing dozens of straight-backed sadhus, or holy men, in small domed huts. But in the early 2000s, the land was taken over by the Indian government, leading to its...
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Virtual reality, interactive avatars among cruise trends to watch for in 2018

Virtual reality, interactive avatars among cruise trends to watch for in 2018

From interactive avatars to on-board Go-Kart race tracks and facial recognition technology, bigger and smarter cruise ships will be making major waves in 2018. Experts at Cruise Critic have come up with a list of the top trends they expect...
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Plane dangles off cliff after skidding off Turkish runway, passengers call safe escape ‘a miracle’

Plane dangles off cliff after skidding off Turkish runway, passengers call safe escape ‘a miracle’

ISTANBUL – A commercial plane that skidded off a runway after landing in northern Turkey dangled precariously off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the sea.Some of the 168 people on board the Boeing 737-800...
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Woman’s challenge: 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents – again

Woman’s challenge: 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents – again

William J. Kole, The Associated PressPublished Sunday, January 14, 2018 10:46AM EST BOSTON — A Massachusetts marathoner is racing to become the only person on the planet to have run seven marathons in seven days on all seven continents —...
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Recovery crews remove debris to prevent additional disasters amid California mudslides

Recovery crews remove debris to prevent additional disasters amid California mudslides

Recovery crews are slowly making progress digging away masses of mud, boulders and toppled trees in a California community that was ravaged by deadly mudslides, but officials said they’ve removed enough debris from creek canals to prevent another potential d...
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