Be a Friend to a Stranger

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However, the troubles of the world like hunger, poverty or politics can be so overwhelming that you might feel that you can’t contribute. We know we can’t solve the world’s problems in one day, but you can do something wherever you are. “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one ...

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Bizarre Food Laws Around the World

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Ocheesee Creamery is a little creamery in Florida. It caters to people who want all-natural products without additives. So far so good, until a federal judge ruled this year that because Ocheesee doesn’t add vitamin A to its milk, Florida may prohibit the creamery from labeling its skim milk as “skim milk”. An inspector ordered to stop selling the milk ...

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Apple Watch 'not syncing' in cheap deal

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Image copyright Vitality Image caption Customers need to acquire 160 activity points per month to avoid paying extra for the watch Some customers who purchased the latest Apple Watch for £69 ($86) under a deal offered by Vitality Insurance are complaining that their activity data is not being uploaded by the firm’s app. If certain levels of activity are not ...

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Little Boy Empties Piggy Bank For Mom Who Had Just Been Robbed

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Dawn Pritchard was horrified to wake up on Sunday morning only to find that someone had stolen her bank account information and drained all of her funds – her 6-year-old son, however, wasn’t about to let her panic alone. Dawn had received an email saying that someone had made a $330 charge at a Dick’s Sporting Goods in Eugene, Oregon. The ...

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When Parenting Gets the Best of You

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You are the parent of adorable little kids whom you dearly love. Though most of the time you enjoy being with them, there are those other moments when you don’t. Indeed, the truth of your darkest moments may be hard for you to accept. An example: Joanna had just put her infant son down for a nap. Her 3-year-old son ...

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Mexican President Pulls Out of Meeting With Trump

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said Thursday he will not attend a planned Jan. 31 meeting with President Donald J. Trump, hours after Trump tweeted that the meeting should be canceled if Mexico won’t pay for a border wall. Pena Nieto’s message on Twitter ended days of uncertainty about how he would respond to Trump’s aggressive ...

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Mathew Peters: "The USA Belongs at Bocuse"

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With the Stars and Stripes draped across his shoulders and with his arms around his teammates, his cheeks flushed with elation, Mathew Peters looks every inch the conquering culinary Olympian. And he has much to be proud of: he’s the first US chef to be awarded the coveted gold at the world’s most prestigious gastronomy competition, the Bocuse d’Or 2017 ...

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Lonmin shares drop as labour problems hit output

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January 26, 2017 by: Neil Hume and Nicholas Megaw Shares in Lonmin tumbled on Thursday after the South African platinum miner reported a “disappointing” start to its new financial year as production declined and it struggled to improve productivity at its operations. In the three months to December, refined platinum production fell 20 per cent to 137,000 ounces from the ...

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Use Food Coloring to Create Tie-Dyed Flowers

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Photography by Hep Svadja If you want to get creative with flowers, there’s another option besides simple arranging: tie-dye! You can dye white blooms to create multi-colored blossoms. 1. Trim the Stems Cut the stems of the flowers so they’re between 12″–18″ tall (the shorter the stem, the faster the color change). Remove any large leaves. Using a sharp knife, ...

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What You Can Learn From the Famous

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Shutterstock.com Ahh, good ol’ Hollywood. We know you from your titillating scandals, titillating feuds, titillating gossip and fun exploits. The actors that we pursue and the news buzz about reality stars. We watch their every move and try to understand their decisions. Believe it or not, the people in Hollywood are still human and are flawed ...

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