An explosion at a chemical factory in central Japan on Thursday killed at least five workers and injured 17 others,…
Japan’s Cabinet on Tuesday adopted a national security strategy and revised defense plans that increase defense spending 5 percent over the next five years and call for a larger role in mainta…
France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68France bows to stage director Patrice Chereau, dead at 68
By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) – The French theatre, opera and film director Patrice Chereau, who mounted one of the most famous productions of Richard Wagner’s “Ring” cycle in Bayreuth in the 1970s, has died at the age of 68. Chereau, who was preparing a production of Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” when he succumbed to lung cancer, was a restless innovator who began directing at high school in Paris and never looked back. …
Do all these supplements really help us battle winter?Do all these supplements really help us battle winter?
Supercharging our immune systems with supplements seems to be a national obsession. But which supplements – if any – can help keep us healthy in the winter months?
Major acts announced for Country Thunder 2014; tickets on sale nowMajor acts announced for Country Thunder 2014; tickets on sale now
a354529e595522a8b.preview 300 150×150 Major acts announced for Country Thunder 2014; tickets on sale nowJason Aldean and Miranda Lambert will return to Country Thunder in April for the 2014 installment of the four-day festival.
Jamie Foxx’s Electro is the web-slinger’s central foe in ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2,’ out in May.
Benign obesity a myth, even if blood pressure, cholesterol ‘healthy’Benign obesity a myth, even if blood pressure, cholesterol ‘healthy’
The notion that someone can be obese yet still healthy is a myth, say researchers, who found that obesity carries a higher risk of premature death compared to that of normal-weight people, regardless of cholesterol, blood pressure and blood-sugar readings.
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Nov. 25, to Sunday, Dec. 2, v…
The ancient Roman city to rise and fall again in new movie.
Investing conmen: Four ways fraudsters try to get hold of your savingsInvesting conmen: Four ways fraudsters try to get hold of your savings
Scammers are targeting those who want to chase huge returns with offers of investments in carbon credits, diamonds, wine or shares that can be worthless.
(Reuters) – Actor Tom Hanks has said that he has been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the metabolic disease. Hanks, 57, told late night talk show host David Letterman on Monday that he had been battling high blood sugar for some time. “I went to the doctor, and he said, ‘You know those high blood-sugar numbers you’ve been dealing with since you were 36? Well, you’ve graduated! You’ve got type 2 diabetes, young man,'” Hanks said on CBS network’s “Late Show with David Letterman. …
The alcoholism gene: DNA may hold clue to problem drinkingThe alcoholism gene: DNA may hold clue to problem drinking
Alcoholism could be in our DNA, experts have suggested, after a gene linked to excessive drinking was discovered by scientists.
f25c7455384 150×150 H1N1 pandemic death numbers like season fluThe H1N1 flu pandemic claimed roughly the same number of lives in 2009 as seasonal flu did on average in each of the four years preceding the pandemic, a new study suggests.
Korean cult classic is unnecessarily remade by Spike Lee.
Barley & Britches CEO Says Consumers Are More Value Driven Than Brand Driven and Transparency is EssentialBarley & Britches CEO Says Consumers Are More Value Driven Than Brand Driven and Transparency is Essential
Sponsored Post: Barley & Britches (B&B) founder and CEO Sim Gulati believes that “premium quality shouldn’t have to come at a premium price” and his mission is to offer products that fit men’s lifestyle and their wallets. (Photo: ;Business…