5 Places for Snow Hunting from Delhi
Snow evokes different emotions in different people. Those who stay in colder climates and remote regions actually dread the snow because it hampers normal life and even cuts off certain places from the rest of the world. Those who live in the warmer cities of the plains fantasize the snow. Having braved the scorching summers of Delhi for a several years now, I understand the urge for the Dehliites to head to some snowbound hill station in the winters to make the most of the short season. While ...
Pope says religious leaders must unite to defeat "barbarity"
CAIRO (Reuters) - Leaders of all faiths should unite in renouncing religious extremism and counter the "barbarity of those who foment hatred and violence," Pope Francis said on Friday at the start of... ...
Archaeologists restore ancient Roman temple in Israeli port
CAESARIA, Israel (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Israel have begun work to restore a once-towering ancient-Roman temple in the modern-day Mediterranean city of Caesaria. ...
Old enough to recall Mexican Revolution, too old for bank card
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (Reuters) - Born at the turn of the past century, Maria Felix is old enough to remember the Mexican Revolution but too old to get the bank card needed to collect her monthly 1,200... ...
Not sure what to wear? Amazon's algorithms may help
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc wants to help you choose what to wear. ...
Not sure what to wear? Amazon.com can help
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc wants to help you choose what to wear. ...
Not sure what to wear? Amazon.com can tell you
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc wants to help you choose what outfit to wear. ...
First Time Travelers! Here’s Your Own Personal Travel Guide For Singapore!
Your first time in Singapore? Lucky, you! You’re stepping into a fascinating city chock full of unique attractions. Singapore is the tourist haunt for the Romantic, for Kids, for Adventurers, for History Buffs, Shoppers and Foodies – all at once. Here you’ll find innumerable foodie haunts, adventures, non-stop shopping, captivating interactive museums and more. It’s impossible to see and enjoy everything that Singapore has to offer in just one visit. Take that from us! T...
Madrid show highlights Picasso's Guernica as abiding symbol of war
MADRID (Reuters) - Eighty years after the bloody air raid on the Spanish town of Guernica that drove Pablo Picasso to paint a masterpiece, a new exhibition in Madrid highlights the enduring relevance... ...
Crabs invade Cuba's Bay of Pigs
BAY OF PIGS, Cuba (Reuters) - Cuba's Bay of Pigs has been invaded again, this time not by U.S.-backed anti-Castro forces, but by millions of red, yellow and black landcrabs. ...
In late April, Dutch tulip bulb farmers chop off the flowers' heads
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - As the end of April approaches, Dutch tulip farmers prepare for "topping", when they run cutting machines through the fields across the north and west of the country, lopping... ...
Lively, Chastain, Chelsea Clinton honored for philanthropic work
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hollywood actresses Blake Lively and Jessica Chastain were among the six women honored on Friday for their philanthropic efforts with organizations helping women and children. ...
Havana walls brought to life with murals of wide-eyed children
HAVANA (Reuters) - The gigantic black and white portraits of children started appearing on walls around a suburban neighborhood of Havana two years ago, the work of Cuban artist Maisel Lopez. ...
California's 'weed nuns' on a mission to heal with cannabis
MERCED, Calif. (Reuters) - The Sisters of the Valley, California's self-ordained "weed nuns," are on a mission to heal and empower women with their cannabis products. ...
Satpura National Park: Crouching Tiger, Blazing Kusum
I have always been intimidated by the famed national parks of central India, NOT due to their widely publicized but rarely seen tigers, but due to the extreme temperature of the region. It doesn’t seem to cool down much even in the winters and I would never even have planned a visit in April with the mercury already crossing 40 degrees. So, when I got an invite by the Forsyth Lodge to visit the Satpura National Park, I was hesitant. But the itinerary they promised seemed action-packed, a...
Life's illusions catching up with Japan's middle-aged 'parasite singles'
TOKYO (Reuters) - Their youth long gone, members of Japan's generation of "parasite singles" face a precarious future, wondering how to survive once the parents many depended on for years pass away. ...
NCAA returns to North Carolina after transgender bathroom law repeal
(Reuters) - The National Collegiate Athletic Association on Tuesday formally reversed course and scheduled championship games in North Carolina, returning to the state after previously stripping it... ...
Egypt discovers 3,000-year-old tomb of nobleman
LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) - Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed the tomb of a nobleman from more than 3,000 years ago, the latest in a series of major discoveries of ancient relics that Egypt hopes... ...
As millions watch via webcam, giraffe gives birth in NY zoo
NEW YORK (Reuters) - After weeks of suspense, April the giraffe finally gave birth on Saturday to a baby boy, delighting of hundreds of thousands of people who have been monitoring a live cam feed... ...
As millions watch via webcam, giraffe gives birth in New York zoo
NEW YORK (Reuters) - After weeks of suspense, April the giraffe finally gave birth on Saturday to a baby boy, delighting of hundreds of thousands of people who have been monitoring a live cam feed... ...