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Sunday, August 30, 2015
Air guitarists strum out for world title in Finland
In a sweaty, dark, clubhouse in northern Finland, people were jerking, jumping and screaming into the early hours Friday while moving their fingers with precision through the air.
Friday, August 28, 2015
With their appealing slides and wave pools, waterparks are increasingly popular places to spend a summer day. But the shallow waters belie hazards that experts say visitors who are focused on the fun may be underestimating.
Shallow depths belie hazards at popular waterparks
The world has never been the same after Sept. 11, 2001 -- the day when a series of synchronized terrorist attacks aimed at America's famous landmarks claimed the lives of 2,966 people.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across "Date-Onomics," a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong.
Dating book blames the numbers — not the women
In Jerusalem's culture war, secular residents make gains
Crowds of angry ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, wearing long beards, black and white garb and large black hats, protested in the streets of Jerusalem earlier this month against a new cinema opening its doors on the Sabbath.
Monday, August 24, 2015
The Swiss city of Biel and its peaceable citizens is known as the world capital for watchmaking. But could the home of Rolex and Swatch also gain an unlikely reputation for naked flesh?
From Rolex to buttocks: Nudity at home of Swiss watch
Sunday, August 23, 2015
A Taiwan film festival and Taiwanese food fair opened at the Sylvia Park shopping center in the Auckland suburb of Mount Wellington in New Zealand Friday, according to a statement released by Taiwan's representative office in Auckland.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
A New York exhibition exploring Chinese influence on Western fashion has become a summer smash-hit, attracting a record 670,000 visitors in a sign of China's growing clout in America.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
It probably would have been easier to break into the Death Star. For the video game makers working on "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" content in the forthcoming installment of the "Disney Infinity" toys-to-life franchise, getting their hands on the top-secret script involved high-security protocols rivaling the Galactic Empire.
Monday, August 17, 2015
The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts it will be super cold with a slew of snow for much of the U.S., even in places that don't usually see too much of it, like the Pacific northwest.
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