Sunday, November 17, 2013
Technology has given readers new ways to curl up with a good book, but the latest trend in Washington is surprisingly old-school: “little libraries,” stuffed with paperbacks, cropping up on front lawns.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
They are the most indebted people in the world, live through long, dark winters and have a shorter life expectancy than several Mediterranean countries.
Monday, November 11, 2013
A video chronicling the makeover of a homeless U.S. veteran has received millions of views online.
ny Christmas decorations, such as trees, snow and hanging globes, were originally invented in Germany, where a rush of new ornaments appears every December, making last year's supply look as old-fashioned as a horse and buggy.
Wines from Spain and the New World are gaining ground in China at the expense of their French counterparts, as increasingly adventurous Chinese wine enthusiasts push back the frontiers of a surging market, say experts.
Monday, November 4, 2013
Listen to the many harrowing stories of war, suffering and survival, all under one roof:
Latin Americans around the region are honoring their departed loved ones with Day of the Dead celebrations, blending pre-Columbian rituals with the Roman Catholic observance of all Saint's Day on Nov. 1 and All Soul's Day on Nov. 2.
Thousands of people lined up Saturday for the chance to take home a piece of the iconic, but dilapidated Houston Astrodome, once dubbed the “eighth wonder of the world.”
It's really difficult to get home decoration right. Do yellow curtains look good with a green sofa? Will an oriental-style table match furnishings you inherited from your grandmother?
Sunday, November 3, 2013
Google Inc.'s mysterious barges, which prompted fevered speculation about everything from offshore data centers to floating research labs, may serve a more prosaic role as upscale party venues and showrooms.