Monday, December 8, 2014
Medellin for Christmas vacation? Si, si!
Chadwick Wines in Chile have a long and distinguished heritage that the current president, Eduardo Chadwick, works hard to honor and preserve. His wines offer an homage to family as well as Chile's unique terroir.
Sunday, December 7, 2014
NASA's newest space vehicle, Orion, accomplished its first test flight with precision and pizazz Friday, shooting more than 3,600 miles (5,800 kilometers) out from Earth for a hyperfast, hot return not seen since the Apollo moon shots.
Developing countries may need up to US$500 billion per year by 2050 to adapt to the ravages of climate change, dwarfing previous estimates, a U.N. report said Friday., 1 Comment
There was the psychotic HAL 9000 computer in “2001: A Space Odyssey.”
With their smartphones and tablet computers, they look much like young people anywhere in the world.
Saturday, December 6, 2014
London's nightclubs, where sweaty revelers move and shake to thumping beats, are legendary. But now a quieter, more polite clubbing experience is gaining fans — the silent disco.
Rome has a new walk on its historical tourism circuit: a virtual stroll through the streets of the ghetto to which Jews were confined for more than three centuries.
Anastasia carefully digs through the earth with her trowel. Bit by bit, a human skeleton emerges, piled on top of more bones.
Two miniature horses trotted into a hospital. Doctors and patients did double-takes when the equine visitors ambled down long corridors in the pediatric unit at Chicago's Rush University Medical Center.