- Cincinnati Zoo says monkey is its 1st zoo baby born in 2017
Daily Oklahoman, Thursday - 01/19/2017 - 12:13 AM
The Cincinnati Zoo is welcoming its first zoo baby born this year. The still-unnamed guereza (guh-REH'-zah) colobus monkey was born last week to first-time mother Adanna and dad Tiberius. Guereza colobus is a type of monkey once thought abnormal because it has no thumb, or only a stub where the thumb would usually be found. Zoo officials say the baby is strong and alert.
- Decades-old Madrid cafe keeps flamenco spirit alive
Reuters, Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 06:47 PM
MADRID (Reuters) - In one of Madrid's oldest flamenco venues, a heart-wrenching voice commands attention as arms rise, fingers curl and feet strike wooden floors to the sound of gypsy chords.
- How to make your very own Green Machine trike from junk
The Southern, Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 02:47 PM
Remember the Green Machine, that rear-steer pedal trike from the 1980s? YouTube maker Bob Clagett does.
- Coffee and a slice? 7-Eleven launches breakfast pizza
The Southern, Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 10:47 AM
7-Eleven is offering a breakfast pizza.
- Worlds northernmost plus-energy office could spark an energy revolution
Inhabitat, Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 06:47 AM
Building the first office in Norway that produces more energy than it consumes is already a hefty goal, but real estate developer Emil Eriksrød wants to take it another step further. The young entrepreneur has a vision for inspiring the rest of the world with a plus-energy office building, the northernmost of its kind in the world that will be located in Porsgrunn, a tiny Norwegian town with a population of less than 35,000.
- Dear Abby: Learn to manage anger before exploding at kids
The Southern, Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 04:47 AM
Dear Abby: I am a 23-year-old woman, and I know I should have a lot more patience than I do right now. I'm happily married with two beautiful children. After work when I return home, I'm fine for the first…
- In potato country, a symposium of spuds expects to draw many
The Southern, Wednesday - 01/18/2017 - 02:47 AM
Maine's annual summit of the spud will bring potato producers, crop specialists and farmers to the northern edge of the state for a two-day conference.
- No serious injuries after school bus rolls over on Tri-State Tollway
Chicago Tribune, Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 10:47 PM
A school bus rollover accident apparently caused when the driver had a seizure tied up traffic Tuesday evening on the southbound Tri-State Tollway but led to no serious injuries, according to police. The crash about 5:15 p.m. on southbound Interstate 294 near Archer Avenue only involved the bus,
- Trump's first home up for auction for 2nd time in 3 months
The Southern, Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 02:47 PM
The first property ever connected to President-elect Donald Trump has become a hot spot for real estate deal-making.
- Armani as furry wrapper-in-chief for Milan menswear season
The Southern, Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 12:47 PM
There have been lots of warm fuzzies on the Milan runway this season: shaggy fur, furry footwear, thick knits, big gloves, droopy caps, face-framing neck-warmers. All useful for hunkering down in turbulent times.
- 'Momentous changes' push back release for Ivanka Trump book
The Southern, Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 10:47 AM
Citing "momentous changes" in her life, like her father being elected president, Ivanka Trump and her publisher are pushing back the release of her book "Women Who Work" from early March to early May.
- How to Find Your Phone Number on Android and iOS
MakeUseOf, Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 06:47 AM
Modern technology has all but eliminated the need to memorize phone numbers. With contact apps that can store millions of contacts and powerful dialer apps that can instantly look up numbers, you probably only know a handful by heart. No matter how few numbers reside in your head, hopefully you know your own phone number!
- Donald Trump and the anti-vaxxer conspiracy theorists
Chicago Tribune, Tuesday - 01/17/2017 - 12:47 AM
Things are getting down and dirty now. And millions of lives are at stake. I cannot possibly state strongly enough how dangerous it is that President-elect Donald Trump has embraced the notion that vaccination is the cause of autism. Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a celebrated vaccine skeptic, met with