100-year old woman sees ocean for the first time – Ruby Holt finally got her long-time wish of visiting the sea. Holt, who is 100-years old, had spent her life picking cotton at a Tennessee farm. All thanks to a charity that granted her birthday wish, Holt spent her special day the Gulf of Mexico.
Recent earthquakes this 2014 were experienced by different parts of the world, with a recent update stating that at least two areas in California experienced moderate shaking while Indonesia got hit by a strong undersea quake.
South Korea ferry operator boss has been put to jail for 10 years. Due to his negligence, 304 people were killed when the ferry sank deep into the ocean.
Strong winds fueled a growing flame leading to severe damages to a sprawling building at Columbus Farmers Market.
Man Saves Baby In Submerged Car - A Maine man has risked his life in saving a trapped infant in a submerging car in Kossuth Township, which is around 175 miles northeast of Portland.
A Belgian beer pipeline is set to be constructed under the cobblestone streets of a medieval city in Belgium. With the new Belgian beer pipeline set for construction next year, it will be more beer and less trucks for the city’s residents and tourists.
SFO Taxi Protest – On Monday night, cabbies with the San Francisco Taxi Workers Alliance held a taxi protest at the San Francisco International Airport for two hours, clogging lanes, blocking terminals and refusing to pick up passengers. However, the SFO taxi protest which began about 9 p.m., may just have backfired.
International Bacon Day or Bacon Day 2014 will be celebrated on Saturday, Aug. 30. According to multiple sources, International Bacon Day is the unofficial adherence to celebrate all things bacon and bacon-related.
Pope Francis autism – In the hopes to end the stigma of autism and the isolation of those affected by it, Pope Francis has set an international conference on autism. The Vatican’s health care office will host the international conference with more than 650 experts set to attend. Pope Francis will be delivering a speech about children with autism and special needs on the day of the international conference.
A vac truck explosion Tuesday morning in Southern California has hospitalized more than 15 people after a hazardous chemical waste spewed from the truck. The vac truck explosion resulted in the spill of about 1,000 gallons of unknown liquid, later causing a huge blaze that prompted around 55 firefighters to put out, according to Tom Kruschke of the Ventura County Fire Department.
Gordon Ramsay got fake reservations in his restaurant and they were apparently from his rival restaurant.
A Thai radio host jailed recently was put behind bars for five years due to royal defamation, according to his lawyer Tuesday. The Thai radio host jailed is reportedly one of the first sentences passed by a military court for breaching the Lese Majeste Law since a May coup.
Chicago plane crash 2014 – Shortly after taking off at the Midway Airport Tuesday morning, a twin-engine cargo plane had crashed at the Southwest Side home. The plane's driver has been confirmed dead while the residents of the home, being an elderly couple, had miraculously survived.
Settled in Southwest China is the city of Chengdu. It has lots of beautiful gardens and structures, but what it is most well known for is the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. The research base is just outside the city center and gives tourists a chance to see giant pandas up close in a truly unique way.
Liquids can be one of the trickiest parts of packing for a flight, especially if you are bringing a carryon. Either they are over the limit, or they leak in your bag. Whatever the reason they seem to be a nuisance.
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Thinking of traveling this Thanksgiving and Christmas season? But afraid spending much too much over your next last-minute getaway? Here are some of the best tips to follow if you intend to save much while enjoying the perfect European holiday getaway.
New York pot arrests are going to be different this time around after a few changes on the city's marijuana policy have been made.
USS Ross sailors attacked by about 20 political activists happened in Istanbul Wednesday. Members of the Turkish Youth Union hurled objects at them, chased the three men and at one point, placed a bag over one of the heads of the USS Ross sailors attacked.
Pack of dogs named responsible to a death in Wyoming on Wednesday.
Napoleon hat $2.4 million was sold at a recent action. A collector from South Korea, whose identity has not been revealed, purchased the famous chapeau.
Chopin Heart Exhumed – The heart Chopin of the iconic composer, Frederic Chopin, has reportedly been secured in a jar of liquor in Poland for 155 years. Chopin’s heart was exhumed recently in order for experts to ensure that the alcohol had not evaporated before they return the organ to its final resting place.
Crown Princess Norovirus update – For the second time this year, another Crown Princess Cruise ship has fallen victim to the Norovirus. After just six months since the first infection spread in one Crown Princess Cruise ship, a second cruise has been infected with 172 people confirmed to be carrying the virus.
Brooklyn Bridge climber arrested on Monday. The French tourist was charged with reckless endangerment and criminal trespass.
Located in the on the southeastern coat of Georgia is Jekyll Island, a small island retreat nestled in the marshes that the south is known for. While some people have made their permanent home here, the island feels isolated. With few hotels and no major city center, Jekyll Island is the perfect get away spot.