Global Markets

A baby stroller is seen as mothers play with their children at a public area in downtown Shanghai November 19, 2013. China will further ease its family planning laws after announcing last week that it would allow millions of families to have two children,

Product Recall: Graco Recalls Baby Strollers in Canada, U.S. Due To Amputation Risks

Graco will be recalling a five million baby strollers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Delta planes line up at their gates while on the tarmac of Salt Lake City International Airport in Utah September 28, 2013. Picture taken September 28, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Travel Alert: New Delta Air Lines Airbuses Could Be Seen In Australia Soon

Australia could soon be flying aboard the new Airbus carriers of Delta Air Lines.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A Virgin Australia Airplane At Denpasar Airport In Bali, Indonesia

Travel Alert: Frequent Flyer Tie-Up Between Virgin Australia, South African Airways Enhanced

Virgin Australia and South African Airways have expanded their frequent flyer tie-up programme.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

n office worker walks past an Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) window showing the main losses for the day in central Sydney July 23, 2012. Australian shares slumped 1.7 percent on Monday, the biggest one-day fall in seven weeks, as investors fled from

Australian Stock Market Report –Afternoon November 21, 2014

The Australian sharemarket has finished the session weaker for a fifth straight day. The All Ords (XAO) slipped 0.2 percent to 5,292, while the S&P/ASX 200 (XJO) fell 0.2 percent to 5,304. Eight out of 10 sectors were lower, led by Utilities, which lost 1.5 percent. The S&P/ASX 200 has fallen 2.7 percent this week on heavy selling in the materials and energy sectors.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Elvina Simpson, CommSec Market Analyst

Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in foil strips are arranged on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September 18, 2013. Picture taken September 18. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

Australia, NZ Ditch Proposed Joint Therapeutic Products Agency

Australia and New Zealand will no longer be pursuing the Joint Therapeutic Products Agency.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Asian stock market

Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 21, 2014

Australian shares are losing ground for the fifth day and remain only modestly above the 5300pt level. The ASX 200 Index is down by 0.1 per cent at lunch and takes the losses to 2.6 per cent this week. Should nothing change this afternoon this will be the worst week for local shares since June 2013.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Steven Daghlian, CommSec Market Analyst

AirAsia planes are seen on the runway at Kuala Lumpur International Airport August 19, 2014. AirAsia Bhd, Asia's largest budget airline by passengers, said second-quarter net profit rose 529 percent due to foreign exchange gains, the deferment of tax

Travel Alert: Malaysia’s AirAsia Cuts Number Of Australian Flights

AirAsia will be slashing its number of flights to Australia.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

US

Baby Gammy With His Thai Surrogate Mother

Baby Gammy Will Be Australian Citizen Soon

Baby Gammy will soon acquire Australian citizenship.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Pooja Bhagat

‘Drunk Girl in Public' Actress Apologises; Actor Tells Dr. Drew He Thought It Was Comedy Skit

“Drunk Girl in Public” says sorry for participating in the viral video of a hoax social experiment.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 by Conviron Altatis

CF-18 Hornet fighter jets depart from 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, October 21, 2014, in this Royal Canadian Air Force handout photo provided on October 22, 2014. The jets are part of the Canadian Armed Forces? contribution to coalition assistance to securit

Western Victory Vs ISIS Still Years Away; Canada Conducts 2nd Airstrike

It is still too early to claim victory over the ISIS, a retired U.S. general said.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A lake-effect snow storm with freezing temperatures produces a wall of snow travelling over Lake Erie into Buffalo, New York. November 18, 2014. A whirlpool of frigid, dense air known as a "polar vortex" descended Tuesday into much of the Northe

Real Life ‘Frozen’: Snow Overwhelms The US, Kills 7; More To Come (Pictures)

New York residents have been warned to brace for more snow this weekend.

Thursday, November 20, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a gold bar while visiting an exhibition at Russia's Far Eastern gold mining center of Magadan November 22, 2005.

Sanctions-Hit Russia Boosts Gold Reserves, Sends Prices Of Metal To 2-Wk High

Russia's out to break the monopoly of the dollar as it boosts its gold reserves.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

‘World's Sexiest Criminal’ Says Sorry, Agrees to ‘Face Consequences’

A 21-year-old Canadian student, considered to be world's sexiest criminal, wants to plead guilty to 30 charges against her.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by Sounak Mukhopadhyay

A Wal Mart store front is seen  in Toronto March 5, 2009. Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Canadian division has announced it will close its six Sam's Club locations in Ontario to focus instead on opening more Wal-Mart supercenters.  REUTERS/ Mike Cassese

Walmart Canada Slashes 210 From Workforce

Walmart Canada will be shedding off jobs, affecting 210 people.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

World

Studying with a computer

Canada's Ontario Students Score High Rank In Global Survey Of Computer Skills

Ontario students have made Canada proud with their exceptional computer literacy compared to their global peers.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

Medicines

New Zealand Medicine Products Sector To Get Own Regulator::Drops Plan For A Joint Regulator With Australia

New Zealand medicines will have own regulator as the government realised that local interests are hard to manage in join regulation.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

A member of ground crew works on a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737-800 airplane on the runway at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang July 25, 2014.

Former Malaysian Envoy Denies Assault Charges in New Zealand, Elects Trial By Jury

Muhammad Rizalman, a former Malaysian diplomat, has denied the charges against him and pleaded "not guilty" of assault with intent to rape.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Reissa Su

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (C) talks to Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Parker Song/Pool

New Zealand Assured China-Australia Deal Will Not Affect Demand

New Zealand has been assured by Chinese President Xi Jin Ping that China's deal with Australia will not affect export demand.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Reissa Su

Ukraine

US To Supply Defensive Lethal Weapons To Kiev – A Vey Alarming Signal, Says Russia

Russia is alarmed by reports that US is going to supply Kiev with defensive lethal weapons

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Athena Yenko

U.S. Navy F-18E Super Hornet jets leave to support military operations against ISIL after receiving fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq, October 4, 2014 in this picture released by the US Air Force October 6, 2014. REUTERS/USAF/Staff Sgt. Shawn Nick

ISIS War to Last For 4 Years; US Military Shows Videos of Airstrikes Hitting Militant Base [VIDEO]

A top U.S. military official has estimated the war with ISIS to last for four years. The U.S.-led airstrikes has hit ISIS-controlled buildings and bunkers.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Reissa Su

Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in foil strips are arranged on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September 18, 2013. Picture taken September 18. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

Ebola Stock Companies Suspended From Trading For Unverifiable Claims

Four publicly traded companies were suspended by SEC in the U.S. for claiming to be developing Ebola treatments.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Reissa Su

Economy

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott (C) talks to Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) before a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, April 11, 2014. REUTERS/Parker Song/Pool

New Zealand Assured China-Australia Deal Will Not Affect Demand

New Zealand has been assured by Chinese President Xi Jin Ping that China's deal with Australia will not affect export demand.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Reissa Su

A baby stroller is seen as mothers play with their children at a public area in downtown Shanghai November 19, 2013. China will further ease its family planning laws after announcing last week that it would allow millions of families to have two children,

Product Recall: Graco Recalls Baby Strollers in Canada, U.S. Due To Amputation Risks

Graco will be recalling a five million baby strollers in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Delta planes line up at their gates while on the tarmac of Salt Lake City International Airport in Utah September 28, 2013. Picture taken September 28, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Travel Alert: New Delta Air Lines Airbuses Could Be Seen In Australia Soon

Australia could soon be flying aboard the new Airbus carriers of Delta Air Lines.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A Virgin Australia Airplane At Denpasar Airport In Bali, Indonesia

Travel Alert: Frequent Flyer Tie-Up Between Virgin Australia, South African Airways Enhanced

Virgin Australia and South African Airways have expanded their frequent flyer tie-up programme.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Metro Police officers are shown outside a Walmart after a shooting in Las Vegas

Walmart Canada Feeling The Heat As Grocery War Intensifies

Walmart Canada, despite its rapid expansion plans, is feeling the heat of heavy competition by a slew of rivals.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in foil strips are arranged on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September 18, 2013. Picture taken September 18. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

Australia, NZ Ditch Proposed Joint Therapeutic Products Agency

Australia and New Zealand will no longer be pursuing the Joint Therapeutic Products Agency.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

AirAsia planes are seen on the runway at Kuala Lumpur International Airport August 19, 2014. AirAsia Bhd, Asia's largest budget airline by passengers, said second-quarter net profit rose 529 percent due to foreign exchange gains, the deferment of tax

Travel Alert: Malaysia’s AirAsia Cuts Number Of Australian Flights

AirAsia will be slashing its number of flights to Australia.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Companies

Delta planes line up at their gates while on the tarmac of Salt Lake City International Airport in Utah September 28, 2013. Picture taken September 28, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Travel Alert: New Delta Air Lines Airbuses Could Be Seen In Australia Soon

Australia could soon be flying aboard the new Airbus carriers of Delta Air Lines.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A Virgin Australia Airplane At Denpasar Airport In Bali, Indonesia

Travel Alert: Frequent Flyer Tie-Up Between Virgin Australia, South African Airways Enhanced

Virgin Australia and South African Airways have expanded their frequent flyer tie-up programme.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Metro Police officers are shown outside a Walmart after a shooting in Las Vegas

Walmart Canada Feeling The Heat As Grocery War Intensifies

Walmart Canada, despite its rapid expansion plans, is feeling the heat of heavy competition by a slew of rivals.

Saturday, November 22, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

The Amazon.com, Inc. logo is seen on the side of a delivery truck in Brooklyn, New York October 23, 2014. Amazon.com Inc is expected to report a third-quarter loss of 74 cents per share and provide an outlook for the upcoming holiday shopping quarter.

Amazon Black Friday 2014 Deals Start On Nov. 21, 2014 Including Limited-Time Lightning Deals And Deals Of The Day On Clothes, Toys, Jewelry, Watches, Bags, Accessories And Electronics

The popular e-commerce site is now taking part in the Black Friday 2014 madness by offering amazing deals with huge savings for its online shoppers.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Janice Somosot

walmart logo

Walmart Pre-Black Friday 2014 Sale On Nov. 21, 2014 Includes Discounts On The 'NBA 2K15' For PS4 And The 'Skylanders Trap Team’ Starter Kit [WATCH VIDEO]

Walmart has released its Pre-Black Friday 2014 Sale ad which is eight pages long and is filled with discounts on electronics, kitchen appliances and toys.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Janice Somosot

Pharmaceutical tablets and capsules in foil strips are arranged on a table in this picture illustration taken in Ljubljana September 18, 2013. Picture taken September 18. REUTERS/Srdjan Zivulovic

Ebola Stock Companies Suspended From Trading For Unverifiable Claims

Four publicly traded companies were suspended by SEC in the U.S. for claiming to be developing Ebola treatments.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Reissa Su

AirAsia planes are seen on the runway at Kuala Lumpur International Airport August 19, 2014. AirAsia Bhd, Asia's largest budget airline by passengers, said second-quarter net profit rose 529 percent due to foreign exchange gains, the deferment of tax

Travel Alert: Malaysia’s AirAsia Cuts Number Of Australian Flights

AirAsia will be slashing its number of flights to Australia.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Tech

Android Mascots At The Google I/O Developers Conference

More Bad News for Android 5.0 Lollipop As Problems Come In for Nexus and Other Devices

It has not been a smooth sailing ride for Android 5.0 Lollipop as more problems reportedly arise. As the Nexus line has been the first series to receive the update most of the reported issues were observed in Nexus 5, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 giving other Android users an insight of what they may run into.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Precious Silva

The Amazon.com, Inc. logo is seen on the side of a delivery truck in Brooklyn, New York October 23, 2014. Amazon.com Inc is expected to report a third-quarter loss of 74 cents per share and provide an outlook for the upcoming holiday shopping quarter.

Amazon Black Friday 2014 Deals Start On Nov. 21, 2014 Including Limited-Time Lightning Deals And Deals Of The Day On Clothes, Toys, Jewelry, Watches, Bags, Accessories And Electronics

The popular e-commerce site is now taking part in the Black Friday 2014 madness by offering amazing deals with huge savings for its online shoppers.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Janice Somosot

A Canadian Flag Is Pictured In Front Of A Blackberry Sign In Waterloo

BlackBerry Classic (aka Q20) Keyboard Shortcuts Explained In A Quick Video

A video explaining the keyboard shortcuts of the latest BlackBerry Classic smartphone is published by the company.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Pavithra Rathinavel

Xie Enwei, General Manager Of Management And Operations Of Microsoft In China, Speaks During The Presentation Of The Xbox One

Black Friday 2014 Sale: Top Deals On Game Consoles Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Wii U And More

Here is a list of Black Friday 2014 deals on game consoles and selected games.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Pavithra Rathinavel

The Apple logo.

Apple iPhone 7 Will Boast of Shatter-Proof Glass Cover & Dual Lens Camera on Release Date

The next iPhone, rumoured as the iPhone 7 on release date, will likely sport a nearly unbreakable glass display while wielding a rear camera that is equipped with a DSLR-quality two-lens sensor.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Erik Pineda

Qualcomm Announces Category LTE 10 Modem, Supports 450 Mbps Max Download Speeds And 100 Mbps Max Upload Speeds

Qualcomm has unleashed its new Category 10 LTE modem. It delivers a faster download speed of up o 450 Mbps and upload speeds of up to 100 Mbps.

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Anvinraj Valiyathara Sivanandan

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Battery Life Test Shows Its Curved Display And Build Has Impacted Its Battery Performance

Battery life test was carried out on Galaxy Note Edge. Read on to know about its result

Friday, November 21, 2014 by Anvinraj Valiyathara Sivanandan

Forex

EURUSD Daily Forecast: January 09

EURUSD Forecast     The EURUSD had a bearish momentum yesterday bottomed at 1.3553. The bias is bearish in nearest term. As you can see on my daily chart below, price is testing the lower line of the bullish channel. A clear break and daily close below the bullish channel and 1.3550 – 1.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

GBPUSD Daily Forecast: January 09

GBPUSD Forecast The GBPUSD had bullish momentum yesterday topped at 1.6471. The bias is bullish in nearest term testing 1.6530. Immediate support is seen around 1.6435. A clear break below that area could lead price to neutral zone in nearest term testing 1.6400 or lower but as long as stays above 1.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

USDJPY Daily Forecast: January 09

USDJPY Forecast The USDJPY was indecisive yesterday but overall still able to maintain its bullish intraday bias so far. The bias remains bullish in nearest term especially if price able to make a clear break above 105.00 testing 105.50 – 106.00 target area. Immediate support is seen around 104.70.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

USDCHF Daily Forecast: January 09

USDCHF Forecast The USDCHF continued its bullish momentum yesterday topped at 0.9127. The bullish momentum was not as strong as I had expected, but the bias remain bullish in nearest term testing 0.9190. Immediate support is seen around 0.9100.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

Asian Session Notes: 1/09/14

AUDUSD Resistance: 0.8916 moderate / 0.8935 moderate / 0.8951 minor Support: 0.8881 moderate / 0.8842 moderate / 0.8822 moderate Wednesday saw the Aussy easing off to close just above its lows with prices now in the middle of its consolidation from December.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by mdelapaz

EURUSD Daily Forecast: January 08

EURUSD Forecast     The EURUSD was indecisive yesterday. The bias remains neutral in nearest term. Important intraday range to be closely watched is seen between 1.3675 – 1.3595. A clear break above 1.3675 could trigger further bullish pressure testing 1.3850 key resistance. On the other hand, a clear break below 1.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 by swibowo

GBPUSD Daily Forecast: January 08

GBPUSD Forecast The GBPUSD had another indecisive movement yesterday. There are no changes in my technical outlook. The bias remains neutral in nearest term. Important intraday range to be closely watched is seen between 1.6435 – 1.6335.  A clear break above 1.6435 could trigger further bullish pressure testing 1.6475 or higher.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 by swibowo

Education

Student loan default rate rising

The Department of Education (DoE) said that default on student loans climbed to 7.0 percent in fiscal 2008, up from 6.7 percent in the prior fiscal year - yet another manifestation of the sluggish economy and bleak jobs market.

Saturday, September 18, 2010 by Palash R. Ghosh

China sends more students to US B schools than India this year

Big brother China has beaten India for the first time in the number of students to US management schools.

Friday, September 17, 2010

US universities attract fewer students

The share of foreign students coming to the United States has been going down every year since 2000, shows a study released by an international body comprising the developed nations of the world.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Recession makes more people take up higher studies

If there is one single benefit to the US due to the recession, it is that more people are studying in colleges than ever.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Bonus Points: Setting Targets for CFO Compensation in Times of Crisis

The recession has caused all sorts of difficulties for CFOs: falling earnings, tumbling stock prices and, occasionally, knotty negotiations with lenders.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth: Managing Information Asymmetry in IS Consulting

A cynic might say that information systems consultants shortchange their clients. They can, for example, promise more than they deliver.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Boston: beyond the familiar MBA recruitment faces

Despite experiencing a good number of mergers and acquisitions over the past five years, notably Procter and Gamble's acquisition of Boston mainstay Gillette, Boston is still home to some of the most recognized MBA recruitment brands.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010 by Dan Beaudry And Susan Peppercorn

Auto

Fisker to Debut Karma Hybrid at 2010 Paris Motor Show

Irvine, California-based Fisker Automotive will debut the first factory-built Karma at the upcoming 2010 Paris Motor Show this October.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

BMW recalls 350,000 cars, including Rolls-Royces

BMW is voluntarily recalling 350,000 cars worldwide due to a possible brake problems that the world's biggest premium carmaker said have not caused any accidents.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

GM posts gain amid still-slow auto market

General Motors Co posted an annual sales gain of 10.5 percent in September amid evidence that the U.S. auto market remained stuck in a slow-moving recovery at the start of the fourth quarter.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Electric cars arrive while posing test for grids

Top automakers finally have electric cars ready to purr into dealer showrooms. Now the question is whether the charging infrastructure and electricity supply are up to the task.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Luxury carmakers return to records of old

Europe's luxury carmakers fear no double-dip thanks to a fresh supply of wealthy customers in emerging markets who have just earned enough money to buy their first Mercedes-Benz or Ferrari.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Fiat to launch new models end-2011

Italian automaker Fiat has decided to launch new products only at the end of 2011 or early 2012 due to the weakness of the market

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Autos would get up to 62 mpg under proposal

Automakers would have to achieve sharply higher fuel economy -- between 47 and 62 miles per gallon -- by 2025 under a preliminary plan released by the Obama administration

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Jobs

Monster US online jobs index rises to 138 in September

A monthly gauge of online labor demand in the United States edged up in September from a month ago and was 16 percent above the reading from a year ago.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Private sector job cuts raise Fed easing chance

U.S. private employers unexpectedly shed jobs in September, reinforcing the belief that the U.S. Federal Reserve will embark on another round of monetary policy stimulus to support the economic recovery as early as next month.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Private sector sheds 39,000 jobs in Sept

Private employers unexpectedly cut 39,000 jobs in September after adding an upwardly revised 10,000 jobs in August, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Prices gain on unexpected private jobs decline

U.S. Treasury debt prices climbed on Wednesday, pushing benchmark note yields to the lowest since January 2009, after ADP Employer Services said private payrolls unexpectedly contracted in September.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Meet Claudia! Objective: Make a successful career change from teaching into counseling.

The best part of my job is reuniting candidates with their self-confidence. In today's job market I know it is so difficult to remain positive and to not take rejection personally.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 by Samantha Nolan

#1 Problem with All Resumes, Job Searches, and Interviews

Imagine sitting in a lobby waiting for an interview. You look around and all those waiting are as professional and qualified as you...

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 by Rosa E. Vargas

The New Grad Quagmire

It's an interesting dilemma for new grads these days. Assuming you're lucky enough to score a job, you'll find yourself thrown into a workforce for which you've (probably) received little or no formal training. Sadder still, you probably won't receive much on-the-job training either.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 by Emily Bennington

Health

Morning sickness may signal healthier pregnancy

New research confirms that women plagued by morning sickness in early pregnancy are less likely to miscarry.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Nobel-winning work is matchmaker for molecules

The three winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry all developed new ways to make carbon atoms stick to one another -- a mundane-sounding process that in fact underlies the very basis of life.

Friday, October 08, 2010

FDA to push for more investment in science

Health regulators plan to spend millions of dollars to step up their scientific prowess in a move that officials say will help quickly get new treatments to patients and protect the public against possible health threats.

Friday, October 08, 2010

How Republicans could block healthcare reform

Republicans could keep their promises to stop healthcare reform even if they cannot repeal it, simply by blocking legislation needed to pay for it, one expert argued on Wednesday.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Poor healthcare may shorten American lives: study

Americans die sooner than citizens of a dozen other developed nations and the usual suspects -- obesity, traffic accidents and a high murder rate -- are not to blame, researchers reported on Thursday.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Ultra-Running and Race Day Nutrition

Ultra-running (as defined by any running race longer than the marathon of 26.2 miles) requires a whole different nutritional viewpoint when compared to the gels and quick shots of Gatorade normally

Thursday, October 07, 2010

International Walk to School Day is October 6

The Partnership for a Walkable America sponsored the first National Walk Our Children to School Day in Chicago in 1997. It was a simple day, designed to highlight the need to create communities that are walkable. The day was created, in part, on a similar concept celebrated in the United Kingdom.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Travel

Queenstown’s romantic-adventure band-wagon

I battle desperately not to climb aboard Queenstown's romantic-adventure band-wagon; but I fail miserably.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by Kip Brook

Historic Pera Palace Hotel in Turkey opens for business

After two and a half years of renovation costing $ 29 million, the five star luxury hotel Pera Palace in Istanbul Turkey opened its doors to guests.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Camper & Nicholsons (CNI) offers yacht-charter to cruise the Indian Ocean

Even as your contemporaries sail to the Caribbean to celebrate to Christmas, you take a different course.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Mahe

The largest of the Seychelles archipelago, Mahe is an African island rich with hidden treasures.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Fly to space with Boeing in 2015

You just have wait till 2015 for a trip into the space, as US aerospace giant Boeing and Space Adventure have tied up to put tourists into low-level orbit in a futuristic capsule.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Hotels come under Britain’s Fair Trading scanner

Speaking to the BBC, Dorian Harris, Managing Director of Skoosh.com said hotels would email, call and threaten legal action over his website openly offering hotel discounts.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Boeing ventures into space tourism with partner

Aerospace major Boeing announced its entry into the space tourism market in partnership with its Space Adventures, and the partnership hopes to sell seats on rocket trips to the International Space Station very soon.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Life Style

Ugg Australia: Comfortable Fall Fashion Trends

Uggs Australia get a lot of grief in the fashion world, but they're undeniably comfortable and now they're more fashionable as well.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 by Carly Zinderman

Keira Knightley Stars in New Chanel Campaign

Stunning actress Keira Knightley turned heads in Paris the other day while filming a sexy new ad campaign for Chanel.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

A romantic evening for Katie Holmes in Jason Wu

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise got cozy at the premiere for 'The Romantics' in New York City and we were on hand to report on Katie's latest style antics.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Kalamazoo's Outdoor Kitchen is Cutting-Edge Cookery

Those wanting to up the ante on their backyard "stay-cation" and holiday hospitality should consider Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet's extravagant outdoor kitchen, which is more like an outdoor cooking "resort.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by Merilee Kern

Emerald Jet Charter Expands with Helicopter Travel

Emerald Jet Charter announced that it now is offering helicopter travel along with chartering private business jets.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by James Rothaar

Watch that brings back old world charm

If you are tired of the modern looking watches then check out the latest traditional looking wristwatch from Carl F Bucherer - the new Manero ChronoPerpetual.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Ralph Lauren opens exclusive men’s store on Madison Avenue

To commemorate the opening of his original store in New York, Ralph Lauren is redefining his vision of men's high fashion by launching an exclusive men's store in the same space.

Saturday, September 25, 2010