Can you run the grocery store gauntlet? Zola and I do it several times a week.
First a little background: British fighting men had a form of corporal punishment in which the accused had to run between two rows of soldiers...Read more
(UPI) A Florida man said a bear came inside his home through a sliding glass door while he was upstairs, and he didn't realize his home had been visited until later.
Shawn Warley said he noticed a paw print on his sliding...Read more
(UPI) A 14-year-old toy fox terrier was reunited with its Florida owner in Pittsburgh after being missing for 12 years.
Dutchess got loose on Feb. 28, 2007, from her home in Boca Raton.
Katheryn Strang took two days to ...Read more
I don't know why some of us have such a strong propensity to accumulate, collect and otherwise hold on to stuff beyond a reasonable limit. Maybe we're born that way. Or, more likely, we've picked up an understandable yet ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- What is it about tipping that makes people lose their minds?
I'm still reeling from the vitriol that came my way following a recent column in which I argued that tipping should not be about ourselves but ...Read more
Q: I've been banned from Airbnb and I don't know why. I've been using Airbnb for more than five years with no problems. I always get stellar reviews from my hosts. But recently, when I logged in, I received a cryptic ...Read more
It seems only yesterday the word espresso went from ordering a coffee to the must-have color for everything concerning home decor. For nearly a decade, everyone everywhere wanted an espresso finish on their kitchen and ...Read more
(UPI) A Florida wildlife sanctuary said a female lion was tranquilized after escaping her enclosure through a gate that had been left open by a volunteer.
The Endangered Animal Rescue Sanctuary in Marion County said the ...Read more
General Motors' sales in China fell by 17.5% in the third quarter from the same period in 2018, the company's fifth consecutive quarterly decline in the world's largest auto market.
The company said it delivered 689,531 ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Blockbuster film producer Joel Silver is looking for his second major home release in two years. After selling his Malibu estate last year for $38 million, Silver has listed his Brentwood home for sale at $...Read more
(UPI) A Missouri city is taking an unusual approach to the problem of un-scooped dog droppings: planting little flags next to abandoned poop with slogans such as, "Is this your turd? 'Cuz that's absurd."
The city of ...Read more
Q: After a recent storm, an owner of a new BMW 540 told me his car was heavily damaged by hail. He was at work during the storm, and his car was in the parking lot. The worst part, according to him, was that not all the ...Read more
Q: I just had my car serviced and was told I need new struts. It's a 2014 Honda Accord with 47,000 miles. The man pushed me very strongly saying it's a "safety concern" and I should have them done right away. I figured I'd...Read more
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- A cake decorator at the famed Shady Maple Farm Market in Lancaster County, Pa., is now a viral internet sensation thanks to one amazing, life-sized creation.
Pam McNeal, a cake decorating supervisor at ...Read more
“What do you do when your baby cries?” I asked the 20-something new mom who was already feeling overwhelmed and beginning to slip into post-partum depression. Her mother-in-law had suggested she talk to someone and ...Read more
(UPI) Animal rescuers in Britain came to the assistance of a fox that was found at a storage facility with its head stuck in the middle of an old tire.
The RSPCA said Inspector Alan Barnes was dispatched to the storage ...Read more
(UPI) An Arizona fire crew was summoned to a resident's home where a dog had found a hole in a wall and managed to get its head stuck in it.
Mesa Fire & Medical said Engine 216 responded to the home and found the dog'...Read more
The 2019 BMW 330i sport sedan explores how to meld the brand's claim to be "ultimate driving machine" with rising levels of driver assistance, but it locks down the title for "ultimate display of gall by an automaker."
Boeing Co. hopes one day you can ditch the terrestrial street traffic and fly through the clouds in your own airborne vehicle.
The Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer and Porsche, the German sports car automaker, ...Read more
Is the sports car dead?
It's a fair question to ask. While many scribes are moaning about the demise of the sedan, they still account for 30 percent of the American car market. In reality, it's the sports car that is ...Read more
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