Lifestyle

It May Be Hot, But At Least It Isn’t Raining Animals


There are cities in the world where the weather is superb throughout the year. Among them are Sao Paulo, Brazil; Loja, Ecuador; Mombasa, Kenya; Sydney, Australia; and Nice, France.  Unfortunately, I have no plans to visit any of these cities, and even if I did, it would be for a very short time. I would...

Priyanka Chopra launches her homeware line ‘Sona’ in the US


Adding one more feather to her already crowded cap actress and businesswoman Priyanka Chopra announced the launch of her homeware line called Sona Home in New York.  She announced the same on social media and shared a video with co-founder Maneesh Goyal.   In the video, she talks about how she brings her Indian roots and culture into...

Ride a Bicycle and Help the Environment


Drivers all over the world are unhappy about the rising price of gas (or petrol). Some have found interesting ways to protest the prices, but none more charmingly than Subhranshu Samal did at his recent wedding in Bhubaneswar, India.  As widely reported, the 47-year-old grocery shop owner rode a bicycle to the wedding venue, while...

Celebrating Life with Dance – Laura De La Garza Noble


By Ashok Vyas      The spark of pure joy is visible in the eyes of Laura De La Garza Noble. She found her calling as a dancer at a very early age. She was only two years old when her feet started enjoying the movements of Belle. Her passion took her to competition studios in Mexico,...

GoFundMe Campaign to Benefit Boris Johnson


A British woman has started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money to get Prime Minister Boris Johnson a proper haircut.  “I don’t know who cuts his hair now, but it's been terrible for many years,” said Dorothy Jones, 42, of Sheffield. “Even the Prime Minister’s dog, Dilyn, gets better grooming. Finally I said to myself,...

Japan’s discarded kimonos get new life, redesigned as casual wear


Vintage kimonos, often regarded as family heirlooms and passed down through generations, are piling up in Japan’s second-hand markets as the garments fall out of fashion and the country’s population shrinks. Traditionally the long, loose attire is wrapped around the body in a series of precise folds, lifts and adjustments in a dressing process that...

Johnny Depp spends $62K at Birmingham Indian restaurant to celebrate win against ex-wife


Actor Johnny Depp, who just won his highly-publicized defamation claim against ex-wife Amber Heard, spent more than $62,000 on a special celebratory dinner with his friends, New York Post reported. The celebratory dinner was organized in Birmingham, England, on Sunday evening, the Post further said. The 'Pirates of the Caribbean' star was recently awarded $15...

Neighbor is exploiting shared property line. What can I do?


By Ronda Kaysen Q: A shared alley separates my Staten Island house from my neighbor’s. The property line runs down the middle of the alley, so we each own half of it. A gate attaches the two properties. My neighbor put a padlock on the gate and has not given me a key. So I...

Why you wake up stiff and achy


By Katie Okamoto Waking up with a tight body is “almost a universal human experience and it’s quite common for it to happen every day. But while feeling stiff in the morning is normal and typically dissipates quickly, it’s also uncomfortable while it lasts. The good news, experts say, is that there are a few...