December, 2017


Bright lights of Times Square beckon, even on a frigid New Year’s Eve

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of merrymakers are making the annual pilgrimage to New York’s Times Square on Sunday to witness the giant New Year’s Eve ball drop at midnight, undeterred…

Hundreds of Indonesian couples ring in the new year at mass wedding

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Hundreds of Indonesian couples celebrated New Year’s Eve on Sunday night by tying the knot in a mass wedding in the capital Jakarta.

5 Ways Parents Seriously Need To Get Their Act Together To Benefit Their Children

Photo: istock Parents can dote on their children all they want, but if they really want to learn how to be a better parent, they must get their finances together, be more positive, and refrain from being a hypocrite. Keywords: children, parenting, how to be a better parent, parenting tips read more

5 Ways To Show Someone Tough Love (And Why It’s The Best Way To Change)

Photo: weheartit What is tough love? It’s when we provide our loved ones with a dose of reality. And the best way to do this is to set boundaries, not fall for their victim story, and seek professional help. Keywords: family, tough love, love yourself, what is tough love read more

California set for New Year’s buzz with recreational marijuana sales

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California adults not content to ring in the New Year with the traditional fizz of champagne can look forward to celebrating with the buzz of marijuana, purchased for the…

There’s a good boy: Thai nurses dress babies up as dogs to ring in New Year

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Nurses at a hospital in the Thai capital showed some festive puppy love on Thursday, dressing up newborn babies up in fetching canine outfits ahead of the Year of the Dog.

Irish coastal village hosts annual beach horse races

BALLYHEIGUE, Ireland (Reuters) – On a rugged stretch of beach in Ireland’s southwest, the residents of Ballyheigue braved the wild winds from the Atlantic coast on Wednesday for the annual Christmas…

Tel Aviv attempts plastic brick record with 36-metre tower

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Tel Aviv residents have built a world record-contending, 36-meter (118ft) plastic brick tower, featuring more than 500,000 pieces, to honor a young cancer victim in the Israeli…

12 Incredibly Easy Ways To Feel Sexier Than Ever

Photo: weheartit Many women have low self-esteem, but don’t realize that learning how to feel sexy can help them feel better. Be sure to let yourself relax, stop competing with other women, and get a massage to really embrace who you are. Keywords: beauty, body image, confidence, self-esteem, Sexy, how to be sexy read more

How To Stop Self-Doubts From Sabotaging Your Chance At Happiness

video Photo: weheartit Whether it’s consciously or not, we can sometimes be our biggest enemies. Here’s how you can stop that self-sabotaging behavior in its tracks and practice self love in its place. Keywords: fear, happiness, love, self love, how to be happy read more

Italian chef’s new restaurant chain: free food made from scraps

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian Michelin-starred chef Massimo Bottura plans to open two new restaurants in Paris and Naples next year, but wealthy diners are not welcome. The food will be free, made from…

Swedish roofs can handle Santa’s sleigh – if he’s careful

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden’s houses should be able to cope when Santa and his sleigh land on their snowy roofs this Christmas – as long as he doesn’t try to deliver too many presents in one go.