Denise Shubert Hardy

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Cyclist set to finish record-breaking 'around the world in 80 days' cycle a day early

Endurance cyclist Mark Beaumont is expected to arrive in Paris on Monday 18 September, 79 days after setting off on his attempt to cycle around the world in 80 days.<p>The Guardian joined Beaumont in Lisbon on Wednesday, where he arrived on an overnight flight from Halifax in Canada to start the final …

Go to the dark side of debt with this $28,500 'Star Wars' watch

Just when you think it's impossible to spend more money on your favorite gear thanks to Force Friday, watchmaker Devon comes along and offers a pricey timepiece that you'd have to mortgage the Death Star to pay off.<p>For 500 lucky fans who have $28,500 (about £18,473, AU$40,183) burning a hole in …

Buche de Noel

One Christmas, I was living in Paris. I had been working as a chef, and graduated from Culinary school in San Francisco, but decided to take additional pastry classes at the Ritz Escoffier (any excuse to get out of town for awhile). In the basement of this stunning old hotel were sparkling white, …

Dessert

Mexican woman becomes world's 'oldest person' - but lost her only proof 40 years ago

Leandra Becerra Lumbreras was reportedly born in the year Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee and has 73 great-grandchildren<p>She was 27 when World War One erupted, 75 when John F. Kennedy was shot and nearly 100 when the Berlin Wall came down.<p>Now Leandra Becerra Lumbreras is celebrating her …

Parents arrested after pulling son with brain cancer out of hospital

The parents who pulled their cancer-stricken son from a British hospital and spurred an international search for the boy have been ordered to appear Monday in a court in Spain, where they were arrested, police said.<p>Brett and Naghmeh King took their 5-year-old son, Ashya, who has brain cancer, to …