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Jar of Ancient White Stuff Found in Egyptian Tomb Finally Identified

It's the oldest solid cheese ever discovered.<p>Ptahmes was a high-ranking official under Pharaoh Seti I and later and his successor Ramesses II, and …

Archaeology

Open-Position Licks: Learn Five Hot Phrases in the First Five Frets

<b>#1</b> Constructed from the G blues (G Bb C Db D F) and G major pentatonic (G A B D E) scales, this lick is at its best when played over a G7 chord. Aim …

Electric Guitar

In Franklin's anthems, women heard an empowering message

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin never saw herself as a feminist heroine. That, she quipped, was Gloria Steinem's role. But she leaves a legacy of indelible anthems that resonated deeply with women by celebrating their strength and individuality — and demanding, well, just a little respect.<p>"I don't …

Music

Senate adopts resolution backing free press after Trump attacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously adopted a resolution affirming support for a free press and declaring that "the press is not the enemy of the people."<p>The non-binding resolution approved by voice vote was a rebuke to President Donald Trump who for more than 18 months …

Donald Trump

The Tiny Trade-School Ivy Outperforming Top Four-Year Colleges

In a suburb less than 10 miles south of downtown Pittsburgh, massive garage doors retract to reveal an aircraft hangar almost as large as a football field. The morning sun lands on a group of eight or so decommissioned aircraft, an aeronautical infirmary whose patients range from obsolete military …

College & University

Sarah Sanders 'sorry' for misleading black jobs numbers

WASHINGTON — White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare correction late Tuesday after citing misleading numbers on black employment in defending President Donald Trump against an allegation that he has used the N-word.<p>"Correction from today's briefing: Jobs numbers for Pres Trump and …

Donald Trump

This National Rum Day, Diplomático proves that rum can be every bit as luxurious as fine whisky

The rise and rise of sipping rums is something to whole-heartedly embrace. Far from spirits to drown in cola, the best exponents can compete with Cognac and stand side-by-side with serious single malts.<p>The Venezuelan rum Diplomático comes from a distillery helping to drive the re-evaluation of the …

Whiskey

5 Reasons Why Walmart's Second-Quarter Earnings Should Blow Wall Street Away

Amazon (AMZN) who?<p>Despite a mind-blowing second quarter from Action Alerts PLUS holding Amazon, Walmart Inc. (WMT) managed to do some mind-blowing as …

Investing

Newspapers to speak out for free press, against Trump attacks

Rachel Maddow<p>Brennan experience worth less than petty payback for Trump<p>09:16<p>Manafort trial goes to jury with a bumpy conclusion<p>09:16<p>Newspapers to …

Donald Trump

This British Seaside Town Is Dreading Brexit

On any given weekday in the British seaside town of Bournemouth, surfers can be found dragging in their boards from the sandy beach to get smoothies …

Great Britain

Duterte May Hand Reins to Only Son of Philippine Dictator Marcos

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte could resign to make way for the son of ousted dictator Ferdinand Marcos if a legal challenge to the 2016 vice …

Asia

Man missing on Mount St. Helens for nearly a week survived on bees and berries

<b>(CNN) —</b> A hiker who was missing for six days on Mount St. Helens survived by eating bees and berries, his mother says.<p>"Bees were after him the whole time, he said, so he killed them and ate them," Linda Matheny told reporters.<p>Matthew Matheny was conscious and talking when rescue teams found him …

Bees

The Forgotten Tale of How Allied Bombers Chased a German Sub to Its Doom

Spanish divers have re-discovered the wreck of Nazi submarine 'U-966'In June 2018, Spanish media reported that divers Anxi González Roca and Eduardo …

Royal Air Force

In soybean country, Trump's trade war with China tests patience and nerves

Doug Saathoff, whose great-grandfather began farming around Trumbull, Neb., in the late 1800s, planted his first soybean in 1996 and hasn’t lost money since. Even droughts haven’t hurt because there’s plenty of underground water.<p>But that streak is in jeopardy, thanks to President Trump’s trade war …

Soybeans

Tom Arnold insists the ‘N-word’ tape exists — and Trump and his former ‘Apprentice’ producer are terrified

Actor and comedian Tom Arnold said Wednesday that he knows with certainty that a tape exists of Donald Trump saying the N-word, as well as other …

Donald Trump

When First Class Feels Low Class, Try This Taiwanese Luxury Airline

Company executives with lavish corporate travel budgets will soon be tempted by a new airline that intends to go above and beyond the everyday wide seats and free champagne typically found in business class. An ambitious startup airline that analysts say will cater to the region’s wealthiest …

Economics

Trailer Life: 28 Cool Pics That Capture People With Their Mobile Homes in the 1950s and 1960s

Derived from the travel trailer (often referred to during the early years as "house trailers" or "trailer coaches") as a small unit with wheels …

Travel Trailers

Bizarre Newts Live Their Whole Lives, and Reproduce, As Babies

Animals<p>Salamanders in the European Alps and elsewhere can put off developing into adults for years—or their entire lives—in certain circumstances.<p>Like Peter Pan, the alpine newt sometimes refuses to grow up.<p>These small amphibians, a type of salamander, slurp up plankton in the icy mountain pools …

Zoology

Charlottesville belies racism's deep roots in the North

A southern city has now become synonymous with the ongoing scourge of racism in the United States.<p>A year ago, white supremacists rallied to “Unite …

Civil Rights

Can You Fix a Toxic Workplace? You Can--If You Do These 5 Things Every Day

Follow these 5 steps and turn your workplace culture from toxic to thriving.<p>When American business executive Douglas Conant took over as the president and CEO of Campbell's Soup, in 2001, he was faced with a formidable task. "The company's stock was falling steeply," writes Roger Dean Duncan in a …

Leadership

How things have changed for Canadians traveling abroad. What a shame!

​<b>Taking the Canadian flag off our backpacks</b><p>October 27, 2013<p>Wandering Canadian Baby Boomers and Gen-Xers of yesteryear knew that travelling around the …

Trump Media Adviser Gina Loudon Says Presidents Did "Amazing" Things Without Hiring Minorities

While participating in a panel on CNN Wednesday night, Trump media adviser Gina Loudon said presidents did "amazing" things without ever hiring …

The White House

Vichyssoise Is the Cold Soup You Need Right Now

You won’t believe there’s barely of dash of cream in this velvety smooth cold potato and leek soup! Pronounced “<i>vish</i>-ees-wahz” this French summer …

Nestle

The Artist Bothy Hut is for the Bohemian in Us All

The Artist Bothy Hut is a compact cabin that can be loaded onto the back of a truck and then delivered just about anywhere. The pet project of school …

National Parks

Best savings accounts 2018: Switching from checking accounts can boost your cash

Finding a new bank account for cash earning zero interest can add up to real money.<p>Got a pile of idle dollars sitting in your checking account due to a recent home sale? Or the profits from selling Apple stock, or some other windfall? If so, you're missing out on making more money, as most checking …

Personal Finance

If You're in Your 40s, Consider Buying These 3 Stocks

Apple, Netflix, and Alibaba are stocks that can carry you through to retirement.<p>If you've hit your 40s and began to think you've waited to long to …

New Zealand Bans Home Sales To Most Foreigners: 'It's Not A Right, It's A Privilege'

Determined to combat New Zealand's lofty housing prices, the country's lawmakers have trained their aim at a distant target: the buyers beyond their borders. By a close vote Wednesday, the Parliament passed a law banning most nonresident foreigners from purchasing existing homes or residential land.<p>…

New Zealand

Firefox add-on snoops on 200,000 users' browsing activities

The add-on was quietly removed from a recommendations list on the official Firefox blog.<p>Firefox has quietly removed an add-on from a list of …

IT security

Awesome Staircase Designs With Unique And Unforgettable Features

In case you didn’t already know it, the staircase can be an awesome interior design feature and an amazing focal point for homes, offices, …

Architecture

Boy who saluted Indian flag in viral flood photo faces deportation

A child who appeared in a photograph that went viral last year saluting the Indian flag in chest-deep flood water has been declared a foreigner and could be deported as part of a government drive to root out illegal immigrants.<p>Haider Ali Khan appeared in a photograph with his teacher and two others …

Ali Khan