Marta Mikac

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Two Days in Anegada, British Virgin Islands

"Let's go somewhere warm. This weather is killing me." It all started with my dramatic plea for a vacation.<p>My husband and I have been to many warm destinations when the New York temps start to threaten frostbite. We've done the typical: Miami, California. We've done the cultural: Argentina, Brazil, …

What it looks like when a volcano erupts 77 times in a single day

Mount Sinabung, located on Indonesia’s Sumatra island, erupted nearly 80 times over the weekend, displacing thousands of people and engulfing an area more than three miles from the mountain’s peak in life-threatening clouds of hot ash and gas. The evacuation zone originally covered a five kilometer …

6 month old Taiwan panda introduced to adoring public

A six-month old giant panda was unveiled to her adoring public in Taiwan on Monday, as long lines of children of all ages queued up at the Taipei zoo to see the cub cavorting around her cage with an understandably protective mother.<p>Yuan Zai's debut had long been anticipated on this island of 23 …

Flood warnings continue as Britain is hit by more storms

Coastal regions have again been battered by vast waves and strong winds, with renewed rain bringing over 100 flood warnings, as the environment secretary, Owen Paterson, said some councils and power firms should learn lessons from their response to the recent weeks of winter storms.<p>While Paterson …

Gaseous planet with same mass as Earth is discovered by scientists

Earth's gassy 'twin' has been discovered in another solar system 200 light years away.<p>The planet, known as KOI-314c, weighs the same as Earth but is 60% larger, leading scientists to suspect it has a thick gaseous atmosphere.<p>It orbits a dim red dwarf star at such a close distance that temperatures …

The war over “Wolf of Wall Street”

Does Scorsese’s would-be masterpiece glorify greed and debauchery or attack them? And how do we know for sure?<p>Here we are again: How does Martin Scorsese feel about Jordan Belfort, the debauched penny-stock tycoon played by Leonardo DiCaprio, who never quite receives his just deserts in “The Wolf …

Rupert Grint: 'If anything will make you not do drugs…'

Rupert Grint's dressing table is piled high with throat lozenges and manuka honey. On stage for eight performances a week in Jez Butterworth's <i>Mojo</i>, his voice is suffering: "I've had to have vocal massages, which are extremely painful. You basically get strangled."<p>When it was announced that the …

All The Controversy Over ‘The Wolf Of Wall Street’ Actually Helped Its Box-Office Sales

Director Martin Scorsese's R-rated black comedy starring Leonardo DiCaprio finished a solid fourth this weekend with $13.5 million on 2,557 theaters.<p>That's only a 28 percent drop from the $18.3 million first weekend for "Wolf," and encouraging news for distributor Paramount, since a 50 percent hold …