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Storm Frank: kayaker's body found as Scotland battered by extreme weather

Nicola Sturgeon praises ‘heroic’ response but warns of long recovery road as 21 flood warnings in place across Scotland<p>As the battering winds and torrential rains of Storm Frank subsided, leaving the people of Scotland, Ireland and northern England to survey the damage in its wake, police confirmed …

Wall Street is searching for a bottom in the oil price ― and getting ready to pile in

And it may get worse.<p>Some of Wall Street's top names are trying to figure out how low the oil price could go.<p>Speaking on CNBC's "Fast Money Halftime Report" on Friday, billionaire investor Carl Icahn said that the oil price could fall further because it started to pick up again.<p>"I don't think …

Crude Oil Prices

Jaguar Land Rover's £1bn factory in Slovakia 'could threaten UK jobs'

Union says carmaker’s global expansion should not lead to losses at British workforce, which built foundations for firm’s success<p>Jaguar Land Rover has insisted that a new £1bn factory in Slovakia will “complement” its UK operations, despite concerns from trade unions that it could put jobs at …

Oil price drops further on forecast of weaker demand

PARIS (AP) — The price of oil is falling further after the International Energy Agency forecast a decline in demand.<p>The U.S. benchmark rate was down …

Short story vending machine promises old-school distractions

In the French city of Grenoble, there are unusual vending machines that don't dispense soda or snacks -- they print out short stories that look like paper receipts instead. These machines were built by a publishing company called Short Édition, which placed eight of them in public locations (such …

Sights and Bites: What to Eat While Touring Tokyo, Japan

With a cultural map in one hand and a culinary compass in the other, savor the treasured sights, then seek the local bites.<p>From day to night, culture and cuisine come together in tantalizing <b>Tokyo</b>. As you experience stunning shrines and bustling markets, bright lights and big-city skyscrapers, take …

Interview: An Exclusive Peek at New Charmingly Witty Comics by Liz Climo

We're happy to share that Liz Climo, one of our favorite artists, has just released a brand-new book titled <i>Lobster Is the Best Medicine</i>! Climo, who is popular for her charmingly witty comics starring a quirky assortment of talking creatures, has expanded her animal kingdom in her latest collection …

5 Best Orientel Men's Cologne & Fragrances

Warm. Opulent. Sensual. Oriental fragrances are exotic and mysterious, designed for the man with confidence and a thirst for adventure. With woody …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

Four Ways Winter Weather Is Causing Energy Supply Problems

A massive winter storm hit much of the U.S. Tuesday, dumping heavy snowfall along the East Coast and sending temperatures plunging from 15 to 30 degrees below normal from the Mid-Atlantic region to the upper Midwest. But in addition to causing school closings and disrupting highway traffic, frigid …