It's not on the weekend. It's not really long-weekend material. Heck, it's not even on "Hump Day." It would be easy to give up on a Valentine's Day getaway this year, what with Feb. 14 falling on a Tuesday. But fear not: Out-of-town inns, cool urban hotels and ski resorts are all serving up romantic — and accessible — mid-week packages that put fun, fanciful and frisky twists on the tired routine of fizzy plonk and chocolates.
When the brine used to make pickles is disposed of, the pickling salt can seep into wetlands, contaminating the soil and creating breeding grounds for ... More When the brine used to make pickles is disposed of, the pickling salt can seep into wetlands, contaminating the soil and creating breeding grounds for mosquitoes. Scientists with the U.S. Department of Agriculture are developing a new pickling solution, and it's being tested with a leading pickle company. A Mt. Olive Pickle company official says its consumers are not noticing the difference.
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Tooltip Information:Germany's 'Sir Vival' pushes limits of extreme travelVideo by:Description: He has crossed deserts, jungles and oceans alone -- in his native Germany, veteran adventurer Ruediger Nehberg is better known as "Sir Vival", and his book on bushcraft techniques is still used by the country's armed forces. Duration: 02:29Rating: 4Views: 40
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Tooltip Information:Dash-cam captures meteor over Toronto, CanadaVideo by:Description: A driver in Toronto, Canada recently caught footage of an apparent meteor falling over the city while traveling on the Don Valley Parkway east of the downtown core. Credit to 'russ0035'.Rating: 4Views: 58
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Tooltip Information:'Knee Defender' for Air Travel Surges After Rage IncidentVideo by:Description: Aug. 27 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu reports on the rising sales of the “knee defender” a plastic gadget allows tall fliers to reclaim their kneecaps. Fu speaks on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg)Rating: 4Views: 27