Monthly Archives: October 2007

Sleep With The Lights On: 8 Haunted Hotels

Ginger Hatten   Peter Greenberg, Today Contributor Yes, it’s that time again, when our thoughts turn to the supernatural, ghosts, visions and other hauntings. And each year, there never seems to be a shortage of haunted hotels — places where you … Continue reading

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Could You LIve Longer Than 140 Years??

Two preeminent aging experts are on opposing sides of a bet that someone living today will be alive in 2150. Cambridge researcher Aubrey de Grey – featured in this video — believes aging is a preventable phenomenon, much like a … Continue reading

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Stress and Your Skin

For years, stress has been linked to numerous health issues. High blood pressure and migraines, for instance, may be signs that we’ve got way too much on our plates. But did you know that one of the first places stress … Continue reading

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The End Of America As We Know It

"This is the way the world ends Not with a bang but a whimper." — T. S. Eliot The U.S. Capitol Building is seen from Pennsylvania Avenue as the sun sets in Washington October 2, 2007. President George W. Bush’s … Continue reading

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Spook Free Halloween For Pups

Spook-Free Halloween Tips For most dogs, Halloween is more frightening than fun. Here are a few tricks to make the evening safer and less spooky for your pup: •Keep your pet in a separate room away from the front door … Continue reading

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‘Lou Dobbs Voters’ Will Decide ’08

Dobbs began his career at CNN, where he gained national prominence hosting “Moneyline.” CNN anchor Lou Dobbs may be the most important person in the 2008 presidential election aside from the candidates themselves. The bundle of concerns that Dobbs and … Continue reading

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California Poll: Giuliani Slipping

Romney, McCain and recent newcome to race Fred Thompson are tied for second but closing in… Rudy Giuliani still leads all Republican presidential candidates in California, but his support in the nation’s most populous state has dropped sharply, a new … Continue reading

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California Fires Toll Rises to 5 – Property and Acreage Losses Soaring…

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has asked George W Bush to upgrade California’s wildfires to a major disaster. (AFP: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images) Towering wildfires burning out of control across southern California have claimed the lives of at least five people, three of … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Traveler’s Checks, 1892 – 2006

In Dec. 2006 our friend Mary visited Vicki and me in Buenos Aires. Before leaving Washington D.C. she had the awful idea of buying Citibank traveler’s checks. Well, she explained, the Bush girls–the twin daughters of President and Laura Bush–had … Continue reading

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Chocolate Lovers Rejoice: Mars Won’t Budge…

Going against the grain of an industry campaign to allow vegetable oil to be substituted for cocoa butter – and still be called chocolate – Mars Inc. has decided to not mess with its recipes. About a dozen food industry … Continue reading

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