You don't have to leave town to enjoy a day of hiking. Step out the door and take an urban hike. It's great fun, it's good exercise and it couldn't be more convenient.
The first anti-colonial independence movement in Asia, the Philippine Revolution of 1896-1902 ended almost 350 years of Spanish rule.
That latte you drink every morning can add seven pounds to your waistline every year. You can make a few simple changes to reduce the calorie count and still enjoy your drink.
We examine the rich history of Philippine cinema, which has seen artistic highs as well as exploitative "bomba" (erotic) films.
You and your grocer have different goals. Make yours the more important by realizing the tactics that stores use to capture more of your money.
You can order healthy fast food, but they don't make it easy, and you may be eating more calories than you think. Learn how to order fast food that doesn't go straight to your waistline.
Some scientists believe there must be extraterrestrial lifeforms; some may have visited Earth. Astronomers are discovering ever more planets; one of them is likely to host intelligent life.
Was Cream the greatest rock band ever? There is a strong case, but that's for you to decide. Regardless, this trio of virtuoso musicians changed rock music forever.
The AHA says it's okay for heart patients to have sex, and it's no more strenuous than golf. Of course, that depends on how many topless caddies are cavorting about.
Many people ponder the meaning of life. Some spend all their time on it and miss the whole ride. Others blithely waste their lives with nary a thought. Give it some thought, then go out and live it fully, with no...
The singing cowboy summons images of the solitary men who worked the range. Cowboy music was first documented in two books in the early 20th century. Movie cowboys started singing in the 1930s, and cowboy singers still...
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The American Federation of Musicians struck against record companies twice in the 1940s. The recording ban had repercussions, some unanticipated.
WWE action figures aren't just for kids. Adults collect them and pay top dollar for rarities. If you think action figures have bulked up over the years, it's not just your imagination.
The Bakersfield sound developed from rock and rockabilly in the town's many honky tonks. While primarily known for Buck Owens and Merle Haggard, the town's sound was the product of many musicians.
Trucker music rode high in the 1960s, came back a decade later and is still made today. We survey the genre from its roots in 1939 to current practitioners.
The nation succumbs to a rash of meat theft, but that's nothing new. If you have to steal meat, at least keep it out of your pants. Sister team tries to purloin pork. Undercover sting nabs restaurants serving stolen...
Andrew Seidman's Easy Game 3rd Edition caters to both beginners and advanced no-limit holdem players. To buy Easy Game is an easy decision.
You may have bad breath and not even know it. Find out if you do, and take steps to tame it. It could strengthen your personal relationships and even boost your career prospects.
The author surveys the vast landscape of atrocious names inflicted on defenseless babies and comes up with a few clear winners. For your own safety, please don't do this at home.
Having food poisoning isn't the best way to spend your weekend. The author once again makes the wrong choice when seeking medical treatment. He finds time at the end to dispense some advice on avoiding and treating this...
Cookoff chili is a whole different beast than what you cook up for lunch. Learn the secrets of competition chili cooks, flavored with a dash of chili history.
Flatulence may be funny to your kids, but the humor is lost on the poor soul who suffers from it, not to mention the innocent victims in the vicinity. Learn what medical professionals think of this condition, along with...