The Grinch may steal Christmas as toy delay looms
Given surging prices of shipping containers and clogs in the supply network, transportation costs to get toys for kids to U.S. soil are reaching new highs with three months until Christmas.
A new fad brewing: ancestral beer you can ferment at home
A new fad brewing comes from ancient experiments in Africa around 4,000 B.C. Ancestral beer is a new unpasteurized alcohol from once upon a time when Egyptians transformed malt and yeast into humanity’s first booze.
Car culture up for debate at polls as Germany moves to pick Merkel successor
Germany’s car culture -- hovering between a past of petrolheads and a future of green zealots -- is up for debate at the polls as the country moves on Sunday to pick the candidate to succeed Angela Merkel as German chancellor.
Naomi Campbell fights viruses with extreme wellness routine
British supermodel Naomi Campbell takes wellness to the extreme so her immune system stays resilient and formidable as people returning to in-person activities this summer have been catching colds and other illnesses, and the threat of COVID-19 remains.
California winery hires two millennials for dream jobs paying $10,000 a month
Two millennials with charm and grace on camera just beat out more than 7,000 applications to get a dream job in the wine country of California, in a contest that made international headlines.
Lollapalooza boosts Illinois pot sales to record numbers
Lollapalooza, the big Chicago festival shut down for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, boosted record numbers for recreational marijuana sales in July, according to reports.
Yale's drama school now tuition free thanks to $150 million gift from David Geffen
Entertainment tycoon David Geffen gave a $150 million gift to Yale University’s drama school that will eliminate tuition for all degree and certificate programs.
Pet food recall due to potential salmonella contamination
Freshpet Inc. is recalling a batch of beef-and-egg flavored food for small dogs because of potential salmonella contamination, according to reports.
Scholastic CEO praised by Harry Potter’s JK Rowling after death
J.K. Rowling praised Richard Robinson, the longtime head of the U.S. publisher of her “Harry Potter” books, as an ally and early defender of the beloved fantasy series on Monday.