A potential superstar of Thursday’s 2013 Pacific Music Awards is in a race against time to get back to New Zealand for the ceremony. Aaradhna, who has received a record five nominations, is in the US doing press and publicity to coincide with the release of her single Wake Up, on Republic Records.
Scraping together $40 billion in spending cuts in a country already shaved to the bone is a tall order.
When the health department in Columbia, Missouri nixed a new flavor of ice cream laced with cicadas in early June from a local shop’s menu board, it wasn’t because it’s actually illegal to serve the winged insects in food to the public.
Since the time of Phoenician sailors and Greek settlers, Sicily’s Most coveted resources have been the sun and the wind.
Something very real did happen 25 centuries ago in a narrow pass on Greece’s northern coast called Thermopylae–the name means “the hot gates.” In August of 480 B.C., a force of about 7,000 Greek soldiers assembled there, including 300 Spartans under the leadership of their king, Leonidas.
Down from the rocky ridges and snow-choked gullies the guerrillas straggled last week. Some were barefoot, some wore slabs of leather tied about their feet with string
There’s no shortage of diners in New York City, but one of its most beloved will soon be taking up residence in Alabama.
Pirates have struck again, this time capturing a Greek cargo ship in waters off Somalia on Thursday evening, a Greek government spokesman said.
Greek officials have suspended eight prison guards after two inmates staged a dramatic helicopter escape, the Greek Ministry of Justice said Tuesday. The guards who were suspended include two head guards, the Justice Ministry said. Officials suspended them while investigating their possible involvement in the escape, the ministry said
The prospect of chemical and biological warfare in this age of anthrax scares and WMD can feel like the threat of nuclear Armageddon before it like a uniquely modern terror. But a British archaeologist’s recent find offers a reminder that chemical weapons are nothing new in fact, they are nearly 2,000 years old. Simon James, a researcher at the University of Leicester in the U.K., claims to have found the first physical evidence of chemical weaponry, dating from a battle fought in A.D