Zoologist, conservationist, diver, television presenter, singer, classical musician – is there anything Miranda Krestovnikoff can’t do “I can’t draw for toffee,” says the Coast presenter.
Paris Hilton is in “paradise” with boyfriend River Viiperi. The jet-setting socialite-turned-DJ was in Miami, Florida for the Ultra Music Festival last weekend, but she’s already taken off to an undisclosed tropical destination for some alone time with her model lover
Thousands packed into London’s Olympic Park stadium for a lavish closing ceremony of music, art, and fire. Britain’s spectacular summer of sport ended on Sunday with the Paralympic Games closing ceremony led by British band Coldplay as the Olympic Stadium once again hosted a memorable party for athletes and fans alike. Paralympians rose […]
It’s quite remarkable, in hindsight, to think no one predicted the outcome of this stunt. As the Olympic torch splashed through the canoe slalom venue in Hertfordshire today on board a raft as part of its journey around the country, spraying water splashed out the famed Eternal Flame. Day 50 did not go smoothly for […]
Mark Twain, the bard of the Mississippi River, was always skeptical of human efforts to control it. “Ten thousand river commissions, with the mines of the world at their back, cannot tame that lawless stream, cannot curb it or confine it, cannot say to it, ‘Go here,’ or ‘Go there,’ and make it obey,” he wrote in 1883
While television reporters delight in doing stand-ups while wading through water, the truth is, only a tiny percentage of the city of Memphis has been affected by flooding. But with images of the swollen Mississippi River driving tourists away from Beale Street, the city’s famed party strip is dry and far too sober
Claire Robertson was in the changing room at her local swimming pool when she glanced up to see a woman looking at her. The woman had a nice face warm, searching blue eyes; a hesitant smile but seemed unsure of what to say
Israel is denying Palestinians access to adequate water supplies by controlling shared water resources, the human rights group Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday. He said that Israeli consumption of water from the mountain aquifer had gone down in absolute terms from 1967 to today, despite the fact that Israel’s population had more than doubled in that time to its current level of approximately 7 million people
Five juveniles were in custody Tuesday after a 15-year-old was intentionally set on fire at a Deerfield Beach, Florida, apartment complex, police said. Michael Brewer suffered second-degree burns over 80 percent of his body.
Eight-time gold medal winner at the Beijing Olympics and multiple world-record holder Michael Phelps warmed up for the Swimming World Championships in Rome by setting a new men’s world record in the 100 meters butterfly.