Health & Lifestyle

  • Annual 'Dr. Beach' list names Oahu's Kailua best in America
    Associated Press34 minutes ago

    Annual 'Dr. Beach' list names Oahu's Kailua best in America

    KAILUA, Hawaii (AP) — In Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands.

  • Skift Forum Asia: Agoda’s CEO Looks to Homesharing for That Competitive Edge
    Skift38 minutes ago

    Skift Forum Asia: Agoda’s CEO Looks to Homesharing for That Competitive Edge

    John Wroughton Brown’s appointment as CEO of online travel agency Agoda last June came with a mandate from parent company Booking Holdings to grow the brand outside of Asia. Agoda has tapped its non-hotel accommodations as a way to spearhead that growth. Over the past year, the online travel agency has

  • Bloomberg5 hours ago

    Tencent Leads $250 Million Round in Chinese Travel Site Mafengwo

    The Beijing-based company also attracted General Atlantic and Qiming Venture Partners to its latest funding round, Mafengwo said in a statement. Nine-year-old Mafengwo -- which means “hornets’ nest” -- helps Chinese travelers seeking destination and sight-seeing recommendations from fellow globetrotters

  • Bloomberg5 hours ago

    Tencent Leads $250 Million Round in Chinese Travel Site Mafengwo

    The Beijing-based company also attracted General Atlantic and Qiming Venture Partners to its latest funding round, Mafengwo said in a statement. Nine-year-old Mafengwo -- which means “hornets’ nest” -- helps Chinese travelers seeking destination and sight-seeing recommendations from fellow globetrotters

  • APNewsBreak: Theme park to star 'Hunger Games,' 'Twilight'
    Associated Press5 hours ago

    APNewsBreak: Theme park to star 'Hunger Games,' 'Twilight'

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some of Lionsgate's most popular film franchises from "Hunger Games" to "Twilight" will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world's first vertical theme park in China this summer.

  • How Booking.com could bring an end to the dreaded hotel resort fee
    Yahoo Finance7 hours ago

    How Booking.com could bring an end to the dreaded hotel resort fee

    A new commission charge by online travel giant Booking.com could upend hotels' dreaded resort fees.

  • This is what the retirement community of the future looks like
    MarketWatch8 hours ago

    This is what the retirement community of the future looks like

    Louise Rausa, 72, lived in world-class cities including Paris and New York, and she spent part of her adulthood in co-housing communities in the western United States where residents shared a kitchen, garden and outdoor space. A little over two years ago, the former registered nurse opted for an apartment

  • Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company
    Associated Press9 hours ago

    Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company

    NEW YORK (AP) — Saudi Arabia's state owned oil company will begin buying liquid natural gas from a U.S. company under a 20 year agreement, reflecting the shifting dynamics in the world's energy markets.

  • EU Makes These 3 Demands On Boeing 737 Max As Top Airline Backs Plane
    Investor's Business Daily10 hours ago

    EU Makes These 3 Demands On Boeing 737 Max As Top Airline Backs Plane

    European regulators made strict demands on the Boeing 737 Max as the FAA meets with other aviation authorities to discuss when the plane can fly again.

  • Asiana Airlines set to exit Chicago market
    American City Business Journals10 hours ago

    Asiana Airlines set to exit Chicago market

    The Korea-based carrier could not make the Chicago-Seoul route work financially, so it is being discontinued.

  • American City Business Journals10 hours ago

    Bill Gates' Four Seasons Hotels to get new VIP guest jet (Photos)

    Airbus has ousted Boeing as the supplier of a new luxury private jet to the Four Seasons Hotel chain, selling an A321 Long Range corporate jet to replace its existing Boeing 757-200 jet.

  • These cruise ships have giant go-kart race tracks on board
    AOL.com10 hours ago

    These cruise ships have giant go-kart race tracks on board

    On most cruise ships, you spend your days at sea lying by the pool, watching ashow in the theater and stuffing your face at the all-you-can-eat buffet

  • Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts
    Associated Press10 hours ago

    Israeli scientists brew beer with revived ancient yeasts

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels —some over 5,000 years old.

  • What You Need to Know About Insect Repellent for Kids
    Consumer Reports11 hours ago

    What You Need to Know About Insect Repellent for Kids

    Each time your children play in the yard or join you on a family hike or camping trip, you may feel like you face an unpleasant choice: Should you take a chance that a bug bite might lead to a mo...

  • American City Business Journals12 hours ago

    Royal Caribbean to renovate ship's restaurants, water slide in $165M revamp

    Royal Caribbean International (NYSE: RCL) on Tuesday announced plans for what it calls its largest amplification yet of one of its cruise ships. The Miami-based cruise line company will spend $165 million to modernize the Oasis of the Seas in celebration of the ship’s 10-year anniversary, company officials

  • Recreating 'Aladdin's' magic with Will Smith and fresh faces
    Associated Press12 hours ago

    Recreating 'Aladdin's' magic with Will Smith and fresh faces

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In 1992, Disney transported audiences to the mythical land of Agrabah, where they met a street rat with a heart of gold, a flying carpet, a headstrong princess and a magical genie with some oddly current pop culture references. With the music and lyrics of Alan Menken, Howard Ashman

  • Fox Business12 hours ago

    Want cheap plane tickets? Here's the best time to book flights this summer

    Ready to hit the beach this summer? If you need a plane to get there, you may want to start browsing airline ticket prices now.

  • American City Business Journals12 hours ago

    Disney still dominates Orlando theme park visitation

    Walt Disney World's reign at the top of the theme park food chain continues, thanks to the help of its Pandora — The World of Avatar land that opened in summer 2017 at Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park. The study provides a peek at the potential attendance for theme parks like The Walt Disney

  • American City Business Journals13 hours ago

    Hilton luxury brand revealed for $540M Broadwest development

    "Nashville has been longing for a high-touch, signature hotel property, and the Conrad will meet that demand," said Chris Brown, principal of Propst Development.

  • Drunk man throws up tumor, swallows it again thinking it was an internal organ
    AOL.com13 hours ago

    Drunk man throws up tumor, swallows it again thinking it was an internal organ

    A drunk man in China threw up a tumor but swallowed it back down because hethought it was a vital part of his organs, AsiaOne reports

  • These are the worst barbecue foods for your teeth
    AOL.com13 hours ago

    These are the worst barbecue foods for your teeth

    It's officially cookout season, so it's time to fire up that grill! But whenyou're putting together your bbq menu, you might want to thing twice aboutwhat you're serving to your hungry guests

  • A new way to pay for the single biggest expense in retirement
    MarketWatch13 hours ago

    A new way to pay for the single biggest expense in retirement

    Older Americans increasingly opt for ‘continuing care at home’ plans or join programs that foster community support

  • American City Business Journals14 hours ago

    Disney shares details on new holiday event at Animal Kingdom

    Walt Disney World is bringing the joy of the winter holiday season in a new way to Disney's Animal Kingdom. The theme park giant announced a series of new entertainment offerings that celebrate the natural world. The new events will kick off Nov. 8, alongside many other holiday-related activities

  • Fitbit's Alta HR fitness tracker is on sale for up to $55 off on Amazon
    Mashable14 hours ago

    Fitbit's Alta HR fitness tracker is on sale for up to $55 off on Amazon

    At long last, Mother Nature has taken her fickle foot off our necks and ushered in consistently warmer weather 'round the country.If past research holds up, that means you're about to start exercising way more than you did when it was chilly outside.That *also* means now is a great time to pick

  • Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic
    Associated Press15 hours ago

    Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic

    TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — When Zubin Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969, it would be 20 years before Lahav Shani was even born. Now, at the age of 30, the Israeli wunderkind is poised to succeed his mentor at the helm of the acclaimed orchestra.