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Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building

The spire of the Empire State Building is reflected in the windshield of the all-new 2015 Mustang convertible as it's revealed by the Ford Motor Company on the 86th floor observation deck during the New York International Auto Show, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. AP

Ford celebrated the 50th birthday of its beloved Mustang by displaying a new model of the convertible on top of the Empire State Building in New York on Wednesday.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

David Byrne tweaks his Imelda musical ‘Here Lies Love’

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David Byrne has been thinking a lot about numbers recently.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Spike in US poison calls from e-cigarettes

The joy of puffing: An electronic cigarette pack comes with a charger, flavor cartridges and other accessories. photo: diytrade.com

Accidents involving kids and bottles of flavored liquid nicotine for e-cigarettes have led to a spike in calls to US poison control centers in recent years, health authorities said Thursday.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Word lovers rejoice as OK celebrates 175 years

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Whatever you’re doing this Sunday, wherever you might be, take a moment to reflect on the most popular word in the English language, OK?

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Bearded look sparks plastic surgery boom

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The unkempt, hairy hipster look is driving a plastic surgery boom in New York, where baby-faced young men are flocking to doctors for beard transplants that can cost a whopping $8,000.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Alzheimer’s patients find care in Thailand, PH

In this photo taken Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013, a Thai caretaker, right, carries Gerhard, an Alzheimer’s patient from Switzerland in a swimming pool at Baan Khamlangchai care center in Chiang Mai province, northern Thailand. Thailand is poised to attract more Alzheimer’s sufferers from the Alpine country and elsewhere. The Philippines is offering Americans care for $1,500 to $3,500 a month, well below US rates.  AP

Residents of this facility for people with Alzheimer’s disease toss around a yellow ball and laugh under a cascade with their caregivers, in a swimming pool ringed by palm trees and wind chimes. Susanna Kuratli, once a painter of delicate oils, swims a lap and smiles.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Flu vaccine more effective for women than men – study

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The flu vaccine is generally less effective for men than for women, scientists said in a study Monday, tracing the effect to higher levels of testosterone that curb the immune response.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

No need to avoid peanuts while pregnant – US study

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Women who eat peanuts while pregnant are less likely to have children with peanut allergies than women who avoid them, said a US study out Monday.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Santa cleared for entry to US – official

Dressed as Santa Claus, Mark Tate pretends to sleep as he poses for photos with 4-week-old Leilani Mejico at a mall in Cerritos, Calif. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. AP

Santa Claus was officially cleared for entry into the United States on Monday as federal agriculture officials waived stringent livestock checks on his nine reindeer.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

In diverse US, Santa Claus has many faces, races

A man portraying Santa Claus sits in a mall in South Portland, Maine on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Andrew Chesnut. AP FILE PHOTO

In Atlanta, children of many races share their Christmas wish lists with a black Santa Claus.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Cancer therapy is 2013 breakthrough – Science journal

Graphic fact file on cervical cancer. FILE PHOTO

A way of fighting cancer that turns the body’s immune cells into targeted tumor killers was named the breakthrough of the year by the US journal Science on Thursday.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

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  • Rains, thunderstorms on Good Friday
  • Carbon monoxide leak suffocates 20 in Catbalogan City
  • Sports

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  • Alonso sets the pace in Chinese GP practice
  • Heat seek Three-peat but Spurs, Pacers top seeds
  • Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?
  • Hopkins, 49, seeks win for the ageless
  • Lifestyle

  • Levine designs womenswear with help from fiancee
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • Entertainment

  • ‘X-men’ filmmaker slams ‘fabricated’ sex attack claims
  • Singer Chris Brown’s bodyguard on trial in DC
  • Whoopi Goldberg debuts as marijuana columnist
  • ‘X-men’ director accused of sex assault on teen boy
  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
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  • Italy sells luxury state cars on eBay
  • Asian shares mostly up in quiet trade
  • Dollar up in Asia on US jobs data, Ukraine deal
  • Barbie doll has a problem
  • Oil prices mixed ahead of long Easter weekend
  • Technology

  • Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet
  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
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