The Quiet Side of Idaho’s Tetons

The Quiet Side of Idaho’s Tetons

Since the turn of the century, tourism in Yellowstone National Park has skyrocketed to an all-time high of 4.2-M visitors in Y 2016. That means sprawling lines of cars at every entrance, at least in the Summer months, and it means every time someone spots a moose, antelope, bison, or herd of elk, there is a traffic […]

Arctic Blast to Hit Most of US this Week

Arctic Blast to Hit Most of US this Week

The US is in for an Arctic blast, with record-breaking low temperatures normally found only in the depths of Winter in the far North according to the government’s weather gurus. “Temperatures that are well below normal will plunge into much of the nation beginning in the Northern Plains, and pushing all the way into Florida […]

Seeing Italy Sans the Crowds

Seeing Italy Sans the Crowds

Italy is a super place with super places to visit. There are bits of an ancient empire in Rome, idelic Venetian canals, and Renaissance art in Milan, Rome and Florence. But if you wish to discover The Italy you will not find in a tourist guidebook, you will have to go off the beaten path behind. […]

Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

From Halloween through New Year’s, holiday weight gain affects people the world over and, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, it can happen with any major holiday, not just the Winter ones. As you may know, it is a lot harder to lose that weight than to put it on. […]

Summer All of the Time

Summer All of the Time

All during the year, temperatures can fluctuate with regularity. The Big Q: Are there places untouched by the highs and lows of weather? The Big A: Yes. Check out these Sunny destinations where it is Summer all of the time. Costa Rica With an average low temperature of around 78° F (26° C), Costa Rica […]

Unprecedented Spring Flooding Possible Nationwide

Unprecedented Spring Flooding Possible Nationwide

FLASH: Weather forecasters say stage is set for unprecedented major flooding this Spring for most of the nation, US officials said Thursday. More than 200-M Americans are at risk for some kind of flooding, with 13-M of them at risk of major inundation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said in its Spring weather outlook […]

Cold Air, Winds as Northeast Is Reminded it is Still Winter

Cold Air, Winds as Northeast Is Reminded it is Still Winter

FLASH: Spring arrives Wednesday, 20 March at 5:58p EDT. The northeastern United States will get a reminder that Winter is still in session with colder and blustery conditions in store this weekend and below-average temperatures forecast for several days next week. While far from the coldest conditions experienced over the Winter, the colder air coming […]

Vitamin D, What it Means to Our Good Health

Vitamin D, What it Means to Our Good Health

Wintertime and cold temperatures keep people inside more than warmer times of the year when the Sun shines daily. Even so, with so many jobs located indoors, many hard workers seldom see the light of day. But vitamin D, much of which is provided by exposure to natural sunlight (specifically UVB radiation), is essential for […]

Winter Accounts for 21% of Car Accidents, Drivers Welcome Spring

Winter Accounts for 21% of Car Accidents, Drivers Welcome Spring

By Maxine Reiman Winter weather-related automobile accidents are a yearly concern for drivers across the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), winter-weather accidents account for more than 1.2 million or 21% of all crashes. On average, these accidents are responsible for roughly 5,000 deaths and more than 418,000 injuries each year. Illinois is […]

Spring is Almost Here!

Spring is Almost Here!

After having survived the long, cold Winter indoors, there is nothing better than to get back outdoors, in the Sun, and do some exploring. Spring is the time for renewal, making it the perfect season to get out and go on a vacation to discover new places. You do not have to wait until Spring […]

On the Road in the US this Spring

On the Road in the US this Spring

Winter is coming to an end, which means road trip season is coming on, so if you planning a Spring road trip here are some ideas to consider. These road trips will inspire you to load up the car and embark on an adventure to welcome back Spring. The Florida Keys Overseas Highway, Florida US […]

Stay Warm, Cold Air Can Be Dangerous

Stay Warm, Cold Air Can Be Dangerous

FLASH: Breathing cold air is almost impossible to avoid during Winter months, but there are known health risks everyone should know about before going outdoors in extreme cold. You know the temperature is low if you can see your breath after you exhale. The water vapor in the moist air you inhaled condenses into a […]

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

FLASH: The 2 most important treatment strategies for SAD are optimizing vitamin D level and Sun exposure. In addition to optimizing vitamin D and getting daily light therapy, the following strategies may also be helpful in the treatment of SAD: Exercise:Exercise is a well-recognized tool for improving your mental health. In a Y 2008 interview […]

Vacation in Winter, It Is Cheaper

Vacation in Winter, It Is Cheaper

When you travel in the Winter places are emptier and the pace is slower, and prices are cheaper These are the things that greatly enhance your ability to really enjoy the local culture. For tourists who list natural beauty as a priority for traveling, I would say Winter has just as much to offer as […]

Pineapple Express Storm Covers California with Snow and Rain

Pineapple Express Storm Covers California with Snow and Rain

A Pacific storm system known as the “Pineapple Express” threatened to dump up to 8 ins of rain and 8 ft of snow on areas of California, raising risks of flooding and mudslides, meteorologists said Wednesday. “The Pineapple Express is no joke,” said a meteorologist with the National Weather Service’s Weather Prediction Center in College […]

Major Snow Storm Hit Northwest Again

Major Snow Storm Hit Northwest Again

Schools closed across Washington State as Winter snowstorms hammered the Northwest again as a larger weather system wreaked havoc in the region and brought snow to Hawaii. Seattle’s metro area had already been hit by 3 snow storms this month and the National Weather Service reports that Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has received 14.1 ins of […]

Out in the Extreme Cold? You Need these Nutrients

Out in the Extreme Cold? You Need these Nutrients

Extremely cold temperatures are deadly in many areas of the Northeast and Midwest areas of the US, as it is experiencing the worst deep freeze in decades. In this conditions our bodies works overtime, and Winter can wreak havoc with the immune system as people struggle with extreme weather, lack of Sunshine and more cases […]

Huge Storm Hammering SoCal, Situation Dangerous

Huge Storm Hammering SoCal, Situation Dangerous

The 2nd in a wave of powerful storms is hammering California Saturday, shutting Key highways after water and mud rushed into lanes from bare hillsides in wildfire burn areas where thousands of residents were under evacuation orders. Flash flood warnings were issued for huge swaths of Southern California and forecasters said the system brought more […]

Some US Ski Resorts Off the Beaten Path

Some US Ski Resorts Off the Beaten Path

Here is a list of US ski resorts that are off the beaten path and not spartan. Crystal Mountain Resort, Washington Less than 2 hours from Seatac International Airport, Crystal Mountain Resort offers accessible affordability, with daily lift tickets as low as $47. Moguls are a mainstay of advanced runs here on the flanks of Mt. Rainier, but the […]

Some of the World’s Winter Wonderlands

Some of the World’s Winter Wonderlands

The US plains and MidWest is seeing freezing weather in epic proportions. It is hard to find charm in extremes of any kind, but Winter has a way of visually transforming places into amazing new landscapes. So, in this frame we found some places on Earth that are at their best when in iced and covered with […]

Signs Your Dog is Cold and Needs a Winter Wardrobe

Signs Your Dog is Cold and Needs a Winter Wardrobe

Some Dogs Need a Winter Wardrobe, does yours? A Key sign that your dog is feeling uncomfortably chilly is a hesitance to go outside to relieve himself. And if he is tracking you like a heat-seeking missile, lying on you or in contact with you, it’s another sign he is having trouble maintaining body heat. […]

Relax: America’s Hot Springs Await You

Relax: America’s Hot Springs Await You

There are few things more relaxing than soaking in a natural hot Spring. The waters are perfect for easing sore muscles, relaxing the mind and soothing the soul. Here are 5 hot Springs in the United States to visit in Y 2019 if relaxing is on your to do list, as follows: Travertine Hot Springs: […]

German Economy Seeing Worst Year Since 2013

German Economy Seeing Worst Year Since 2013

Germany’s economic performance in Y 2018 was its weakest in 5 years, it was reported Tuesday. The German economy grew 1.5% last year, a sharp decliner from the 2.2% expansion in Y 2017, and the slowest annual rate since the European debt crisis in Y 2013. Experts say the slowdown was due to a number of […]

Places Visited in Dubai This Christmas Season

Places Visited in Dubai This Christmas Season

During the Christmas season here, many people attended Christmas themed activities in Dubai  With the Christmas season just around the corner, why not start having a look at the Christmas themed activities coming to Dubai this Winter 1. Habtoor Palace Christmas Market The Habtoor palace hotel is hosted a festive Christmas market from 4 to […]

Protect Your Skin From Cold Weather Damage

Protect Your Skin From Cold Weather  Damage

Cold, dry Winter weather can be hard on your skin, but you can take steps to keep it soft and supple, dermatologists say. When the weather changes, our skin care products should, too. For most of people, dry skin makes an appearance in the Winter due to changes in temperature and humidity, so we need to […]

This Winter Vacation in a ‘Snow Castle’

This Winter Vacation in a ‘Snow Castle’

In that Winter dream, there you are huddled around an ice-sculpted table in an igloo-bar, seated comfortably on a fur-covered ice stool as you sip an  hand-crafted icy drink from frosty glass carved from ice, all while you trade stories with your friends or fellow travelers about the day’s adventures in the SubZero outside. The […]

Pack This Gear if You are Traveling in Winter Climes

Pack This Gear if You are Traveling in Winter Climes

Winter packing strategies are different than any other time of the year, that is because clothing is bulkier and there are more weather scenarios to prepare for. So make sure not to overpay without being under-prepared for the cold Winter elements. Get travel savvy and avail yourself of all of the current gadgets and the […]

Staying Healthy in Winter

Staying Healthy in Winter

Winter for many people is dark, cold, often wet and icy. Coming down with a cold or the flu is a commonplace and depression often happens in this season Energy can be in short supply too. So,staying motivated to do anything other than sitting by the fire under a warm blanket can be a task […]

The ‘Coolest’ Warm Places to Visit This Winter

The ‘Coolest’ Warm Places to Visit This Winter

Winter can be a trying time for those living in North America or Europe. As the cold bites, thoughts often turn to warmer climes. Here are some of our suggestions for warm places to visit this Winter. South Africa The Southern Hemisphere Summer is in full swing, making this the ideal time to head to […]

Winter Weather Blankets Southern States 

Winter Weather Blankets Southern States 

Winter Weather Blankets Southern States North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper warned that the state anticipated the storm could cause up to 500,000 power outages. A winter storm unleashed snow and freezing rain on large swath of the southern United States Saturday and threatened to bring treacherous conditions to the East Coast. Approximately 25-M people in […]

Visiting America’s Great National Parks in Winter

Visiting America’s Great National Parks in Winter

Visiting America’s Great National Parks in Winter Americans  really enjoy their National Parks, especially in Summer months when the Sun is shining, and the days are longer. But, a  trip to a US National Park during peak Summer months also means crowds, high prices for lodging and sharing the trail with lots of people. But […]

When Skiing is Not Enough in the Winter

When Skiing is Not Enough in the Winter

When Skiing is Not Enough in the Winter Skiing and snowboarding dominate the Winter sports activity lists, there is a whole lot of other activities that will tempt you to get out and enjoy this picturesque time of the year. From running in the North Pole to spotting exotic animals and whizzing across snowy fields at […]

Terrific Places to Go to Get the Sun in the Winter

Terrific Places to Go to Get the Sun in the Winter

Terrific Places to Go to Get the Sun in the Winter Winter is 1 of the best times to visit the Caribbean, with tropical temperatures, low humidity and cool nights. Hurricane season has typically run its course by December, which times perfectly with snowfall in the US. Once you have decided to escape the cold and […]

Winter Wonderland Destinations in the US

Winter Wonderland Destinations in the US

Winter Wonderland Destinations in the US It is that time of year to pack the bags and find a quiet place to relax this Winter, and unwind next to a roaring fire in a secluded mountain cabin or get spoiled at a luxurious spa. So, take a break this Winter so check out these Winter […]

Ankle the Winter Blizzards and Head for the Sun

Ankle the Winter Blizzards and Head for the Sun

Ankle the Winter Blizzards and Head for the Sun The American Psychological Association has declared the seasonal depression, officially known as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD is real. It happens when the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, making some people feel symptoms similar to depression. The solution: Get some Sun! This does […]

Take a Hike this Winter

Take a Hike this Winter

Take a Hike this Winter Hiking is a perfect activity to enjoy alone, with friends or family in the Winter and you can avoid the snow. It is also ideal for shedding Winter blues, breathing in the crisp air of the countryside and seeing stunning landscapes in a different light, the light is different. If […]

Some Americans Dream of Getting Off of the ‘Grid’

Some Americans Dream of Getting Off of the ‘Grid’

Some Americans Dream of Getting Off of the ‘Grid’ More and more Americans are wondering what life is like outside there cozy neighborhoods. They dream of lots of land, growing their own Real food, supplying their own electricity, living without government assistance, and gaining a new sense of independence. If you crave peace, quiet, solitude […]

In These Places It Is Summer 12 Months a Year

In These Places It Is Summer 12 Months a Year

In These Places It Is Summer 12 Months a Year Sweeping cold fronts, freezing rain and the 1st snowfalls of the year are hitting destinations across the Northern Hemisphere, and the idea of escaping to a warmer front is on many peoples minds. And Yes there are lovely places untouched by these falling temperature. Now, […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) M-3 Showing Its Flaws in the Cold

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) M-3 Showing Its Flaws in the Cold

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) M-3 Showing Its Flaws in the Cold $TSLA The Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) M-3 is going to see its 1st serious Winter in the next few months and some owners are already reporting a few important cold weather issues. While Tesla officially started deliveries of M- 3 last year, the first few months of deliveries […]

Affordable Exotic Holiday Season Getaways

Affordable Exotic Holiday Season Getaways

Affordable Exotic Holiday Season Getaways The Christmas Holiday season can be a great time to travel especially if you find yourself in the dead of Winter. So, if that is the case now might be time to book your trip. There are plenty of options awaiting your escape from a Winter Wonderland to a beach […]

Aspen Colorado, a ‘Wonderland’ All Year Round

Aspen Colorado, a ‘Wonderland’ All Year Round

Aspen Colorado, a ‘Wonderland’ All Year Round  | e Aspen where the cowboy spirit of the Wild West meets high-end glitz and glamour. Cowboys and ski bums and bunnies mingle alongside Business, Hollywood elites and extreme sports enthusiasts. They come together to enjoy some of the most breathtaking natural scenery in the US from snow capped […]

The Top 5 US Beaches

The Top 5 US Beaches

The Top 5 US Beaches Whether you want to snorkel in crystal-clear coves, surf the biggest breaks in the US, or walk along a rocky shore, there is a super US beach for you. But with so many options, where should you begin? Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, professor and director of the Laboratory […]

Romantic Places to Travel with Your ‘Significant Other’

Romantic Places to Travel with Your ‘Significant Other’

Romantic Places to Travel with Your ‘Significant Other’ There are certain places in this world that are so special they are worth saving to share with someone. From sunset strolls along pristine beaches to thrilling adventures. Below are some very romantic destinations to take with your significant other, as follows: Udaipur, India Called India’s most […]

Goodbye La Nina, Hello Normal Summer

Goodbye La Nina, Hello Normal Summer

Goodbye La Nina, Hello Normal Summer Scientists in the US say this past Winter’s brief La Nina has evaporated, meaning an increased likelihood of a more normal Summer. Last Thursday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said that the central Pacific has returned to normal after a weak-to-moderate natural cooling that happens every few […]

Eiffel Tower Closed, Snow and Freezing Rain Covers ‘City of Lights’

Eiffel Tower Closed, Snow and Freezing Rain Covers ‘City of Lights’

Eiffel Tower Closed, Snow and Freezing Rain Covers ‘City of Lights’ The Eiffel Tower was closed and French authorities told drivers in the Paris region to stay home Friday as snow and freezing rain pummeled parts of the country that are ill-prepared for the wintry weather. The company that manages France’s most-visited monument said the […]

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812Superfast Motors in the Italian Alps

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812Superfast Motors in the Italian Alps

Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) 812Superfast Motors in the Italian Alps $RACE If you are in the Italian Alps, you know it is Winter. And, as you may imagine, car aficionados are taking full advantage of the snow. And while the Snow means you can easily play with any kind of sled or car, there are not too […]

North and South Korea Hold Historic Talks

North and South Korea Hold Historic Talks

North and South Korea Hold Historic Talks North and South Korea held historic talks at their border Tuesday to discuss how to cooperate in next month’s Winter Olympics in the South and improve their long-strained ties. Senior SKorean officials left Seoul early in the morning for the meeting in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the […]

Protect Your Skin From Cold, Dry Weather

Protect Your Skin From Cold, Dry Weather

Protect Your Skin From Cold, Dry Weather In Summer, you probably know you need to use sunscreen. But did you know there are steps you should take to protect your skin in the winter as well? Cold and dry weather can turn skin coarse, irritated, and lead to premature aging. This situation is made worse […]

3 Star Attractions at Glorious Goodwood

3 Star Attractions at Glorious Goodwood

3 Star Attractions at Glorious Goodwood Only second to Royal Ascot, Glorious Goodwood is one of the premier flat horse racing festivals in the world. The event starts tomorrow and throughout the week we will see some fantastic thoroughbreds take to the stage to show us what they are capable of. With many reputations on […]

Carrots Come in Many Colors

Carrots Come in Many Colors

Carrots Come in Many Colors 1st some facts about Carrots Carrots have a number of excellent health benefits, including: Healthy vision Brain and nervous system health Liver protection Protection against heart disease and stroke Promotion of healthy bones One serving of Orange carrots (one medium carrot or one-half cup chopped) will provide about 210% of […]

California’s Winter Snowfall Will Have Some Ski Resorts Open til August

California’s Winter Snowfall Will Have Some Ski Resorts Open til August

California’s Winter Snowfall Will Have Some Ski Resorts Open til August Yes, it’s June, but in some parts of California, it  is still a Winter Wonderland,  it’s a Dream Summer for Skiers and Snowboarders! The unusually high snowfall from the many storms that hit the western mountains over the Winter is still on the ground, in […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Tuesday, Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed with Corn futures rising for a 2nd straight session on a slower-than-average start to planting in the United States and forecasts for Midwest rains that will stall further progress. Soybean prices retreated after hitting a 3-week […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Tuesday with May Soybean delivery falling below 10.00 bu. The most active Corn contract for May delivery rose 1.25 cent, or 0.35%, to 3.6225 bu. May Wheat delivery settled Unchanged at 4.305 bu. May Soybean dropped 6.75 […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Monday with May Wheat delivery falling 2.27%, the biggest decrease on a percentage basis since last October. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 3.25 cents, or 0.89%, to 3.61 bu. May Wheat delivery fell […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Monday with Wheat futures falling 2% to their lowest in nearly 3 weeks, weakening on technical sales after firming briefly during the overnight trading session. Corn and Soybean futures also dropped to multi-week lows, with traders noting […]

The Biggest Storms in 5 years Hit Southern California

The Biggest Storms in 5 years Hit Southern California

The Biggest Storms in 5 years Hit Southern California Southern California cleaned up Saturday after its biggest storm in 5 years unleashed a waves of rain and snow that killed at least 3 people and triggered flooding, mudslides, high winds and power outages, officials said. Vital highways and railways were shut down and sinkholes opened on […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finiahed Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finiahed Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished higher Tuesday as traders firmed their buying after Monday’s losses and USD’s weakens, which makes American agriculture products competitive. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 2 cents, or 0.56%, to 3.5975 bu. March wheat delivery […]

The Terrific Slopes at Whistler: Skiing in Winter, Hiking in Summer

The Terrific Slopes at Whistler: Skiing in Winter, Hiking in Summer

The Terrific Slopes at Whistler: Skiing in Winter, Hiking in Summer This Canadian mountain town North of Vancouver has a low-Key, international appealing vibe. Christmas time at Whistler is magical, and there is the Summer to have fun hiking, biking, zip-lining, and kayaking. Some say Summer is even better than the Winter. Santa Skate at […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Tuesday with Soybean futures tumbling to a nearly 1-month low, as rain in Argentina’s dry crop belts kept South America on track for a bumper harvest. The most active Corn contract for March delivery fell 3 cents, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $SOYB, $CORN, $WEAT Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished mixed Monday with Soybean futures weakening on forecasts for some much-needed rain in dry parts of Argentina’s growing areas. The most active Corn contract for March delivery rose 1 cent, or 0.28%, to 3.605 bu. March Wheat delivery […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finiahed higher Tuesday with Soybean futures rising to a fresh 3-month high on robust world appetite for US supplies of the Oilseed. Corn inched higher, Wheat was mixed ahead of the US Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday. The most active Corn […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat and Soybean settled higher for their 5th day running Tuesday The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery was higher of 0.5 cents, or 0.12%, to close at 4.2775 bu. Jul Wheat delivery added 1.50 cents, or 0.30%, to settle […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Wheat fell sharply Tuesday, Soybeans also retreated after its 2-day gainer. The most active Corn contract for July delivery declined 12 cents, or 3.06%, to close at 3.7975 bu. July Wheat delivery declined 17 cents, or 3.49%, to close at […]

Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood

Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood

Houston, Texas hit with Another Historic Flood The Big Q: Why has the US been hit by major even historic flood after another recently? The flooding that is hammering the City of Houston, Texas is the 8th historic flood in the US since the end of September. The Texas city’s officials have labeled the flooding […]