| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:32 AM
Along with anthropomorphic accessories like eyelashes and mustaches, it's not uncommon to see cars dressed up with plush jungle-cat tails affixed to their rear end, especially in a college town where the dominant sports mascot is, say, a tiger....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 5:20 AM
I'm normally not a morning person.
But by 5 a.m. on my first full day in Cape Town, the sun has risen high enough to peel back the curtain of night and reveal the majesty of Table Mountain. My hotel balcony provides a front-and-center seat for this...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Starz' "Black Sails" dug up ratings treasure over the weekend, becoming the most watched series premiere in the network's history.
Even Capt. Flint would be pleased with this news. The pirate drama's booty included:
- More than 2.6 million viewers...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:30 AM
By Ed Stoddard and Silvia Antonioli
CAPE TOWN, Feb 5 (Reuters) - South Africa hosts the annual
Africa mining conference but the country is a hard sell at its
Outside investors are increasingly wary of South Africa's
mining sector and extra...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Westminster has Little Saigon. Artesia has Little India. Even Anaheim got in the act by declaring a section of Brookhurst Street as Little Arabia.
It's high time Laguna memorialized its very prominent South African community and officially declare...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
You won't find dashing buccaneers in fancy sashes engaged in witty repartee on Starz's "Black Sails," the new pirate adventure series from executive producer Michael Bay premiering on Jan. 25. You will find plenty of nudity, swearing and blood, however....
| Dec 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Fashion model Behati Prinsloo has plopped down on this particular couch in this particular atelier in downtown Los Angeles on this particular mid-December evening to talk about her new creative collaboration with L.A.-based denim label THVM. Thanks to a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:49 PM
I am 24 years old, and I just decided to move to Hartford.
It would seem that is not a normal thing to say, or at least many find it to be a surprising choice. The reasons I decided to move here — move back really — would benefit from some...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:32 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nations whose fleets fish for bluefin tuna and sharks ended a meeting in South Africa without reaching agreement on action to protect critically endangered species, environmentalist groups said.
A proposal to ban fishing of...
| Dec 3, 2013
"Traveling is good for the brain," says musician Jonathan Butler, 52. "The mind needs it. I can't imagine life without getting to see all the amazing, different parts of the world." Born in Cape Town, South Africa, the Grammy-nominated singer-guitarist-...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 2:35 PM
"Isn't Mandela still president?" That startling question came from a homeless teenager in a Cape Town township during an interview in 2007, as I set off around South Africa to explore the meaning of freedom in the lives of young people. At first, I...