How Tulum became Mexico's hottest culinary destination

loading… Temple of the Wind in Tulum — Photo courtesy of Dennis Jarvis When Rene Redzepi created a seven-week pop-up in the middle of the jungle in Tulum, Mexico this spring, he did so to much fanfare. Any time the chef of Noma – consistently ranked the world’s best restaurant – does anything, it gets …

China to begin commercial production of powerful drone

loading… July 18 (UPI) — China has begun commercial production of its most powerful drone, the CH-5 Rainbow. The drone is “half of the price” of the United States’ Reaper or Predator B, the world’s first unmanned aerial vehicle, The South China Morning Post reported. According to Wang Song, a professor of aeronautic science and …

7 things to do if your dishwasher isn’t cleaning your dishes

loading… The dishwasher might just be the least-loved appliance in the house. While your fridge keeps your food fresh and your oven helps you cook yummy meals, the dishwasher can only disappoint with streaky, wet dishes and clumps of left-behind food. But it doesn’t have to be that way. How do we know? Well, we’ve …

Viticulture shock: Colorado has a hidden wine country

loading… The birds and the bees enjoy the vineyard out back at the Meadery of the Rockies — Photo courtesy of A.D. Thompson Flights are fun. You go somewhere – a cheese shop, bourbon bar, chocolatier – and the server brings an array of samples, artfully plated. On a wood plank, perhaps. Three is typical. …

North Korea supplies high-voltage electricity to border fence

loading… July 12 (UPI) — North Korea has installed high-voltage electric fencing at its border with China, posing even more challenges for people seeking to leave the country or smuggle goods in from the outside world. The fence had already been installed along the Tumen and Yalu rivers, but the barricade was not being supplied …

Readers' Choice: 50 states, 50 winning attractions

loading… 10Best Readers’ Choice is out to create the ultimate guide to America’s best attractions. To do so, we’re asking our readers to vote for their favorites – region by region and state by state. Voting has now wrapped up for the Western United States. Click on each category below to see the full list …

U.S. bombers fly over Korean Peninsula after North Korea missile test

loading… July 8 (UPI) — Two U.S. Air Force strategic bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula on Friday, following North Korea‘s ballistic missile test. A pair of U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam were joined by South Korean and Japanese fighter jets for a 10-hour sequenced bilateral mission …

10 ways to keep your identity safe while traveling

loading… Admit it. When you’re on the road and need to access your bank information or place that last minute bid on eBay, it’s easier grab some public Wi-Fi rather than wait for a secure internet connection.  You’re not alone. According to a national survey by Experian, 53% of people will use public Wi-Fi while …

10 Canadian foods you really need to eat

loading… Canada’s provinces vary tremendously when it comes to regional foods. Go east to Quebec for a stuffed sandwich that is hard to contain between two slices of bread, and go west to British Columbia for a dessert so sweet, it may be the only sugar you need for the week. Although Canada isn’t as …

At least 18 dead in trio of car bombings in Damascus

loading… July 2 (UPI) — At least 18 people were reported dead and several others injured in a trio of suicide car bombings in the Syrian capital, Damascus. Syrian state television confirmed one bomber detonated early Sunday at Tahrir Square, near Bab Touma in central Damascus, after being surrounded by pro-government Syrian security forces, while …