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  • 'The Bachelorette': Booze, boys and hot molten lava

     
    Monday on "The Bachelorette"… Kasey shows Ali his tattoo! I'm so excited, but I'm so, so scared. My friend Alex suggests that he deserves his own drinking game -- a shot every time Kasey uses the words "protect" and "guard"......
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'The Dudesons in America'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 2 - 8 in PDF format This week's TV Movies WILD AND CRAZY GUYS: The new series “The Dudesons in America” follows four friends from Finland who do “Jackass”......
  • Where the air is clear: Mexico City enjoys life with less smog

     
    While Mexico City may no longer carry the banner of being the world's "most polluted," the metropolitan region still has a long way to go before being entirely free of unhealthful pollutants for its 20 million residents. In recent days, as Mexico City...
  • Dormant asphalt volcanoes found on sea floor off Santa Barbara

     
    Scientists have discovered a cluster of underwater asphalt volcanoes rising from the sea floor just off Santa Barbara. The seven dormant volcanoes, some as tall as six-story buildings, probably last disgorged petroleum and natural gas into the surrounding...
  • 10 family-friendly places to visit in the West

    10 family-friendly places to visit in the West
    Man does not live by bread alone, and families can't count on theme parks for all their adventures. Here are 10 relatively unthemed Western destinations, all best enjoyed in the company of a 10-year-old: Cable cars, San Francisco: Of the three routes...
  • A 6-year-old's first visit to Disneyland hits some attractions, misses others

    A 6-year-old's first visit to Disneyland hits some attractions, misses others
    Don't miss the Toontown roller coaster, somebody said. Don't bother with Toontown, somebody else said. Don't risk the Matterhorn with a first-grader, somebody said. Don't miss the Matterhorn with a first-grader, somebody else said. "Absolutely," I said....
  • Nicaragua: A hike up the active volcano Concepcion

    Nicaragua: A hike up the active volcano Concepcion
    On the road south from the international airport in Managua, Nicaragua swooshes by, unfurling in buzzing, humid green. Fields of swaying banana trees recede from the road in rows, the shaggy fronds bouncing against a searing blue sky. I look south toward...
  • Planning your trip to Nicaragua

    THE BEST WAY TO OMETEPE, NICARAGUA From LAX, connecting service (change of planes) to Managua is offered on Continental, Delta, American, TACA, Copa and Spirit. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $309. Ferries to Ometepe leave from San Jorge, about an...
  • For travelers, an Icelandic pain in the ash

    For travelers, an Icelandic pain in the ash
    As drifting ash from the Icelandic volcano played havoc with flight schedules again this week, worried travelers continued to besiege trip insurers with one question: Am I covered? No event in recent memory, not even the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, has...
  • A guide to travel insurance

    The volcanic ash clouds, the earthquakes, the tornadoes, the floods. Where will it all end? It won't, and that's why you should consider buying travel insurance for your next trip. Paying a few hundred dollars in premiums could save you untold grief and...
  • Was Japan's volcano eruption linked to its earthquake?

    Was Japan's volcano eruption linked to its earthquake?
    The Shinmoedake volcano on Japan's southern island of Kyushu, 950 miles from the epicenter of last week's magnitude 9 earthquake, spewed ash and rocks up to 2.5 miles into the air March 13. The volcano had erupted Jan. 19 and several times afterward, most...