| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:14 PM
The wonders of chocolate seem to be endless. According to a new study by Hasselt University in Belgium (Yes we know Belgium is one of the chocolate capitals of the world), chocolate also makes people want to shop longer for books.
The behavior of 201...
| Jul 21, 2013
If you've walked Disneyland's Main Street, U.S.A., Fort Collins, Colo., might seem familiar: Its downtown served as one of the inspirations for the theme-park thoroughfare. But Fort Collins, a Civil War-era U.S. Army post, is anything but saccharine....
| Jul 21, 2013
| 9:53 AM
BRUSSELS — King Philippe I became Belgium's seventh monarch during a national holiday on Sunday after his father Albert abdicated as the head of this fractured nation.
After he took the oath in the parliament filled with representatives of the 6...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:05 AM
WIMBLEDON, Britain -- Sabine Lisicki of Germany proved on Tuesday that she’s more than a one-upset wonder.
Lisicki, who eliminated defending Wimbledon champion and world No. 1 Serena Williams in the round of 16 on Monday, became the first woman to...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Two-time Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal of Spain became the victim of the first major upset of this year’s tournament, losing on Monday, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 to unseeded Steve Darcis of Belgium on Court No. 1.
Nadal, seeded fifth, took a...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:45 AM
This summer, a Belgian theme park will add an $8-million Viking land based on a television cartoon and movie series with two rides and a restaurant set in a lakeside village.
The 12-acre Vicky the Viking themed land will be built on the location of a...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 6:30 AM
On Tuesday, Wouter Bouvijn left his home in Belgium for his dream trip to Hollywood.
Wednesday morning, the 25-year-old filmmaker from Deinze, a small municipality in East Flanders, sat in the lobby of the JW Marriott in Los Angeles, jet-lagged but...
| May 14, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Beyonce has canceled a show in Belgium, citing dehydration and exhaustion as rumors of a second pregnancy continue to swirl around the pop diva.
The singer, 31, was advised by doctors to rest and will be missing her Tuesday show at Sportpaleis in...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Although bloody marys, mimosas and Champagne are the typical go-to brunch libations, craft beer offers a wide array of flavors that perfectly match the mood -- and the food -- of a leisurely Mother's Day brunch.
Here are four styles that can find a...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 7:30 AM
The giant yucca certainly lives up to its name: Yucca gigantea rises 30 feet high in ideal conditions, with white blossoms that push out from the center -- flor de izote, as the bloom is sometimes called, the national flower of El Salvador.
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:41 PM
In Belgium, a political party on the far right has unveiled a deeply controversial new website where tipsters can report illegal immigrants working on the black market or abusing the social security system....