| Nov 21, 2013
| 10:28 AM
Amsterdam has found a unique way to keep its streets clean and keep the city's alcoholics out of trouble in the process.
The Rainbow Foundation project, which is funded by the Dutch state and donations, is "hiring" alcoholics to clean city streets....
| Nov 16, 2013
| 1:05 PM
AMSTERDAM Thousands of families Saturday welcomed the Dutch equivalent of Santa Claus in the northern city of Gronigen, as hundreds gathered in Amsterdam to protest at the presence of his assistant Black Peter, whom they called a racist stereotype.
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Miley Cyrus has dipped once again into the big book of attention-getting stunts at awards shows.
This time it was at the MTV Eurpean Music Awards in Amsterdam, where she lit up what looked like a joint on stage while accepting her award for best video...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Una poderosa tormenta azotaba Gran Bretaña y Holanda el lunes provocando la muerte de al menos tres personas, apagones y la cancelación de cientos de vuelos y traslados en tren, a medida que avanzaba hacia el continente europeo.
Los vientos de hasta 160...
| Oct 27, 2013
Novelist Donna Tartt doesn't publish very often — her engrossing new book, “The Goldfinch,” is her first since 2002's “The Little Friend,” which itself trailed her wildly popular fictional debut, “The Secret History,&...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Humans have been communicating using pictures for at least 40,000 years — far longer than they have with alphabets and language. Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library has been in existence for only 50 of those years, but the...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:30 PM
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| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:55 AM
“The Manor,” Mac Griswold’s meticulous scholarly history of an estate and a family, begins with an eerie discovery.
As Griswold is boating around Shelter Island, near the eastern tip of Long Island, she spies “a big yellow house,...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:56 AM
The Annapolis Market House is open -- sort of.
The first vendor in the downtown landmark, Amsterdam Falafelshop, planned a soft opening with a private guest list for Thursday night.
After a few more private events, they hope to have the eatery open...
| Mar 12, 2013
Q: With airline tickets, the reason many buyers seem unhappy with the service is because of the "non-refundable," "non-transferable" policy that most airlines have adopted. From my point of view, it seems that these restrictions could only lead to...