Lifestyle

Is this the end of turbulence?

IT’S the thing you probably hate the most about flying. Turbulence....

The best deep fryers you can buy

If you love fried food, you may want to have a deep fryer at home. These are the best deep fryers you can buy....

Living Here: Your ultimate guide to Charlotte

Find every story from the 2017-2018 Living Here guide produced by the Charlote Observer...

Why is #MasculinitySoFragile?

Does buying a rose gold iPhone 6s make you gay? Sorry, that’s a dumb question. How could a color determine your sexual orientation – and even if it did, why would that matter? But...

Gucci Loafers Out of Reach? Try These Private Labels On for Size

Never before have so many new fashion labels sprung up in Europe as online retailers try to fend off a dual threat from e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc. and brick-and-mortar stores...

How an Army Ranger’s hellish training ‘turned him into a criminal’

After pouring hot sauce into his eyes to keep himself awake no longer worked, Army Pfc. Alex Blum began snorting chewing tobacco. When that failed, he cut his earlobe with a knife....

Prosecutor: Mastermind of whiskey theft ring to enter plea

The alleged mastermind of a whiskey theft ring in Kentucky appears to be ready to enter a plea in a case that has lasted as long as it takes whiskey to age into bourbon. Gilbert...

Chad Carr's final gift: Hope for other kids with deadly cancer

University of Michigan researchers found genetic clues in Chad Carr's brain tumor that could open up a treatment for children with inoperable cancer....

How to chase autumn foliage on foot

BOSTON (AP) — Here's a novel way to enjoy autumn in New England: While the trees are dropping their leaves, you can be shedding some pounds....

Chasing Fitness And Foliage On Foot In New England

Here's a novel way to enjoy autumn in New England: While the trees are dropping their leaves, you can be shedding some pounds and getting in your steps....

Fork & Wrench to host 'Butcher Battle Series' to benefit Texas hurricane victims

Fork & Wrench will host "Butcher Battle Series" to benefit Texas hurricane victims....

I used every pumpkin spice product I could find for a week. Now my armpits smell like nutmeg.

Living the PS lifestyle shows that it’s not about the flavor, it’s about the state of mind....

Vegas' celebrity chefs weigh in on what makes the best burger

Three celebrity chefs with restaurants in Vegas dish on what makes a great burger....

40 FOR 40 Munch celebrates a birthday by sharing his favorite Pittsburgh food spots

Columnist shares 40 favorite Pittsburgh food stops, past and present.  ...

Atwater’s Blocktoberfest, and more food, drink events

The Detroit brewery celebrates 20 years with a party Saturday with a tapping of Imperial Voodoo Vator Triple Bock...

Solve the school lunch dilemma the night before

Thinking about lunchtime at dinnertime makes it a lot easier...

Morgan Fogarty followed her dreams to NYC, then realized she was looking in the wrong place

Morgan Fogarty’s decision to leave WCCB to take a network anchor job in New York City in 2013 helped her realize Charlotte was where she needed to be....

Finally, an airport lounge we can all use

AIRPORT lounges used to be the domain of the elite. A place where the rich and important people could regroup, have a good feed, get pampered and await their flight in calm,...

Lamb for Rosh Hashana continues family's tradition

Lamb for Rosh Hashana continues family's tradition picked up in Israel when that was the animal available....

The best cheesesteaks and largest drinks in Philly? Max's Eagle Bar talks a big game

If there's any place to drink eight ounces of vodka, it's Eagle Bar. After all, it adjoins Max's, a cheesesteak shop where a "half-size" sandwich is more than a foot long, and a...

Rainbow of fall colors coming to local farmers markets

Think purple potatoes; carrots in orange, purple, yellow and white; colorful cauliflower; and heirloom tomatoes in just about every imaginable shade....

Market Fresh: It’s harvest time in the Valley, and that’s good news for farmers market shoppers

The Alaska State Fair has come and gone. As we turn the corner into autumn, here's your comprehensive guide to market highlights....

Can airlines make travel much more miserable and costly?

Governments turn up the heat on travelers with legal groping and laptop rules while some airlines load basic economy fares with an array of restrictions....

Mat-Su Assembly to reconsider trap bans in popular parks

A sweeping ban on traps at eight popular parks around the Valley was left in limbo the day after the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Assembly adopted it....

Beyond bread: Columbia City Bakery’s excellent new menu

Columbia City Bakery’s bread is known all around town. But what if you turn it into a grilled-cheese sandwich? Or if the same bakery made hand pies? Turns out it’s as great as it...

Looking for cheap fares to Europe? Fly from Canada

Taking a vacation to some of Europe's most popular destinations fall can within your budget if you consider these tips for finding low-cost fares....

Fashion Week: Tracy Reese gives a voice to her models

NEW YORK — On the fifth day of New York Fashion Week, Tracy Reese gave voice to her models — literally. Victoria Beckham presented a light-hearted collection that relied on colors...

I lost my wife in the fantasy football draft. Let me explain.

I was busy re-writing the will, so I flubbed the online setup. I'm the kind of guy who shouldn't rush anything....

Which theme park is the ‘wooden roller coaster capital of the world’? It depends on how you count them

The new 3,265-foot-long Mystic Timbers wooden coaster coming to Ohio's Kings Island traverses 16 airtime hills and ends with a tantalizing mystery: What’s in the shed?...

Do you have enough time to make that connecting flight? Maybe, but don't count on it

Many factors determine whether you will be able to board that next leg of your trip. Some you have control over, and some you do not. Your best defense: identifying the devil in...

Tracy Reese gives a voice to her models at NY Fashion Week

On the fifth day of New York Fashion Week, Tracy Reese gave voice to her models - literally. Victoria Beckham presented a light-hearted collection that relied on colours inspired...

Howard County's health-conscious pet owners turn to an array of specialty food

Welcome to the brave new world of pet food, where more and more people, increasingly interested in eating healthier foods themselves and increasingly buying healthier, more...

‘She’s not my prostitute’

“HELLO sir! One selfie please?”...

Thanks to ‘Game of Thrones,’ you can get a Clegane-size turkey drumstick at Arby’s this weekend

But just like every good thing that happens in the hit HBO show … there's a catch....

Selena Gomez speaks out on behalf of ‘dreamers’

The "Fetish" singer shared a screenshot of a note defending Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in the wake of the Trump administration's decision to repeal the act....

Beckham looks to playdough and ice cream for inspiration

On the fifth day of New York Fashion Week, Victoria Beckham presented a light-hearted collection that relied on colors inspired by playdough and ice cream. The Public School label...

Fatty acids lower your risk of heart disease. Without fish, you’re missing out.

If you get your omega-3s from plant sources, you might not be getting enough vital fats....

Plant-based diet? Sure, but first understand what that really means.

It’s not the same thing as going vegetarian....