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European pools and gyms slowly reopen but seniors wary

Rome - European gyms and pools began reopening Monday as the coronavirus lockdown eased in countries including Germany, Iceland, Italy and Spain, but some elderly patrons remained wary of taking the plunge.

Video: Take a ride down the world's tallest water slide

Kansas City - The Verrückt in Kansas City is the world's largest water slide. Now it has finally been finished and you can get some idea of how thrilling it could be by watching the attached video.

Perfecting the art of pairing wine and chocolate Special

Master chocolatier Sandra Abballe makes it her mission to educate clients on the process of creating artisan chocolate, and takes the pairing of wine and chocolate to the next level.

Best new tech in RV industry for 2014

The technology boom of the past decade has even impacted the recreational vehicle industry. Advances in comfort and safety are changing the perception of the industry.

Weird, wonderful world of baseball as told on the web

In the category of weird, strange and unusual, Major League Baseball (MLB) always ranks close to the top. Taken from the very best headings on the web, right here is the upper crust.

A springtime seaside stroll and memories of a remarkable jump Special

Santiago - Spring has already arrived to the city of Viña del Mar, one of the favourite holiday resorts in South America, and perhaps the best place in town to appreciate this time of the year is a leisurely walk along its beautiful Waterfront Park.

Math Teacher sets herself on fire in front of students

Montpellier - There will be in-school support counseling for teachers and students after a depressed math teacher set herself on fire during morning break.

,Ontario Recreation Resort Set For Expansion

Toronto - A historic Southwestern Ontario resort is gearing up to take on Blue Mountain in hopes of becoming the premiere outdoor recreation destination in Ontario.

It's a teen's world at this park in Farmington Hills Michigan

Founders Sports Park is a 100 acres park that is being used for teens as a safe gathering place for them to hang out and have fun. Bryan Farmer wants the teens to gather here instead of hanging out at the malls or going to the movies.

Four lawsuits filed against maker of kite tubes

"SportsStuff Inc. voluntarily recalled 19,000 Wego Kite Tubes in July in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. " So I wondered what a kite tube is:

UH-18SPW Hoverwing™

I want one!!!. If your into building your own "Kit" then this may be for you.

Tenerife - The Canary Island Of Eternal Spring

PUERTA DE LA CRUZ (dpa) - Tenerife is indisputably the largest and the most lofty of the Canary Islands. It covers just over 2,000 square kilometres, and the Pico del Teide summit is the highest point on Spanish soil, towering 3,717 metres above sea le...

Micro Scooters And Kickboards - Fuelling A New Adult Trend

KUESNACHT, SWITZERLAND (dpa) - Scooters are no longer just child's play. Micro-scooters have become a feature of city life since they were first launched by a Swiss company in 1999. "Even bankers in suits and ties now scoot from one appointment to t...

New Type Of Public Bathhouse Takes Off In Recession-Hit Japan

TOKYO (dpa) - For centuries, hot baths have been used by the Japanese to help them relax amid the pressures of everyday life. Now, with many Japanese facing the possibility of unemployment and declining incomes, what can they do to reduce the tensio...

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