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  • Why You Should Eat More Mangoes

    Why You Should Eat More Mangoes

    Mangoes are more than a delicious fruit you can add to smoothies for a delightful summer treat. Aside from being delicious, mangoes are also really good for your heart. New research finds eating two c...

  • Unseeded Millman Sends Federer Crashing out of US Open

    Unseeded Millman Sends Federer Crashing out of US Open

    Roger Federer failed to cope with stifling conditions at the U.S. Open on Sep. 3 and suffered a shock 3-6 7-5 7-6(7) 7-6(3) defeat to unseeded Australian John Millman in the last 16. Second seed Feder...

  • Electric Mercedes Opens German Assault on Tesla

    Electric Mercedes Opens German Assault on Tesla

    STOCKHOLM/PARIS—Mercedes-Benz is set to unveil its much-anticipated electric SUV on Sept. 4, marking the start of a German onslaught against Tesla’s dominance of the fast-growing market for prem...

  • Artist Thomas Kegler Celebrates the Creation of Nature

    Artist Thomas Kegler Celebrates the Creation of Nature

    EAST AURORA, N.Y.—The beauty and magnificence of nature can reveal truths for us. When Thomas Kegler paints outdoors, he is feeling air currents, watching the leaves move, and hearing their rustling. ...

  • Coca-Cola Quickly Brews up Costa ‘Del Sol’ Deal With Whitbread

    Coca-Cola Quickly Brews up Costa ‘Del Sol’ Deal With Whitbread

    LONDON—The 3.9 billion-pound ($5.1 billion) sale of the Costa coffee chain to Coca-Cola began brewing when Whitbread’s boss Alison Brittain crossed paths with the chief executive of the soft dri...

  • Taiwan Restaurant Dishes Up Ice Cream Puppies

    Taiwan Restaurant Dishes Up Ice Cream Puppies

    Puppies are on the menu at a restaurant in Taiwan. The tiny Shar-Pei pups look almost too real to eat, but they’re made with chocolate, milk tea, or peanut-flavored ice cream. “I feel sorr...

  • The ‘Venetian Way’: The Motion of Fine Craftsmanship in Still Life

    The ‘Venetian Way’: The Motion of Fine Craftsmanship in Still Life

    Textures, colors, and time-honored techniques from workshops and ateliers where fine fabrics, tailored costumes, and traditional lace are made, where shoes and papier-mâché masks are constructed, wher...

  • When Coincidences Signal It’s ‘Meant to Be’—but It’s Not

    When Coincidences Signal It’s ‘Meant to Be’—but It’s Not

    For many people coincidences are all good: if you wait long enough, you can probably find a positive outcome. Here we look at coincidences that from the beginning seem to promise a great outcome but t...

  • Oil Prices Higher as US Sanctions Limit Iran Exports

    Oil Prices Higher as US Sanctions Limit Iran Exports

    LONDON—Oil prices rose on Sept. 3, supported by concerns that falling Iranian output will tighten markets once U.S. sanctions bite from November, but gains were limited by higher supply from OPEC and ...

  • The Three Most Powerful Motivations

    The Three Most Powerful Motivations

    We all have times when we’re not sticking to our plans and know we need to get some motivation to get moving. The usual motivational tips aren’t always very helpful. But there are three motivations th...

  • Texas Officer Narrowly Misses Being Hit by Camry on Highway 114

    Texas Officer Narrowly Misses Being Hit by Camry on Highway 114

    A silver sedan narrowly missed a motorcycle officer with the Irving Police Department in Texas when he was handling a speeding ticket on July 3. Officer Sam Hall was in the westbound shoulder of Highw...

  • Book Review: ‘The Aging Brain’

    Book Review: ‘The Aging Brain’

    How can we maintain our independence, autonomy, and abilities as we age? In his book “The Aging Brain: Proven Steps to Prevent Dementia and Sharpen Your Mind,” psychiatrist and certified master psycho...