A homeless hitchhiker, who goes by the name of Kai, saved the life of at least one person in Fresno, Calif., after the 6'4" 290 lb. driver of the vehicle he was in went berserk, slamming into one person and beating a nurse who tried to help the injured man.
All I want for Christmas is a new Christmas song
Despite the gigabytes of Christmas music released each year — big stars making their first charge into the yule breach this year include Kelly Clarkson, Mary J. Blige, and, alarmingly, the cast of Duck Dynasty — they are, overwhelmingly, reiterating yuletide warhorses.
Cargazing: Ford Fiesta ST is fast, fun, affordable
High-performance cars often come with high price tags, but the Ford Fiesta ST is proof that the two don’t have to be mutually exclusive.
Making edible cookie containers: Gingerbread Stockings
These edible gingerbread stocking cookie containers fall into the "too pretty to eat" category. Each one can hold 3 or 4 cookie "lollipops."
A 67-year-old caroling tradition
WASHINGTON - Ruthanna Weber, 98, has been organizing a Kenwood, Md., caroling tradition since World War II when she was in the Navy.
Happy 100th to the crossword puzzle
On a snowy evening in the early 1900s, a newspaper editor at the New York World was hunched over his desk trying to think of something special for the Christmas issue. He drew a diamond-shaped grid with numbered squares and numbered clues, creating the first crossword puzzle.
How to care for a cut Christmas tree
Cut Christmas trees must be watered and kept hydrated to last through the holidays and to prevent them from becoming fire hazards. This includes small tabletop trees.
Buick Encore fits luxury amenities into small package
The Encore is no racer but holds highway speeds in a quiet, capable manner. Meanwhile the Buick sub-compact SUV offers a range of upscale touches, such as a heated steering wheel and the lane departure warning system.
Infinity M56 brings athleticism to luxury sedan market
Infinity competes against other mid-sized luxury sedans with its powerful M class. A V-8 engine gives the M56 an athletic feel in the turns, and while braking and steering.
RECIPE: Tacos that break with tradition
In Mexico City, some of my favorite tacos, even before I was vegetarian, were those stuffed with cactus paddles, mushrooms or squash blossoms. But at restaurants closer to home, what passes for vegetables often leaves much to be desired.
Bionic arms allow double amputee to do everyday tasks
MERRIMAC, Mass. - A utility lineman from Massachusetts miraculously survived a 13,800-volt surge of electricity in 2010 but lost both of his arms to surgery that kept him alive. Today he's picking up and putting down items with bionic arm implants that make his everyday life something he thought it would never be again.
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