Thursday, May 23 2013 11:50 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:50:16 GMT
TOKYO (APTN/FOX) - An 80-year-old climber became the oldest person ever to climb Mount Everest, despite undergoing heart surgery in January. Japanese mountaineer Yuichiro Miura called his daughter from theMore >>
The old-age ascent is just the latest in a lifetime of daring feats for adventurous Yuichiro Miura.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 11:26 AM EDT2013-05-23 15:26:22 GMT
MONTAGUE COUNTY, TX (KTVT/FOX) - A law enforcement officer who took three bullets at close range will return to work Sunday after two months away from the job. Deputy James Boyd pulled over a car MarchMore >>
The officer's bulletproof vest saved his life, but some physical and mental scars will remain visible for a long time.More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 5:24 PM EDT2013-05-22 21:24:25 GMT
MOORE, OK (RTV/FOX) - The deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma aren't just taking a toll on people, they're also affecting pets. Many of them have lost their owners and are now housed at a makeshift shelter. TheMore >>
A makeshift animal shelter has cared for between 50 and 60 cats and dogs since Monday, and in some cases there are happy reunions. More >>
Wednesday, May 22 2013 4:03 PM EDT2013-05-22 20:03:31 GMT
DOTHAN, AL (WHDN/FOX) - State health officials said a mysterious respiratory illness has left two people dead and five hospitalized in southeast Alabama. The Alabama Department of Public Health said inMore >>
Two of the seven people already admitted to the hospital have died, and no one knows what is causing the illness.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 2:58 PM EDT2013-05-21 18:58:53 GMT
WASHINGTON, DC (WTTG/FOX) – While preparing for Memorial Day or any other outside activity, many people forget one important thing – sunscreen. Tim Turnham, an expert with the Melanoma Research Foundation, saidMore >>
Cases of melanoma, a type of skin cancer, are growing 2 percent annually for children and 3 percent for adults. The rate has doubled since 1973.More >>
(RNN) - Tis the season for New Year's resolutions. For many, the new year is a time to invest in a new you.
Maybe you want to get in shape, become a chef or speak fluent French in 2013. You could always blow a wad of cash on a stack of books to help educate and fuel your new passion.
But, if perhaps "making better financial decisions" is high on your resolutions list, you might want to check out the wealth of free resources via iTunes podcasts to get you started.
All you need is the iTunes software, available for download at www.itunes.com, and an internet connection to access hundreds of free tutorials on everything from music and art to fitness.
Here's a look at some of the podcasts that can help you reach your goal. Did we mention they're free?
Coffee Break French and Spanish are just that - podcasts that allow you to learn a new language on your coffee or lunch break. Running anywhere from 10 to 25 minutes, you receive enough instruction to keep you growing but not so much that you feel overwhelmed with material or the time commitment.
Maybe all you remember from your high school Spanish class is "hola." If that's you, the podcasts start with basic terminology and move through more advanced phrasing, so you can jump in to the program at whatever point you're most comfortable.
There are lots of cool ways technology can make our lives easier. However, most of us don't have a Ph.D. in geek or even know where to begin. The technical whizzes at CNET walk you through some simple, cool things - like Tweeting with Siri or fixing an unresponsive iPhone home button - to help you make the most of your gadgets.
If your curiosity is never satisfied and you are the ringer on every trivia game you ever play, Stuff You Should Know has a treasure trove of random - and probably useless - information for your ever-absorbent mind. Learn how bullfighting, music sampling, daylight savings and silly putty works.
Perhaps someday you too could be a lifeline for your buddy on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
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Monday, November 19 2012 2:37 PM EST2012-11-19 19:37:19 GMT
(RNN) - Family and friends will be gathering together during the holiday season for dinners, parties, and gift exchanges and many will document the festive season. To get that perfect memento of the season,More >>
The holiday gatherings are the perfect time to photograph friends and loved ones. Here are some tips to make sure your pictures make the memories last.More >>