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Updated at 3:34 PM

The food guides I knew as a child are gone and nobody told me. I had to discover this from the back of a box of grocery store brand corn flakes.Corn flakes themselves are strange.Invented in the 1890s by the ultra-religious Kellogg brothers who ran a sanitarium/health spa in Battle Creek, Michigan, corn flakes were designed to rid their patients/clients (including Warren G. Harding, Henry Ford, Mary Todd Lincoln and J.C. Penney) of sexual desire. I must admit a nice heaping...

Posted at 3:30 PM

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah was temporarily fitted with a breathing tube on Friday during treatment for a lung infection, but the condition of the 90-year-old monarch later stabilized, state media reported.

Posted at 3:00 PM

Fast-food chains have a New Year's resolution: Drop the junk.

Posted at 3:05 PM

Mario Cuomo, who served as governor of New York for three terms, died on Thursday at the age of 82,...

Posted at 3:05 PM

Teen Mom star 

Updated at 2:33 PM

Add 2,014 mousetraps ato 2,015 ping pong balls, multiply that by several people's immaculate patience and you an advertisement for Pepsi Max that really pops.

Posted at 2:00 PM

The world's 400 richest people added some $92 billion to their collective wealth in 2014, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. As of Dec. 29, they were all worth a combined $4.1 trillion.

Posted at 12:30 PM

An American has been missing in rugged wilderness of central Mexico for four days after going on a hike wearing only a T-shirt and shorts and with little food and water, according to his wife and a Mexican official.

Updated at 11:09 AM

Rain and freezing rain are in the immediate forecast, but it’s unclear if much ice will accumulate. The National Weather Service says an area from Kansas City to St. Joseph to Kirksville could have temperatures below 32...

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