Snails slide into Thai spa scene

Jan 29, 2015

Snails slide into Thai spa scene

by Denis D. Gray

A snail is slithering up the bridge of my nose while five others are being stuck onto other parts of my face by a Thai beautician — all secreting slime to smooth out some wrinkles and give me a younger look. That this latest ...

Jan 16, 2015

Legislation eyed to enable probe of auto parts makers

The government is eyeing a law revision giving the transport ministry powerful authority over auto parts makers in the wake of the issue of defective air bags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp., sources said Thursday. If realized, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport ...

Woman hopes Internet fame translates to TV

Jan 9, 2015

Woman hopes Internet fame translates to TV

A 170-kg North Carolina woman whose dancing video was seen by more than 6 million people online last year is trying to be the next reality TV star. The TLC network will premiere “My Big Fat Fabulous Life” on Tuesday. It is about Whitney ...

Jan 7, 2015

DASH named best overall diet for fifth year: report

The DASH diet, rich in vegetables, whole grains and low-fat dairy, has been named the best overall diet for the fifth consecutive year, outpacing Weight Watchers and the Mediterranean diet, U.S. News & World Report said on Tuesday. DASH, which was developed to lower ...