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St. Charles Senior Care Service Donates Wheelchairs to Costa Rica

ST. CHARLES, MO - Bruce and Kirsten Pahde, founders of in-home care service Right at Home, recently returned from Costa Rica where they donated dozens of wheelchairs to people in need. The trip was a partnership between their company and Free Wheelchair Mission, a faith-based organization dedicated

PATCH - 2017-11-24 15:52:54

How Many Miss Universe Contestants Are There? There Are More Than You'd Think

It's a special time of the year, you guys. The Miss Universe pageant is coming up, and call me stupid, but I have some questions. Growing up, the pageant seemed like a simple beauty contest, but I've since done my big girl research and found out it is so, so much more. There is a lot that goes into

ELITE DAILY - 2017-11-24 15:00:52

Kiwi girls outperform boys according to OECD study

Kiwi girls outperform boys - one of the widest margins in the OECD - when it comes to working out problems in a group, an OECD study has found. A study released by the OECD's influential Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) has assessed how students work in teams across school subjec

STUFF - 2017-11-24 01:36:19

Refugee bakery a sweet success in Costa Rica

With hard work, determination and a helping hand from UNHCR, Colombian refugees start a successful bakery in Costa Rican capital. Miriam Velsquez and her husband Ricardo ngel may have fled violence in their native Colombia, but they reached safety in Costa Rica with their entrepreneurial spirit inta

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-24 08:00:00

Costa Rica's Electricity Has Run Entirely on Renewables For 300 Days in 2017

A new record, with weeks to go before the year is up. Costa Rica has done it again. In January, the Central American country announced it had powered its electricity for a stunning 250 days in 2016 without burning fossil fuels. Now its 2017 effort has already eclipsed that feat - and it's still only

SCIENCEALERT.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Costa Rica: Hurricane Otto - DREF Final Report (n MDRCR015)

According to the National Hurricane Centre in Miami, Hurricane Otto entered Costa Rica territory close to the town of Los Chiles as a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale (wind gusts up to 175 km/h) on 24 November 2016, which qualified Otto as the southernmost hurricane on record to hit

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Frederick Melo: This Thanksgiving, I'm grateful for a mugging, a thrashing and many near-misses

This Thanksgiving weekend, I'm grateful for the three guys who dragged me into the woods one late night in San Jose, Costa Rica, forced me to the ground and demanded my wallet. They taught me A) not to walk by myself through secluded Central American streets well past nightfall, B) to trust my insti

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-11-23 13:00:50

It's great that Blue Planet II is pushing hard on plastic pollution in the oceans - but please use facts, not conjecture

Must we always talk for victory, and never once for truth, for comfort, and joy - Ralph Waldo Emerson. On Sunday night we gasped in awe at the latest stunning images of marine life in BBC's marvellous Blue Planet II. Blue sharks dodged great whites to scavenge on oceanic carrion; a baby turtle took

THE CONVERSATION - 2017-11-23 12:16:44

How we keep our kids' multinational heritage alive and how you can do it, too

Do you want eggs or puuro, Finnish style oatmeal, I ask our ten-year-old son most mornings, in a mix of languages. Of the many ways to ensure our kids embrace their Finnish and South American roots while living in San Francisco, language and food are two of the best. Born in Helsinki, my husband is

MATADORNETWORK.COM - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

GIEWS Country Brief: Costa Rica 23-November-2017

Cereal production in 2017 forecast to decline from last year Cereal production for 2017 is anticipated to reach 200 000 tonnes, about 4 percent below last year's level and well below average. The decline mainly reflects a reduced rice crop output. Yields of the 2017 first and second season rice crop

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-23 23:59:59

Black Friday and Cyber Monday travel deals

If being home for the holidays has you in need of a getaway, it's time to book a vacation. Hotels and resorts are offering Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, but not all deals are created equal. Interested in Black Friday?Add Black Friday as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Black Fri

ABC NEWS - 2017-11-23 18:04:00

Costa Rica's Familiar Faces Look for Repeat of Brazil Upsets

(Reuters) - Costa Rica were one of the major surprises of the 2014 World Cup and will head to Russia for next year's tournament with largely the same squad of players having easily qualified from the CONCACAF region. Little was expected of the 'Ticos' in Brazil after they were drawn in a group with

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-11-23 00:36:52

U.S. rises in FIFA rankings despite failing to qualify for the World Cup

Michael Bradley and his U.S. teammates will watch the 2018 World Cup as spectators instead of participants. (Robert Taylor / Associated Press) Nine teams that didn't qualify for the 32-team field for next summer's World Cup will have to be content with spots in the top 32 in the latest FIFA world

LA TIMES - 2017-11-23 19:00:00

Judge rips Colorado AG's case against foreclosure giant as "groundless and frivolous," orders state to pay attorneys' fees

The Colorado attorney general's office was so haphazard and reckless in its failed pursuit to prove former foreclosure king Larry Castle and his law firm had defrauded thousands of consumers that a judge has ordered it to pay his attorneys' tab - an amount that easily could toll into the millions of

DENVER POST - 2017-11-22 22:01:46

Costa Rica Just Ran 300 Days On 100 Percent Renewable Electricity

Costa Rica may be a small country, but it aims high when it comes to clean energy. Back in 2015, it generated 100 percent of its electricity from renewable energy sources for 299 days, and back in 2016, it ran for 271 days on anything but fossil fuels. Now it appears it's just bested its 2015 achiev


Starbucks Just Unveiled a Sophisticated New Holiday Drink

Starbucks has been treating us to a ton of special holiday drinks this year. It seems like just yesterdaythey gave us the Toasted White Chocolate Mocha and Chestnut Praline Chai Latte. It isn't even the end of November yet, and they just surprised us with another new holiday drink for 2017: It's ca

THE KITCHN - 2017-11-22 22:30:00

The happiest cities in America, according to new research

After pinpointing the places where people live the longest, healthiest lives (which I call Blue Zones regions), I turned my attention to the places where people are happiest. At a certain point, I realized it's not worth living to 100 if you don't enjoy the journey. It also wasn't enough to just id


Kip Moore Releases Soul-Baring Documentary

Kip Moore's 33-minute documentary The Journey to Slowheart exposes the man behind the music in a way that has never been done before. The piece has Moore giving a personal tour of the places that have directly impacted his life and his songs. His followers will meet his family in his hometown of Ti


The Best Places To Travel Alone During The Holidays

Traveling alone is probably not the first thing you think of when you hear "vacation." But solo travel has had a renaissance in recent years, especially for women: It's a chance to sit in the driver's seat, flex your independence, experience a new place, and get to know yourself a bit better. Plus,


Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois fuels Real Madrid transfer whispers by putting new deal talks on ice

We are part of the Trust Project Thibaut Courtois has put Real Madrid on alert by shelving contract negotiations until the end of the season - when he will have just one year left on his deal, writes Darren Lewis in Baku . The Chelsea keeper, set to face Azerbaijan's champions Qarabag here on Wedn