Health: Aspirin can Prevent Strokes for Women

It seems that aspirin can save healthy women's lives by preventing strokes but not heart attacks in middle-age women and that it can prevent both in women 65 and older. The Women's Health Study involving nearly 40,000 healthy nurses was the first major l

Society | March 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 402

Forks&Corks: Chocolate Cookies Recipe

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Society | March 11, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 377

Antarctic Scientists Offer First-Hand Video on Tangra Tour

Bulgaria's Antarctic explorers offered a unique video show with pictures shot during the latest Tangra expedition on the southest continent. Alpinists Lyubomir Ivanov, who is also chairing over the Atlantic Club, and Everest-topper Doychin Vassilev exhib

Society | March 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 653

Bulgaria Eager for 6th Harry Potter

Bulgarian fans of the Harry Potter sequence are hoping that the sixth book will be on the local market this year, media said. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince will be released in the UK and other English-speaking states on July 16.

Society | March 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1555

NYC Awards Christo, Jeanne-Claude in Recognition for "Gates"

Famous conceptual artists, Bulgaria-born Christo and his wife Jeanne-Claude were conferred the Doris C. Freedman Award, a yearly honor given to a person or organization "that greatly enriches the public environment.

Society | March 10, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 718

Czech Supermodel Talks Live on Tsunami Survival

Petra Nemcova will talk about her harrowing experience and the death of her boyfriend in the Asian tsunami, in an interview to air tonight on ABC.

Society | March 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2572

Ukraine's Eurovision Contest "Rigged"

The new government of Ukraine has been accused of committing the same crime that the corrupt regime it replaced was found guilty of vote-rigging in the Eurovision Song Contest, which is to be held in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, in May. The Independent r

Society | March 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2177

Bulgaria Mints Olympic Coins

Bulgaria's Central Bank will introduce a new silver coin with a nominal of BGN 10 dedicated to the 12th Winter Olympic Games. The Olympic coin is dedicated to the short track discipline, bank officials announced.

Society | March 9, 2005, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1117

New Mobile Virus on the Loose

Finnish security company F-Secure has announced the increased threat of a global mobile phone virus. The new virus named Commwarrior can spread globally via the Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) and also by replicating through Bluetooth technology, the

Society | March 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1297

Bulgaria Stages Holiday Kissing Show

A Bulgarian resort challenged guests Tuesday with an unconventional way to celebrate the world Women's Day. A kissing contest was organized at Chepelare's Mechi Chal ski center, situated in the far south.

Society | March 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 645

Ladies Complimented with Worldwide Holiday

Bulgaria joined Tuesday international Women's Day celebrations, with the gentlemen pampering their loved ones with flowers and small gifts. The traditional holiday has been celebrated worldwide every March 8.

Society | March 8, 2005, Tuesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 634

Ivo Papazov Gets BBC World Music Prize

Bulgarian clarinet whiz Ivo Papazov has won the annual BBC Radio 3 World Music Audience Award. The vote favoured Papazov as opposed to the Chehade Brothers (Palestine), Enzo Avitabile & Bottari (Italy) and Mercan Dede (Turkey).

Society | March 6, 2005, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 1675

Bulgaria's D2 & Deo Storm MTV Chart

MTV Europe has once again succumbed to the magic of Bulgarian music, as a Bulgarian-text hit of D2 & Deo will be played on World Chart Express. First appearance on MTV air is expected on Saturday, at around 10:00 am, and again on Sunday, about 8:00 pm, B

Society | March 5, 2005, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 2118

Icy Weather Closes Eiffel Tour

The Eiffel Tower was due to remain closed to visitors after bitterly cold weather in France left the monument with black ice on its metal floors, a spokesman said. It was the second day in a row that one of Paris' most visited monuments kept its doors sh

Society | March 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 798

Bulgarian Archaeologists in Search for Thracian King's Body

In 2005 Bulgarian archaeologists will aim at discovering the body of the ancient Thracian king Seutus III, the archaeologist Georgi Kitov said Friday.

Society | March 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 5119

USD 254 M Flow to NY through Christo's "Gates"

Bulgaria-born Christo and Jeanne-Claude's free art display "The Gates" far surpassed expectations, generating USD 254 M for New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced, as the project drew to its end. More than 7,500 of the 16-foot-high gates, hung

Society | March 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 771

Oscar Nominee Opens 9th Int'l Sofia Film Fest

Mike Leigh's movie "Vera Drake" with three Oscar nominations, opens the 9th International Sofia Film Fest on Friday. The picture has been nominated for Best Director category, Best Actress for Imelda Staunton, original script for Mike Leigh.

Society | March 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 536

Health: Gene "Cause of Dyslexia"

Researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a gene, which is believed, to be one of the causes of dyslexia in children.

Society | March 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 837

Science: Comet Spacecraft Makes Earth Pass

The European spacecraft Rosetta will fly past the Earth on Friday as it builds up the speed needed to chase down and orbit a comet in 2014.

Society | March 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 432

Forks and Corks: Lemon Mushroom Herb Chicken

Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour, 1/2 tablespoon dried thyme, 2 tablespoons dried basil, 1 tablespoon dried parsley, 1 teaspoon paprika, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast h

Society | March 4, 2005, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 392

American Sets Solo Flight Record

US adventurer Steve Fossett achieved the first solo, non-stop flight around the globe.

Society | March 3, 2005, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 386
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