Health: "Feed a Cold, Starve a Fever"

The old wives' tale, "feed a cold and starve a fever", has long been dismissed as stupid by doctors. But new research in the Netherlands suggests that feeding and fasting have dramatically different effects on the immune system.

Society | December 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 644

Fashion: Hair & Hats for Festive Season

Precision and definition can alter any look, a change we all need when long-awaited holidays come. Hair and hats are important ingredients for the festive season.

Society | December 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 408

Slavi's Joke: Christmas

Christmas is coming, the time when people start to stock up on a variety of products, primarily pork. Infected by this mood two young men, quite stalwart and not very bright, decided to get ready for the holiday.

Society | December 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 663

Science: Why Males Bear Pain Better

Males are better at tolerating pain than females because of a key difference in how the sexes transmit pain messages, researchers have found. A protein called GIRK2 plays a major role in pain sensation and drug sensitivity in males, but is not as importan

Society | December 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 446

Hot Movies/Sofia Premieres

TREASURE PLANET Action/Adventure, Kids/Family, Science Fiction/Fantasy and Animation

Society | December 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 557

Cinema Listings

(December 20th - December 26th) **BIAD**

Society | December 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 551

Getting There: Gela - Craddle of Orpheus

Gela is one of the oldest settlements in the Rhodopi with a history of over 3,300 years. In the early writings of the ancient Greeks, it was connected with the Rhodopi sanctuary of Dyonysios and the birthplace of the mythical singer Orpheus.

Society | December 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 704

Forks&Corks: Round Loaf

The Christmas Eve feast in Bulgaria should be plentiful and the dishes - vegetarian and odd in number. Traditionally, the Christmas fare provided at table includes also garlic, walnuts, honey, onion, summer fruit kept fresh, wine, brandy - everything that

Society | December 20, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 516

Riviera Beach Hotel Got Two Prestigious Awards

Hotel Riviera Beach in the holiday club Riviera near the Black Sea town of Varna won two more prestigious awards this year. Riviera Beach was named "Hotel of the Year 2002" and was awarded for most efficient investment in tourism.

Society | December 19, 2002, Thursday // 00:00 | Viewed: 496

Danone Employees Worked in Aid of Disabled Children

The employees of dairy producer Danone-Serdika dedicated 1,000 working hours to 153 mentally retarded children. The resources provided by the work of 300 people were donated on Wednesday to the youngsters in the special homes for mentally retarded in Bulg

Society | December 18, 2002, Wednesday // 00:00 | Viewed: 742

Get Some Christmas Cheer

There is a little bit over a week till Christmas! Christmas is coming and it's time to feel the Christmas spirit! A good way to do that is to decorate your home for the holiday. Following are several easy ways to decorate for Christmas.

Society | December 16, 2002, Monday // 00:00 | Viewed: 529

Hilton Sofia with Exciting Party Guide for Christmas and New Year

Hilton Sofia announced great opportunities in its party guide for Christmas and New Year. Throughout the Festive Season Hilton's Executive Chef Andre Tokev will present a spectacular display of gourmet delights and a splendid selection of homemade delicac

Society | December 15, 2002, Sunday // 00:00 | Viewed: 819

Zucchero Plays Santa Claus in Bulgaria

Italian rock icon Zucchero arrived in Sofia with plans to throw a hard-hitting concert and to play Santa Claus for the first time in his life. The star was moved when 20 children from a Bulgarian orphanage sent him their Christmas wishes.

Society | December 14, 2002, Saturday // 00:00 | Viewed: 587

Santa Lucia Crowned in Sofia

The Bulgarian Queen of Light was crowned by Interior Ministry Chief Secretary General Boyko Borissov on Friday night . Ambassador Ask announced earlier during the week that the winner in the Santa Lucia competition in Bulgaria is Elena Tihomirova from t

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 501

Brussels Awards Prestigious Prizes to Bulgarian Inventors

Seven Bulgarian inventors were awarded prizes from the World Exhibition of Innovation, Research and New Technologies "Brussels Eureka." Bulgaria's Transport Minister Plamen Petrov handed a total of seven golden and three silver medals as well as special p

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 569

Video Premieres (rentals)

VANILLA SKY Director: Cameron Crowe

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 594

Pets: Fevers

All types of warm-blooded animals are subject to fevers, that may be caused by a reaction to infection, environmental factors, physical and emotional activity or problems with the immune system. Fevers may also be the result of an unknown factor and findi

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 451

Health: The Right Weight Loss Program

**What works** Almost any of the commercial weight-loss programs can work, but only if they motivate you sufficiently to decrease the amount of calories you eat or increase the amount of calories you burn each day (or both).

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 604

Getting There: Pamporovo

Pamporovo is one of the most beautiful mountain resorts in Bulgaria built to accommodate guests from all over the world. It is situated in the heart of the Rhodopi mountains, the mountain of the mythical singer Orpheus, on 1650 m above the sea level at th

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 814


Bulgarian Fashion Houses with Brave Ideas for Winter 2002/2003 Veliko Turnovo-based fashion house Enita, winner of the Fashion Academy Award Golden Needle, recommends the women's winter wardrobe to be filled with good mood, smiles and happiness.

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 763

Slavi's Joke: Rescue

This is a story about the dinosaur at home, the sharp-tongued monster, the prototype of all foes of the domestic coziness and bliss. Incredible as it may sound, it is a classic story about a firefighter.

Society | December 13, 2002, Friday // 00:00 | Viewed: 546
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