General News Archive - September 28, 2009


Ready or not, US retailers are pushing the Christmas shopping season earlier this year to make up for slow summer sales, a marketing expert said.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.