Latest Bliss Stories

2008-06-02 01:39:58

By Loke Poh Lin LOKE POH LIN says it's only sensible to visit the Le Sense spa when your body's signalling it needs a break. We all know that all too familiar symptoms: tightness around the neck and shoulders, throbbing temples with a headache coming on, an uneasy tummy, brows all knitted up, minor aches and pains - your body is sending you warning bells for a time-out! The sensible thing to do is to pay attention to these red flags. One need not go very far for relief as there are...

2008-05-25 06:00:00

By Paul Hammel, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. May 25--EWING, Neb. -- For nearly a century, the sandy soil around Goose Lake concealed a secret: Freed black slaves once had struggled to settle the harsh plains. That mystery might have remained buried if not for the chance discovery of a cast-iron toy pistol and the relentless searching of a retired Internal Revenue Service agent. And on Memorial Day, Dennis Vossberg's pursuit of the ghosts of Bliss, Neb., will be in the spotlight. Dozens...

2007-06-13 09:05:00

Aah, summer. Breezy skirts, comfy shorts and, yes, the time of year when we publicly peel off our layers of clothing and are forced to come to terms with our cellulite. Cellulite is the bane of virtually every female, no matter her age or weight. It makes women's thighs look like orange peels and turns their hips into dimpled disasters. It's basically lumpy fat that presses up against connective tissue, creating a dimpling effect. An estimated 90 percent of women -- more than 45 million --...

2006-12-19 09:00:51

Boston, Vamos a la Playa! (Boston, Let's Go to the Beach) Nonstop Weekend Service Begins March 2, 2007 Second Daily Flight from New York to Cancun Also Announced NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- JetBlue Airways Corporation (Nasdaq:JBLU) today announces the expansion of its Caribbean network with nonstop service between Boston's Logan International Airport and Cancun, Mexico, effective March 2, 2007. In addition, JetBlue...

Word of the Day
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.