Saudi fund in early talks to potentially buy Carnival’s ultra-luxury Seabourn brand

An aerial view of Seabourn Encore cruise ship docked at Bodrum Cruise Port on April 27, 2022, in Mugla, Turkey. Ali Balli | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Carnival is in preliminary discussions to sell its Seabourn ultra-luxury cruise brand to the Saudi sovereign wealth fund, people familiar with the situation told CNBC. Talks between … Read more

What Would Happen if Someone Moved at Twice The Speed ​​of Light?

As far as we know, it’s not possible for a person to move at twice the speed of light. In fact, it’s not possible for any object with the kind of mass you or I have to move faster than the speed of light. However, for certain strange particles, traveling at twice the speed of … Read more

Neil deGrasse Tyson calls blood moon ‘unspectacular,’ eclipse viewers disagree

When Russia’s attacks on Ukraine, a baby formula shortage and a weekend of mass shootings makes life on Earth that much harder, it can be therapeutic to look to the heavens. And on Sunday night, a total lunar eclipse that created a glowing red “blood moon” united many across the planet in a healing sense … Read more

Amtrak train from Seattle to Vancouver, BC postponed

Amtrak will postpone restoring its Cascades passenger-train service between Seattle and Vancouver, BC, until possibly December due to a lack of personnel. The service gap occurred despite the Biden administration’s much-hyped US$66 billion allotted in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to catch up on maintenance and spread Amtrak’s national railway service to new cities, … Read more

Passengers on German train overpower knife attacker

BERLIN (AP) — An off-duty police officer and two other passengers on a regional train in Germany overpowered an Iraq-born man who wounded five people including the officer with a knife on Friday, authorities said. A top law enforcement official said the 31-year-old attacker had been investigated for possible Islamic extremism while living in a … Read more

The Italian version of fondue is so luscious, there’s no wine — just cheese

Editor’s Note — Don’t miss “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy,” airing Sundays at 9 p.m. ET. Tucci is traveling across Italy to discover the secrets and delights of the country’s regional cuisines. (CNN) — The Swiss are famous for fondue, but their neighbors in Italy have their own take on this delectable, melted cheese dish. … Read more

Coffee, beer and rice: Try the risotto dish Stanley Tucci called ‘a revelation’

Editor’s Note — Don’t miss “Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy,” airing Sundays at 9 p.m. ET. Tucci is traveling across Italy to discover the secrets and delights of the country’s regional cuisines. (CNN) — Piedmont, a region in northwest Italy, is all about risotto. And the beating heart of this food tradition is the city … Read more

Chaos as American family brings unexploded shell to Israel airport

(CNN) — An American family caused havoc at Israel’s Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv on Thursday when they tried to transport an unexploded shell through airport security. The tourists found the shell while traveling in the Golan Heights, explained Israel Airport Authorities in a press statement. Israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria in … Read more

Time travel may be possible

(MENAFN-Asia Times) Have you ever made a mistake that you wish you could undo? Correcting past mistakes is one of the reasons we find the concept of time travel so fascinating. As often portrayed in science fiction, with a time machine, nothing is permanent anymore — you can always go back and change it. But … Read more

When to look up to spot the Lyrid meteor shower in the early hours

If you spot a shooting star in the night sky overnight, it might be from the Lyrid meteor shower, which will reach its peak before dawn. Named after the Lyra constellation, the Lyrid meteor shower will end the “meteor drought”, the period between January and mid-April when no meteor showers light up the sky. Watch … Read more