Reuters: Lifestyle




    After Everest record Indian woman sets sights on unclimbed peaks


    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A 38-year-old Indian climber who made the fastest double ascent of Mount Everest and became the first woman to reach the highest point on earth twice in five days, says she will... ...

    KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A 38-year-old Indian climber who made the fastest double ascent of Mount Everest and became the first woman to reach the highest point on earth twice in five days, says she will...

    Britain's real-life 'Iron Man' has high hopes for jet suit


    SOMERSET, England (Reuters) - The British inventor of an "Iron Man"-style jet suit has lofty hopes that his project, which started out as fun experiment, could become a practical tool for industries... ...

    SOMERSET, England (Reuters) - The British inventor of an "Iron Man"-style jet suit has lofty hopes that his project, which started out as fun experiment, could become a practical tool for industries...

    Biggest exhibit of human-like fossils goes on display in South Africa


    THE CRADLE OF HUMANKIND, South Africa (Reuters) - An exhibit of the largest collection of fossils of close human relatives ever to go on public display opened on Thursday in South Africa, not far... ...

    THE CRADLE OF HUMANKIND, South Africa (Reuters) - An exhibit of the largest collection of fossils of close human relatives ever to go on public display opened on Thursday in South Africa, not far...

    Fashion designer Laura Biagiotti, Italy's 'Queen of Cashmere' dies


    ROME (Reuters) - Laura Biagiotti, who helped transform her mother's business from a small tailoring shop in Rome to an internationally recognized ready-to-wear fashion brand, died on Friday aged 73,... ...

    ROME (Reuters) - Laura Biagiotti, who helped transform her mother's business from a small tailoring shop in Rome to an internationally recognized ready-to-wear fashion brand, died on Friday aged 73,...

    London's Chelsea Flower Show in full bloom


    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's most prestigious flower show is taking place this week with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of floral delights from Alium to Zantedeschia. ...

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's most prestigious flower show is taking place this week with hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of floral delights from Alium to Zantedeschia.

    Baseball for the blind takes flight in Cuba


    HAVANA (Reuters) - Yubis Zapata had to stop playing baseball when he lost his eyesight during military service due to an explosion, so for him, it is a miracle to be able to play once more, in Cuba's... ...

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Yubis Zapata had to stop playing baseball when he lost his eyesight during military service due to an explosion, so for him, it is a miracle to be able to play once more, in Cuba's...

    Vietnam's spirit mediums revive once forbidden ritual


    HANOI (Reuters) - Dressed in the bright silk garments of a woman and dancing with candles between his fingers, Nguyen Duy Nam leads a temple of worshippers in a ceremony honoring mystical goddesses... ...

    HANOI (Reuters) - Dressed in the bright silk garments of a woman and dancing with candles between his fingers, Nguyen Duy Nam leads a temple of worshippers in a ceremony honoring mystical goddesses...

    Belgian hermit on Austrian mountain awaits visitors with schnapps


    VIENNA (Reuters) - A 58-year-old former surveying technician from Belgium has taken up his new post as the official hermit of Saalfelden, living in a hut-sized chapel built into a cliff in the... ...

    VIENNA (Reuters) - A 58-year-old former surveying technician from Belgium has taken up his new post as the official hermit of Saalfelden, living in a hut-sized chapel built into a cliff in the...

    New Cairo museum hopes Tutankhamun's chariot will be a draw for tourists


    CAIRO (Reuters) - A chariot and funeral bed belonging to ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun were safely moved on Tuesday across Cairo to a new museum that Egypt hopes will lure back wary tourists. ...

    CAIRO (Reuters) - A chariot and funeral bed belonging to ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun were safely moved on Tuesday across Cairo to a new museum that Egypt hopes will lure back wary tourists.

    Aboriginal Australians meet at sacred Uluru to discuss first chance of recognition


    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Aboriginal Australian leaders are meeting at the sacred landmark of Uluru to decide how the country's first inhabitants, who date back about 50,000 years before British colonizers... ...

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Aboriginal Australian leaders are meeting at the sacred landmark of Uluru to decide how the country's first inhabitants, who date back about 50,000 years before British colonizers...