Day: February 26, 2020

Zamboni driver wins first NHL game after being tapped as emergency goalie

A 42-year-old Zamboni driver won his first NHL game Saturday after being tapped to play as an emergency goalie for the opposing team. Dave Ayres stepped in for the Carolina Hurricanes after both the team’s goalies had to leave the game with injuries, prompting the Zamboni driver to play against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the […]

Sunday Suppers: a slow-cooker BBQ lamb recipe

This is Sunday Suppers, a weekly menu of comfort food favorites meant to be lingered over and to help you and your family relax and reconnect. I go through slow cooker phases, and this is one of them. The OG proverbial set-it-and-forget-it appliance saves the day over and over again. Yes, I do like my […]

PepsiCo buys Chinese snack brand Be & Cheery for $705 million

PepsiCo Inc (PEP.O) has agreed to buy Chinese snack brand Be & Cheery from local jujube maker Haoxiangni Health Food Co Ltd (002582.SZ) for $705 million, the companies said. The U.S. multinational food and beverage maker said the acquisition of Be & Cheery, which sells snacks from nuts to dried fruits mainly on Chinese e-commerce […]

Fossil hunters thought 46,000-year-old ‘icebird’ died yesterday

This 46,000-year-old ‘icebird’ was so well preserved that fossil hunters mistook it for an unfortunate creature that ‘died yesterday’ – only to realise they had found the first ever ice age bird. Love Dalén was on an expedition with local fossil ivory hunters inside an ice tunnel mined in Siberia when they handed him the […]

Coronavirus challenges $45 billion cruise industry

Coronavirus concerns have pushed the $45 billion cruise line industry to cancel trips and reroute ships as it struggles to contain the impact from fearful travelers. But experts say the industry will bounce back after the outbreak is contained. “Business is soft, people are scared to travel,” Frank Del Rio, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line […]