Record snowfall in the land of ice | News | Al Jazeera

Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, gets buried in the deepest February snowfall on record. Reykjavik, despite being the capital city of a country called Iceland, is not known for excessive ice, or snow. Nevertheless, the past weekend saw the deepest – and possibly quickest – fall of snow ever recorded …

On This Day in History -Wednesday, March 1, 2017

On March 1, 1961, an executive order from U.S. President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps. Today is Wednesday, March 1, the 60th day of 2017 with 305 to follow. The moon is waxing. Morning stars are Mercury and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter, Mars, Neptune, Saturn and Uranus. …

Quote of the Day

“The accountants have one job to do — that’s to give Warren Beatty the right envelope. That’s what these people are paid a lot of money to do. If they were my accountant, I would fire them.” ~LESLIE MOONVES, the chief executive of CBS, discussing the mix-up over the best …

Celebrity birthdays for March 1, 2017

Actor Robert Clary (“Hogan’s Heroes”) is 91. Singer Harry Belafonte is 90. Actor Robert Conrad (“The Wild, Wild West”) is 82. Singer Mike D’Abo of Manfred Mann is 73. Singer Roger Daltrey of The Who is 73. Actor Dirk Benedict (“The A Team”) is 72. Actor-director Ron Howard is 63. …

The Best Way to Order a Steak

And please don’t put ketchup on it! President Trump is not a man who seems to care too much about great cuisine. An avid consumer of fast food, he famously prefers his steak so well done that, his former longtime butler at the “Southern White House” says, “it would rock …