Banff tourism report seeks fewer private vehicles, more public transit in park

BANFF, ALTA. — Banff tourism officials are joining the call for better management of visitor traffic in the most heavily visited parts of the national park. In a document outlining its development plans for the next decade, Banff and Lake Louise Tourism says it wants to reduce damaging traffic bottlenecks through improved public transit and … Read more

Eurostar trains carrying 30% fewer passengers

The boss of Eurostar has said its trains between the UK and Paris are carrying 30% fewer passengers. Chief executive Gwendoline Cazenave said with post-Brexit border checks and current levels of border staff, there were “bottlenecks” in stations. Eurostar is currently running 14 services per day between London and Paris, compared with 18 in 2019. … Read more

Eating Almonds May Help You Consume Fewer Unhealthy Calories, Study Says

If you’re looking for a healthy snack, you might consider munching on or feasting on . If you want to nibble on something that will also help you to avoid unhealthy calories, new research says you may want to reach for a few almonds as well. In the study, which was recently published in the … Read more

See how McDonald’s, Subway, Chipotle and other chains are using robots and AI to make faster orders with fewer workers

McDonald’s, Subway, and Panera Bread recently unveiled new takeout and drive-thru tech. They join a slew of chains adding tech to help with labor shortages and digital orders. Here are 13 chains adding voice bots, robotic fry cooks, and mobile-order express lanes.   McDonald’s and Subway recently unveiled new contactless technology for takeout and drive-thru … Read more

Cost of Christmas dinner hits £31 as households buy fewer mince pies

A traditional Christmas dinner will cost nearly 10pc more this year despite grocery price rises starting to ease for the first time in almost two years. A festive lunch for four will cost £31 per person as parsnips are up 30pc, potatoes up 20pc and frozen turkey up 15pc this year. However, carrots are 7pc cheaper … Read more

Harvey Weinstein Now Facing Fewer Rape Charges in L.A. Trial as Prosecutors Won’t Call Final Witness

will face fewer charges in his current Los Angeles trial with the prosecution announcing that they are not proceeding with a key victim, Jane Doe #5. Weinstein now faces seven counts that stem four women, rather than five Jane Does. Initially, he was facing 11 charges and maximum of 140 years in prison, if convicted. … Read more

Shorter, slower and fewer key changes: How number ones changed over 70 years

UK number one singles have become shorter, slower and more likely to boast a diverse line-up of performers but once-familiar elements such as key changes and fades have almost completely disappeared, new research shows. The singles chart celebrates its 70th anniversary on Monday and while some characteristics have barely altered over time – females are … Read more

Twitter begins rolling out $7.99 Twitter Blue plan with verification, fewer ads

Update: It appears that the launch might’ve been premature. to a tweet by Esther Crawford, a product lead at Twitter, the new Twitter Blue plan isn’t live yet but some users are seeing notifications as part of a live test.  Just days after newly minted Twitter CEO Elon Musk changes to Twitter’s system for verifying … Read more

Apple sold slightly fewer iPhones than expected, but Tim Cook says the economy isn’t yet affecting sales – bucking the B

Apple proved not all tech companies are created equal. The company beat quarterly earnings and revenue expectations, unlike Amazon, Meta, and Alphabet. iPhone sales were one weak spot. Apple sold fewer iPhones than Wall Street expected. Apple sold slightly fewer iPhones than expected, but overall the company proved that not all tech companies are created … Read more

Michigan football 2023 schedule: Spartans & Nittany Lions flip dates, one fewer home game

will open the 2023 season with four consecutive home games before playing just one game the next five weeks at the Big House. The Big Ten released the conference’s 2023 football schedule Wednesday afternoon, with Michigan’s highlight coming the final week of the season, hosting the Buckeyes on Nov. 25. The Wolverines will also flip … Read more