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'Something blew up every 6 months’: Salt Lake man finally gets bare-metal rat rod on the road

Brian Champagne, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 6th - 11:46am

Joe Averett always wanted a rat rod. But he didn’t plan on the battles he’d have with real rats and series of blown parts he’d have to replace to get his 1948 Chrysler New Yorker going.

Documentary film groups sue to stop US from collecting social media info from visa applicants

Geneva Sands, CNN  |  Posted Dec 6th - 11:02am

Two documentary film groups sued the Trump administration Thursday over its collection of social media information on visa applications.

15 healthy holiday side dishes

Brittany Poulson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 5th - 8:40pm

Need a side dish to take to an upcoming holiday party? Try one of these delicious dietitian-approved, healthy holiday side dishes!

San Francisco Opera names its first female music director

Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 3:06pm

The San Francisco Opera has named conductor Eun Sun Kim its new music director, ushering the first woman into the job in the company's history.

Walking while texting, other cellphone-related injuries are on the rise, especially for the young

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Dec 5th - 11:15am

Cell phones are a literal pain in the neck -- and face, eyes, nose, ears and head. A new study analyzing national emergency room data shows injuries to those areas of our bodies have risen "steeply" over the last 20 years.

Holiday money-saving strategies that can backfire

Bev O’shea Of Nerdwallet, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:16am

Holiday marketers have your number, and they know how to entice you to spend. However, you can position yourself to recognize — and overcome — overspending triggers.

An unusually cold and wet potato harvest season may lead to a french fry shortage in the US

Harmeet Kaur, CNN  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 8:51pm

Winter is coming — for our french fries. Some growers in the U.S. and Canada have been unable to harvest a significant portion of their crop.

Americans weigh more this decade, but fewer adults want to lose weight

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 8:24pm

28% of Americans said they weighed 200 pounds or more between 2010 and 2019 — a four-point jump from 2001 to 2009, according to a new Gallup poll. Still, fewer Americans now consider themselves overweight or obese.

It's 'magic to me': Utah artist creates intricate collection of nativity scenes

Emily Howsley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 11:06am

For Italian-born artist Valeriano Ugolini, it is no secret that Christmas is his favorite time of year. He expresses his love of Christmas by creating unique nativities.

1 in 5 US adolescents is now prediabetic, study says

Michael Nedelman, CNN  |  Posted Dec 2nd - 1:16pm

Nearly a quarter of young adults and a fifth of adolescents in the United States have prediabetes, according to a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.

Creative things to do with Thanksgiving leftovers

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Nov 29th - 5:46pm

You may have had to unbuckle your belt and loosen up your pants after that third plate of food from Thanksgiving dinner last night. You also probably promised yourself that you would start your New Year's resolution to start dieting and get in shape early.

Denver man turns snow into neighborhood art

Keagan Harsha (kdvr/Kwgn)  |  Posted Nov 28th - 8:12am

After nearly every snowstorm, Huhn creates elaborate snow sculptures in his front yard in the 2200 block of South Lafayette Street in south Denver. It's something he's been doing more most of the last decade.

Small-town movie houses brace for an unexpected threat

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 27th - 12:42pm

Small-town theaters have survived television, the multiplex and Netflix. But now they face a new uncertainty. This time it’s not because of something new but the eradication of something old.

This is the best holiday eating advice you'll ever get

Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 26th - 8:36pm

The holiday season brings an abundance of food, which may feel overwhelming to some. It's easy to fall into all-or-nothing, extreme behaviors around food, but there's a secret to avoiding that.

US life expectancy is still on the decline

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted Nov 26th - 1:16pm

Life expectancy at birth — the average length of time that you are expected to live — continues to drop for Americans, a new study finds. Drug overdoses, suicides, alcohol-related illnesses and obesity are largely to blame.

Art thieves stole a priceless historical treasure in Dresden

Frida Ghitis, CNN  |  Posted Nov 26th - 11:01am

It was like a made-for-streaming drama: A real-life cinematic, heart-pumping robbery in the German city of Dresden. Thieves broke into a vault in Dresden's Royal Palace and stole a king's ransom of treasures.

'You'll shoot your eye out!' Eye injuries from paintball and BB guns are on the rise

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted Nov 25th - 7:33pm

Nonpowder firearms like BB and paintball guns aren't typically considered lethal weapons. But as the rate of eye injuries linked to these weapons surges, researchers say it's time to take these types of guns seriously, too.

Coach Kim: Don’t feel guilty about having boundaries

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 25th - 11:30am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares the importance of setting boundaries for your emotional health.

More than 140 ancient geoglyphs were found carved in the sands of Peru

Lauren M. Johnson, CNN  |  Posted Nov 23rd - 11:34am

Scientists discovered more than 140 designs that were carved in the earth by an ancient people, and they're hoping they might hold clues to the ways they lived, thousands of years in the past.