VOA News: Lifestyles Mon, 24 Aug 2009 17:31:39 -0400 http://www.voanews.com/ Up to the minute news from Voice of America New Reports Find Alcohol and Tobacco Deaths in Russia Too High Mon, 24 Aug 2009 17:31:39 +0200 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 17:31:39 -0400 Mon, 24 Aug 2009 17:31:39 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-24-voa28.cfm?rss=lifestyles Russian officials worry about long-term impact "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-24-voa28.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Maputo Protocol Ratification Sparks Row in Cameroon Tue, 25 Aug 2009 18:26:23 +0200 Tue, 25 Aug 2009 18:26:23 -0400 Tue, 25 Aug 2009 18:26:23 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-08-25-voa47.cfm?rss=lifestyles Opponents say endorsement paves way to legalization of abortion, homosexuality   "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-08-25-voa47.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" California Race Challenges Runners Across 200 Kilometers, Scorching Temperatures Wed, 26 Aug 2009 14:40:37 +0200 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 14:40:37 -0400 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 14:40:37 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa31.cfm?rss=lifestyles Among runners a reformed drug addict and a teenager; both finish race "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa31.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Edinburgh Festival Offers Theater, Dance and Music From Around World Wed, 26 Aug 2009 15:35:00 +0200 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 15:35:00 -0400 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 15:35:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa37.cfm?rss=lifestyles Despite recession, ticket sales for Fringe are up by 20 percent since 2007 "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa37.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Urban Naturalist Leads Education Efforts in New York City Parks Wed, 26 Aug 2009 16:55:54 +0200 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 16:55:54 -0400 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 16:55:54 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa52.cfm?rss=lifestyles 'Urban Park Rangers' raise awareness about Manhattan's greens spaces "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa52.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Tens of Thousands Paint Spanish Town Red Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:10:31 +0200 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:10:31 -0400 Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:10:31 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa64.cfm?rss=lifestyles An estimated 40,000 people hurl more than 100 tons of ripe tomatoes at one another during hour-long battle "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-26-voa64.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Bad Times For Video Game Industry Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:58:00 +0200 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:58:00 -0400 Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:58:00 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa27.cfm?rss=lifestyles Sales of video games, hardware and accessories are all down compared to last year.  "www.voanews.com/english/2009-08-31-voa27.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" British Pub Tradition Under Threat Tue, 01 Sep 2009 12:26:28 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 12:26:28 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 12:26:28 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa12.cfm?rss=lifestyles Pubs close at alarming rate "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa12.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" Gay Marriages Begin in Vermont Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:08:57 +0200 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:08:57 -0400 Tue, 01 Sep 2009 18:08:57 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa36.cfm?rss=lifestyles Vermont authorized gay marriage after state lawmakers overrode governor's veto; it becomes first state to approve gay marriage through legislation and not a court ruling "www.voanews.com/english/2009-09-01-voa36.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles" South African Group Fuses African, Western Music Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 +0200 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 -0400 Thu, 03 Sep 2009 15:47:46 +0200 http://www.voanews.com/english/africa/2009-09-03-voa35.cfm?rss=lifestyles Gang of Instrumentals wants to get rid of segregation in popular music. "www.voanews.com/english/Africa/2009-09-03-voa35.cfm?RSS=Lifestyles"