Sochi hotels receive surge in bookings after Winter Olympics – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukKate Hopcraft, of Hotels.com, said: “Sport is such a powerful influence on our travel plans and our figures show the recent Winter Olympics have really put Sochi on the map.…

NBC releases Winter Olympics ratings data – Newsday

NewsdayNBC announced Tuesday that its coverage of the 2014 Sochi Games reached more Americans through more platforms than any previous Winter Olympics. Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group, recently…

Biggest winners and losers from 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics – CBS sports.com (blog)

CBS sports.com (blog)The Olympics have this strange quality to breeze by but at the same time feel like they take a month to complete. In all, it’s 16 days. And…

So long, Sochi! Russia closes the most expensive Olympics ever – CBS News

CBS NewsSOCHI, Russia – Flushed with pride after a spectacular showing at the costliest Olympics ever, Russia celebrated 17 days of sport-driven global unity in Sochi on Sunday night with…

Winter Storm Rex Lashing Northeast, New England; Boston, New York City … – The Weather Channel

The Weather ChannelAfter dumping inches of snow on the Midwest, Winter Storm Rex has moved into the Northeast and New England, bringing another shot of snow to New York City…

Sam Champion readies Weather Channel morning show – Bellingham Herald

Sam Champion readies Weather Channel morning showBellingham HeraldNEW YORK — Since arriving in Atlanta just a few weeks ago, Sam Champion hasn’t had much time to take in the local…

Sam Champion readies Weather Channel morning show – MiamiHerald.com

Sam Champion readies Weather Channel morning showMiamiHerald.comNEW YORK — Since arriving in Atlanta just a few weeks ago, Sam Champion hasn’t had much time to take in the local color,…

Huge asteroid to fly safely by Earth Monday – Fox News

Fox NewsAn asteroid the size of three football fields is set to make a close brush of Earth on Monday, and you can watch the flyby in a live webcast.…

Mystery of Mars ‘doughnut rock’ solved – Business Standard

Business StandardScientists have found that the mysterious rock resembling a jelly doughnut discovered on the red planet is a piece of a larger rock broken and moved by the wheel…

New rover camera may advance search for alien life – Business Standard

Business StandardThe next NASA rover to Mars or another planet may be quipped with a new “do-it-all” camera that can identify, photograph and even analyse patches of soil or rocks…

Snow burying parts of the Northeast in massive winter storm – CNN

CNNBy nightfall Thursday, the New York metro area was already heavily cloaked in white: The National Weather Service reported up to 11 inches in the Bronx, 14 inches in Fairfield,…

Was Atlanta asleep at the wheel? – CNN

Was Atlanta asleep at the wheel?CNNAtlanta (CNN) — We’re world-class, Greater Atlanta boasts. We’re home to the world’s busiest airport, to the Braves and Georgia Tech. To CNN and the…

Worst of Latest Arctic Blast Hits Midwest; Schools Canceled Again For … – The Weather Channel

The Weather Channel“Dangerously cold temperatures will continue in the Midwest for the start of the work week with wind chills in the -20s, -30s and -40s,” said weather.com meteorologist Chris…

Wildfire Near Los Angeles Only Smoldering; Most Evacuees Return – The Weather Channel

The Weather ChannelGLENDORA, Calif. — A destructive wildfire above foothill suburbs northeast of Los Angeles was reduced to smoke and scattered flames Friday, and residents of all but one of…

ALERT: Up to 18 Inches of Snow Possible Today – The Weather Channel

ALERT: Up to 18 Inches of Snow Possible TodayThe Weather ChannelThrough Wednesday evening, the heaviest lake-effect snow will be found to the east of Lake Ontario in parts of Jefferson,…

Russian ship stuck in ice near Antarctica – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Passengers on a Russian polar expedition ship off Antarctica are getting a whiter Christmas than they probably wanted. The MV Akademik Shokalskiy, with 74 people aboard, got trapped…

Working weekend? NASA astronauts gear up for Saturday spacewalk on ISS – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesA pair of NASA astronauts are gearing up for a trio of spacewalks to fix a cooling loop aboard the International Space Station. The three-part show will take…

Record-Breaking Warmth in the East – The Weather Channel

Record-Breaking Warmth in the EastThe Weather ChannelIt’s not out of the question New York City could reach 70 degrees, if rain holds off. Central Park has recorded only eight Dec.…

Hulu Names Fox’s Mike Hopkins As CEO: Bio

“Hulu Names Fox’s Mike Hopkins As CEO.” The news is all over the Internet about Hulu selecting the Fox Networks Group President of Distribution, Mike Hopkins, but who is he…