Thursday, June 19, 2014
An incredibly rare 19th century postage stamp, a tiny one-cent magenta from British colonial Guyana, sold for a world record US$9.5 million at a New York auction on Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Joe Sacco's first impressions of World War I were forged as a schoolboy in Australia, more than four decades ago.
Monday, June 16, 2014
A photo exhibition on the evacuation of the Dachen Islands will be held from June 17 to July 16 at Taipei's Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, ahead of next year's 60th anniversary of the mass retreat.
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Sunday, June 15, 2014
Young dancers from six continents were rehearsing at sites across Mississippi's capital city Friday, running through performances that they've been preparing for months or even years to display at the USA International Ballet Competition.
Dinosaurs weren't cold-blooded — like modern-day reptiles — nor were they warm-blooded — like mammals and birds, according to a study out Friday aiming to answer a question that has intrigued paleontologists for decades.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
When Lina Safar moved from her native Syria to Florida with her U.S.-born husband in 2010, she assumed she would return occasionally, see her family, walk in her neighborhood and shop at her favorite markets.
Multiplayer action has been part of video-games going back to “Pong,” and ever since home consoles went online, few major games are released without some way to compete or cooperate with friends.
Thursday, June 12, 2014
The National Palace Museum in Taipei and National Museum of Natural Science in Taichung have been ranked among the world's 20 most popular museums in 2013 by a U.S. business association.
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Sweaty merchants have given way to trendy tourists and horses to flashy cars, but roadside inns known as “khans” in the heart of Bucharest are getting a new lease on life after marathon restoration works.