Thursday, August 27, 2015
Crowds of angry ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, wearing long beards, black and white garb and large black hats, protested in the streets of Jerusalem earlier this month against a new cinema opening its doors on the Sabbath.
Monday, August 24, 2015
The Swiss city of Biel and its peaceable citizens is known as the world capital for watchmaking. But could the home of Rolex and Swatch also gain an unlikely reputation for naked flesh?
Sunday, August 23, 2015
A Taiwan film festival and Taiwanese food fair opened at the Sylvia Park shopping center in the Auckland suburb of Mount Wellington in New Zealand Friday, according to a statement released by Taiwan's representative office in Auckland.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
A New York exhibition exploring Chinese influence on Western fashion has become a summer smash-hit, attracting a record 670,000 visitors in a sign of China's growing clout in America.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
It probably would have been easier to break into the Death Star. For the video game makers working on "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" content in the forthcoming installment of the "Disney Infinity" toys-to-life franchise, getting their hands on the top-secret script involved high-security protocols rivaling the Galactic Empire.
Monday, August 17, 2015
The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts it will be super cold with a slew of snow for much of the U.S., even in places that don't usually see too much of it, like the Pacific northwest.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Stargazers will have the opportunity to see the Perseid meteor shower, thanks to low interference from moonlight, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said Wednesday.
Some jobs in Japan, a nation known for its poor record on gender equality, have been off limits to women for ages. The sushi counter, for one.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
If it weren't for someone willing to entertain a new idea, the new "Star Wars" droid, BB-8, wouldn't be rolling into living rooms this holiday season.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
They're skills any city dweller needs: Taking strangers and noisy streets in stride. Riding calmly in elevators. Hopping a cab or subway. And ignoring tempting food all around you.