Monday, November 4, 2013
Thousands of people lined up Saturday for the chance to take home a piece of the iconic, but dilapidated Houston Astrodome, once dubbed the “eighth wonder of the world.”
It's really difficult to get home decoration right. Do yellow curtains look good with a green sofa? Will an oriental-style table match furnishings you inherited from your grandmother?
Sunday, November 3, 2013
Google Inc.'s mysterious barges, which prompted fevered speculation about everything from offshore data centers to floating research labs, may serve a more prosaic role as upscale party venues and showrooms.
The scent of an eggplant and tomato dish wafts through a shared flat in Berlin for Turkish seniors who arrived decades ago, never expecting to live out their twilight years in Germany.
Friday, November 1, 2013
A top maker of amusement park rides unveiled a controversial project Wednesday to transform a “rubbish island” in Venice into a cultural attraction, insisting the floating city would not be blemished by a fun park.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Turkey's Sultan Kosen, at 2.51 meters (eight-foot-three) the world's tallest man, has wed a Syrian woman he called the “love of my life,” though he towers over his 1.75-meter bride.
Sunday, October 27, 2013
A multiple sclerosis sufferer hoping to become the first disabled person to skydive over Mount Everest says he wants his feat of daring to send “a message of hope” to others with the disease.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Richard Spruengli, Switzerland's confectionery king and creator of the “Luxemburgerli” bite-sized macaroons beloved by Swiss bankers, has died aged 97, his family announced on Wednesday.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
A global shortage of the gold-colored iPhone5S means some preorder customers will have to wait longer to get their hands on Apple Inc.'s snazziest new phone, Taiwan's third-largest mobile carrier said yesterday.
Americans are growing more comfortable with online dating, and many are finding a spouse or partner in cyberspace, a survey showed Monday.