Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The doors to Taipei's iconic Xing Tian Temple (行天宮) opened as normal at 4 a.m. Tuesday, but gone for the first time was the smoke from burning incense that had filled the halls and corridors of the popular religious site for almost a half century.
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Tuesday, August 26, 2014
A group of Japanese porn actresses are preparing to have their breasts squeezed by fans for 24 hours this weekend for a charity event loosely translated as “Boob Aid.”
Everybody knows that wine should have a good nose, but one South African vintner wants the world to believe it also needs a good ear.
Monday, August 25, 2014
In corners of Tripoli unaffected by militia violence gripping the capital, Libyans sip espresso and eat pizza — defiantly, as the sound of gunfire echoes in the distance.
Tens of thousands of people holding colored boards gathered in Nepal's capital on Saturday in an attempt to break the record for the largest human national flag.
What better way to visit the streets of Paris than with people who have lived in them, literally.
People who drink wine sometimes forget that it's an agricultural product, and as such heavily influenced by climate. When we talk of good vintages we really mean years when viticulturalists grew good grapes.
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Philippine de Rothschild, the grande dame of Bordeaux wine and part owner of the legendary Chateau Mouton Rothschild vineyard, has died aged 80, her estate said on Saturday.
Model aircraft hobbyists, research universities and commercial drone interests filed lawsuits Friday challenging a government directive that they say imposes tough new limits on the use of model aircraft and broadens the agency's ban on commercial drone flights.
“Pepe the Missionary,” a giant tortoise who rose to fame as one of the most photographed animals on Ecuador's Galapagos Islands, has died at age 60, officials said Friday.