Tuesday, April 9, 2013
With 3,000 Japanese cherry trees about to burst into full bloom, Washington is in eager anticipation of its annual cherry blossom celebration marking the start of spring.
Monday, April 8, 2013
The adage “You reap what you sow” has been proven to be true once more even if the one committing the good deed was just a dog.
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From foie gras noodles and liquid olives to air baguettes and mimetic peanuts, much of what elBulli chef Ferran Adria and his team created across their nearly 2,000 dishes defies transcription.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Oversized pigs lie on the ground, unable to move around the specially designed pen because of their own weight.
Friday, April 5, 2013
Anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu, the former archbishop of Cape Town, was on Thursday awarded the US$1.7 million Templeton Prize for his lifelong work to promote “love and forgiveness.”
Thursday, April 4, 2013
A 15-year-old American has become the first teenager with Down syndrome to reach Everest Base Camp, according to his father, in an attempt to inspire different attitudes towards disabilities.
Singapore, one of the world's most densely populated countries, is campaigning to get its 154-year-old Botanical Gardens declared a UNESCO world heritage site.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
A majority of the entries submitted for Asia News Network's logo contest came from Southeast Asia, with the Philippines accounting for 31 percent of total submissions.
Truman Capote's 1958 typed manuscript of “Breakfast at Tiffany's” is rife with the author's handwritten edits — most notably changing the femme fatale's name from Connie Gustafson to the now-iconic Holly Golightly.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Traditional Chinese medicine may be recognized all over the world for its healing properties but it also has a major problem: to the layman, it actually makes very little sense.