Amputees who played computer games using a virtual, on-screen arm, experienced relief from the phantom pain that often afflicts people who have lost a limb, scientists said Friday.
Thousands of rain-drenched revelers gathered in midtown Manhattan Wednesday night to watch the annual lighting of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center.
In the worlds of birders and craft beer lovers, there's a new paradigm, and it involves searching for ales along with the eagles, pairing stouts with swans and enjoying some bocks in tandem with buntings.
Santa Claus, giant cartoon balloons and whimsical floats were protected by sand-filled dump trucks and bomb-sniffing dogs as the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade wound its way through the streets of Manhattan under heavy security.
A performer wearing a traditional kankurang mask, ceremonial attire of the Manding tribe worn during circumcisions and propitiatory ceremonies, dances in Brikama, Gambia, Nov. 24, during a rally ahead of the ruling APRC (The Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction), attended by the incumbent president, ahead of the Dec. 1 presidential election.
A giant Charlie Brown balloon will join 1,000 clowns and a dozen marching bands along a parade route lined with spectators and police in plainclothes for the 90th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
Members of a cheerleading team warm-up during the Russian Cheerleading Championship of students in Moscow on Sunday, Nov. 20.
Four-year-old Scarlett points to the teeth of a polar bear head ice sculpture at the launch of Hyde Park Winter Wonderland's Magical Ice Kingdom in London, Thursday, Nov. 17. This year's Winter Wonderland starts on Nov. 18 and lasts until Jan. 2.
A couple of hundred adults and kids -- many bundled in coats, hats, gloves and scarves -- gathered in a 40-degree chill Saturday morning to watch workers putting up the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.
The director of the Brera Art Gallery in Milan has courted controversy by including in a new show a painting whose attribution to Caravaggio is still being debated.