Friday, March 7, 2014
Thursday, March 6, 2014
The world's oldest woman was celebrating her 116th birthday on Wednesday in a Japanese nursing home with a cake and candles.
For almost as long as there have been computers, there have been people intent in playing games with them.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Mt. Everest climbing season began this week with new rules that require climbers to bring down their personal garbage, and more security officials at the mountain's base camp to help climbers.
Extraterrestrial toucan birds, neon green spacemen waving Brazilian flags and legions of scantily clad women and men dancing a furious samba opened the final round of Rio de Janeiro's extravagant Carnival parades Monday night.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
When “Scandal” actress Kerry Washington braved the rain-soaked red carpet Sunday at the Academy Awards in Hollywood, she was wearing the first Jason Wu dress for a star at the Oscars.
Brazil is known for its exotic fauna, but the creatures on display Sunday night for the opening round of Rio's exuberant Carnival parade were a motley crew even by local standards.
Monday, March 3, 2014
After the founder of the International Surfing Museum dipped a toe in the beautiful, blue Pacific, she never bothered to hang the other nine.
More than a million Rio Carnival revelers laid aside bitterness at Brazilian leaders to join wild festivities Saturday in what has been dubbed “the greatest show on Earth.”
Extravagant costumes need not apply at the “Bloco da Lama” Carnival street party, where revelers dispense with pirate, princess and devil disguises in favor of thick, head-to-toe layers of black mud.