Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The centerpiece of the new Harry Potter-themed area at Universal Orlando Resort will take visitors into Gringotts bank to help retrieve a magical object and re-create a scene from the wildly popular book and movie series.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
They train hard, have their own fans, sponsors and managers, and transfer to rival teams: Online gaming pros are not dissimilar to athletes, adopting rigor and dedication to win and cash in on their success.
Monday, May 12, 2014
Naomi Kawase, the first Japanese director to be a member of the Cannes jury, returns to competition this year with a film she has dubbed her “masterpiece.”
Sunday, May 11, 2014
There will be few among us who will not profess great love for our mothers. And on occasions like Mother's Day, that love seems to intensify, become more vocal.
The owner of a Miami restaurant chain has paid nearly US$10 million for a luxurious beach-front home in the U.S. city once owned by famous Colombian drug trafficker Pablo Escobar.
Friday, May 9, 2014
Austria's bearded drag queen Conchita Wurst has hogged the limelight ahead of Saturday's Eurovision Song Contest final, but things have gotten hairy for her among socially conservative Europeans, including some gays.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Asian-American schoolchildren tend to outperform their white counterparts in school because they try harder, according to a U.S. study.
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
A Chinese shaman resplendent in a dark suit and green cloth hat thumbed yellowing pages said to predict the future — but mass migration to cities means the prospects for his own profession look bleak.
Revelers thronged central Sao Paulo for the city's annual gay pride parade Sunday as they pushed calls for legislation criminalizing homophobic behavior.
“Napoleon” returned to the Italian island of Elba on Sunday as part of a historical re-enactment to mark the 200th anniversary of the defeated French emperor's exile.