Monday, December 9, 2013
There are several studies that show women sleep differently than men. Women sleep on average an hour longer than men but it takes them longer to get to sleep and they wake more often in the night.
Friday, December 6, 2013
Beijing is the second most expensive city in Asia for expatriates, jumping up the ranking from fifth place last year while Tokyo still tops the list despite a sharply weaker yen, a survey showed Thursday.
Kimjang, the tradition of making and sharing of kimchi that usually takes place in winter, was added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list on Thursday.
Monday, December 2, 2013
A U.S. canine that was crowned the world's ugliest dog in 2007 and later became the topic of a children's book preaching acceptance has died. Elwood was 8.
Sixty-three women from around the world linked hands as they plunged head first toward the Arizona desert on Saturday, shattering the female vertical formation skydiving record, the U.S. Parachute Association said.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
Easily broken and frequently lost, the humble umbrella is not usually seen as a luxury item. But for Frenchman Michel Heurtault, whose creations can sell for thousands of euros, that is exactly what they are.
A new U.S. whiskey reaches a new height in pricing, at nearly US$4,000 per bottle and an expected US$350 per shot.
Kemo Alamoudi spun around the art gallery, arms outstretched, smiling broadly as classmates and visitors clapped along to traditional Saudi Arabian music and dance, some wandering away to look at the impressionist artwork popping against the white walls.
Greek agriculturist Giorgos Paraskevopoulos tastes olive oil like the French taste wine: all the senses must be engaged.