Monday, August 17, 2015
The Old Farmer's Almanac predicts it will be super cold with a slew of snow for much of the U.S., even in places that don't usually see too much of it, like the Pacific northwest.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Stargazers will have the opportunity to see the Perseid meteor shower, thanks to low interference from moonlight, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said Wednesday.
Some jobs in Japan, a nation known for its poor record on gender equality, have been off limits to women for ages. The sushi counter, for one.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
If it weren't for someone willing to entertain a new idea, the new "Star Wars" droid, BB-8, wouldn't be rolling into living rooms this holiday season.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
They're skills any city dweller needs: Taking strangers and noisy streets in stride. Riding calmly in elevators. Hopping a cab or subway. And ignoring tempting food all around you.
A family in the southeastern U.S. state of Alabama drove to the southwestern state Colorado, a journey of some 2,300 kilometers, to be reunited with their dog Boozer on Saturday after a 9-year separation.
Monday, August 10, 2015
Internationally renowned architect Frank Gehry is working on a master plan to redevelop the Los Angeles River in the western U.S. of California.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Designer Arnold Scaasi, whose bright, flamboyant creations adorned first ladies from Mamie Eisenhower to Laura Bush and film stars from Elizabeth Taylor to Barbra Streisand, has died. He was 85.
Saturday, August 1, 2015
The International Organization of Scenographers, Theatre Architects and Technicians (OISTAT), one of the world's largest networks for theater professionals, will keep its headquarters in Taiwan until at least 2020, the Ministry of Culture announced Friday.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
British singer Jane Birkin has asked luxury manufacturer Hermes to remove her name from its crocodile-skin handbag after learning of the "cruel" methods used to make the iconic accessory.