When college rowing buddies Bojan Mandaric and Brogan Graham vowed to stay in shape post-graduation, they didn't want to shovel out hundreds to join a gym or even drop US$20 for a yoga class. So they returned to one of their most grueling college workouts: the stairs at Harvard Stadium.
The names Trump and Clinton, along with a range of former American presidents, featured at a presentation of wines from the American state of Virginia, in London last week.
Thailand is smitten by Japan: Sushi restaurants fill the malls, Issey Miyake's luxury "Bao Bao" bags are all the rage and Thai tourists are flocking to Japan in record numbers to visit a country many view as a role model.
Upwardly-mobile, tech-savvy young professionals across the globe are swapping their briefcases and brogues for backpacks and sneakers, setting themselves up as digital nomads who can operate from wherever their laptops can go.
Artist Christo's orange floating walkway on a northern Italian lake will close Sunday after attracting over a million visitors, twice as many as expected.
I gotta hand it to the Universal Studios folks. On a recent heat wave in LA, we went on a private media tour of the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood attraction at the famous park up in the San Fernando Valley.
PANAMA CITY -- Dozens of spectators gawk from an observation deck as a bulk freighter carrying grains from the United States to China inches its way closer. Forty-ton locomotives known as mules latch onto the massive vessel with cables and guide it inside the Miraflores locks, employing a mechanical precision that keeps it from banging into the concrete walls despite the tight fit.
Shacks cling precariously to sandy hillsides. The flat roofs of board-and-tin hovels stretch as far as the eye can see on treeless moonscapes. Humble meals are served on battered plates.
An azure sky is seen dotted by colorful hot air balloons in Taitung on Friday, July 1. The annual Taiwan International Balloon Festival began on Friday, July 1 in Taitung and will run through Aug. 7.
Nana Mu and Chase Che pose for their wedding photos in Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York on Thursday, June 30. The mainland couple, who live in New York, plan to wed in October in Shandong province. Mu's comfortable sandals and some flowers are in the foreground.