Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Wayne W. Dyer, who became the pied piper of the self-help movement with the 1976 publication of his runaway best-seller, "Your Erroneous Zones: Step-By-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life," has died at age 75.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Cliff divers in Acapulco say they never forget their first time: the leap into the void, the feeling of flying, the shock of hitting the water at high speed.
Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around Philadelphia to promote fuel conservation and positive body image.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Anya wasn't even born when Chernobyl exploded nearly 30 years ago, but even today its radioactive fallout stalks her and other Ukrainian youngsters growing up near the disused plant.
They say necessity breeds innovation. Perhaps there's no other country where this holds more true than India. The needs are overwhelming here. And whether it's refrigerators that run without electricity, heart surgeries for US$800, or the cheapest cars in the world, enterprising Indians and companies are constantly finding disruptive and innovative ways to address the needs of the 1.2 billion people who live here. This ingenious spirit is not dissimilar to centuries ago on the ancient Silk Road; when India was the source of complex and far reaching ideas like Buddhism, Algebra and Ayurveda -- the oldest school of medicine.
Albinos gathered Friday in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa for a first-of-its-kind festival to celebrate a minority that suffers rampant persecution in Africa.
Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween?
In a sweaty, dark, clubhouse in northern Finland, people were jerking, jumping and screaming into the early hours Friday while moving their fingers with precision through the air.
Friday, August 28, 2015
With their appealing slides and wave pools, waterparks are increasingly popular places to spend a summer day. But the shallow waters belie hazards that experts say visitors who are focused on the fun may be underestimating.
The world has never been the same after Sept. 11, 2001 -- the day when a series of synchronized terrorist attacks aimed at America's famous landmarks claimed the lives of 2,966 people.