Saturday, August 29, 2015
A world-renowned collection of avant-garde Russian art housed in a remote museum in Uzbekistan may be at risk after the director was abruptly fired on allegedly trumped-up charges of theft, staff say.
The country duo Maddie & Tae took on gender stereotypes in their first platinum single, "Girl in a Country Song," and now they are targeting another overused effect in today's country music: electronic drum machines.
Iran's most expensive movie, "Muhammad," which chronicles the childhood of the Muslim prophet, opened nationwide on Thursday, winning praise from early audiences.
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF, 美國肉類出口協會) collaborated recently with In Between restaurant (之間餐廳) at Eslite Hotel (誠品行旅) to introduce less-expensive cuts of American corn-fed beef into the Taiwan market.
Friday, August 28, 2015
The eagerly awaited sequel to Stieg Larsson's best-selling "Millennium" crime trilogy hit store shelves in 25 countries on Thursday, as the author admitted he wrote the book in a manic depressive state.
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.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
A second-grade education has not stopped garbage collector Jose Gutierrez from bringing the gift of reading to thousands of Colombian children.
Female directors are getting slightly more work in the expanding world of U.S.-based TV series and outlets, but the same can't be said for their minority counterparts, according to a new Directors Guild of America study.
They called it "The Great Mother," but organizers of an exhibit focusing on motherhood opening this week on the sidelines of the Milan Expo world's fair may just as well have been called "Mamma mia."