Monday, March 3, 2014
After marketing manager Matthew Fam, 35, placed the 50,000th and final brick on his 70-centimeter tall Lego model of the Pinnacle@Duxton in late 2012, he invited fellow Lego hobbyists over to admire his masterpiece and snap pictures.
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Rio plunged into five days of hedonistic revelry Friday as the city's legendary carnival opened, with King Momo taking the keys of the city and declaring joy by decree.
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Wines from a large South African co-operative and a boutique group in Washington state in the United States feature this week. KWV pioneered co-operative winegrowing in South Africa in 1918, the year Nelson Mandela was born. At the time the industry was young and struggling. Since the early 1990s when South Africa opened to the world after the end of apartheid, KWV has evolved into a global producer with sales in more than 100 countries. They source grapes from the country's best regions and KWV's website notes that these grapes come “from the world's oldest earth.”
Thursday, February 27, 2014
An Iranian schoolteacher has innovated an amusing way of encouraging young children to say their daily prayers — robotics.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The Altamira Cave in northern Spain and its well-preserved paintings will again be open to the public from Thursday, albeit to very small groups because of the spread of micro-organisms due to human visitors.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Carrying Zulu warrior shields and draped in leopard skins, the men of South Africa's Shembe Church move hypnotically as they go through the steps of a traditional religious ritual.
Daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda is setting his sights on a new goal: the nearly 305-meter deep Tallulah Gorge in the northeast Georgia mountains.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Diehard gamers in Japan who began lining up earlier this week finally got their hands on a new PlayStation 4 as Sony unleashed its console on home turf in a midnight launch.
Farmers and hunters in Sweden are crying foul over a wolf hunt ban which they say threatens their way of life and may lead to civil disobedience.
People take to Twitter to talk about everything from politics to breakfast to Justin Bieber in what feels like a chaotic stream of messages. So it may come as a surprise that the conversations on the short messaging service fit into just six distinct patterns.