Sunday, August 17, 2014
The mail comes in sackloads to the town of North Pole every day, all addressed to Santa Claus. The 2,000-inhabitant town in the U.S. state of Alaska does pretty well out of an irresistible name.
Bubbling with optimism and energy, the U.S. physician who was the inspiration for the Robin Williams film “Patch Adams” will do anything to elicit a soothing laugh.
Money and memorabilia from Johnny Cash's family and friends have helped historians restore a significant part of the Historic Dyess Colony, a government collective built to pull Depression-era families out of poverty.
Friday, August 15, 2014
War destroyed their homes and her big white dress, but Heba and Omar agreed nothing would stand in the way of their future happiness.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Note to romance-struck couples strolling in Paris, the eternal city of love: please consider immortalizing your passion with a “selfie” rather than lashing a padlock to a city bridge.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Round, bell-like bodies drifting and dancing through the water — a most relaxing sight that also carries an air of mystery. Jellyfish are aquarium idols that attract many people as soothing, umbrella-shaped creatures.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
He may be more than a century old but Hafeezullah still goes to work every day.
Manjula Stokes has twice sworn off television, once throwing a set off her deck in a fit over an ex-husband's sports obsession. Now she's a devotee of programs like “Downton Abbey,” “Mad Men,” “Survivor” and “Masters of Sex.”
Toilets, bedpans and other must-haves for nature's calls from around the world are on display at a museum in Prague that claims to be the largest of its kind.
Thursday, August 7, 2014