Monday, May 19, 2014
The ancient Aztecs and Chinese did it millennia ago, and now a Berlin start-up hopes it will feed 21st-century city dwellers using aquaponics, a combination of rearing fish and growing vegetables.
Even before speaking with Mam Khalil, it is clear he loves photographs — they cover almost every inch of his cafe in northern Iraq, providing windows into the country's history.
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Busy in a dim Kinshasa studio, Meni Mbugha chooses natural pigments in black and red to decorate clothes printed by silkscreen to bring the artwork of the pygmy forest people to the bustling city.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Dinosaur fossils found in Patagonia provide the first evidence that long-necked, whip-tailed diplodocid sauropods survived well beyond the Jurassic period, when they were thought to have gone extinct, Argentine paleontologists said Thursday.
Thursday, May 15, 2014
If man's best friend is a dog, then who is a dog's best friend? That would be Rover. Or Glow. Or Ivan or Raina.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The centerpiece of the new Harry Potter-themed area at Universal Orlando Resort will take visitors into Gringotts bank to help retrieve a magical object and re-create a scene from the wildly popular book and movie series.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
They train hard, have their own fans, sponsors and managers, and transfer to rival teams: Online gaming pros are not dissimilar to athletes, adopting rigor and dedication to win and cash in on their success.
Monday, May 12, 2014
Naomi Kawase, the first Japanese director to be a member of the Cannes jury, returns to competition this year with a film she has dubbed her “masterpiece.”
Sunday, May 11, 2014
There will be few among us who will not profess great love for our mothers. And on occasions like Mother's Day, that love seems to intensify, become more vocal.
The owner of a Miami restaurant chain has paid nearly US$10 million for a luxurious beach-front home in the U.S. city once owned by famous Colombian drug trafficker Pablo Escobar.