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.
The communists tried hard to stamp out the culture of Bulgaria's rural Pomak minority, and since then tough times in the European Union's poorest country have made many leave, but one village is keeping traditions alive.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
It was another busy night for the staff with Down syndrome at the Girasoli restaurant in Rome, which serves up traditional pizza and pasta dishes along with a new way of looking at disability in the workplace.
Monday, February 17, 2014
The next time you try to take a picture of your dinner in a posh French restaurant, don't be surprised if an angry chef comes storming out of the kitchen.