Sunday, November 23, 2014
Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.
Europe's first-ever “space plane” will be launched on Feb. 11 next year, rocket firm Arianespace said Friday after a three-month delay to fine-tune the mission flight plan.
Long-derided saturated fats — associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease — caught a break Friday when research revealed their intake could be doubled or even nearly tripled without driving up their level in a person's blood.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Nigeria holds the prize for an eccentric presidential name but move over Goodluck Jonathan, you can also meet Suffering or chat with Chinese in the heart of Africa.
Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of the year.
Researchers said Thursday that people likely moved to the Tibetan highlands 3,600 years ago, in an indication of when humans first settled at high altitudes.
It is an image famous in a thousand postcards: giraffe, rhino and zebra pacing the savannah with city skyscrapers towering in the background.
A new report by the McKinsey Global Institute released Thursday that the global cost of obesity has risen to US$2 trillion annually — nearly as much as smoking or the combined impact of armed violence, war and terrorism.
Current efforts to prevent domestic violence are insufficient as a third of women worldwide are physically abused, according to a series of studies by the World Health Organization (WHO) published on Friday.