Thursday, January 8, 2015
German electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk kicked off eight nights of concerts at an iconic Berlin museum Tuesday with a multimedia performance of their classic album “Autobahn.”
The Taipei Zoo's 18-month-old giant panda Yuan Zai was adjusting well to her new lifestyle after starting a life apart from her mother on Wednesday, according to the zoo.
U.S. space agency NASA is closer than ever to finding a twin for the Earth, astronomers said Tuesday, announcing the discovery of eight new planets that circle in the habitable zones of their stars.
Boston residents in the newly formed United States valued a robust press as much as their history and currency if the contents of a time capsule dating back to a decade after the Revolutionary War are any guide.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Members of the Gade family proudly show off a stash of Indian rupees kept in an unlocked tin barrel in their bedroom, despite their home not having a front door.
A dozen dogs originally destined for dinner tables in South Korea arrived in the Washington area Monday to be adopted as pets.
It all started with a wager. Johannes Badrutt, the first owner of the legendary Kulm Hotel, made an unusual offer to his English visitors in the summertime of 1864 to get them to consider a visit to St. Moritz for a few weeks during the winter.
At 92, Dhan Bahadur Gole is the last known survivor of a generation of porters who carried luxury cars on foot across steep mountain passes to Nepal's rulers in Katmandu.
Martin Anderson, a top domestic policy adviser to President Ronald Reagan and author of several books about his life and legacy, has died. He was 78.
Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc. (華碩) wowed shutterbugs with its new ZenFone Zoom at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, equipping an Android smartphone with an optical zoom camera.