Saturday, September 27, 2014
Venice city officials on Thursday ordered the closure of a walkway fronting the picturesque Grand Canal on Monday to keep crowds away from George Clooney's wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin.
A rare remnant of the Berlin Wall lies at the end of an overgrown path next to the Spree River but as the 25th anniversary of its fall approaches, the relic is under threat.
In the wood-paneled rooms of Vienna's traditional coffee houses, tobacco-lovers can still light up pretty much as they please. But one of the last smokers' havens in Europe may be on course to kick the habit.
Up to half the water on Earth is likely older than the solar system, raising the likelihood that life exists elsewhere in the galaxy, according to a study Thursday.
For a woman with everything, including several gold mines, Kazakh oligarch Goga Ashkenazi's purchase of the fabled Vionnet Paris fashion house in 2012 was the chance of a lifetime, even if not everyone in fashion welcomed it.
Innovative Stone Age tools may have been developed by people in Eurasia and — contrary to widely held views — not just invented in Africa, a study published Thursday found.
Friday, September 26, 2014
A team of cheerleading robots made their dancing debut in Tokyo on Thursday as creator Murata Manufacturing demonstrated its cutting-edge sensor technology.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
A solar-powered family car completed its drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco fueled by good vibes and pure California sunshine.
Dunkin' Donuts and Krispy Kreme joined a raft of international food companies pledging Tuesday at a U.N. Summit to stop using palm oil, considered a major contributor to deforestation.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
What Bushmen talk about by night differs greatly from what they discuss by day, said a U.S. researcher whose study Monday of hunter-gatherers in Africa suggests fireside chats helped shape human culture.