Eighty years after it was shut off to the world, New York has reopened a secret woodland sanctuary a stone's throw from Fifth Avenue, just in time for summer.
As a student at Columbia University, Jonah Reider wowed foodies and rankled city health officials by opening an exclusive supper club in his dorm.
Neapolitan pizza makers set the record for the longest pizza in a Guinness World Record along the seafront of Naples, Italy on Wednesday, May 18. For the wood-fired pizza, which measured two kilometers, they used 2,000 kilograms of flour, 1,600 kilograms of tomatoes, 2,000 kilograms of mozzarella, 200 liters of oil and 30 kilograms of fresh basil. The record-breaking snack measured up at exactly 1,853.88 meters, smashing the previous record of 1,595.45 meters set at last year's World Expo in Milan, Italy's food and agriculture board Coldiretti said.
Members of the emergency services get involved in a rescue training situation at Minsk international airport, Belarus, Thursday, May 19. Rescue services conducted training extinguishing various types of fires, searching for victims, and the emergency removal of the aircraft from the airfield.
Police crushed about 70 motorbikes beneath bulldozers Tuesday to send a signal to thrill-seekers who take dirt bikes and ATVs to city streets: They should be uneasy riders.
Establishing a human colony on the moon and traveling to Mars has been the stuff of dreams since the dawn of the space age.
A police sergeant looking for speeders captured a fireball streaking across the sky on his dashboard camera early Tuesday.
Researchers said Tuesday they had uncovered fossils showing that complex life on Earth began more than 1.5 billion years ago, nearly a billion years earlier than previously thought.
Florida alligators are known for eating many things: turtles, birds, the occasional human limb.
Any major coal spill on Australia's Great Barrier Reef could kill some colorful corals within two weeks and stunt the growth of fish and seagrass, a new study revealed Tuesday.