Sunday, August 23, 2015
Greenhouse gases were the driving force behind global glacier retreat at the end of the last Ice Age, echoing current climate change, according to a study published Friday.
The local semiconductor sector served as a driver to sales growth for Taiwan's science-based parks, helping the major high-tech production bases here achieve a record high in revenue in the first half of this year, according to the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST).
Two of Taiwan's popular tourist attractions, the National Palace Museum and Taipei 101, have been named among the World's top 500 sights in Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travelist 2015.
For nearly a century the carcass of a small, reddish-brown monkey from South America gathered dust in a windowless backroom of the American Natural History Museum in New York City.
Women will parade topless through the streets of New York on Sunday, flashing their breasts in the name of feminist liberation as they celebrate annual GoTopless Day.
Teyonah Parris' character, Missy, undergoes an emotionally charged transition in the second season of Starz's "Survivor's Remorse."
Saturday, August 22, 2015
The Smithsonian's first shot at online crowdfunding ended Wednesday after raising a hefty US$719,779 to restore the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore when he walked on the moon.
Its ski slopes are considered among the best in India while its stunning views are a magnet for hikers, horse riders and paragliders in the summer.
Diver William Bartlett had just started exploring a 300-year-old shipwreck with a metal detector late last month in the waters off Florida's Atlantic Coast when he found his first Spanish gold coin.
Humans are super-predators that upset the natural balance on Earth by killing far too many adult animals and fish, scientists said Thursday, urging a focus on catching fewer and smaller creatures.