Monday, October 6, 2014
Ports 1961, the designer subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Chinese fashion retailer Ports Design Ltd. is poised for “substantial growth” in Europe after completing an Italian makeover, according to chief executive Salem Cibani.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
Amid fresh warnings about the depletion of the Earth's treasure trove of species, governments will gather in South Korea next week to try to muster the funds and political will to protect what remains.
Eleven Nobel laureates will pool their clout next week to sound a warning, declaring that mankind is living beyond its means and darkening its future.
Two rare sculptures inspired by goddesses are among the prized pieces to be sold at Sotheby's impressionist and modern art auction in New York.
Saturday, October 4, 2014
What brings more fame than accepting the Nobel Prize? Not accepting it — as Jean-Paul Sartre showed with a celebrated “non” to the world's most prestigious award exactly 50 years ago.
A hill in southeastern Bolivia is crisscrossed by fossilized dinosaur tracks — a total of more than 5,000 footprints, some more than a meter long, dating back 65 million years.
The number of cheetahs in the world has dropped sharply in the past century, and humans may be to blame, according to an international study released Thursday.
Every year ahead of the Muslim feast of sacrifice, a showroom in Indonesia swaps cars for hulking cows costing up to US$25,000 each, seeking to lure a wealthy elite increasingly keen on ploughing money into celebrating their religion.
Martin Perl, a Nobel Prize-winning physicist from Stanford University who discovered a subatomic particle known as the tau lepton, has died at age 87.
Friday, October 3, 2014
A cyanide cloud formed over Titan's south pole as the strange moon of Saturn entered its seven-year winter in 2009, astronomers reported on Wednesday.