Monday, February 18, 2013
Thousands took to the ice of a frozen lake in southern Estonia on Saturday in the hopes of catching the big one — a marked fish worth a 50,000-euro (US$67,000) jackpot.
Sunday, February 17, 2013
A Japanese city devastated by the 2011 tsunami has received anonymous gifts of gold worth more than US$250,000 in a phenomenon dubbed a “goodwill gold rush” ahead of the second anniversary of the disaster.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
A kiss lasting nearly two-and-a-half days propelled one determined Thai couple to a new record for the world's longest smooch on Valentine's Day, organizers said Friday.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
A sea turtle that lost her front legs to a shark attack was bidding to match “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday, as she donned the latest in artificial flipper technology in Japan.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
Tens of millions of Hindus gathered Sunday for a holy bath in India's sacred river Ganges on the most auspicious day of the world's largest religious festival.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
YouTube said Thursday that a North Korean propaganda video showing New York City under attack had been removed from the site over a copyright complaint by the makers of the “Call of Duty” video game.
A species of oceanic squid can fly more than 30 meters (100 feet) through the air at speeds faster than Usain Bolt if it wants to escape predators, Japanese researchers said Friday.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A picture of North Korea's Kim Jong Un with a smartphone has triggered fevered speculation about which brand is favored by the leader of one of the world's most repressive nations.