The Taiwan International Balloon Festival featured seven distinct balloons, including an octopus, turtle, and train, at its re-opening ceremony on Sunday, July 17.
Thousands of Kate Bush fans put on their best billowy red dresses and danced en masse in Melbourne Saturday to one of the singer's most iconic songs Wuthering Heights.
Of all the factors that could delay flights at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, this one is probably the slowest: turtles.
Thousands of people gathered in France Thursday to smash two records, for the world's longest picnic and the world's longest table cloth.
Lilly Caron, 8, of Bridgeton, Maine, Jason Homchick, of San Diego, and Lilly's father Jason Caron, obscured, ride the Sky Swing at Seacoast Adventure, in Wyndham, Maine, Thursday, July 14. The 30.5-meter swing gives riders the combined thrills of sky diving and hang gliding.
French President Francois Hollande is facing a scandal over the exorbitant price of his haircuts.
Being overweight shaves about a year off one's life expectancy, a price which soars to about 10 years for the severely obese, a large-scale study reported Thursday.
The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Arlington National Cemetery requested Tuesday that smartphone users refrain from "catching" Pokemon when they visit.
Chinese censors have stepped in to crush underfoot talk of a newfound beetle species named after mainland China leader Xi Jinping, reports said Tuesday -- to the dismay of its loyal discoverer.
A boy rides a robot-style vehicle outside a shopping mall in Daqing, Heilongjiang province on May 2.