Saturday, November 16, 2013
A Boeing 737 sitting in the middle of a farm in Taichung has raised some eyebrows and prompted the mayor of the central city to order an investigation, a newspaper reported yesterday.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
A Canadian tailor is releasing a three-piece suit that has everything a danger-seeking 21st century executive could need — killer looks plus bulletproof protection that would make James Bond envious.
Saturday, November 9, 2013
Connie Francis, Alan Alda and Joe Mantegna are joining forces to help raise money for veterans suffering the wounds of war.
The rubber duck squeaked out a win for a place in the U.S. National Toy Hall of Fame, joining the ancient game of chess in the 2013 class inducted Thursday.
Friday, November 8, 2013
Albert II, the Belgian king who abdicated in July, believes his yearly state allowance of 923,000 euros is too little to live on and wants an increase, press reports said Thursday.
Thursday, November 7, 2013
Swiss aviator Yves “Jetman” Rossy, whose jet-engine powered wings have taken him over some of the world's most awe-inspiring places, has added another — Japan's Mount Fuji.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
A Norwegian man who purchased US$24 worth of bitcoins, and then promptly forgot about it for four years, was able to buy an apartment in central Oslo thanks to the massive appreciation of the virtual currency.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
A U.S. student who dressed as a homeless man for a drama assignment was so convincing that he fooled school officials — and was suspended from classes.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Lying low in a slum in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, monkey handler Tardi does not dare take his long-tailed macaque out to perform in the streets for fear of being caught in a new crackdown.
The wines this week come from Waiheke Island, about a half-hour ferry ride from New Zealand's biggest city, Auckland. My first trip to the island was almost three decades ago, to help with harvest.