Saturday, October 11, 2014
As the morning sun rises over the golden dunes of Erg Chebbi in the Sahara, men and women dig holes for tourists who want to bury themselves in the sand.
Friday, October 10, 2014
With spiraling land prices turning even the darkest corners of London into potential goldmines, the city's forgotten spaces, including 19th-century public toilets, are blossoming into restaurants, cafes and boutiques.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
It's Sunday morning on Lake Catalao in the middle of the Amazon rainforest, where the reflection of a fisherman's silhouette glimmers on the water.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
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
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.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of “Harry Potter” paraphernalia was named the world's largest.
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Venice city officials on Thursday ordered the closure of a walkway fronting the picturesque Grand Canal on Monday to keep crowds away from George Clooney's wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin.
In the wood-paneled rooms of Vienna's traditional coffee houses, tobacco-lovers can still light up pretty much as they please. But one of the last smokers' havens in Europe may be on course to kick the habit.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
What Bushmen talk about by night differs greatly from what they discuss by day, said a U.S. researcher whose study Monday of hunter-gatherers in Africa suggests fireside chats helped shape human culture.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Pronouncing foreign leaders' names is a headache for newsreaders the world over but on Friday it proved the downfall of one Indian newscaster, who mistook the visiting Chinese president's name for the Roman numeral XI, calling him “Eleven Jinping” on air.