Thursday, January 15, 2015
For many, just the thought of running 19 kilometers over mounds of mud and through pools of ice water is enough to make them cry.
Women want to settle down while men prefer to play the field, right?
Scoring a table at the Tokyo pop-up of the world's finest restaurant for your 39th birthday is hard. Finding the perfect date to join you can be even harder.
A flurry of NT$1,000 (US$31.5) bills flying in the wind Monday were not early Chinese New Year gifts but merely the monthly salary of an unfortunate truck driver.
Saturday, January 10, 2015
Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with Times Square or the Colosseum in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the photo.
Friday, January 9, 2015
Men in suits order takeaway cappuccinos at the counter. A trendy young crowd occupies comfortable sofas, armed with laptops for a brain-storming session over cafe lattes, frappuccinos and soft jazz.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Members of the Gade family proudly show off a stash of Indian rupees kept in an unlocked tin barrel in their bedroom, despite their home not having a front door.
A dozen dogs originally destined for dinner tables in South Korea arrived in the Washington area Monday to be adopted as pets.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
A new Thai and sushi restaurant sits on a busy corner, not far from the vast prairie that once epitomized Texas' early cattle ranching days.
The people of Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar have lived through countless bombings, shootings and kidnappings in recent years, but now a new peril stalks the streets — huge house rats.