Saturday, July 19, 2014
He has no special interest in science fiction, but the creator of a Swedish sci-fi drama that pits robots against humans has struck a nerve among viewers.
Friday, July 18, 2014
South Korea's top Buddhist organization held an experimental “prayer competition” Thursday, featuring rapping nuns and singing monks in a bid to attract new, younger followers.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Russians have endured countless crackdowns on their freedoms, but a legal ban on using their vast vocabulary of swear words has really got them hot under the collar.
U.S. officials on Thursday turned over to the Mongolian government enough 80 million-year-old dinosaur skeletons to stock a museum, including two relics of a kind of dinosaur that a prosecutor said “memorably stampeded” in a Hollywood movie.
At Franklin's, a famed barbecue joint in Texas, pushing to the front of the line will cost you.
Friday, July 11, 2014
A valet at a five-star hotel in the Indian capital caused US$335,000 worth of damage to a Lamborghini Gallardo after crashing it into a concrete wall in front of horrified guests, a report said Thursday.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
America's reigning hot dog-eating champion earned his eighth consecutive world title in New York Friday, but took a moment before inhaling 61 dogs to propose to his girlfriend — who said yes.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
A letter written by a schoolteacher in 1931 to her mother has finally been delivered — 83 years later.
Friday, July 4, 2014
The organization that hosts the Academy Awards has sued over the recent auction of a 1942 Oscar awarded to the art director of “My Gal Sal” and is seeking to buy back the statuette for US$10.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
A frightened bear cub got its head stuck in an oversized cookie jar while rummaging through some trash and had to be rescued from a tree.