Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Looking out nervously from her pink headscarf, Malaysian single Siti Aisha chats with a man she has never met, but who could become her husband following their Islamic speed-dating session.
Sunday, October 4, 2015
No need to make peace in the Middle East, resolve one of science's great mysteries or pen a masterpiece: the easiest way to get yourself a Nobel prize may be to buy one.
Swedish inventor and scholar Alfred Nobel, who made a vast fortune from his invention of dynamite in 1866, ordered the creation of the famous Nobel prizes in his will.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said Friday he hoped a new exhibit outside his presidential library honoring Anne Frank will teach visitors to focus on their similarities, not the divisions that have led to tragedies.
Friday, October 2, 2015
After a friend recommended that he join a secret Google project six years ago, Brian Torcellini suddenly found himself on the road to an occupational oxymoron. He became a driver in a driverless car.
Can music tame the savage beast? Can it hush puppies and calm kitties?
Sunday, September 27, 2015
The company behind a chatty Japanese humanoid named Pepper has felt the need to remind customers who purchase the robots not to engage in sex with them.
Washington's newest giant panda cub is nameless no more. Call him Bei Bei.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Fat -- is it still the enemy or now a friend? Opinions vary wildly.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The Inuit of the Arctic know a lot about snow, and their wide vocabulary for the white stuff is legendary.