Thursday, September 19, 2013
Hackers have hit back in retaliation for U.S. cyber-spying on Brazil but mistook the U.S. space agency NASA for the National Security Agency (NSA), a news website reported here Tuesday.
Sunday, September 15, 2013
A U.S. woman's last name is so long that she can't get a driver's license with her correct name. Janice “Lokelani” Keihanaikukauakahihuliheekahaunaele is fighting to make it happen.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Hundreds of multicolored balloons used Thursday to launch a balloonist for a trans-Atlantic crossing look like a page taken from the script of the movie “Up.”
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
In designer-obsessed Hong Kong, keeping up appearances can be hard on the pocketbook. One company has an answer: cash-strapped shoppers can get money quickly by pawning their Gucci, Chanel, Hermes or Louis Vuitton luxury handbags.
A Japanese prison housing a range of convicted criminals has unveiled a cuddly life-size mascot that bosses hope will help change the jail's forbidding image.
Monday, September 9, 2013
Sebastian Vettel extended his lead in the drivers' world championship to more than 50 points and was then booed by the crowd after claiming a polished victory for Red Bull in Sunday's Italian Grand Prix.
Queen Elizabeth's son Prince Andrew accepted an apology from the police on Sunday after armed officers stopped him in the gardens of Buckingham Palace, days after two men were held in a security breach at the British monarch's London residence.
Saturday, September 7, 2013
China's first authentic version of the giant Rubber Duck that has made a splash around the world and inspired fakes across the country made its debut Friday — but some complained that visitors had to pay to see it.
A U.S. town's honorary mayor, Stubbs the cat, has been badly injured in a vicious dog attack.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
The average height of European men grew by a surprising 11 centimeters from the