Thursday, July 3, 2014
British artist Tracey Emin's controversial “My Bed” sold for 2.2 million pounds (US$3.8 million), almost double its guide price, at an auction in London on Tuesday.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Trundling down dun-colored mountain slopes, they ignore hard stares and vulgarities from passing men, reveling in an activity that seemed unthinkable for previous generations of Afghan women — riding a bicycle.
The waters off the Hawaii's largest island are home to a half-million brightly colored tropical fish that are scooped up into nets each year and flown across the globe into aquariums from Berlin to Boston.
Everyone says there are lots of hidden costs to owning a home. If you own a palace, the costs are royal.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
It's that time of year again when dogs with unusually large heads, hairless bodies and other oddities compete to be the World's Ugliest Dog.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The team may have lost their opening World Cup match, but Japanese fans won plaudits around the world after picking up the trash in their stadium stand after the game.
Saturday, June 14, 2014
One of the multitude of Indian emigrant doctors, Paul Ramesh moved to Britain in the 1990s, keen to get the best surgical training and earn a generous pay packet.
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump near his summer home in Maine, fulfilling a promise made five years ago despite having lost the use of his legs.
More than 300 Chinese space enthusiasts have booked tickets costing nearly US$100,000 for a five-minute trip to outer space, official media reported Friday.