Saturday, November 29, 2014
Not many people can claim to have shattered a major American record at 13 years, 10 months and 27 days.
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The painted upright piano that adorned Rick's Cafe in the classic movie “Casablanca” fetched US$3.4 million at auction Monday after a frenzied sale in New York.
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Frances Moore was hired to help out for the holidays at an Alabama jewelry store in 1939, and she's still there.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
Nigeria holds the prize for an eccentric presidential name but move over Goodluck Jonathan, you can also meet Suffering or chat with Chinese in the heart of Africa.
It is an image famous in a thousand postcards: giraffe, rhino and zebra pacing the savannah with city skyscrapers towering in the background.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
One of Napoleon's famous two-pointed hats was sold on Sunday to a South Korean collector for 1.9 million euros (US$2.2 million) at an auction outside Paris.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Australia arranged a warm and fuzzy welcome for the world's most powerful leaders at this weekend's G-20 summit with a campaign dubbed “koala diplomacy,” in which top politicians cuddled the shy native marsupials.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Cat lovers in the San Francisco Bay area are pouncing at the chance of spending time with feline company at a new cat cafe.
Monday, November 10, 2014
A Toronto man is offering a free round-the-world air ticket to the right woman. But restrictions apply. You must be named Elizabeth Gallagher and have a Canadian passport.