Sunday, August 25, 2013
Argentines call popcorn “pochoclo,” but you wouldn't know that watching television here, where many shows are made in the U.S. and come dubbed by actors with Mexican or Spanish accents who call it “palomitas.”
Saturday, August 24, 2013
The United States reflects on one of the turning points of its recent history starting this weekend when it marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's March on Washington.
It's a view of Paris that only a handful of people have seen in 500 years.
It has survived two world wars, communist spies and a Quentin Tarantino movie production and at the ripe age of 100, Berlin's most legendary dance hall is also among its most unlikely success stories.
Boasting obscure characters and detailed story lines, several new attractions opened at theme parks this summer in Central Florida. The new rides and areas are much different from those just a generation ago, when Dumbo the Flying Elephant was considered high tech.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Hundreds of people get married at New York City Hall every day. Some couples forget flowers or rings, but what about the one real necessity — a witness?
Traditional animal rivalries were set aside in New Zealand when a dog's blood was used to save the life of a poisoned cat in a rare inter-species transfusion, reports said Wednesday.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
People with a poor aim are to be fined if they miss their mark when using public toilets in a Chinese city, officials said — provoking online derision over how the rule will be enforced.
Monday, August 19, 2013
There's nothing trashy about Gregory Kloehn's Brooklyn pied-a-terre: a live-in dumpster that sleeps two with ease, hosts impromptu barbecue parties and sports its own sundeck.
Saturday, August 17, 2013
“When I was 15 I didn't wear lederhosen, it just wasn't cool,” says Markus, 26, resplendent in his traditional Alpine leather shorts. “But now almost all young people have them.”