Friday, February 13, 2015
Gene sequencing of Galapagos Island finches first studied by Charles Darwin have found the birds have a traceable evolutionary history going back two million years, scientists said on Wednesday.
Monday, February 9, 2015
A pair of Justin Bieber's Nike basketball shoes has fetched more than US$62,000 in an eBay auction to benefit a food bank in the pop star's hometown of Stratford, Ontario.
Sunday, February 8, 2015
The ladies are taking the lead in one of Marvel Comics' top comic book properties, with an all-female Avengers team called "A-Force" debuting as the company intensifies efforts to bring more girls and women into its male-dominated fan base.
An ultra-rare Ferrari that once belonged to actor Alain Delon and was discovered rusting under a pile of old magazines on a French farm fetched 14.2 million euros (US$16.2 million) at auction on Friday.
Saturday, February 7, 2015
A theater show offered in more than a dozen cities across the U.S. encourages participants to channel their inner Sherlock Holmes in an end-of-the-world team game-building exercise.
Olympic champion turned reality TV star Bruce Jenner has Americans' rapt attention once again amid talk that he is soon to come out as transgender.
Friday, February 6, 2015
The erotic bestselling novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" was devoured across the world by millions, from British housewives to Guantanamo Bay inmates.
Thursday, February 5, 2015
The story of a Detroit man who walked 33 kilometers (21 miles) to work each day sparked a flood of donations to a crowdfunding campaign, raising more than US$200,000.
Brian Cogill pulls on a green hoodie, slips on his hip waders, dons the hat made from a beaver he caught himself and drives out into the snowy woods in search of his quarry.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Hundreds of people have contributed tens of thousands of dollars to help a Detroit man who says he typically walks 34 kilometers to get to and from work.