Saturday, December 21, 2013
Sweet tropical smells drift through Shinkichi Tawada's laboratory as he stirs an amber liquid that he believes could be the secret behind the historic longevity of people in southern Japan.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
The US$111.05 New York restaurant receipt includes a US$1,000 tip and the words “god bless!” scrawled across it.
Sunday, December 15, 2013
At age 107, World War II veteran Elmer Hill doesn't have many elders left. That's why meeting a fellow veteran and Texan who's three months his senior was a bit of a shock Friday.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Army officers on Friday shared their happy and bitter memories of undergoing training in the United States to learn how to fly and maintain Taiwan's newly acquired AH-64E Apache attack helicopters.
Doctors at a British hospital were startled when an upset patient told them that the clock in his ward had announced his time was up, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) reported on Thursday.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
A stuffed toy wolf has sold out at Hong Kong's IKEA stores, the Swedish furniture giant said Tuesday, after it became an unlikely symbol of opposition to the city's unpopular government.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The Sydney Opera House has come up with a novel new way to raise funds and boost the building's profile by selling “virtual” ownership of the tiles on its tallest sail.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
Lights, trees, gingerbread and the Grinch are among the Christmastime attractions on display around the country. Here are some details.
In one of the world's best cities for bicycles, Copenhagen cyclists are earning a reputation for recklessness and arrogance, prompting calls for politicians to back-pedal on plans to further boost bike traffic.
Thirty-five pilot whales stranded in a remote part of Florida's Everglades National Park headed toward deeper waters Thursday, raising hopes that they could be saved.