Friday, February 5, 2016
When members of the Explorers Club gathered for their lavish annual dinner in New York City in 1951, one account said they feasted on meat from a prehistoric wooly mammoth that had been preserved in a glacier.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Since his appearance in the classic novel "Journey to the West" (西遊記) by Wu Cheng-en in the 16th century, Sun Wukong (孫悟空) has become undoubtedly the most famous monkey in China.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
The popemobile is staying in Philadelphia.
The Sedivackuv Long, one of the toughest dog sled races in Europe, has been cut short by warm weather.
Friday, January 29, 2016
A computer program has beaten a human champion at the ancient Chinese board game Go, marking a significant advance for development of artificial intelligence.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
A woman shopping in a Bangkok street carrying and talking with an infant on her arm might not catch much attention.
Sunday, January 24, 2016
"I have a very free schedule": Spain's embattled incumbent prime minister fell prey to a practical joke when an imitator pretending to be Catalonia's new separatist leader managed to speak to him on the phone on radio.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Dogs, cats, rabbits and even iguanas, many decked out in colorful sweaters to keep warm, trooped into Spanish churches on Sunday for a blessing on the Day of Saint Anthony, patron saint of animals.
A seething mass of larvae in the kitchen is not everyone's cup of tea, particularly for squeamish Westerners. But for two young Austrian entrepreneurs, it's a food revolution that can help save the planet.
New York reached a deal late Sunday that will almost halve the number of horses licensed to perform carriage rides in Central Park after the mayor called them inhumane to animals.