Wednesday, October 9, 2013
In perhaps an unprecedented burst of birthday diplomacy, Russian President Vladimir Putin celebrated turning 61 by quaffing vodka, wolfing down cake and being serenaded by some of the world's most powerful men.
Monday, October 7, 2013
Nobel laureates sometimes display as much ingenuity when deciding how to spend their prize money as they did on the work that won them the award in the first place.
Sunday, October 6, 2013
Only one ultrasound in nine months and no need to see the doctor or obstetrician: at first glance, Sweden's pregnancy care appears rather simplistic.
A group of die-hard “Breaking Bad” fans have posted an obituary notice for the show's anti-hero Walter White in a local paper in New Mexico, made famous by the cult series.
A man who's devoted himself to honoring the memory of poets from the past has now visited 300 grave sites of poets ahead of this weekend's fourth annual Dead Poets Remembrance Day.
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Some say it could be something in the water. Others point to a tree with mystical significance for locals. Maybe it's just chance.
Bill Eppridge, the photojournalist behind the iconic and haunting images of Robert Kennedy's assassination in 1966, has died at the age of 75, the National Press Photographers Association said Thursday.
An American woman who became world-famous after filming herself dancing to express her discontent with her working environment in Taiwan has been offered a job by U.S. talk show host Queen Latifah.
Thursday, October 3, 2013
A Taiwan digital news animation company has released a parody film in response to a viral YouTube video that showed one of its employees quitting because of what she called poor working conditions.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
A YouTube video through which a young American woman expresses her discontent with her working environment at a Taiwan digital news animation company, has gone viral online, attracting over 3 million hits since it was uploaded on Sept. 28.