Saturday, November 16, 2013
The usually straightforward act of going to the toilet is far from simple in Kibera, the sprawling slum on the edge of Kenya's capital.
A Boeing 737 sitting in the middle of a farm in Taichung has raised some eyebrows and prompted the mayor of the central city to order an investigation, a newspaper reported yesterday.
Friday, November 15, 2013
The “Pink Star,” a flawless pink diamond the size of a plum, sold for 76.3 million Swiss francs (US$83.02 million) in Geneva on Wednesday, a world record price for a gemstone at auction, Sotheby's said.
Greenhouse gases are making the world's oceans hot, sour and breathless, and the way those changes work together is creating a grimmer outlook for global waters, according to a new report Wednesday from 540 international scientists.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
An ancient skull found in Tibet indicates that big cats originated in central Asia, and not Africa as widely thought, paleontologists reported on Wednesday.
The first test mission of a new deep space capsule that could one day take humans to Mars is on track for September 2014, the U.S. space agency said Tuesday.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
A Canadian tailor is releasing a three-piece suit that has everything a danger-seeking 21st century executive could need — killer looks plus bulletproof protection that would make James Bond envious.
A leading environmental group on Monday called on authorities to keep tough fishing quotas on Atlantic tuna when governments meet next week to set industry rules.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
A decade-long research effort to uncover the environmental causes of breast cancer by studying both lab animals and a group of healthy U.S. girls has turned up some surprises, scientists say.
Monday, November 11, 2013
Beaking an ancient fashion rule, U.S. style icons have been recently been sighted wearing socks inside high-heel shoes.