Sunday, August 23, 2015
Two of Taiwan's popular tourist attractions, the National Palace Museum and Taipei 101, have been named among the World's top 500 sights in Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travelist 2015.
For nearly a century the carcass of a small, reddish-brown monkey from South America gathered dust in a windowless backroom of the American Natural History Museum in New York City.
Women will parade topless through the streets of New York on Sunday, flashing their breasts in the name of feminist liberation as they celebrate annual GoTopless Day.
Teyonah Parris' character, Missy, undergoes an emotionally charged transition in the second season of Starz's "Survivor's Remorse."
Saturday, August 22, 2015
The Smithsonian's first shot at online crowdfunding ended Wednesday after raising a hefty US$719,779 to restore the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore when he walked on the moon.
Its ski slopes are considered among the best in India while its stunning views are a magnet for hikers, horse riders and paragliders in the summer.
Diver William Bartlett had just started exploring a 300-year-old shipwreck with a metal detector late last month in the waters off Florida's Atlantic Coast when he found his first Spanish gold coin.
Humans are super-predators that upset the natural balance on Earth by killing far too many adult animals and fish, scientists said Thursday, urging a focus on catching fewer and smaller creatures.
Globalization was supposed to tear down barriers, but security fears and a widespread refusal to help migrants and refugees have fuelled a new spate of wall-building across the world, even if experts doubt their long-term effectiveness.
Friday, August 21, 2015
With some help from Japanese volunteers, more than 80 foreigners from around the world, including the United States, Russia and Malaysia, donned casual summer kimonos called "yukata" for a stroll around old Tokyo this month.