Thursday, January 15, 2015
Scoring a table at the Tokyo pop-up of the world's finest restaurant for your 39th birthday is hard. Finding the perfect date to join you can be even harder.
A flurry of NT$1,000 (US$31.5) bills flying in the wind Monday were not early Chinese New Year gifts but merely the monthly salary of an unfortunate truck driver.
In private, even the stylish former U.S. first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis admitted to tiring of the all-black attire long considered chic in New York City.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Fish exposed to low levels of bisphenol A (BPA), a common chemical used in plastics, canned goods and cash register receipts, showed evidence of hyperactive behavior, according to research published Monday.
A computer program that analyzes your Facebook “likes” may be a better judge of your personality than your closest friends and family, according to research out Monday.
Plenty of research has shown that learning a second language can boost brainpower, but a new study out Monday suggests that the effects extend to those who begin in middle childhood.
Telling people how pollution can harm kids' health inspires them to use less electricity than telling them how much money they could save by cutting back on power use, U.S. researchers said Monday.
An indignant letter from a British aristocrat who survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 is coming up for auction in the United States next week.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Brazil's coffee harvest last year was hit by one the country's worst droughts in decades, with effects on the world's largest producer now threatening to spill over into this year, pushing prices ever higher.
A once-blind female orangutan who regained her sight with surgery has returned to the rainforests of Indonesia's Sumatra Island, but with only one of her young twins, an environment group said.