Saturday, September 5, 2015
Hundreds of people dressed all in white attended an elegant pop-up picnic in London on Thursday in an event aimed to celebrate public space in cities.
The United Nations is launching a global campaign with a media blitz and an array of stars from Beyonce to Usain Bolt to spread news to everyone in the world about its new goals to eradicate poverty, fight inequality and combat climate change.
Pope Francis slipped out of the Vatican Thursday for a personal errand: New glasses.
Raging wildfires have turned the shores of the world's largest freshwater lake in Siberia into an inferno, threatening the health and livelihood of locals and raising questions about Russia's ability to protect its natural heritage.
Researchers have long known that growing up on a farm seems to protect children against allergies and now they know the secret lies in the dust, Belgian experts said Thursday.
Imagine the alarm clock ringing on a typical Monday morning, except this time the curtains draw themselves back, the bathroom lights switch on automatically and you smell fresh coffee brewing.
Friday, September 4, 2015
A heavily overgrown sheep had its massive fleece shorn Thursday by an Australian national champion in a life-saving operation that animal welfare officers said may have set a new world record for a single shearing.
Against a backdrop of rocky bluffs, a pod of orcas jumped out of the emerald waters of the Puget Sound, along the northwestern U.S. coast, before splashing their massive black-and-white bodies back into the water.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
When it comes to coping with climate change in the Arctic region, which is warming at three times the global average, some animals are more equal than others.
The summer scourge of sticky hands could become a thing of the past as British researchers announced the discovery of an ingredient to make slow-melting ice cream on Monday.