Saturday, April 18, 2015
As armed groups in Syria and Iraq destroy priceless archaeological sites, European authorities and dealers are on high alert for smaller, looted artifacts put on sale to help finance the jihadists' war.
Friday, April 17, 2015
It's arguably our most vital and precious natural resource, and one that is growing dangerously scarce from China to California, but no matter how much we value water, we're not that keen on paying for it.
CNN on Wednesday picked eight restaurants that it said serves the best beef noodles in Taipei, a city that it noted has an annual festival devoted to the dish.
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Thursday, April 16, 2015
A lone female Western North Pacific grey whale has set a record for long-distance migration, according to a study Tuesday.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
A handwritten notebook by British World War II code-breaking genius Alan Turing is expected to bring at least US$1 million at auction in New York on Monday.
Monday, April 13, 2015
For decades after World War II Nationalist soldier Zeng Hui was ostracised by China's Communist authorities, despite having fought against arch-enemy Japan.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Taiwanese researchers have made a rare discovery of a new endemic snake species in Taiwan with the help of modern science and named it after the indigenous tribe with which it shares its habitat.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A headlamp cuts through the darkness of a rough-hewn passage 100 feet underground to reveal an inscription: "James Cockburn 8th Durham L.I."
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Sky-gazers in parts of the Pacific Rim observed an "unusually brief" total eclipse of the Moon on Saturday night, with the rare red-tinged satellite glimpsed from Japan's far north to the Hollywood Hills.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
When Usha Mantri brushed off frowning traditionalists and moved into a retirement village, she became a pioneer for a generation of Indians who are increasingly breaking the custom of multigenerational households.