Monday, November 3, 2014
At the foot of Persepolis, busloads of foreign tourists gaze in awe at the ancient mud-brick ceremonial capital that Iran hopes will be part of a rebirth of its tourism industry.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
A mysterious Chinese tycoon who plans to dig a US$40 billion canal linking the Caribbean and the Pacific is spreading his reach into space with ambitions for a network of satellites, reports said Monday.
Bioactive ingredients found in cocoa sharply reversed age-related memory decline in a group of volunteers, scientists reported on Sunday.
Monday, October 27, 2014
Every year in spring, Australians are seen wearing bicycle helmets with spikes on top or caps that have images of eyes on their back. The colorful head gear is not a fashion statement.
Saturday, October 25, 2014
In the middle of a sprawling palm grove in Morocco's remote eastern desert, inhabitants of an oasis town watch over a rare and vanishing treasure.
Friday, October 24, 2014
A photographic notebook from Robert Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition has been found after a century trapped in the ice of the frozen continent, New Zealand's Antarctic Heritage Trust said.
Scientists said Wednesday they had unraveled the oldest DNA ever retrieved from a Homo sapiens bone, a feat that sheds light on modern humans' colonization of the planet.
A bus-sized dinosaur portrayed as a killer based on fearsome claws unearthed 49 years ago, was really a toothless, gentle plodder, paleontologists reported Wednesday after new fossil evidence.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Two sunken ships from World War II — a German U-boat and an American merchant vessel — have been found deep in the ocean off the coast of North Carolina, officials said Tuesday.