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.
Pope Francis slipped out of the Vatican Thursday for a personal errand: New glasses.
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.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
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.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Pip Tyler resides in a dilapidated Oakland house with a handful of other squatters, owes US$130,000 for an education she isn't using, and has a curiously loving, if crippling, relationship with her mother, who insists on hiding her real name, birthday or any other details from her past. Unfortunately, she also hides the identity of Pip's father, who might, Pip hopes, be able to help his daughter with her debt.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
London's Notting Hill Carnival kicked off with a riot of color despite gray skies on Sunday, in a celebration of Caribbean culture reputed as Europe's biggest street party.
The Hotel Okura, a favored Tokyo lodging for U.S. presidents, movie stars and other celebrities, is closing the doors of its landmark half-century-old main building on Monday to make way for a pair of glass towers ahead of the 2020 Olympics.
At the Graceland Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas, an Elvis impersonator in a black jumpsuit croons as a couple walks down the aisle. Pastor Jean-Claude Chevalme pronounces them man and wife. All in 10 minutes flat.
Monday, August 31, 2015
A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than US$100,000 in sales over the last several months.
Friday, August 28, 2015
The world has never been the same after Sept. 11, 2001 -- the day when a series of synchronized terrorist attacks aimed at America's famous landmarks claimed the lives of 2,966 people.