Thursday, February 11, 2016
Alligators have been used as shoes, briefcases, university mascots, lunch and now, authorities say, a deadly weapon.
President Vladimir Putin's former bodyguard, who recently has been appointed regional governor, said he once confronted a bear outside of Putin's residence.
Australia's former prime minister and two other politicians were gifted designer watches by a Chinese businessman -- but initially kept them only because they thought the 40,000 Australian dollar (US$28,000) timepieces were fake, a newspaper reported Wednesday.
Friday, February 5, 2016
When members of the Explorers Club gathered for their lavish annual dinner in New York City in 1951, one account said they feasted on meat from a prehistoric wooly mammoth that had been preserved in a glacier.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Since his appearance in the classic novel "Journey to the West" (西遊記) by Wu Cheng-en in the 16th century, Sun Wukong (孫悟空) has become undoubtedly the most famous monkey in China.
Sunday, January 31, 2016
The popemobile is staying in Philadelphia.
The Sedivackuv Long, one of the toughest dog sled races in Europe, has been cut short by warm weather.
Friday, January 29, 2016
A computer program has beaten a human champion at the ancient Chinese board game Go, marking a significant advance for development of artificial intelligence.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
A woman shopping in a Bangkok street carrying and talking with an infant on her arm might not catch much attention.
Sunday, January 24, 2016
"I have a very free schedule": Spain's embattled incumbent prime minister fell prey to a practical joke when an imitator pretending to be Catalonia's new separatist leader managed to speak to him on the phone on radio.