Friday, January 29, 2016
A number of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites face major challenges, including the following:
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Marvin Minsky, a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who saw parallels in the functioning of the human brain and computers, died Sunday at age 88.
A relaxed Gwyneth Paltrow looked very much the part as she arrived at Chanel's "atmosphere of calm" eco-show inside Paris' Grand Palais.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Spring-summer couture shows blossomed into focus Monday -- parading their silken, and often sexy, savoir faire to front rows spilling with celebrities from Uma Thurman, Kate Bosworth to Rita Ora.
A woman shopping in a Bangkok street carrying and talking with an infant on her arm might not catch much attention.
After his factory worker father died a painful death from kidney cancer at age 68 in 2013, Michael Hickey made it his mission to find out why so many people in his hometown along the Hoosic River were getting sick.
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
The environmental group Greenpeace said it found hazardous residues in 36 of 40 pieces of outdoor gear made by well-known international brands including The North Face, Mammut and Patagonia.
Rising star Will Poulter, who stars alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in the Oscar-nominated movie "The Revenant," led the list of front row celebrities Sunday at Lanvin as the Paris menswear shows reached their final creative crescendo.
Monday, January 25, 2016
Hold onto your horses. French fashion is back to its swashbuckling best and the designer leading the charge is a young mixed-race man determined to give post-attacks Paris a new swagger.