Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Accelerating ice loss from the Antarctic icesheet could be due in part to active volcanoes under the frozen continent's eastern part, a study said on Sunday.
Monday, November 18, 2013
Unassuming and affable, election candidate Astan Coulibaly would be unremarkable on the campaign trail in Mali, except that as a Chinese national she has been hailed as an embodiment of racial harmony in the fractured west African nation.
English furniture design once had a reputation for being stodgy and plain, but times are changing and English design is now spoken about in the same reverent tones as interior decoration styled in Italy or Scandinavia.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
What happened to the water on Mars? How did the Red Planet's atmosphere become so thin over time? NASA's MAVEN probe is scheduled to launch Monday on a mission to find out.
A five-year-old boy recovering from cancer became a superhero for a day Friday, as San Francisco transformed itself into Gotham City and thousands turned out to see the Batkid fly to the rescue.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
If your dog could talk, he might have a European accent.
For many tourists, the experience of seeing Uluru for the first time in the middle of the Australian desert heartland brings a feeling that is difficult to suppress — an urge to clamber up the daunting formation once known as Ayers Rock.
Brazil's environment minister demanded urgent action Thursday to reverse double-digit rises of as much as 52 percent in the rate of deforestation in some Amazon regions over the past year.
The usually straightforward act of going to the toilet is far from simple in Kibera, the sprawling slum on the edge of Kenya's capital.
A Boeing 737 sitting in the middle of a farm in Taichung has raised some eyebrows and prompted the mayor of the central city to order an investigation, a newspaper reported yesterday.