Tuesday, June 30, 2015
An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded just minutes after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday, marking a major setback for the fast-charging company headed by Internet tycoon Elon Musk.
One of my colleagues asked me some time ago:
The growing appetite for truffles is feeding demand for dogs trained to sniff out the pungent fungus prized by chefs and foodies.
Monday, June 29, 2015
In its bid to become a power in music streaming, Apple is devoting its vast resources to create what it hopes will be a first truly global radio station.
Lions will return to Rwanda for the first time in more than two decades, wildlife officials have said, after the endangered animal was wiped out following the country's 1994 genocide.
The wind blows hard over Adama, a range of rocky hills in Ethiopia's highlands that provide the perfect location for one of the continent's largest wind farms.
A half century after its waves were showcased in the seminal surfing film "The Endless Summer," Dakar is becoming an essential stop for globe-trotting boarders looking for the perfect ride.
Every day Sara Velez, a Colombian law student, walks to class through a hail of catcalls that often veer into obscenity, a daily reality that Latin American women are increasingly fighting.
Gulls swept down to feast on hundreds of dead and dying giant frogs floating in the rancid waters along a southeastern shore of Lake Titicaca, where the algae-choked shallows reek of rotten eggs.