Sunday, July 6, 2014
America's reigning hot dog-eating champion earned his eighth consecutive world title in New York Friday, but took a moment before inhaling 61 dogs to propose to his girlfriend — who said yes.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
A letter written by a schoolteacher in 1931 to her mother has finally been delivered — 83 years later.
Friday, July 4, 2014
The organization that hosts the Academy Awards has sued over the recent auction of a 1942 Oscar awarded to the art director of “My Gal Sal” and is seeking to buy back the statuette for US$10.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
A frightened bear cub got its head stuck in an oversized cookie jar while rummaging through some trash and had to be rescued from a tree.
British artist Tracey Emin's controversial “My Bed” sold for 2.2 million pounds (US$3.8 million), almost double its guide price, at an auction in London on Tuesday.
Saturday, June 28, 2014
Trundling down dun-colored mountain slopes, they ignore hard stares and vulgarities from passing men, reveling in an activity that seemed unthinkable for previous generations of Afghan women — riding a bicycle.
The waters off the Hawaii's largest island are home to a half-million brightly colored tropical fish that are scooped up into nets each year and flown across the globe into aquariums from Berlin to Boston.
Everyone says there are lots of hidden costs to owning a home. If you own a palace, the costs are royal.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
It's that time of year again when dogs with unusually large heads, hairless bodies and other oddities compete to be the World's Ugliest Dog.
Saturday, June 21, 2014