World’s 10 Most Expensive Cities To Live In 2012 (PHOTOS)
April 19 2012 9:56 AM EDT
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released the Worldwide Cost of Living Index 2012, listing the ten most expensive cities to live in 2012.
Jellyfish Blooming In Seas Around The World: Human Activities & Global Warming To Blame
April 19 2012 7:58 AM EDT
Jellyfish population in marine ecosystem around the world is on the rise and may interfere directly with human activities, a new study claims.
Cupcakes Made From Insects: Food For Thought? (PHOTOS)
April 18 2012 9:42 AM EDT
Cakes filled with edible insects in various attractive shapes were on display at the University of Wageningen, Netherlands, on Monday to promote the idea of having insects to meet the needs of protein-rich diet for a rising population.
22 Years Of Hubble: NASA’s Iconic Telescope Captures Largest Mosaic Of Young Stars (PHOTOS)
April 18 2012 7:43 AM EDT
Just a few days before it turns 22, the premium space science observatory has delivered an image of one of the largest mosaics of several million young stars in the heart of the Tarantula nebula.
Quito: World’s First UNESCO Heritage Site In Pictures
April 16 2012 8:20 AM EDT
Quito or San Francisco de Quito, the capital city of Ecuador in South America, was the world's first city to be declared UNESCO's World Cultural Heritage Site along with Poland's Krakow in 1978.
Thickening Of Karakoram Glaciers In Himalayas Confirmed; Scientists Baffled By Satellite Images
April 16 2012 6:46 AM EDT
New satellite images and data have proved that some glaciers on Asia’s Karakoram mountain range, a part of the Himalayas, have gained ice mass.
Belfast In Ireland: Where Titanic Was Built And Where The Doomed Liner Is A Taboo (PHOTOS)
April 14 2012 5:54 AM EDT
As the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic April 15, a city in Ireland is striving to curb the taboo associated with the doomed ship
Strangest Ways People Flip-Flop In ‘Overloaded’ Situations Around The World [PHOTOS]
April 14 2012 3:30 AM EDT
From a Palestinian family falling from a donkey cart to a Chinese woman carrying a couch on a tricycle, here are a few pictures from around the world, showing how people flip-flop in some of the strangest situations caught on lens.
Top 10 Romantic Destinations In 2012 [PHOTOS]
April 14 2012 2:44 AM EDT
BRIDES magazine and travel advisors at Virtuoso, a leading luxury travel network in the Americas, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, have provided a list of hottest honeymoon or romantic destinations of 2012 in the current issue of the magazine.
Bracken Cave In Texas: World's Largest Bat Colony Opened For Public [PHOTOS]
April 13 2012 8:52 AM EDT
Bracken Cave, the world's largest known colony of Mexican free-tailed bats, southeast of New Braunfels, Texas, has been opened for tourists to let them see these bats arising from its natural cave roost for their nightly hunt of pests.
Top 10 Best-Paying Jobs in 2012
April 13 2012 7:10 AM EDT
The US-based consultancy CareerCast has listed the ten best jobs of 2012 on the basis work environment offered, stress, income levels, physical demands and job outlook.
London Jeweler Raises Awareness About ‘Blood Diamonds,’ Says Kimberley Process Allows Conflict Diamonds Into Market
April 12 2012 10:54 AM EDT
The Kimberley Process only addresses diamonds produced in areas controlled by rebel militias. It doesn’t take into consideration violence committed by government forces.
Pre-Historic, Buried City Of Akrotiri On Greek Island Reopened For Tourists
April 12 2012 9:15 AM EDT
After an unprecedented closure for seven years, the prehistoric city of Akrotiri, located at the volcanic cycladic island of Santorini in Greece, was reopened for tourists Wednesday.
Buccoo Goat And Crab Race Festival In Tobago Island Enthralls Tourists (PHOTOS)
April 12 2012 4:48 AM EDT
Located outside the hurricane belt in the southern Caribbean Sea, Tobago Island is famous for its pristine beaches and is a widely preferred wedding destination.
70-Million-Year-Old Eggs Of Mysterious Dinosaur Discovered In South America
April 11 2012 10:53 AM EDT
About 70-million-year-old fossilized bones and eggs of alvarezsauridae, an enigmatic family of small bird-like dinosaur, have been discovered in Patagonia, South America.
World's Top 10 Cities In Terms Of Economic Importance [PHOTOS]
April 11 2012 7:44 AM EDT
New York’s rich cultural mix keeps it in the top league of world cities, according to the Wealth Report 2012.
Fastest-Growing Emerging Cities Of The World [PHOTOS]
April 10 2012 8:00 AM EDT
The Knight Frank Wealth Report 2012 has marked seven cities as the world's fast-growing cities to watch in 2050, based on their potential for creating new market opportunities for local as well as global companies.
India, Pakistan May Ease Visa Norms For Business Travel
April 10 2012 7:35 AM EDT
India and Pakistan may relax visa norms for business travel by the end of this month, Pakistani High Commissioner to India Shahid Malik said in New Delhi Monday.
Top 10 Cities Of Geopolitical Importance That Will Lead The World [PHOTOS]
April 09 2012 8:03 AM EDT
The Knight Frank Wealth Report 2012 has predicted which cities will lead the world in 2050, in terms of geopolitical power and importance.
Basking In Motherhood Glow, Carla Bruni Joins Sarkozy’s Campaign Trail (PHOTOS)
April 09 2012 6:41 AM EDT
France's first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, basking in the glow of her “new” motherhood, is often seen at political rallies in France, extending support to her husband in the 2012 presidential election.