- Spiders Spin Webs Across Eastern Australia to Escape Flood Waters (PHOTOS)
March 07 2012 9:15 AM
Spiders have reportedly spun webs around trees, plants and bushes to escape flood waters.
- Australia Floods Force 13,000 Residents to Flee: Aerial View of Regions Submerged in Waters (PHOTOS)
March 06 2012 6:27 AM
Floods across eastern Australia forced more than 13,000 people to leave their homes Tuesday after record-high summer rains had drenched three states over the past week, swelling rivers and forcing dams to overflow.
- International Women's Day 2012: Not-So-Common Lives of ‘Common’ Women Around the World (PHOTOS)
March 06 2012 3:00 AM
As the United Nations' International Women's Day will be celebrated on March 8 this year, we let you peep inside the lives of “common” women from around the world.
- Argentina’s Perito Moreno Glacier Collapses (PHOTOS)
March 05 2012 8:30 AM
The collapse of the Perito Moreno glacier near the city of El Calafate in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz, southern Argentina, attracts thousands of tourists. This year, the glacier collapsed March 4.
- Over 2,000 Ancient Buddha Statues Unearthed in China
March 05 2012 6:46 AM
A whopping 2,895 Buddha statues and fragments have been excavated recently in northern China’s Hebei province.
- Poland Train Crash: The Worst Train Accidents in 2012 (PHOTOS)
March 05 2012 6:16 AM
The year 2012 has witnessed a number of rail accidents which claimed dozens of lives and injured hundreds of people. The slideshow here presents the worst rail accidents in the year.
- From Ukraine’s Chernobyl to America’s Monowi Town, Famous Abandoned Places Across the World (PHOTOS)
March 03 2012 6:16 AM
The reason for such places being isolated varies. While people had to leave some of these places following a disaster, others lie abandoned as an aftermath of downturn.
- Antiquities of Crisis-Hit Greek Reburied, to be ‘Found by Archaeologists in 10,000 AD’
March 03 2012 3:40 AM
An Early Christian basilica, excavated during an underground railway work in Thessaloniki, the second-largest city in Greece, in 2010 was reburied recently.
- Trimery Celebration Begins Ahead of Easter: Revelers Shoo Away Evil with Dance (PHOTOS)
March 02 2012 6:46 AM
During the traditional Trimery celebration, revelers from various performing groups participated in the holiday’s dance rituals which, they believe, will chase away evil spirits.
- World’s 10 Cheapest Cities to Live in, 2012 [PHOTOS]
February 29 2012 6:45 AM
The Economist Intelligence Unit has released its list of the world's 10 cheapest cities, based on the average cost of living. In its latest Worldwide Cost of Living survey, EIU compared all cities with the base city of New York, which has an index value of 100.
- Human Safaris Threaten Peru’s ‘Uncontacted’ Mashco-Piro Tribe; Will it Go the Jarawa Way? (Exclusive)
February 28 2012 8:04 AM
Within a month from the release of first close-up pictures of the “uncontacted” Mashco-Piro tribe of Peru, concerns regarding “human safaris” allegedly threatening the tribe have surfaced.
- Hungary Hosts Europe’s First Wheelchair Beauty Pageant (PHOTOS)
February 27 2012 7:21 AM
Hungary hosted what the organizers claimed to be Europe's first ever beauty pageant - Miss Colours Hungary - for the differently-abled contestants in Budapest Saturday.
- Miss India Worldwide Pageant 2012 Full Coverage - From Contestants’ Talent Show to Winner’s Crowning Moment (PHOTOS)
February 27 2012 4:47 AM
The 2012 Miss India Worldwide Pageant was concluded Sunday at Paramaribo in Suriname, South America, with Alana Seebarran of Guyana winning the coveted title.
- Princess Charlene Joins ‘Retro’ Fever at Oscars 2012, Dons White on Red Carpet (PHOTOS)
February 27 2012 1:28 AM
Princess Charlene followed the trend of wearing white for red carpet arrival this year as most of the actresses sashayed down the red carpet in white and black dresses, giving the feel of retro era.
- Evidence of Early Bronze Age Massacre Found in Turkey
February 25 2012 5:04 AM
A mass burial excavated at Titris Hoyuk, an archaeological site of Early Bronze Age (3000-2000 BC) in southern Turkey, shows evidence of massacre that happened about 4,000 years ago.
- Academy Awards: Best Oscar Red Carpet Dresses of the Past (PHOTOS)
February 24 2012 9:41 AM
Before the most-awaited 84th Academy Awards unfold, here are a few pictures of most memorable Oscar dresses worn by Hollywood hotties so far.
- Reign Falls: Did 200-Year Drought, Less Rainfall Cause Collapse of Classic Mayan Civilization?
February 24 2012 5:42 AM
Some climate scientists believe that a massive drought struck the regions of Classic Mayan Civilization and persisted for 200 years from AD 800 to 1000, around the same period when the civilization collapsed.
- Princess Victoria of Sweden Gives Birth to Baby Girl (PHOTOS)
February 23 2012 7:23 AM
Among the younger lot of royals from across the world who tied knots in the past two years, including the famed Prince William and Kate Middleton of Britain, Swedish Crown Princess Victoria has come up with the good news first.
- 12 Indian Army Soldiers Killed in Kashmir Avalanches, Seven Feared Dead
February 23 2012 6:29 AM
Twelve soldiers of the Indian Army were killed after being trapped in avalanches that hit two army camps in Kashmir, an army official told media Thursday.
- Sumba Island Tour in Indonesia: Where Mock War Heralds Good Harvest (PHOTOS)
February 23 2012 4:12 AM
The island’s western province recently held the two-day traditional Pasola war festival in the remote village of Kodi Pangedo, where spectators gathered to watch highly skilled Sumbanese tribal men, in two groups, on horseback flinging spears at each other.