- From Rio’s Samba Dance to Mardi Gras Parades, Top Carnival Pictures from Around the World (PHOTOS)
February 22 2012 8:11 AM
From Venice Carnival and Brazil Carnival to the exuberant parades of Mardi Gras, here's a slideshow presenting a glimpse of all those carnivals from across the world.
- Prehistoric Huts of Hunter-Gatherers Discovered in Jordan, Archaeologists Wonder How Humans Lived 20,000 Years Ago
February 22 2012 6:49 AM
Archaeologists have discovered ruins of two huts at Kharaneh IV, one of the largest Late Pleistocene sites in southwest Asia, located about 70 km east of Jordan's capital Amman.
- Kate Middleton Makes First Visit to Oxford School as Royal Patron in Chic Jacquard Dress (PHOTOS)
February 21 2012 8:47 AM
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, undertook her first visit to a school in Oxford as a royal patron Tuesday.
- India Begins Documentation of Padmanabhaswamy Temple Treasure
February 21 2012 8:15 AM
Two expert committees appointed by the Indian Supreme Court began documenting the wealth of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple complex in Thiruvananthapuram.
- Mardi Gras 2012: Celebs, Entertainers & Revelers Parade in New Orleans (PHOTOS)
February 21 2012 3:22 AM
The two-week-long Mardi Gras annual festival kick started in New Orleans, Louisiana, Monday with celebrities, entertainers and revelers taking part in parades.
- Oruro Carnival 2012: Bolivian Streets Witness Folk Dance, Colorful Parades (PHOTOS)
February 20 2012 9:35 AM
Marked by folk dance, parades and more cultural activities, the three-day Carnival of Oruro in Bolivia started on Saturday with fanfare and feasts.
- Winter Snap 2012: Avalanche Kills Three Skiers in Washington (PHOTOS)
February 20 2012 3:03 AM
Three skiers were reportedly trapped and killed in an avalanche near the Stevens Pass area in the Cascade Mountains in rural eastern King County, Wa. on Sunday.
- Brazil Carnival 2012 Begins, Block Parties Bring Revelers to Rio & Sao Paulo Streets (PHOTOS)
February 18 2012 5:09 AM
While the Brazil Carnival observes various street parades by Samba groups from across the country, check out a few pictures of the annual block parties held in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro on the opening day of the carnival.
- Actresses Who Outshined Models at New York Fashion Week (PHOTOS)
February 17 2012 8:22 AM
The New York Fashion Week has been witnessing the top fashion models walking the ramp for high designers in their newest creations, but a lot of celebrities have rather made outstanding appearances at the annual fashion conglomerate.
- Top 10 Most Optimistic Markets in the World
February 17 2012 5:36 AM
The latest fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence report by Nielsen has found that India is the most optimistic market in the world.
- New York Fashion Week Photos: Will Oscar de la Renta Gowns Inspire 2012 Oscar Red Carpet Fashion?
February 16 2012 8:06 AM
Hues of grey and pink, tints of blue and shades of black gowns and dresses of novel designs dominated Oscar de la Renta's display during the New York Fashion Week on Valentine's Day.
- Honduras Prison Fire Kills 359 Inmates Trapped in Cells (PHOTOS)
February 16 2012 3:03 AM
In one of the world's worst prison fire incidents, a killer blaze swept across a prison in Honduras Wednesday, killing about 359 inmates in their cells, and injuring at least 21, the authorities said.
- Ancient Goldmine Discovered in Ethiopia, Are We Close to Solving Biblical Queen of Sheba’s Treasure Mystery?
February 15 2012 7:33 AM
An ancient goldmine discovered on a hill on the Gheralta plateau in northern Ethiopia is said to be the treasure trove of Queen of Sheba.
- No More Missing Curves: Kate Middleton’s Latest Photos Defy Anorexia Fears
February 15 2012 3:04 AM
Anorexia experts can now heave a sigh of relief as Kate Middleton, now titled Catherine, does not look as thin and lean as she looked during her Canada trip last July that sparked rumors of her being at the risk of anorexia.
- Valentine’s Day Top Pictures: Cute Moments of Animals & Birds Captured on Lens (PHOTOS)
February 14 2012 4:18 AM
Here’s a slideshow presenting some of the cutest moments of animals and birds expressing love on Valentine’s Day.
- Most Deadly Avalanches in Recent Times (PHOTOS)
February 13 2012 8:08 AM
Start the slideshow to view pictures of these avalanches that hit many mountain villages across the world and claimed hundreds of lives.
- Europe Cold Weather Snap: Girl, 5, Miraculously Survives Kosovo Avalanche (PHOTOS)
February 13 2012 2:48 AM
A five-year-old girl was pulled alive from 10 meters (33 feet) of deep snow following a massive avalanche that hit houses in the remote mountain village of Restelica, southern Kosovo, on Sunday.
- Top 10 Romantic Destinations to Propose Marriage in 2012 [PHOTOS]
February 11 2012 6:48 AM
Just in a couple of days before Valentine’s Day, online travel advisor Cheapflights has released its latest list of places ideal to propose marriage.
- Woolly Mammoth Spotted in Russia? Famous Siberian Hoaxes That Went Viral
February 10 2012 8:26 AM
A recent video, supposed to be a hoax, showing a giant animal crossing a river in Siberia’s Chukotka Autonomous Okrug region has surfaced, creating furor over an extinct species of mammoth.
- Europe Cold Weather: Latest Aerial Views of Countryside Blanketed With Snow (PHOTOS)
February 10 2012 3:07 AM
Europe’s bitterly cold weather has claimed hundreds of lives so far, and has left many cities and villages without water and electricity.