- Germany is currently seeing better-than-predicted GDP growth, low unemployment, and steady prices. Surprisingly, economists say a recession is around the corner.
- It's a sign of good times in the Eastern Hemisphere: beer is becoming more and more popular in Asia.
- Janko Tipsarevi?’s wife has garnered attention with her husband’s run in the U.S. Open. Here are some pictures of Bilijana Sesevic.
- Between his uncouth comments about the Hollywood studio system and his claim that he sent director Lars Von Trier his own sex tape to land a role in "Nymphomaniac," Shia LaBeouf can't seem to stay out of the gossip headlines.
- Rumored supply chain issues may have an impact on the release date for the iPhone 5, as it was reported that Sharp Co is behind schedule in producing the device's display. However, this influence may not be a negative one. New analysis has found that constraints have actually had a positive effect on Apple's stock price, reports Apple Insider.
- Fire alarms were set off at France's Feissenheim nuclear power plant when a blast of steam erupted after an accidental chemical reaction, injuring at least two people.
- West German authorities might even have been aware that terrorists were planning to strike the 1972 Games.
- Ailing Finnish smartphone maker Nokia Oyj (NYSE: NOK) is betting the company that two new Lumia smartphones based on the new Windows 8 OS from Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), the world's biggest software company, will be international hits.
- During the holiday week, economy-watchers are likely to focus on Friday's August nonfarm payrolls report and the European Central Bank’s governing council meeting, on Sept. 6.
- This means that Tokyo’s population in 2100 will match the numbers from 1940.
Lufthansa Cabin Crew Strike: 208 Flights Cancelled; Europe, Intercontinental Flights Grounded (PHOTOS)The cabin crew of Lufthansa (LHA) airlines is staging a strike at three German airports Tuesday in their second walkout in a 13-month wage dispute that has resulted in the cancellation of 208 flights in Frankfurt.
Miss World 2012: How Miss China, Host City Ordos Court Controversy With Fame; Top 4 Miss World ControversiesEver since Miss China Wenxia Yu was crowned Miss World Aug.18, she has come under flak for jury favoritism. Even the host city Ordos is not spared as reports of economic woes and subtle attempts to refurbish its image surface amid its ongoing attempts to win international recognition.
- Nils Pickert is a German dad that wears skirts for his son's comfort. The boy likes to wear dresses and skirts at home but was afraid of being bullied if wearing them to school.
- Samsung Electronics (Seoul: 005930) may have lost a $1.05 billion judgment to Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), the world's most valuable technology company, but it’s won a temporary reprieve from the judge on product bans and other retaliatory measures.
- Chelsea look intent on signing a forward before the close of the transfer window.
- Critics complain that Shah is simply exploiting the name of Hitler because he remains a popular figure among many Indians.
- A surge in orders for weapons, most of which from developing nations, has turned into a boon for U.S. companies -- and they have the Saudis to thank more than anybody else.