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 population in marine ecosystem around the world is on the rise and may interfere directly with human activities, a new study claims.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
The Kimberley Process only addresses diamonds produced in areas controlled by rebel militias. It doesn’t take into consideration violence committed by government forces.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Knight Frank Wealth Report 2012 has predicted which cities will lead the world in 2050, in terms of geopolitical power and importance.
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.
Pet owners in the US are looking at the lower-cost option of cremation rather than burial of their deceased pets as the economic downturn continues to affect them.
According to the Knight Frank Wealth Report 2012, China will overtake the U.S. to become the world's largest economy by 2020, but by 2050, India will surpass both.
A US Coast Guard cutter used cannon fire Thursday to sink a Japanese fishing vessel that got washed out to sea by the March 11 tsunami. The Ryou-Un Maru was sunken 180 miles west of the US and Canadian borders off Southeast Alaskan coast.
The Titanic wreck site is the newest on the list of UNESCO's underwater heritage sites across the world, as the wreck now comes under the cover of the 2001 UNESCO Convention on the Protection of Underwater Cultural Heritage, UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova said in a statement Thursday.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) latest list of world's most wanted terrorists features those accused by the Federal Grand Juries in various jurisdictions in the United States with accurate crime evidence available against them.
Man discovered the use of fire and learned to control it for cooking purposes much earlier than it was thought before, evidence found in a cave in South Africa suggests.
Test flight of PAL-V ONE (Personal Air and Land Vehicle), the flying car, was successfully concluded over the past two weeks, the Dutch company PAL-V said in a statement on Monday.
William & Kate: Revisiting Royal Couple’s Stolen Moments Ahead Of Their First Wedding Anniversary (PHOTOS)
As Prince William and Kate Middleton will celebrate their first wedding anniversary on April 29, 2012, here’s a look back at some of the best, stolen moments of the royal couple.
The shooting incident at Oikos University has occurred just in days before the fifth anniversary of Virginia Tech Massacre.
A few blades of dried grass with Mahatma Gandhi's bloodstains on them, collected from the spot in New Delhi where he was assassinated on Jan. 30, 1948, will go under the hammer in Shropshire, UK, on April 17.
Ashton Kutcher’s may or may not resemble Steve Jobs but he has been chosen to play the Apple Innovator. The actor will play Apple’s co-founder in a biopic, Variety reported Sunday.
The Turkish government has asked some of the major museums of the US to return various artifacts and antiquities the country believes were illegally excavated or flown out of its borders.
About 23 tombstones dating back to 15th century have been excavated at the ancient site of Tenochtitlan in the central part of Mexico City, the UNESCO's World Heritage Centre said in a statement Friday.
French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday that police have arrested 19 suspected Islamist militants from various cities across France.