Facing extinction due to ubiquitous mobile phones, Britain’s classic red telephone boxes are being saved from death row by ingenious conversions into all sorts of new uses.
Once cast aside as a cringe-worthy mistake, “Colgate Lasagna” has at last found fame … as a flop at the Museum of Failure.
The minefield that co-workers and companies navigate when it comes to love at work has gotten even more complex following the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood, politics and the media.
He already has millions of Twitter followers and has spoken of the wonders of new technology. Now the Dalai Lama has launched a new iPhone app so devotees can keep track of his travels and teachings.
A female bottlenose dolphin has died at a Japanese aquarium only weeks after breaking a national record of more than four decades in captivity, an official...
Japan’s Sony Corp. said Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog, as the electronics and entertainment firm...
In a forest northeast of Portugal’s capital, centuries-old cork oak trees are bathed in sunlight, their thick grayish bark standing out among the greenery.
An ingredient in cannabis called cannabidiol or CBD has shown promise in a clinical trial as a potential new treatment for psychosis, scientists said Friday.
A new wave of "heat-not-burn" tobacco products are probably safer than traditional cigarettes but the devices still produce a number of potentially harmful...
A barely audible “Hi” escaped the lips of the timid young woman on stage, as she faced the crowd packed tightly into cafe and cultural space Onomatopoeia.
Thursday night saw a familiar crowd, dressed in black and oozing cool, gathering in Downtown Beirut for a fashion event – but this show came with a twist.
British astronomers have come up with a new set of constellations inspired by modern-day figures such as Harry Potter and Usain Bolt in an attempt to teach...
A record-tying eighth planet has been found in a faraway solar system, matching our own in number.
It may not feature in Morocco’s official tourism brochures but cannabis attracts thousands of visitors a year to the North African country.
An exotic island paradise in French Polynesia bought by Marlon Brando in the ’60s is using its Hollywood image to tackle environmental issues – with a little...
Around every reported fact there’s a ton of relevant yet omitted context, all the other little bits of trivia that conveniently fail to appear in print.
Nobody likes to overpay for anything, and if we get half a chance we jump at the opportunity to buy something below cost, especially cars.