Food & Travel
The world’s tastes and treasures.
They razed paradise and put up a soybean lot
Brazil's agro powers are excited to be edging closer to soy giant the United States. But environmentalists say there's another reason to be very afraid for the rain forest.
North Korea's new space logo is a total ripoff of NASA
Also it's the Spanish word for 'nothing.'
Watch the magic of film editing turn Sydney into an amazing miniature replica of itself
What sorcery is this? It's called "Tiny Sydney," and it's the work of an Italian-born Aussie filmmaker and photographer, Filippo Rivetti.
More Chinese relatives fly to Malaysia, demanding the truth about flight MH370
The plane is still missing, but relatives are far from giving up.
It was shear luck nobody was hurt during this protest outside the Louvre (VIDEO)
About a dozen sheep, a sheepdog and 50 farmers arrived at the Louvre in Paris worried they would one day end up in a museum if European Union agriculture policy changed.
Mexicans squeezed by soaring lime prices
The citrus fruit has become such a precious commodity that gangs of thieves are even stealing 'green gold' by the ton.
This timelapse video of Dubai is unreal
The United Arab Emirates' megacity looks like a computer-generated sci-fi futurescape.
Elvis, Tupac, Kurt Cobain, and John Lennon are alive and starring in this Dutch beer commercial
This is probably not the weirdest thing you'll see today, but it's still pretty weird.
Denmark's birth rate has become so low a travel company is offering couples a discount to have more sex
Spies travel agency wants the Danes to 'Do it for Denmark.' Holiday ovulation discount included.
North Korea’s new drug addiction
Forget crystal meth. Here comes amidon.
These nations are using food to project power around the world. And it's working.
The way to hearts and minds, it seems, is through the tummy.
Here are the cheapest and most expensive places in the world to get your vice on
Where's the cheapest place in the world to buy weed? Who's got the most over-priced cigarettes? Where can I get a beer for a dollar? We attempted to answer these questions and more with this breakdown of things that are bad for us.
Archaeologists unveil two colossal pharaoh statues in Egypt
The two quartzite statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III can be found in Luxor.
The restaurant that invented tiramisu is closing forever
The Italian economy takes dessert down with it.
The best MH370 conspiracies according to the MH370 conspiracy generator
OK but if it happened it would be crazy.
How rocky US-Malaysia relations may be impacting the search for Flight 370
Malaysian authorities have been reluctant to accept large-scale American assistance. That might be down to history.
Watch these hilarious Swedish guys bake a cake while electroshocking themselves
It goes really poorly but they can't stop laughing.
Would a cheese by any other name taste as good? 10 foods that can’t be called anything else… by law
European negotiators say you can only buy Parmesan in Parma, Cheddar in England and Brie in France.
5 of history's most mysterious airplane disappearances and crashes
As the search expands for the missing AirAsia Flight 8501, here's a look back at history's strangest plane crashes and disappearances.
5 of the most SXSW things happening at SXSW so far
If the 80,000-volt taser drone doesn't kill you, try out the real-life Mario Kart course.
7 of the world's worst cruise ship disasters
Otherwise known as, a list of reasons why that cabin in the woods doesn't sound so bad after all.
Malaysia says missing plane may have turned back
The mystery of the disappeared Malaysia Airlines plane continues.
Malaysia Airlines plane vanished at sea with 239 people aboard
The plane disappeared without giving a distress signal after reaching 35,000 feet.
Things rich people do: paint every room in their house purple
Myanmar’s upcoming census could spark anti-Muslim violence
The poll is sorely needed by a nation that has no idea of its population size. But rights groups urge that it be suspended.
What's the better party? Mardi Gras or Carnival?
Hundreds of thousands of revelers cast inhibitions aside for the biggest parties on Earth.
The same plastic chemicals in yoga mats and shoes are found in nearly 500 foods
Azodicarbonamide, also known as ADA, was found as an ingredient in breads, bagels, tortillas, hamburger and hot dog buns, pizza, pastries, and other food products.
Bhutan goes from no TV to all about electric cars
The tiny kingdom, famously the last country to get television, signed a deal with Nissan on Friday to import a fleet of battery-powered cars.
Bye-bye, Uncle Sam: This is where Americans go when they renounce their citizenship
The US is still the top destination for immigrants, but plenty of Americans are leaving too.
37 motorbikes carrying everything, including crocodiles
The things we carried. On mopeds.
Indians pulled this baby elephant out of a sinkhole
What was your good deed for the day?