Food & Travel
The world’s tastes and treasures.
Things rich people do: vacation in 'shanty towns' and pretend to be poor
It's so hard to believe this is real.
Murder of Miss Venezuela shocks the mecca of beauty queens
Model and telenovela actress Monica Spear and her ex-husband were killed, and their 5-year-old daughter was injured, in an apparent robbery while on vacation in Venezuela.
8 reasons Uruguay’s not all that
Media have hyped up the tiny South American country that just legalized weed. Sorry for the buzz kill, but …
Magma clue to Earth's super-volcanoes
Like a kettle, the magma chamber is initially strong enough in these leviathans to resist the pressure but eventually breaks apart in a cataclysmic discharge.
India successfully launches cutting-edge cryogenic rocket
The cost of the program has attracted criticism as the government struggles to tackle poverty and child malnutrition.
Death toll rises to 13 in India building collapse
The building collapsed like 'a house of cards.'
60 Seconds on Earth: Need an elephant? Get to Asia's largest and oldest livestock fair
There's a lot more than just cattle at this Indian fair
Carolina Reaper pepper looks to burn a hole through your stomach
The Guinness Book of World Records said farmer Ed Currie's pepper is the fieriest in the world, measuring an average of 1,569,300 Scoville Units.
First state-licensed marijuana retailers to open Jan. 1 in Colorado
Operators of the first eight marijuana retailers in Denver are anticipating a surge in demand on Wednesday morning.
The 2013 Rock of the Year
Gibraltar is the Best Rock of 2013 for remaining regal and steadfast despite Spain and Britain acting like hungry schoolchildren in its midst.
US astronauts step out on spacewalk for station repairs
The spacewalk began at 7:01 a.m., and is expected to last six and a half hours.
South Korea's all about dinner porn
Welcome to the world of 'mok-bang,' where you can watch young Korean people eat their dinner. For hours.
UK threatens EU free-movement rights
As restrictions against migration by Bulgarians and Romanians ease next year, Britons fear an influx.
The most expensive place for expats? You'll never guess
Not Tokyo. Not London. Think south, and left.
Chinese unmanned spacecraft lands on moon, 1st since 1976
China joins the ranks of the US and the Soviet Union in making a 'soft landing' on the moon.
Chinese unmanned spacecraft lands on moon
China joins the ranks of the US and the Soviet Union in making a 'soft-landing' on the moon.
A pristine tourist hub at the edge of the Himalayas (PHOTOS)
Miles away from industrial output, far from any large metropolis, the Kaghan Valley is still the most popular tourist destination in Pakistan.
WestJet airline surprises passengers with Christmas gifts (VIDEO)
WestJet's heart-warming Christmas video is already a hit for the Canadian airline as it nears 30 million views.
It's 'Suspended Coffee Day'!
You might not know what that is, but it's awesome.
It's only International Cheetah Day once a year. And it's today!
So here are 17 important things you should probably know about cheetahs.
Beer wars, Guatemala edition
A family feud at Guatemala’s Gallo beer brewer has opened doors to what could be Anheuser-Busch InBev’s next big gulp.
What's the best airport to be stuck in?
Well that depends what you're into.
The hungriest places on Earth
The average American will eat 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving. In other countries, most people will eat less than half that in a single day, and many will eat much, much less.
100 days before Paralympics in Sochi, barriers remain for disabled athletes
Commentary: Despite promises, the Russian government has much to do to make the city accessible.
Buddhist shrines around the world
Buddhism is one of the planet's most popular religions. Here are some of its most magnificent shrines.
10 most irreplaceable ecosystems on Earth
Scientists have ranked the world's ecosystems. These are the most irreplaceable. Protect them.
Google’s Cultural Institute is like a treasure bath for your eyes
This massive digital collection is a geeky love song to human civilization.
King Tut's sister stolen from museum in Egypt
Hundreds of other articles were stolen during August clashes between Islamist supporters and police.
Princess Anne suggests the British may need to eat horses to save horses
Princess Anne has sparked a debate by suggesting that the British should consider eating horsemeat.
Rescued pup becomes first dog to climb Everest
Rupee, rescued from a garbage dump in India, reached base camp on the world's highest mountain.
ISS crew brings Olympic torch safely back from space
The Olympic flame is on Earth once more after its historic spacewalk.