Food & Travel
The world’s tastes and treasures.
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.
That coffee you are drinking might not be so fair trade after all
Latin American coffee growers struggle with rock-bottom prices and a crushing outbreak of coffee leaf rust.
Lamenting Madagascar's last lonely lemurs (VIDEO)
Climate change is rendering life impossible for these tiny, charismatic primates.
Mexicans return to get Juarez cooking again
‘What a good thing that we can go out at night for dinner again,’ says a Juarez chef who’s returned from a drug war-imposed exile in Texas.
Srirachapocalypse avoided! Let's celebrate all the things we'll be able to do with Sriracha
Sriracha is safe... for now.
California city sues Sriracha hot sauce maker over spicy fumes
Huy Fong Foods is being sued by the city of Irwindale over claims that the hot sauce factory is pumping chili-laced air into the neighborhood.
10 of the most haunted places around the world
The world is a seriously spooky place.
The joke’s over for Russia’s top doctor
The Kremlin’s point man for trade wars and comedic relief is stepping down.
London museum revives the dead
Displaying history through the bodies of people who lived it.
Colombia's FARC and recreation
The country's national parks are a sight to behold. But beware guerrilla rebels and land mines.
Irish pubs face last call
They may be hugely popular around the world, but economic crisis and a new attitude toward drunk driving are helping end a way of life at home.
America: the land of most lawnmower deaths
This amazing map shows what each country is 'No. 1' in.
At least 80 injured in Argentina commuter train crash
The accident occurres when a commuter train crashed through a barrier at a train station in Buenos Aires.
Hefty Mexico wants to slim down. Does Mayor Bloomberg have the answer?
Latin America's heavyweight champ is poised to add a 5 percent tax on junk food and soft drinks, and it has New York City's mayor to thank — or to blame.
Tourists from these 10 countries are most likely to steal stuff
You like those hand towels? Some people take them home.
1 in 3 Chinese travelers admits to stealing furniture from hotels: survey
Clocks, lamps, paintings... According to a traveler survey, if it fits in a suitcase, it's fair game.
Want better sperm? Eat less bacon and more fish, study says
A study presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine this week links processed meat intake to poorer sperm quality, and fish to better semen quality.
What do they put in Oreo cookies anyway, crack? No, but funny you ask...
Connecticut College researchers discover lab rats prefer Oreo cookies as much as hard drugs; call fatty, sugary snackfoods as addictive as cocaine.
Tough times for fish and chips
Amid fast food competitors, Britain’s original takeaway carries on.
The world's greatest imaginary animals
Every country has one. Just about every lake has one. Welcome to the weird and wonderful world of unverified animals.
World Food Day: 12 meals you can buy for $1
A bag of chips? A meal for two? In honor of World Food Day, here are some of the foods that you can buy with #1dollar.