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World’s largest duty free shop

A coastal city in south-eastern China has opened the world’s largest duty free...

Happy birthday as oldest gorilla in US turns 60

She is a mother of three, grandmother of 16, great-grandmother of 12 and reat-great-grandmother of three. She recently had surgery to remove a malignant...

DRIVERLESS CARS TESTED IN THE UK

Imagine driving to work blissfully unaware of the outside world sweeping past your windscreen. Well, that might be possible with new technology being tested...

Nail-biting ‘may prevent allergies’

Children who suck their thumb or bite their nails are less likely to develop allergies, a study suggests. The explanation, say the authors in the...

Strawberry farmer struggles on after earthquake

In the fields near the small Italian village of San Lorenzo and Flaviano, farmer Antonio Scialanga hurriedly picks raspberries before they rot on the...

Buddhas of Bamiyan

The Buddhas of Bamiyan were two 6th century monumental statues of standing Buddha carved into the side of a cliff in the Bamiyan valley...

SOUTH KOREAN GREEN BUILDING DESIGNS

Green building innovations are on display in the South Korean Capital Seoul. According to the events organizers, the demand for green technology is booming....

Russian daredevils brave ice on homemade slides

Amateur luge fans celebrated the Russian holiday of Maslenitsa, or 'Pancake Week' by sliding down a makeshift icy track in the city of Chelyabinsk....

Unusual to extreme – beauty regimes in 2013

It may only be skin deep, but when comes to beauty it seems we're prepared to try almost anything, anywhere and 2013 has been...

China-Flower Appreciation

Spring is always regarded as blossom season. These days, people in China have been enjoying breathtaking scenes of colorful flowers across the country. In Xi'an...