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Baby Orangutan Debuts at Chicago-Area Zoo (Video)

A two-week-old baby orangutan made her debut at Chicago's Brookfield Zoo. Zoo officials say the unnamed female Bornean orangutan was born December 20 to...

Brazil tempts tourists with spectacular bird watching

Brazil is hoping to become a 'twitchers' paradise in 2017, by encouraging more bird watchers to take advantage of the country's wild and exotic...

The new Karachi fitness regime

A growing number of Pakistanis are turning to fitness workouts and exercises to combat the strains and stresses of city living in Karachi. Fit...

Roll over quinoa, Teff is the new superfood

An ancient grain traditionally grown in Ethopia is fast overtaking quinoa as the new substitute for gluten free and protein rich products. Teff exports...

Freezing weather turns Canada roads into rinks

Parts of Canada have seen so much ice building up on the roads that residents have been putting on their skates. A storm that...

China-Highest Bridge/Operation

The world's highest bridge, rising nearly 570 meters above a valley, opened in southwest China. With a height equivalent to a 200-storey building, the...

Dirty job why cholera kills in Haiti

The men strip off their clothes, wrap themselves in rags and plug their nostrils with tobacco to hide the stench. They squeeze into a...

Inmates Remove Jail Toilet, Escape through Hole

Authorities in Newport, Tennessee say they have recaptured five of the six inmates who broke out of jail on Christmas. Six inmates escaped from...

Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball Unveiled (Video)

The Times Square Alliance and Waterford Crystal have unveiled the New Year's Eve ball in Times Square. The ball, made up of 2688 Waterford...

Battery-powered pod taxis aim to change city mobility

An environmentally-friendly Swedish start-up is attempting to change the nature of city mobility. Bzzt! as it's known is a city centre taxi service, which...