Traveling coffee-cup memorial for Srebrenica’s dead comes home

More than 8,000 traditional Bosnian coffee cups were installed as a memorial in the town of Srebrenica on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary...

Road traffic microplastics flooding world’s oceans: Study

Airborne microplastics from traffic pollution may be entering the world's oceans at a similar rate to that from rivers, according to new research Tuesday...

Philip Pullman to publish ‘His Dark Materials’ sequel in October

The English novelist will revisit his bestselling "His Dark Materials" trilogy with a new family-friendly novella, which will arrive in bookstores on Oct. 15 via...

TED talks tune into big ideas in the Arabic world

A prestigious TED group dedicated to "ideas worth spreading" on Monday set out to provide a global stage for Arabic speaking thinkers, artists and...

‘A Yellow House’ opens window to the lives of Indonesian domestic workers in Singapore

In Indonesia, the scarcity of jobs leads many to seek work overseas. Meanwhile, Indonesian domestic workers are in high demand in countries such as...

New Zealand, United States… Which country is the most optimistic on climate change?

The International Energy Agency has recently estimated that 2.6 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions will never be emitted into the atmosphere due...

US calls Ghislaine Maxwell’s bail request ‘nothing,’ urges no special treatment

Ghislaine Maxwell cannot be trusted to be freed on bail while facing charges she helped advance Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse, and deserves no "special...

Milan goes ‘phygital’ for first apres-lockdown fashion week

Milan kicks off its first Digital Fashion Week on Tuesday with two live runway shows, including from heavyweights Dolce & Gabbana, to send out...

‘Sie Jin Kwie’: Teater Koma revisits kindness, heroism in digital format

Teater Koma, arguably one of Indonesia’s biggest and most prominent theatrical groups, recently livestreamed a "rerun" of a play from its repertoire for theater aficionados stuck at...

Six Harvey Weinstein accusers call $18.9 million New York settlement a ‘cruel hoax’

Six women who claim they were sexually abused by Harvey Weinstein urged a US judge on Monday to reject an $18.9 million settlement with the...

‘MythBusters’ host Grant Imahara dies at 49

Grant Imahara, host of the popular science program “MythBusters,” has died. He was 49 years old. Imahara, who was also an electrical engineer and roboticist,...

Masks, cameras, action! Film production restarts in California

Filming crews are beginning to tentatively return to set in California, after a hiatus forced on the industry by the coronavirus pandemic. State-designated safety protocols...

Armie Hammer, wife Elizabeth Chambers split after 10 years of marriage

Hollywood actor Armie Hammer and TV host Elizabeth Chambers announced their split over the weekend. The two wed in May 2010 and have two kids:...

The young legend of Katherine Langford in ‘Cursed’

As if drawing a magic sword unexpectedly from a stone, Katherine Langford has found herself the princess of the screen. The 24-year-old from Perth, Australia,...

Hong Kong Book Fair postponed amid spike in coronavirus cases

The Hong Kong Book Fair has been postponed due to a spike in locally transmitted coronavirus cases in the global financial hub, the organizer...

National Ainu museum opens in Hokkaido after COVID delay

Japan's first national museum dedicated to the indigenous Ainu people of northern Japan opened Sunday after repeated delays due to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Japan youth sleep 8 hours a day, longer than 10 years ago: Survey

Japanese in their 20s and early 30s sleep about eight hours a day, 40 to 50 minutes longer than 10 years ago, as they...

Can introverts thrive in business? 5 tips for survival and success

When it comes to careers in business, many people think extroverts have a higher chance of success than introverts. That stereotype has lingered for many...

Body of missing ‘Glee’ actress Naya Rivera found in California lake, sheriff says

A body recovered from a lake in California is that of missing "Glee" actress Naya Rivera, officials said on Monday. "We are confident the body we found...

Ghana library showcases black and African literature

A small group of visitors waits eagerly at the entrance to a single-story building in Ghana's capital Accra, looking to explore the literary treasure...

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