A local doctor, Dr. Issa Fathima Jasmine, supported by her community is spearheading the fight against hunger with the Chennai community fridge.
On a farm called Hoba West, near Grootfontein in Namibia, lies a 60 tonne-plus hunk of rock. Discovered by a farmer in 1920, the Hoba meteorite is the largest known, single piece, meteorite to have struck earth.
The number of elephants in the wild has dropped by a third in the last decade. Despite recent reductions in poaching there are still estimated to be 20,000 elephants killed each year. Could a new strain of elephant-mammoth hybrid help save the species?
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Plans for an independent floating nation which may house up to 300 families, provide community facilities such as hotels, restaurants and offices, could help alleviate climate change in French Polynesia.
Your knowledge of Vikings weddings and Vikings may begin and end with the antics of Ragnar Lothbrok and his clan in the TV show Vikings. However, a Viking wedding was an elaborate and meticulously planned event, from the opening of financial negotiations to the ending bestowment of the morning-gift.
You may be familiar with the children's book 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' by Eric Carle. It's the innocent tale of a hungry caterpillar who eats his way through the week. Another caterpillar, Lonomia obliqua, is nothing like that. In fact Lonomia obliqua is the deadliest caterpillar in the world.
If you're an endangered wild animal and ridiculously good looking then it could be a distinct disadvantage. A study has found the most popular endangered species are seen so often in the media that it creates a false impression of well being.
The once-deserted Land of Oz Theme Park in North Carolina will open gates once again for a surprise six days of adventure this June.
Sebastian Steudtner, a 32 year old from Nürnberg in Germany, is a professional big wave surfer. Yes it's a real job! Although we reckon...
A German union is making the case for a 28-hour shortened work week in a bid to secure an improved work-life balance for it's members.
A crumpled paper cup allegedly used by The King of Rock and Roll 62 years ago has just sold for thousands of dollars on Ebay.
Zakopane is already a popular destination for winter sports but the town has another reason you'd want to visit, Snowlandia, the world's biggest snow labyrinth.
From shopping malls to gas stations, over-sized, pink, female-only parking spaces are springing up in China. The initiative has stirred controversy amid claims that woman-only parking spaces enforce a stereotype of bad female drivers.
Mention Japanese trains and most people will conjour up an image of the Japanese Bullet train or Shinkansen hurtling through the Land of the...