Built on the edge of what is architecturally possible, these monasteries cling to rock faces, lava pillars and mountaintop. The holy sites are the chosen residences of monks who dwell in these lofty heights
Barack Obama calls inequality the "defining challenge of our era". Polls show that a majority of Americans now believe that inequality has grown over the past decade and favour tax increases on the wealthy
So many people watched a live stream of the asteroid's passing that the website showing it crashed several times Earth had a close encounter Monday evening as an asteroid as big as three football fields
We’re almost surprised by how open the National Corvette Museum is being about the sinkhole incident that swallowed eight historic Vettes that were on display. We’d understand if the facility wanted to
Far Cry Classic, Ubisoft's high-definition update of the first Far Cry game, is crossing the pond from Europe to North America and will be released stateside on Feb. 11, the publisher announced today.
From a Tumblr-y soul singer to a Dublin MC rapping about Tanzanian albinos, here are the ten most exciting UK music acts you need to know in 2014. The South London pair began rapping together in 2009 two
Gone are the days when the Big Mac ruled the roost in American fast food culture. Goldman Sachs published a research note this morning that included a survey of 2,000 consumers on their restaurant preferences.
College athletes are ready to unionize. Members of the Northwestern University football team, under the guidance of former quarterback Kain Colter, have signed a petition seeking to gain protections under
Because if it doesn't, it's doomed When Betty White hobbled back into our hearts during the 2010 Super Bowl and parlayed the nostalgia of a generation of ironists who spent spring break '99 watching a
The US marine corps is to retry a sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case has been overturned twice by military courts in recent years. The military branch determined that the of
Toggle more options President Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery on Jan. 28, 2014: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Today in America,
Eric Lawson, who portrayed the rugged Marlboro man in cigarette ads during the late 1970s, has died. He was 72. Lawson died on 10 January at his home in San Luis Obispo of respiratory failure due to chronic
Since the invention of the automobile, cars and stars have gone together like paparazzi and the Kardashians. During this season of starlet-adorned award ceremonies, from the Golden Globes through to the
You better lock your S-foils into attack position, because the X-wings and the TIE Fighters are at it again. Disney is currently sending out invites for a closed “beta” test of its Star Wars: Attack Squadrons.
We're still some ways off from Steam Machines getting into the hands of consumers, but if you're one of the brave few to get in on the SteamOS beta, the latest update gives the operating system a bit flexibility.
Science News Infrared readings from a space telescope confirm that water vapor is rising from the surface of Ceres, and that discovery is likely to heat up interest in a strange world that's the biggest
The retailing giant Target is doing what it can to limit the damage from a massive data breach. But there are signs that other hackers are trying to take advantage of the original data theft with elaborate