For the spatially challenged, think vertically: Lofted beds make every inch count. A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used tea...
Floating House is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another.
Nurses, midwives and GPs in the UK must be much more aware of female genital mutilation (FGM) and treat it as child abuse, says a report. The recommendation is among nine in a document produced by several
The female army cadet at the centre of the Skype sex scandal is suing the Department of Defence for compensation. The woman known as "Kate" says she's taking legal action after a fellow army cadet filmed
Marcia Wallace, the late actress who provided the voice of schoolteacher Edna Krabappel in The Simpsons, has been remembered in its latest episode. Sunday's edition of the series began with Bart Simpson
A British expert on art looted by the Nazis says the hoard of 1,500 artworks found in Munich is just "the tip of the iceberg" as many owners are still trying to recover their property. The Munich trove
Broadcasting watchdog Ofcom is to take no action against Downton Abbey over its contentious rape storyline, despite receiving 244 complaints from viewers. The regulator said it had decided not to pursue
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius headed to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a date with lawmakers frustrated by the rocky rollout of the HealthCare.gov website. What she got at the House
Number of rape cases in Delhi have spiked since the gang rape and murder of a student on bus in India The number of rape cases in India’s capital Delhi has almost doubled since the gang rape and murder
Scientists have a new idea for beating HIV: Target the virus with guided missiles called monoclonal antibodies. At least in monkeys infected with an experimental virus similar to the human AIDS virus,
Arthur Schlesinger Jr. remembers what Jackie Kennedy thought of Hillary Clinton, upbraids John Boehner for misquoting Lincoln, and denies JFK's philandering. Over the course of a long career as an historian,
Syria has destroyed all of its chemical arms production as world weapons watchdog puts declared stock of 1,000 tonnes of chemical stock put under tamper-proof seal The Organisation for the Prohibition