In spite of the long-held image of freshmen moving into college wearing shorts and flip-flops under colorful foliage, one in four first-time students at American colleges and universities now starts not in the early fall, but in the winter ...
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A unique culture maintained by African slave descendants along the U.S. southeastern Atlantic coast will be featured with a float in the presidential inaugural parade
The University of Zimbabwe Confucius Institute is set to become the only one in the world with local lecturers, at a time when it has received an award for being the best in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Tycoon Kim Dotcom's new file-sharing service Mega launched today with a promise to free the internet from corporate and government interference.
Vietnam urged Laos to halt construction of a $3.5 billion hydropower dam pending further study, environmental activists said on Friday after a meeting of the Mekong River Commission.The
Besides the millions of pilgrims, ash-smeared ascetics, doe-eyed starlets and wide-eyed tourists that usually flock to the Mahakumbh Mela in Allahabad, there is a new class of visitors the religious gathering has attracted this year: academics and students from Harvard University.
The Gini coefficient, an index that monitors the gap between the rich and poor has reached what experts consider an alarming level in China.
Visitors to the zoo had been observed "shouting, spitting and throwing things" at the crocodiles "to make sure they are alive."
Nokia is releasing design files that will let owners use 3D printers to make their own cases for its Lumia phones
Officials in Nepal have said they will now have to put a cap on the growth of wildlife including endangered species like tigers and rhinos.