The world’s oldest standing army has 40 new members after a Vatican Swiss Guard swearing-in ceremony. Each man took a loyalty oath in a ritual-rich ceremony in the St. Damaso courtyard of the Apostolic Palace.
A new report from leading art and auction search engine Barnebys reveals some surprising trends. Among other things, the report reveals astonishing growth in demand for 20th century design, with the market for design increasing by almost 330 percent between 2009 and 2016.
Dictionary.com has added more than 300 new words and definitions to its online database reflecting everything from news to pop culture, which brought these words out of the darkness of the struggle bus and into the victorious expression of dabbing.
Snowbombing is a six-day festival for late-season skiers – and the place for your cool teens and seasonaires to hang out for the final party of the season – a celebration for those who love their music and the mountains in equal measure.
Despite the changeable weather, more than 200 competitors came from all over the world to the little Vojvodina village of Mokrin near Kikinda during the Easter holidays to compete in the 27th World Championships in Egg Cracking.
Google’s latest take on machine translation could make it easier for people to communicate with those speaking a different language, by translating speech directly into text in a language they understand.
Yuanyang County is in the Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture of Yunnan Province in China. Thousands of years ago, the Hani people living in this place created a wonder by developing large areas of terraced fields on the mountainsides and in the valleys.
China is planning to build around 20 floating nuclear power stations to provide a stable power source for its offshore oil and gas projects, as well as residents in disputed islands in the South China Sea.
Lithuanians badly want Tesla Motors to build its next giant factory on their soil, so to grab the attention of the California tech company they built a virtual version of a facility inside the “Minecraft” video game.