Japan man, 80, starts Everest ascentPublished: 05/17/2013 08:45
An 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer has begun his ascent of Mount Everest, his website said, in a bid to become the oldest man to reach the roof of the world
Coca-Cola 'recipe' finds teen buyer -- at $15 millionPublished: 05/16/2013 08:44
What could be a World War II era recipe for Coca-Cola's secret formula found a buyer Wednesday on eBay -- a 15-year-old who now has three days to come up with $15 million to pay for it
Frenchman dies after plucking eyes outPublished: 05/13/2013 09:34
A mentally ill Frenchman died on Sunday after gouging out his eyes and impaling himself on a post as authorities tried to restrain him, a police source said.
Fake pope held in Rome for looking like John Paul IIPublished: 05/11/2013 09:01
A Slovak street performer dressed in white papal vestments has been detained and fined by the police in Rome for bearing too close a resemblance to the late John Paul II, the police said on Friday.
Pilots fined for in-flight photos with modelPublished: 05/10/2013 04:50
Photos of a Vietnamese actress and model posing with pilots in their cockpit during a Vietnam Airlines flight have surfaced online, leading to their cash fines and suspensions
Would-be robber thwarted by chilliPublished: 05/06/2013 14:26
A quick-thinking worker at a takeaway food store in Sydney has stopped an attempted robbery by throwing a bucket of chilli at a would-be thief, leaving him with minor burns, Australian police said Monday
Chinese paper mocked over phallic headquartersPublished: 05/03/2013 15:16
Unamused Chinese censors have been at work to stop people sniggering over the new Beijing headquarters of the People's Daily newspaper, which bear an unfortunate resemblance to a giant penis