Sumatran orangutans plan their trips through the Indonesian jungle in advance, according to a new paper published in PLOS ONE that once again upends humans's uniqueness in the animal kingdom.
Oprah Winfrey was taken aback when Switzerland contacted her to apologize for comments a store clerk made to the TV star. We hear you Oprah – superfluous apologies are not to be encouraged.
Oprah Winfrey now says she's sorry she mentioned where she experienced a racist store clerk while shopping for a $38,000 purse. Oprah Winfrey earned $77 million last year.
Scientists have long tried to figure out what causes the ebb and flow of ice ages. New data suggests a novel explanation for why the mile-thick blankets of ice retreat so quickly: They become too heavy.
Switzerland train crash: Two trains collided Tuesday in Switzerland. Of the 46 passengers on board the trains, 26 were taken to hospitals, none had life-threatening injuries.
Switzerland train crash: Trains collided head-on near Granges-pres-Marnard in western Switzerland on Monday evening, just two days after a train derailment in Spain killed 79.
A team of researchers have developed an algorithm that can map a room based on acoustic echoes, essentially using echolocation like a bat.
In an effort to expand economic cooperation and resolve a border dispute, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang arrived in India Sunday, his first trip abroad since taking office in March.
Accusations of blasphemy, a criminal offense under Egypt's new Islamist-backed constitution, have been leveled more frequently against writers, activists, and Christians in recent months.
A Spanish court ruling and investigations spurred by whistleblowers are aimed at scaring tax evaders and raising revenue. One watchdog's list could lead to some 300 billion euros in tax havens.