The Awesome Foundation is a loose collection of some three-dozen local groups usually made up of 10 volunteers each, who offer $100 a month toward a simple, no-strings-attached grant, or Awesome Fellowship.
My global collection of towel cards tells guests how to be green (and save the hotel money) in a dozen instructive, chic, bossy, relieving, euphemistic, paranoid, minimalistic, and earnest ways.
South Africa and Australia are booming, but the gap between rich and poor is vast.
Diamond planet: A super-high pressure of the new planet, which orbits a rapidly pulsing neutron star, has likely caused the carbon within it to crystallize into an actual diamond, a new study suggests.
The Gulf oil spill was capped a year ago Friday, but offshore drilling is still far off its pre-spill pace. With a new regulatory agency putting a greater emphasis on safety, the industry might have to adjust to a new normal.
The number of Asians in Australia has almost doubled in a decade, from 1.03 million in mid-2000 to 2.1 million in the middle of last year, according to government statistics.
Mortgage rates for a 30-year loan are now 4.61 percent. Mortgage rates for 15-year loan now average 3.80 percent, lowest since last November.
Team Ukraine competes during the synchronized swimming free combination final at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary, in 2010.