Citizens of Planet Earth are being invited to make a "video shout-out" to wake up a deep-space probe, Rosetta, that has been in hibernation since June 2011.
The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's funeral has said a schizophrenic episode was to blame for accusations that he was an imposter who gesticulated nonsense during the entire service.
The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial was accused Wednesday of being a fake who merely flapped his arms around during speeches.
It's your 150th day in space, and life is starting to resemble the movie "Groundhog Day" -- a repetitive daily routine interspersed with tugs of longing for life back on Earth.
Canada vowed Tuesday to defend the North Pole and Santa Claus, insisting the mythical figure is a citizen, after Russia ordered its military to step up its Arctic presence.
Hopes among resourceful inmates of an Austrian prison for a cheerier Christmas have been dashed after 50 litres (13 gallons) of a festive homebrew hooch were discovered by guards.
Istanbul is planning to introduce floating car parks to try to resolve the chronic traffic problems of Turkey's largest city, local officials said Tuesday.
US President Barack Obama may have moved the masses attending Nelson Mandela's memorial service with his stirring eulogy, but it was his grinning "selfie" with the Danish and British premiers that set social networks abuzz.
Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino said his side produced their best display in his time in charge as they ensured top spot in Champions League Group H with a 6-1 thrashing of Celtic on Wednesday.
The spider-like helicopter can whirr up straight into the sky, hover over cars and people, zoom in on a license plate and then take a close-up of a man's face in the crowd.
Myanmar set its sights on the ambitious target of 100 gold medals at the Southeast Asian Games on Thursday after stunning guests with a lavish opening ceremony.
Adele is reportedly preparing a lavish meal for her family this Christmas and has welcomed David Walliams and his model wife Lara to join in the festivities at her Brighton home.
Dita Von Teese doesn't find Miley Cyrus' twerking routine ''beautiful'' and would prefer to spend time looking at photographer Helmut Newton's provocative and erotically charged images.
Tara Reid has told a court that she was attacked by fellow party-goer Maryam Hassan last November out of jealousy.
Peaches Geldof believes her house is haunted by a woman who committed suicide over 100 years ago after delivering a stillborn baby.