Long thought of as thick-skulled brutes, Neanderthals were already building complex underground structures by firelight, possibly for rituals, 176,500 years ago, said a study Wednesday that adds to a new, smarter image of our extinct cousins.
A rare first edition of British playwright William Shakespeare's works from 1623 sold for £1.87 million (2.46 million euros, $2.75 million) at Christie's on Wednesday, the auction house said.
Aristotle once said, “Good habits formed in youth make all the difference.” Here are some good habits I follow that make all the difference in my beauty and fashion game.
“Shabaab, shabaab, shabaab”, shouts a vendor selling roasted chestnuts. “Tafadalu, tafadalu, tafadalu”, he continues. A tourist and taxi driver haggle over the price: “Ashura, khamsatash”.
Twitter said Tuesday it was easing its 140-character limit for tweets, allowing users to add links, attachments and some other features within the short messages.
Google on Tuesday unveiled redesigned ad products aimed at catching eyes on mobile devices and enticing people with nearby offerings at just the right moments.
Some days there is no train at all crossing the bridge to Uzbekistan, yawns a customs officer in Hairatan, formerly a teeming Silk Road border town whose decline is a barometer of economic depression in Afghanistan's north.
The Middle East's poetry equivalent of "Pop Idol" is helping to keep alive an age-old tradition using bedouin dialect, which is barely understood outside the Arabian Gulf.