Classical music and messages to grow world's most expensive melons in tropical Malaysia

For the past 10 years, three Malaysian farmers have been perfecting the right concoction of nutrients and treatment to successfully grow Japanese… Read Article

North Koreans celebrates state founder’s birthday with fireworks and dance party

North Koreans celebrated the 109th birth anniversary of the state founder Kim Il Sung with a firework display and a dance party, the state media said. Read Article

NY's largest hospital system creates mental health center for its workers impacted by COVID-19

New York's largest healthcare provider Northwell Health's Center for Traumatic Stress, Resilience and Recovery (CTSRR) is offering help to its 76,000… Read Article

Cuban "healer" performs surgeries in Havana with a machete

Meet Jorge Goliat, a heavy drinking and smoking Cuban "healer" who performs surgery with a machete and tells his patients that drinking enough rum… Read Article

Egypt fires centuries-old Ramadan Cannon

Coinciding with the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Egypt fired on Tuesday the centuries-old Midfa Al-Iftar or Ramadan Cannon at Cairo's… Read Article

'Made of plastic': Cleaning up Bolivia's Uru Uru lake

Bolivia's Uru Uru lake is more plastic than water, with discarded bottles, containers, toys and tires stretching out towards the horizon, a dystopian… Read Article

Orphaned and disabled, baby alpaca walks again with her own set of wheels

When Ronja Pohl first saw the disabled baby alpaca at a friend's farm, her heart melted and she resolved to give the tiny orphan a home and a special… Read Article

Avengers area to open at California's Disneyland in June

A new Avengers-themed area that includes a Spider-Man ride will open at Walt Disney Co's Disneyland Resort in California on June 4, the head of the… Read Article

Mayo to Med: Israel returns sea turtles after tar cleanup

A handful of endangered sea turtles have been returned to Israel's Mediterranean waters after surviving an oil spill that required they undergo weeks… Read Article

Mexico City home of late British artist Leonora Carrington becomes a museum

The house where the British painter, sculptor and writer Leonora Carrington lived for almost 60 years in Mexico City, has been transformed into a… Read Article

Shrinking sea meadows store more carbon than forests. Scientists are racing to track what’s left

Hundreds of miles from the nearest shore, ribbon-like fronds flutter in the ocean currents sweeping across an underwater mountain plateau the size of… Read Article

Model train rings out the tunes in record-setting pandemic project

At Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland museum, shut during Germany's coronavirus lockdown, a model train chugs along a track lined with thousands of water-… Read Article

Chablis winemakers fight frost with candles in vineyards

Outside Chablis, known around the world for its fruity, acidic white wine, a deep orange glow from tens of thousands of candles hung over the rolling… Read Article

First Man in Space: The story of Yuri Gagarin

Sixty years ago, Russian astronaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space. Exploration of the cosmos has come a long way since then. Read Article

Dutch cargo ship adrift off Norway after dramatic rescue

The crew of a Dutch cargo ship was evacuated in stormy weather off the coast of Norway, leaving the abandoned vessel adrift and in danger of sinking… Read Article