The turbulent airline worker who infamously quit his JetBlue job by activating the emergency chute on a plane last year has landed himself with a year’s probation.
India’s richest man has mystified – and drawn criticism from – elements of the country by building a super-mansion and then leaving it largely vacant, reports the New York Times.
The end of the world is nigh – again.
Mexico’s vulnerable but popular Pacific coastline prepared for the onslaught of the latest hurricane of the season Tuesday with residents and tourists hunkering down, MSNBC reports.
Scientists and yeti enthusiasts believe there may finally be solid evidence that the apelike creature roams the vast Siberian tundra, reports the Guardian.
London could one day rival Pisa in the leaning tower stakes after surveyors found that the capital city’s famous tower rising above the U.K. Parliament has developed a visible tilt.
A fiery legal fight has broken out in the U.K. over the trademark for the slogan “keep calm and carry on” — the helpful advice of the British Government during World War II.
Just when you thought celebrities couldn’t sell out any more dubiously, along comes Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov’s 35th birthday party.
In the age of multilingual GPS devices, driver seat massages and cruise control navigation, it was only a matter of time before manufacturers developed drowsy driver alerts.
With his flagging poll ratings and uphill battle for re-election in 2012, President Obama could be forgiven for casting an envious eye at Vladimir Putin.
Weather forecasters tracking a previously powerful Category 3 hurricane in the mid-Atlantic said Monday it had weakened to a tropical storm headed toward the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada.