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A chilly wind ruffled tablecloths at the open-air restaurants along Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. But it did little to dampen the enthusiasm of Pedro Assy as he prepared to open his simple eatery for the first time in more than three months.
A chilly wind ruffled tablecloths at the open-air restaurants along Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday. But it did little to dampen the enthusiasm of Pedro Assy as he prepared to open his simple eatery for the first time in more than three months.
Posted: 02-07-20
Iranian ​dissident and journalist Rouhollah Zam has been sentenced to death, months after he was apprehended by Iranian forces in mysterious circumstances.
Iranian ​dissident and journalist Rouhollah Zam has been sentenced to death, months after he was apprehended by Iranian forces in mysterious circumstances.
Posted: 01-07-20
The West Bank came under Israel's control in 1967. It remains critical to understanding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The West Bank came under Israel's control in 1967. It remains critical to understanding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Posted: 01-07-20
Police in Italy have confiscated a huge shipment of 14 metric tonnes (15.4 US tons) of amphetamines which they say was produced by ISIS in Syria.
Police in Italy have confiscated a huge shipment of 14 metric tonnes (15.4 US tons) of amphetamines which they say was produced by ISIS in Syria.
Posted: 01-07-20
Elon Musk's electric car business exceeds the value of almost every company in the S&P 500, including some iconic American companies.
Elon Musk's electric car business exceeds the value of almost every company in the S&P 500, including some iconic American companies.
Posted: 01-07-20
Facebook is about to look a little different, whether users notice or not.
Facebook is about to look a little different, whether users notice or not.
Posted: 01-07-20
China bought so much foreign oil at dirt-cheap prices this spring that a massive traffic jam of tankers has formed at sea waiting to offload crude.
China bought so much foreign oil at dirt-cheap prices this spring that a massive traffic jam of tankers has formed at sea waiting to offload crude.
Posted: 01-07-20
Coca-Cola is shutting down the juice and smoothie brand Odwalla at the end of July.
Coca-Cola is shutting down the juice and smoothie brand Odwalla at the end of July.
Posted: 02-07-20
Coffee chains create a lot of waste, from disposable takeaway cups to the used grounds that are sent to rot in landfills.
Coffee chains create a lot of waste, from disposable takeaway cups to the used grounds that are sent to rot in landfills.
Posted: 14-05-20
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.
Posted: 18-09-19
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.
Posted: 12-07-19
Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea in architecture is often to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes. This can prove a challenge, however, when faced with steep slopes, cliff faces and mountainsides.
Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea in architecture is often to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes. This can prove a challenge, however, when faced with steep slopes, cliff faces and mountainsides.
Posted: 23-01-20
Around this time last year, Taiwan was gearing up to host Asia's largest ever Pride parade having just become the first place on the continent to legalize same-sex marriage.
Around this time last year, Taiwan was gearing up to host Asia's largest ever Pride parade having just become the first place on the continent to legalize same-sex marriage.
Posted: 01-07-20
A Francis Bacon triptych sold for over $84 million during a virtual auction at Sotheby's, on what was an encouraging -- and highly unusual -- evening for the coronavirus-hit art market.
A Francis Bacon triptych sold for over $84 million during a virtual auction at Sotheby's, on what was an encouraging -- and highly unusual -- evening for the coronavirus-hit art market.
Posted: 30-06-20
In a small, delicate watercolor from 1864, the Archaic Greek poet Sappho embraces the poet Erinna, their lips nearly touching. Sappho's longing is plain on her face, while Erinna, heavy-lidded, eyes the viewer, her dress slipping off her shoulder.
In a small, delicate watercolor from 1864, the Archaic Greek poet Sappho embraces the poet Erinna, their lips nearly touching. Sappho's longing is plain on her face, while Erinna, heavy-lidded, eyes the viewer, her dress slipping off her shoulder.
Posted: 29-06-20
Before Netflix, before sagas like "Game of Thrones" -- before high-speed internet -- there was "Twin Peaks."
Before Netflix, before sagas like "Game of Thrones" -- before high-speed internet -- there was "Twin Peaks."
Posted: 10-04-20
When she arrived back home after weeks stranded at sea on board the Pacific Princess cruise ship, passenger CJ Hayden, a San Francisco-based author and business coach, submitted a refund request right away.
When she arrived back home after weeks stranded at sea on board the Pacific Princess cruise ship, passenger CJ Hayden, a San Francisco-based author and business coach, submitted a refund request right away.
Posted: 29-06-20
Although most governments are still advising against "nonessential" international travel, a host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their Covid-19 lockdown measures and border restrictions and are moving toward welcoming tourists back.
Although most governments are still advising against "nonessential" international travel, a host of popular destinations are beginning to ease their Covid-19 lockdown measures and border restrictions and are moving toward welcoming tourists back.
Posted: 02-07-20