14 out of 20 of the most expensive homes in the world right now are priced at more than $100 million dollars.
Being ignored, mistaken for the tea lady or branded a 'maternity risk' … the following common experiences reported to the Everyday Sexism project are painfully familiar to working women
The Royal Armouries has verified that silk has bullet-stopping capabilities – but Archduke Franz Ferdinand forgot to wear his the day he was assassinated
Edinburgh University experts say asteroid hit Earth at a time when ecosystems had been weakened by a loss of biodiversity
Treva Etienne of Falling Skies fame, the latest black Briton to find success in America, fears a generation of domestic talent is being wasted
The elasticity of digital publishing can give new life to the shorter form, as DJ Taylor discovered
'Moisturisers are like jeans – if the brand that makes your bum look best happens to be Gap rather than Gucci, you're winning'
Our subject this time is ‘What another big city is doing.’ Why do we care what another city is doing? We can learn from what other cities do.
Father Christmas? — ‘Ye-e-s. How may I serve you?’ — Well, we were wondering…. We have an online discussion every day on various subjects, and we thought if you have time in your off-season, we might ask you to be honorary host of a question-and-answer session on summer. A ‘summer Q&A,’ as it were.
Many are reporting that this weekend could see a heatwave in the UK. But wherever and whenever they are, intelligent humans have developed ways to cool down, some of which are more drastic than others
Enthusiastic fundraisers have raised more than 26m in Dogecoin, a joke alternative currency, which could help propel the Jamaican bobsleigh team to the 2014 Winter Olympics
During the 4th century BC, Aristotle was of the opinion that money was a medium of exchange, but did not have an intrinsic value of its own since it was merely a human social invention which has no utility in itself .
Bristol firm says letting women take time off during menstrual cycle will make workplace more efficient and creative
Known more as a symbol of global warming, the nutrient-rich plumes that trail melting giant icebergs are in fact sinking carbon deep into the ocean
In requesting a photo with his EgyptAir hijacker, Ben Innes displayed surreal genius and cool under pressure worthy of a John le Carré hero
Forget the novel idea of dining in the dark. This is closer to the real deal: experiencing the world as someone without sight.
According to new research, happiness peaks when couples have sex once a week but does not increase with greater frequency – and quality matters
Austrian pilot breaks new world record after flying a balloon 206 metres underground. Watch the spectacular video below
Experience the beautiful and moving Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation from the air.
The guys over at PenguinMagic.com have come up with another brilliant drive-thru prank, this one involves a car seat camouflage costume and some poor unsuspecting fastfood employees. Enjoy.....
Having only one child is something many people frown upon, but the reasons for this are unscientific and unfounded.
English heritage calls on revellers to re-embrace the original Irish jack-o’-lantern after heavy rain reduces pumpkin supply
Former Spice Girl in discussion with Department for Education about opening up institution specialising in business and the arts