Writing in the notebook, which was from Robert Scott's ill-fated Antarctic expedition, remains legible but the binding has been dissolved after a century trapped in the ice of the frozen continent.
When combining average temperature over land and ocean surfaces, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration found a record high for September at 15.72 Celsius, or 0.72 Celsius above the 20th century average.
Queen guitarist Brian May has launched an exhibition from his collection of Victorian 3D photographs, which can be seen through a viewer, at the Tate gallery.
Consumers who purchase products from Taobao Marketplace can choose to pick up their buys from SingPost's POPStations with this collaboration.
Comet Siding Spring made its closest encounter with Mars on Sunday (Oct 19), racing past the Red Planet at a breakneck 203,000kmh.
France on Saturday (Oct 18) won the world blind wine-tasting competition for teams, unseating reigning champion Belgium.
Rare artefacts from the Zhongshan Warship, which was sunk by Japanese fighter planes, will be on display at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall from Oct 18 to Apr 19. It is the first time the relics are displayed outside China.
Featuring about 40 paintings, 20 drawings and 30 prints loaned from collections around the world, Rembrandt: The Late Works is the first in-depth exploration into the final stage of the Dutch master's career.
The book "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" tells the story of Dorrigo Evans, a surgeon imprisoned in a Japanese work camp on the Thailand-Burma railway.
A 45-year-old Belgian anaesthetist has admitted she drank half a 500ml bottle of mixture of vodka and water before assisting at a Caesarean in which a British woman died in France last month.