Britain's Queen Elizabeth II sent her first ever tweet during a visit to London's Science Museum as she opened a new gallery dedicated to the history of communication and information on Friday (Oct 24).
China launched its first space mission to the moon and back early Friday (Oct 24), authorities said, the latest step forward for Beijing's ambitious programme to one day land a Chinese citizen on the Earth's only natural satellite.
In a NASA-funded project, six people have sealed themselves inside a dome in Hawaii to test how their mental health might fare during a mission to Mars. NASA is aiming for a human mission to the planet by the 2030s.
The "Land of the Thunder Dragon" has long been one of the most isolated countries on earth, only lifting its ban on television in 1999. Most foreign tourists have to pay a minimum US$200 a day to visit.
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.