French researchers said they found evidence in two categories of people who lived long lives of a "biological barrier" to living forever.
A lucky koala was recovering on Friday (Aug 22) after being caught by firefighters when it fell unconscious from a tree before being given mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
Hong Kong's animal lovers heaped fury on the city's subway operator on Thursday (Aug 21) after rail workers failed to stop a dog from being run over by a train.
Fantasia by Escriba takes place this weekend, and will feature showstoppers like a chocolate waterfall and life-sized confectionery animals.
Nearly five percent of Japanese adults are addicted to gambling, a rate of up to five times that of most other nations, according to a study.
Under the new arrangement, it can stay at its Jiak Kim Street location up to the end of 2017 if it can secure a new location by Jun 30, 2015. Zouk founder Lincoln Cheng says his top choice for a relocation is the Singapore Flyer.
A 70-year-old Australian grandfather has become the oldest person to swim the English Channel, celebrating his feat by having a couple of beers "for medicinal purposes".
Experts are mystified as to the source of carbon tetrachloride (CCl4), an ozone-depleting substance, in the atmosphere.
BKS Iyengar, the Indian yoga guru credited with helping to fuel a global explosion in the popularity of the ancient spiritual practice, died on Wednesday (Aug 20) aged 95, his website said.
Lebanon is home to a growing number of mixed martial artists - mostly men - but one woman is packing the punches as the first Arab female fighter.