A rare 25-carat, barrel-shaped pink diamond has been found among the jewelry collection of former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos, Christie's said on Tuesday after the government asked the auction house to appraise her collection of rare stones.
24 Nov 2015 06:25
In the first such honor for an once ubiquitous, now fast-disappearing feature of the American landscape, a telephone booth has made it to the National Register of Historic Places.
24 Nov 2015 05:03
North Korea scored a major victory in the kimchi wars on Monday when the UN all but elevated its pickled vegetables to the same lofty status as its southern neighbour's spicy capitalist cabbage.
24 Nov 2015 04:40
The blue gingham dress worn by Judy Garland in the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz" sold for US$1.56 million at an auction in New York on Monday.
23 Nov 2015 19:53
More than 600 babies in Japan wriggled to the finish line on their hands and knees in the world's largest crawling competition on Monday.