Now that the festive period is over and the decorations have come down, most households have opted to recycle their old Christmas trees. But people in the town of Weidenthal in southern Germany have come up with a much more imaginative way of getting rid of them – by holding the world Christmas tree throwing championships.
British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) has just announced 2013 nominations.
A 275-metre wide asteroid will make close encounter with Earth on January 9.
The choice of CD for a long car journey has long been the cause of family friction. But new research has revealed that which song drivers listen to can even influence how safe they are on the roads.
We cannot imagine Christmas without slowly falling snowflakes, but how do these wonderful things form?
The impetus behind Brooklyn-based entrepreneur Cesar Kuriyama's "One Second Everyday" project is fairly straightforward: The essence of every person's day can be boiled down to a single memorable second.
Christmas trees with all those lights, decorations and colourful baubles are a huge temptation for cats.
A nice rest in Montreal park, Canada, nearly turned into a tragedy for some family, whose baby was nearly snatched by an eagle.
In the next Eurovision Song Contest Switzerland will be represented by a Salvation Army and band Heilsarmee guitarist Emil Ramsauer, who is 94 years old.
Santa Claus has paid an early visit to the animals at Taronga Zoo in Sydney.
A Sikh soldier has made history as he guards Buckingham Palace wearing a turban instead of the traditional bearskin.
A self-controlled swimming robot PacX Wave Glider has just rounded up a journey from San Francisco to Australia, says Liquid Robotics, the US company behind the project.
Hundreds of airplanes are photographed landing at the San Diego airport in mere thirty seconds. How is this possible?
New Zealand, Wellington has hold the world premiere of director Peter Jackson's latest movie The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey.
Yet another version of the popular game Angry birds – Star Wars – is available starting from November 8, according to the Finnish game developer Rovio.
October 31 marks Halloween, which is a celebration observed in a number of countries on the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows.
US President Barack Obama has already cast his ballot in the US election race, arriving to a polling station in his home state of Chicago.