To some she's just a plain white bunny, to others she's a prime example of minimalist art. But for six decades Miffy has been delighting young kids around the world, and now she's getting a museum of her own.
As dawn breaks over a Johannesburg park, some 300 people dance in silence, some dressed as Batman, Spiderman or Wonder Woman.Others are in tutus, black catsuits or animal "onesies". Many have masks and painted faces.
New York -
J Edgar Hoover was the main tool in banning it. Puritans preached against it. Moral crusaders crusaded against it. So what? The famous weed turned over $5.4 billion in legal sales last year, and nobody minds a bit.
San Francisco -
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered just outside San Francisco's glitzy Super Bowl City on Wednesday to protest the forced relocation of homeless residents ahead of the nation's most popular sporting event.
The death of a Chennai teenager has turned out to be the latest in a series of selfie deaths in India. Fifty percent of those who died while taking selfies last year were Indians, according to the Washington Post.
It was the stuff of dreams: walking down a Paris street one day to walking the runway as a top 20 model in the world's fashion capital.That's exactly what happened to Victoire Macon Dauxerre at 18 as she prepared to graduate from high school in 2011.
Hundreds of Britons have attempted to claim a £33 million pound (43 million euro, $47 million) lottery payout, saying their tickets have been damaged or lost including one woman who said she put hers in the washing machine.
Even if winters here in California are mild compared to the East Coast as blizzards cause problems, the importance of a hot meal and a connection to the outside world for a shut-in senior is extremely vital.
Los Angeles -
Like the much-needed rain that has reached California, the effort to help the homeless has even more significance to it as the impact of El Niño storms has displaced the thousands of homeless living in makeshift camps along the Los Angeles River.