Borgo San Dalmazzo -
The corpse of a 68-year-old tarot-reading woman has been found in the bedroom closet of a villa. The body was wrapped in bed sheets and was sitting upright in a chair, with her left hand resting on her knee and her right hand raised in blessing.
The 104 residents of an Austrian town are tired of the jokes, the prank calls and people stealing their traffic signs. Now they want to change the name of their town from Fucking to Fugging but there is already another town with that name.
Kew Gardens -
Builders preparing a site of a luxury hotel in west London have unearthed a huge Roman settlement and the discovery of more than 11,000 Roman items just half a metre (20 inches) below the surface.
In the face of sorrow from Cyclone Nargis comes new life. Than Win lost seven of her 10 children in the Cyclone. On Wednesday she gave birth to her eleventh child in Myanmar's Irrawaddy delta where over 10,000 are now dead.
Imagine if you could turn the current world’s population to a community of 100 people and see how resources were distributed among them. This forms the basis for the Miniature Earth Project and a new video highlights that data.
Residents walk in a village among houses destroyed by super Typhoon Haiyan in Tanauan, Leyte in central Philippines
With permission by Reuters / John Javellana
A cluster of houses built in a upland in Tripura, India, surrounded by forest. However, the cluster is well connected with the main road and has a primary school. In a remote village in Tripura, basic amenities are fast expanding and reaching to outreached.