Courageous, risk-taking young writers lead the pack in this year’s NZ Post Book Awards. Chief judge and Campbell Live presenter John Campbell said he was blown away by the strength of this year’s 185 eligible books.
Two Republican members of Congress have asked the US Treasury Department for information on what type of license American pop star Beyonce and rapper husband Jay Z obtained for a high-profile trip to Cuba to celebrate their wedding anniversary.
Prince Harry’s naked pictures gave Las Vegas $23 Million worth of free publicity, as the images were seen by 154 million people. The 28-year-old royal caused controversy when nude photographs of him playing strip billiards with a bevy of beauties were published online in August. According a new report issued by the Las Vegas Convention and […]
A missing tour bus passenger in remote southern Iceland ended up joining her own search party last weekend without realizing the search teams were in fact looking for her, according to a report. According to the Iceland Review, which cited the website mbl.is (site in Icelandic), a bus driver in the volcanic canyon Eldgjá reported a foreign tourist missing […]
Nestled in the golden bush grass of an open savanna, a black rhinoceros lies on her side. Her head is haloed by a dried pool of blood.
Katia Eliad, a Paris-based artist, was stuck in a rut. She felt blocked in her creativity, out of touch with herself and for some inexplicable reason unable to use green or blue in her abstract paintings.
Thailand excels at throwing out the welcome mat for visitors. In the 50 years since the Tourism Authority of Thailand and Thai Airways were founded, the country has evolved from an obscure, barely visited Southeast Asian backwater to one of the developing world’s most expertly marketed travel destinations.
Tyler Perry is on fire. The filmmaker’s latest movie, “I Can Do Bad All By Myself,” burned the rest of the competition by grossing $24 million, according to early estimates by Hollywood.com Box Office.
The countdown to the 2010 World Cup, football’s biggest carnival, began in earnest this week with the passing of the one-year anniversary to the opening game of the event.
The long list for the job that has been described as "the best in the world" has been announced. A chef, a dance instructor and a scientist are among the final 50 applicants for the six-month post of “caretaker” on Hamilton Island, part of the Great Barrier Reef off Australia The successful candidate will enjoy a salary of $100,000, free home and generous perks on the island.