An Indonesian man who used his bare hands to kill a snake that was discovered slithering on a busy commuter train has become an Internet hero.
The sky seems to be the limit for Chinese online shopping portal Taobao, which auctioned off two Boeing 747 jumbo jets on Tuesday for nearly $50 million.
A throne with a built-in commode for a French monarch takes pride of place at a New Delhi museum trying to break taboos surrounding toilets in a country where such convenience remains a sensitive issue.
More than $70,000 in donations have poured into a crowdfunding site set up for the cyclist who was fired from her job for making a rude gesture to President Donald Trump’s motorcade.
Feeling down on “Singles Day” this weekend? A Chinese white liquor maker wants to lift lonely spirits by offering a lifetime supply of booze for less than $1,700.
A French court on Thursday handed a six-month suspended jail term to a woman who claimed to have been kidnapped — sparking a massive search — in order to be with her lover.
Former US president Barack Obama answered a jury summons Wednesday, arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans.
When a Kansas City museum put a Vincent van Gogh painting under the microscope, it found an unlikely intruder: a grasshopper trapped in the canvas’s painterly whirls for 128 years.
An enraged woman forced an airliner to make an emergency landing after she discovered mid-flight that her husband was apparently cheating on her.
Non-smoking employees at one Japanese firm are getting six additional days’ holiday to compensate for the time their colleagues spend puffing away at work.
Bad day at the office? In high-pressured Singapore there is now a solution — a “rage room” that lets stressed-out people take a baseball bat to items ranging from glass bottles to televisions.