For those living under darker skies, Sunday night will reveal to the naked eye a green comet zooming by our Earth.
A Fort Lauderdale waitress has been found dead after reportedly getting struck by numerous passing cars on a suburban freeway in Florida, US after a first date with a local man.
A college in Northwest China's Shaanxi Province recently made news headlines for its ban on drinking. This drew public attention to the issue of regulating young people's alcohol use.
Today, the most objective estimate is that autistic people account for one percent of the world’s population. If this assessment is correct, there are about 1.5 million autism cases in Russia and up to 13 million in India.
In the wake of sexual misconduct allegations and an ongoing investigation by Cosmos show broadcasters Fox and National Geographic, US science evangelist Neil deGrasse Tyson has apologized for the discomfort of two woman but strongly denied an accusation that he drugged and raped a third woman while in graduate school.
The country's novelists are finding fame and acclaim beyond the borders of their motherland. Drinks, cheers, and applause. It's the world's biggest book fair. The Frankfurt, in its 70-year history, has never hosted a themed event dedicated to a Chinese author, until a few weeks ago.
Arguably one of the greatest scientific collaborations in the history of mankind - and certainly the most expensive - the International Space Station (ISS) has been orbiting the Earth for 20 years, bringing science and amazement to Earthbound scientists, researchers and space enthusiasts.
Pusha-T is well-known for his longstanding conflict with Canadian rapper Drake. According to the media, this tension between two performers could have caused the incident.
In a significant act of peaceful civil disobedience, over 70 have reportedly been arrested on Saturday as an estimated 6000 ‘climate rebellion’ protesters closed the five main river bridges over the Thames in London.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - The exhibition of photographs of the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest’s finalists opened in the United Nations office in New York on Friday.
Critics of the US president’s rhetoric blame the mail bomber’s actions on Trump’s calls for violence against Democrats.
Reintroducing the language of peace into America’s increasingly polarizing cultural conversation.
"Dhokra," the art of lost wax casting, has its roots in the 5,000-year-old Indus Valley civilization. The art is most popular among the tribes of the Bastar region in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, who are swimming against the tide to keep the art alive.
A unique research opportunity presented itself for two American scientists, who have been received a grant to study the effects of pornography.
The number of children in the developed world being diagnosed with forms of autism has risen exponentially in the last 20 years. Sputnik spoke to James Cusack, the Director of Science at Autistica UK, about what lies behind the statistics.
The late Pope Paul VI and murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, notorious icons of the Catholic Church whose life and works caused deep division among the hierarchy of the faithful, were canonized by Argentine-born Pope Francis on Sunday.
It began as an April Fool’s Day joke but soon took on a life of its own.
In a damning indictment of health care in the US, the family of Nobel prize-winning physicist Leon Lederman sold his award to cover end-of-life medical expenses.
As the former US first couple has had a date at the world’s most famous beer festival, which comes to an end on October 7 in Munich, the ex-president in his leather shorts and a vest has attracted stares as well as local women in traditional dirndl dresses.
Russian police launched a probe into the case of a man who allegedly injured himself in an attempt to eliminate a nasal blockage, a representative of the local police services told Sputnik.
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