An old meatpacking plant on Chicago’s South Side is being transformed into an eco farm, which its founders says will produce food sustainably, while creating zero waste.
American Madeline Miller, a classics teacher turned novelist, took home the prestigious Orange Prize for fiction on Wednesday for her debut book, “The Song of Achilles.”
President Barack Obama gave the United States’ top civilian honor on Tuesday to musician Bob Dylan, novelist Toni Morrison and 11 other people he described as his heroes because of […]
Falls Festival receives Tassie lifeline | Entertainment | BigPond News. The Falls rock music festival will continue in Tasmania after philanthropist Graeme Wood came to its rescue with a donation. […]
It was way back in 1963 when scientists discovered the Bowman-Birk Protease Inhibitor (BBI), a tiny protein in soybeans that exhibits strong cancer chemoprotective and anticancer treatment properties. Unfortunately, little […]
Nearly a thousand people recently circled the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds from dusk to dawn during the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event, which raises money to fight cancer.
The World Health Organization says the number of women who die from pregnancy and childbirth has been cut in half over the last 20 years. While that is an encouraging […]
Austrian director Michael Haneke has picked up the Cannes film festival’s top prize for the second time as Love is named winner of the Palme d’Or.
Around 100 short-haired bees (Bombus subterraneus) were brought across from Sweden to repopulate areas where it previously thrived.
Appropriate Adult, ITV’s chilling drama exploring the Fred West murders took a hat-trick of acting prizes at the British Academy Television Awards on Sunday night, with actors honoured for their […]