In China, the government is becoming more open to its people embracing Buddhism and Buddhist principles. But when it comes to the Dali Lama, and Tibet, things are more restricted than ever.
The New 7 Wonders group has a new, more natural list of Wonders of the World. Visiting them will take you from South America to Africa to Asia and introduce you to some of Mother Nature's most breath-taking sites.
Ward Cunningham created the wiki to help a group document what it knew and what it didn't know. The technology that now powers massive websites, perhaps the best known of which is Wikipedia, could have netted Cunningham millions of dollars most likely, but he released it for free.
With the rise of the Internet and digital technology, it's become harder to identify cultural icons that unite generations and endure for decades. With that in mind, what icons will be considered classics, decades from now?
At halftime of the Detroit Lions football game on Thursday, Nickelback will perform. The performance is set to launch their latest album, Here and Now. But the Canadian band's inclusion has sparked some controversy.
In the Central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan, the akyns, or poets, occupy an important role. Part entertainer, part reporter, these cultural icons are helping tell the story of the nation's democratization.
MTV was launched Aug. 1, 1981. Now, 30 years later, the M (music) doesn't seem to make so much sense — but it certainly did at launch. Today, many folks would like their MTV — back.
Anheuser Busch-InBev, the global brewing company, is hoping to bring the Belgium bar concept to the United States, with 10 locations opening over the next few years. Some Belgians, however, aren't so impressed with the idea.
The jury in the trial of Conrad Murray in the involuntary manslaughter of Michael Jackson reached a verdict: guilty. Murray is now on suicide watch.
A chef in San Francisco is hoping to encourage more people to eat insects rather than or as a supplement to meat. They've been on menus for centuries.