In Spain, olive oil might as well be considered one of the food groups. And, often, that olive oil comes in unmarked, unlabeled containers from small orchards. But the European Union wants to make sure consumers know exactly what they're eating, which means big changes for the olive oil industry.
Katerina Tarnovska ia trying to build on the legend of the Amazon — the mythical women warriors who cut off their left breasts so they could fire their bows and arrows better and who fought along side Alexander the Great. Tarnovska, who is a preschool teacher by day, has organized a series of camps to help Ukranian women learn Asgarda.
Spain's unemployment is persistently high, and the latest effort to combat that doesn't seek to get businesses hiring again, but seeks to get individuals to go into business for themselves. But there are a host of practical and cultural barriers in their way.
Mark Schneider is a big deal among the war re-enactor set. He's often tapped to play the role of Napoleon, and he's in the running to play Napoleon in the biggest re-enactment in years: the 200th anniversary re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo.
Copenhagen is already one of the most environmentally-friendly cities in the country. More than a third of its commutes happen by bike. A majority of its energy comes from wind power. And now, a big portion of its cooling is done by ocean water. And it has its sights on an ambitious goal.
London's sewer system, like in most major cities around the country, are often clogged by accumulations of fat that must be freed by sewer workers. But now, London is trying to turn that trash literally into treasure. They want to use the fat to fuel a power plant.
New research out of Sweden, published recently in the Science magazine, changes the way scientists view trees' contribution to carbon sequestration. Ecologist Karina Clemmensen learned that trees continue to store carbon in the environment for its entire life because of fungus growing on the tree roots.
The Irish language has often been viewed as a weapon by Irish Catholic and an enemy tongue by the country's Protestants. But no longer, if some Irish have their way. They're trying to reclaim the language for both sides, and take the politics out of it.
Spain's economic recovery has been slow -- if at all. And as the economic malaise persists, families are making choices about what they spend. So, when the $400 bill comes to keep a horse another month, many families are saying no more and abandoning them. Within months, the horses are dead, if not rescued.
Margaret Thatcher was a controversial figure in life and was similarly so in death. While world leaders, especially conservative ones, praised her accomplishments, some liberals panned the Iron Lady's legacy while recognizing the impact she had on the world in 11 years as Britain's prime minister.