If at first you don't succeed, try try again. Israeli artist Eliezer Sonnenschein made a name for himself by continually sneaking into the Tel Aviv Museum to hang his artwork until he finally got noticed by the curator.
The first time he saw North Korean leader Kim Il Sung in person, No Kum Sok decided he better start pretending to be a good Communist. Then he started plotting his escape from North Korea, which he managed to pull off in a Soviet-made fighter jet.
Lions who repeatedly kill livestock are a big problem for farmers, but killing such "problem lions" is an equally big issue for the threatened animals. To save both cattle and cats, conservationists are now trying out mock hunts to chase away lions without getting rid of them for good.
Ukraine's latest easefire is finally holding, but the US warns that pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine are likely to resume the war in the spring. And in the meantime, Ukraine is suffering from the same economic woes as Russia as oil prices plummet.
The search is on for planets that could harbor life, but many of the candidates that we can see are more like gassy Jupiter than rocky Earth. But those planets may be home to rocky moons that can sustain life themselves
On Saturday in Austin, there was a Black Lives Matter protest on the campus of the University of Texas, down the street from near the annual SXSW conference. At the protest was Texas hip-hop artist D.Hawk, who says it's time to take a stand against violence against African Americans.
People love lyrics. The way we consume music online inspired musicians, artists and fans to get way more creative about how they get their lyrics to the public. That's how the lyric video has become an Internet phenomenon.
For years, the Lego world has been mostly's a boy's world, even if girls played with them as much or more than their boy classmates. That's slowly started to change, but artist Maia Weinstock wanted to give the change a little kick.
Some activists who took part in environmental protests against the Keystone XL pipeline and other projects have attracted the attention of the FBI. They and their lawyers say the government is simply following a decades-old playbook of intimidation.
The latest Beijing/Tibetan fight is over reincarnation. Though Chinese Communists say the Dalai Lama is an advocate for violent separatism, they were perturbed when the Tibetan Buddhist leader said he might actually die someday.
Two gunmen killed more than 20 people in Tunisia on Wednesday, shocking the country that many people have called the Arab Spring's only meaningful success story. And while most of the dead were tourists, a Tunisian journalist says locals are feeling the deaths strongly.
The "lost" city of Atlantis has never truly been verified, but its existence persists in the minds of some, including author Mark Adams. But Adams points to new information he says makes it more likely at least part of the story is true.
No one expected the Yagisawa Shoten soy sauce company to come back after the 2011 tsunami, in which its inventory was washed away by 55-foot-high waves. But a good deed led to a discovery — and the soy sauce's return.
Ahmed al-Jumaili had only been in Dallas for less than three weeks when he was shot and killed. But members of the Muslim community in north Texas say hostility and hate crimes are nothing new, and have been on the rise in recent years.