A pair of researchers in Florida developed a startling hypothesis over a round of golf: Tracking fish could tell us more about meteorological patterns around the world. Two years later, that hypothesis is bearing out, with great impacts for science.
Oscar de la Renta, who died on Monday at 82, was born and raised in the Dominican Republic. But after leaving at 18 and becoming famous around the world, he still maintained ties to his home and fellow fashion designers there, who are clamoring to have a street named after him.
The biggest beneficiary of Netflix's move into Internet-challenged Cuba may have nothing to do with the service on the island. It will be the ability to feature some of Cuba's best filmmakers to a global audience.
The cricket world woke up to shocking news Thursday. One of cricket's biggest stars, Sachin Tendulkar of India, announced he's retiring from the sport. For cricket, it's like LeBron James calling it quits.