Mammoth Skeleton Sells For Nearly 550,000 Euros At French Auction

The nearly intact skeleton of a woolly mammoth that lived at least 10,000 years ago was sold at auction for more than a half million euros Saturday in the southeastern French city of Lyon.The giant skeleton -- mounted in a forward walking position with its enormous curved tusks with tones of caramel...

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Built By US For $1 Billion, This Is World’s Most Expensive Embassy

At $1 billion it is the most expensive embassy ever constructed. But its designers say the new American chancery on the Thames River marks a paradigm shift in design: the U.S. Embassy here will exude openness, while hiding all the clever ways it defends itself from attack.After decades of building American...

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This Glowing Blanket Is Designed to Ease Kids’ Fear of the Dark

Many kids have a security blanket they bring to bed with them every night, but sometimes, a regular blankie is no match for the monsters that invade their imaginations once the lights are off. Now there’s a glow-in-the-dark blanket designed to make children feel safer in bed, no night light required.Dubbed...

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Australian PM Searches For Creator Of Rainbow-Coloured Bike. Here’s Why

Hours after Australian parliament passed a bill to legalise same-sex marriages in the country, Prime Minister Turnbull began his search for the creator of a rainbow-coloured, crochet-covered bike left outside his house two months ago. The bike bore the word "yes", perhaps symbolic of the overwhelming...

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10 Sets of Twins – All Under the Age of 2 – Descend Upon Santa for Epic Photo

Ten sets of twins under the age of 2 descended on Santa Claus to create a very special and festive Christmas photo."He said that was the most kids he had ever had sit on his lap at one time," one of the moms, Dee Knoll, said.The moms, all from Illinois, told InsideEdition.com they were on a playdate...

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Albino Dog’s Life Changed With Loving New Family, and a Stylish Pair of Sunglasses

An albino dog’s life went from a rocky start to smooth sailing when the canine was outfitted with a pair of suave sunglasses that protect him from the elements and have made him a social media star.Sherlock the schnauzer was born in Australia with a rare form of canine albinism, giving the pup pure...

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Japanese Government Makes Pikachu an Official Ambassador

Beloved video game character, '90s anime icon, and official ambassador to the Japanese government: Pikachu can now include all three titles on his resume. As Konbini reports, Japanese foreign minister Tarō Kōno has appointed the Pokemon mascot as an ambassador to promote Osaka’s bid to be the host...

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Pink diamond sells for over $32 mn in Hong Kong

An enormous oval diamond named the "Pink Promise" was sold Tuesday for an eye-watering US$32.16 million at auction in Hong Kong.The 14.93-carat pink gemstone went to an unidentified phone bidder as applause filled the room.Auctioneers Christie's said it was the second highest price per carat paid for a pink...

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Large Iceberg Breaks Free From Glacier In Southern Chile

A large iceberg broke off the Grey glacier in southern Chile, authorities said on Tuesday, adding that the cause of the rupture was unclear.Chile's CONAF forestry service shared photos on social media of the enormous block of blue-white ice, which measured 350 meters (1,148 feet) long by 380 meters (1,247...

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Forest of Light

Visitors walk through the installation "Ancient Forest" which is part of the exhibit "Enchanted: Forest of Light" at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge, California.  

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