The heart of distinctions between romance and love

2012-02-14 10:38:42

It's fortunate I'm a female because my idea of professing my love, in the case of my then-boyfriend-now-husband, was to put itching powder down his pants.

Today's pirate is the entrepreneur of tomorrow

2012-02-08 11:18:49

Before the Super Bowl on Sunday, the FBI prepared for the TV event by closing down more than 300 Internet domains that streamed sports events and sold NFL merchandize.

Cosmetics brand gives education a makeover

2012-02-07 14:54:42

L'Oreal donated 1.3 million yuan ($204,000) to 10 universities in China to help students from poor families.

Schooled for life

2012-02-07 07:59:47

A middle school in Hefei, Anhui province, provides the opportunity of an improved education to hundreds of Tibetan children. Zhang Yue reports.

World walker

2012-02-06 07:58:40

A Chinese sojourner who walked and biked the globe 81 years ago has left a legacy for future generations.

Turning the office into a gym

2012-02-05 08:02:18

Every day, millions of workers do something dangerous to their health: they sit down.

How the sexes differ when rating pain levels

2012-02-05 08:02:44

It has long been known that certain pain-related conditions, like fibromyalgia, migraine and irritable bowel syndrome, are more common in women than in men.

Meetings vulnerable to hackers

2012-02-05 08:02:44

One recent afternoon, a hacker took a tour of a dozen conference rooms around the globe via equipment that most every company has in those rooms: videoconferencing equipment.

A disaster inspires tools for next crisis

2012-02-05 08:01:32

When the earthquake and tsunami struck northern Japan last March, the home of Shoji Tanaka was spared any major damage.

Enter the dragon babies

2012-02-02 16:49:26

A boom in births accompanies the Year of the Dragon's arrival - as do shortages created by the surge.

C-section kids not more likely to be overweight

2012-02-02 16:39:46

Children born by Cesarean section are no more likely to become obese than those who are born vaginally, according to a Brazilian study.

Takeoffs of tomorrow

2012-02-02 16:39:42

Experts imagine future airport experiences to be faster, easier and even fun.