Take an ostrich ride in Spain

2011-10-17 10:50:18

Seven-year-old Annabell rides an ostrich at "Artestruz" ostrich farm outside the village of Campos in the Spanish Balearic island of Mallorca October 16, 2011.

Vitamin E tied to higher risk of prostate cancer

2011-10-12 11:24:59

Men taking daily vitamin E were more likely to get prostate cancer than those not taking the dietary supplement, according to a study of close to 35,000 North Americans.

New app uses brainwaves to track sleep quality

2011-10-11 15:50:34

A new app that aims to improve both the quantity and quality of sleep uses brainwaves to track the amount of time spent in different stages of sleep.

'Noah' may mean difference between life and death

2011-10-11 13:17:51

It's not quite a yellow submarine, since it's destined for travel on top of the water, not under it.

Multivitamins don't help US women live longe

2011-10-11 10:16:31

Women taking multivitamins don't live longer than those who get their nutrients from food alone, according to a US study that found they in fact appear to have slightly higher death rates.

US woman gives birth after marathon

2011-10-11 10:03:40

Amber Miller could be forgiven for taking a long rest after completing the Chicago Marathon on Sunday but rather than resting her aching limbs, the 27-year-old spent the evening giving birth to her second child.

German fashion designer makes clothes from milk

2011-10-08 16:54:27

A young fashion designer from the German city of Hanover is revolutionising high fashion by designing clothes with a staple she can find in her fridge -- milk.

Jobs' biography rushed into print

2011-10-08 08:11:23

Steve Jobs, in pain and too weak to climb stairs a few weeks before his death, wanted his children to understand why he wasn't always there for them, according to the author of his highly anticipated biography.

Comets a water source for thirsty early Earth

2011-10-06 20:03:22

Astronomers have found the first comet with ocean-like water.

Healthy diet tied to fewer birth defects

2011-10-06 13:26:39

Women who eat a better diet leading up to pregnancy are less likely to have babies with birth defects, including brain and spine problems as well as cleft lip and cleft palate, according to a US study.

Two-faced cat sets longevity record

2011-09-30 11:27:01

Frank and Louie is the world's oldest two-faced cat, which is not to say he is deceitful or insincere.

Recovery next year for world stocks: Poll

2011-09-30 06:33:31

World stock markets will recover next year from a nightmarish 2011 that has wiped trillions of dollars off share prices, according to a Reuters poll that showed almost all major stock indexes ending 2011 in the red.