Pope Francis on Friday advised married couples not to go to bed angry "even if the plates fly" in a light-hearted address during a pilgrimage to the sites associated with St Francis of Assisi.
"Argue as much as you like, even if the plates fly that is fine, but never end the day without making peace," the pope said in Assisi Cathedral.Full Story
A group of die-hard "Breaking Bad" fans have posted an obituary notice for the show's anti-hero Walter White in a local paper in New Mexico, made famous by the cult series.
David Layman, coincidentally a science teacher like White, was among 10.3 million viewers who tuned in to last weekend's final episode of the series about the central character's transformation into a drug lord, after being diagnosed with terminal cancer.Full Story
His surf buddies call him the white wolf. To everyone else he is just R.S.
Welcome to the unlikely world of Rene-Sebastien Fournie, a French priest who persuades young wave worshippers to consider committing themselves to a higher power: God.Full Story
Students at a Hungarian university attended class wearing only their underwear Thursday to protest against a dress code ordered by the college head.
In a letter to students on Wednesday, the rector of Kaposvar University in southwest Hungary wrote that a conservative dress code -- dark suits and shoes for men; jacket, blouse and trousers or long skirts for women -- must be adhered to when attending classes or exams.Full Story
Holding aloft a half-metre long horse penis, chef Xiao Shan confidently declares it "the most delicious" of the ingredients in a Chinese hotpot of male genitalia, one of many supposed Asian remedies to boost the libido.
Penises and testicles from donkey, goat, dog, bull and deer, the other contributors to the $200 feast, are laid out on a kitchen table, like a sorry-looking row of odd-sized sausages and veiny, oval vegetables, all waiting to be sliced up by his looming, intimidating cleaver.Full Story
It's a simple contraption -- an iron frame, foldout handle and four rubber wheels -- but in Hong Kong, the old-fashioned handcart is what keeps the city rolling.
In the shadow of skyscrapers, Hong Kong's working class trolley pushers transport everything from crates of live seafood to appliances, financial documents, furniture and mail.Full Story
Suspected drug traffickers tossed a bag containing more than a million dollars from a low-flying airplane, but the loot missed its mark and was seized by police, officials said Wednesday.
"A white bag containing, it later became evident, 26 bundles of cash, was thrown from the aircraft" Tuesday as it made a low pass over a clandestine airstrip in Bolivia's Santa Cruz province, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.Full Story
A 10-year-old boy who passed a Swiss final high school maths exam for fun is taking a special course in the subject at prestigious Zurich University, the institution said Wednesday.
Maximilan Janisch, whose father is a retired maths professor, is the youngest child to ever be allowed to follow such a course at the university, its president Michael Hengartner told Agence France Presse.Full Story
It wasn't a tsunami but it had the same effect: A huge cluster of jellyfish forced one of the world's largest nuclear reactors to shut down — a phenomenon that marine biologists say could become more common.
Operators of the Oskarshamn nuclear plant in southeastern Sweden had to scramble reactor number three on Sunday after tons of jellyfish clogged the pipes that bring in cool water to the plant's turbines.Full Story
British Prime Minister David Cameron admitted Tuesday he doesn't know the price of a loaf of bread -- because he bakes his own.
British politicians are occasionally asked the price of basic household staples by the media to see how "in touch" they are with the rest of society, usually in a bid to trip them up.Full Story