Far from the country’s popular beaches, visitors to this old city medina are also in search of a unique landscape. That’s because Erriyadh, on the island of Djerba in Tunisia, has been turned into an outdoor street-art museum.
A little-known Japanese company has donated 10,000 high-tech face masks to several Ebola-hit African nations and says it is now getting calls from New York City, which confirmed its first case of the virus Thursday.
Smart thermometers that indicate a woman’s most fertile days based on tracking basal body temperature are becoming numerous but the Daysy, which recently became available for purchase in North America, runs on a unique algorithm that claims an accuracy rate of 99.3 percent.
A high-pitched chorus pours out from a Muslim nursery school in Thailand’s insurgency-battered south, as girls in crisp, white hijabs read aloud the curls and flourishes of a homegrown script virtually erased from public life.
Google provided a sneak peek into Bhutan Thursday by unveiling a Street View project for the remote Himalayan kingdom, featuring panoramic views of its majestic mountains, monasteries and crystal-clear rivers.
Nadia Khan treasures two photos of her sister Sumbal: one showing her bright-eyed and smiling, the other blank-faced in death after she was gunned down by militants, a “martyr” in Pakistan’s desperate fight against polio.