Hopes for survival of Urmia salt lake have been revived after more rains boosted a government program aimed at preserving the almost dried-up water body.
Organizers expected nearly one million people in the streets of west London’s Notting Hill on Sunday and Monday to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. More
The World Bog Snorkeling Championships is held in southern Wales on August 28, 2016. Entrants must negotiate two lengths of a 60-yard trench through the peat bog in the quickest possible time without using any conventional swimming strokes.
“The Asylum Steampunk Festival” in Lincoln, England, is the largest and longest-running steampunk festival in the world.
Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery.
Rescue crews have raced against time since a devastating earthquake leveled three towns in central Italy on Wednesday Aug. 23, leaving hundreds dead.
Patrick Dougherty constructs a sculptural installation “The Wild Rumpus,” from branches and sticks on the grounds of the Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston, Mass.