Alan Eustace, 57 years old, is an executive at Google. On Oct. 24, he jumped out of a balloon from a height of more than 41 kilometres.
Germany has become the first country in the world to introduce a drone delivery service.
A drone is a small, unmanned aircraft that is guided by remote control. It can be used to reach places that are hard to get to by any other method.
A student from South Korea says she was “shocked” at how differently food is treated in the United States compared with her homeland.
Soon, people in Toronto may be able to enjoy a hot chocolate or a coffee in a “cat café.”
Two groups of people in the city are trying to raise enough money to open cat cafés.
A 91-year-old widow in New York had a funny way of saving her money.
She stashed it in a zipper pocket in the arms of her old sofa. She felt it would be safe there.
And so it was, until one day when she was having some health problems and her family gave away the couch to a Salvation Army thrift shop.
In most restaurants in Canada and the U.S., after a meal the customer leaves the server a “tip.”
The tip is a bit more money, usually about 15 to 20 per cent of the cost of the meal, that goes directly to the server.
Five incredible animals have been entered into the Purina Animal Hall of Fame for 2014.
Where in the world should you eat dinner tonight? Well, if you want the best—the very best—head to Denmark.
A restaurant in Copenhagen, called Noma, was recently named the world’s top restaurant by Restaurant magazine.
Every year the magazine puts out a list of the 50 best restaurants in the world.
Noma held the top spot for three years, until it was bumped out of first place in 2013. This year it has reclaimed the title.
Noma gets thousands of requests for reservations each day.
Students in New York City are not allowed to take cellphones to school.
But students in one neighbourhood have come up with a solution that keeps their phones nearby and also benefits local businesses.
A husband and wife struck gold last month… in their backyard.
The man and woman were walking their dog on their property in California when the woman noticed a strange looking, rusty can in the ground.
They started digging, and eventually uncovered eight metal cans. The cans were full of gold coins–1,427 of them.
It turns out that the coins are very valuable. In fact, they’re worth more than $10-million.