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Vienna Zoo Surprised By Birth Of Twin Pandas

Vienna Zoo Surprised By Birth Of Twin Pandas

Last Monday, a giant panda named Yang Yang gave birth to a cub at the Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria — or so the zookeepers thought.
Dutch Ban On Gas-Powered Cars “Likely To Become Law,” Officials Say

Dutch Ban On Gas-Powered Cars “Likely To Become Law,” Officials Say

A new bill that bans gas and diesel-powered vehicles in the entirety of the Netherlands is likely to become law, proponents say.
Modern “Witch Doctors”: 25 Photos Inside The Widely Misunderstood Trade

Modern “Witch Doctors”: 25 Photos Inside The Widely Misunderstood Trade

The phrase was borne out of colonial attitudes — and in some ways those attitudes have stuck in our treatment of non-Western medical experts.
Dark Buddhist Teachings That’ll Upend Westerners’ Peace-And-Love Assumptions

Dark Buddhist Teachings That’ll Upend Westerners’ Peace-And-Love Assumptions

While Westerners see Buddhism as a religion of peace and love, these surprisingly dark Buddhist teachings reveal the more complex truth.
German Central Bank Says Lift Retirement Age To 69 To Save Pension System

German Central Bank Says Lift Retirement Age To 69 To Save Pension System

On Monday, the German Federal Bank recommended that Germany increase retirement age from 65 to 69.