The Guardian's picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including the winter solstice, fog in India, the first day of summer in Brazil and Baba Noel in Jerusalem
President Barack Obama's executive order on immigration, aimed at sparing nearly 5 million people from deportation, has prompted hard-line Arizona county sheriff Joe Arpaio to challenge the measure in court Monday.
The number of onscreen deaths of main characters in childrenâEUR(TM)s films is two-and-a-half times greater than in movies for adult audiences, a survey that examined 45 of the highest-grossing animated flicks in history revealed.
Andrew Harding returns to Aceh 10 years after the devastating tsunami struck, It's hard to recognise Lhoknga at first. The trees have grown back so enthusiastically that, from the road, the tiny village seems hidden behind a lush green curtain.
Earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes are just some of the deadly hazards we are exposed to on Earth. As well as being dangerous to humans, these events shape our planet and affect where and how we live.
China has reportedly conducted a third flight test for its new ultra-high speed strike vehicle âEUR" capable of travelling at up to eight times the speed of sound, in what experts suspect is part of the development of its strategic nuclear program.
Michelangelo's David will be given a special, anti-seismic plinth worth 200,000 euros, to protect it from earth tremors in Florence. Safety concerns were raised following 250 tremors that rattled the region in the past few days.
1. Chocolate, caffeine and coffee<br />
Many people realize that chocolate can be hazardous for pets, but they might be unaware that coffee and caffeine should also be avoided. All three of these of these contain substances called methylxanthines, which,
It was, Charles Darwin wrote in 1879, "an abominable mystery". Elsewhere he described it as "a most perplexing phenomenon". Twenty years after the publication of his seminal work The Origin of Species,
With a new story about drones every day, it's no wonder these objects are in the spotlight. A drone is usually a flying machine that is remotely controlled, much like a toy plane. Drones are also referred to as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, or UAVs.