After Sam Bompas roasted marshmallows over lava at a volcano in Japan, he wanted to recreate the experience. So he asked a geologist and sculptor who'd built an artificial volcano to host a barbecue.
The first day of school is a milestone for every student, but this year, it was also a milestone for the new head of the Atlanta Public Schools. New APS Superintendent Meria Carstarphen oversaw her inaugural first day of school Monday as an estimated 50,000 children headed back to class.
Since its inception in 1954, the event has survived rainstorms, genre wars and a few near-riots. Producer George Wein says it survives for the same reason jazz does the musicians love to perform.
A generation ago, Israelis and Palestinians routinely rubbed shoulders. But they have become increasingly segregated and the current fighting has only added to the friction between Arabs and Jews.
A small town in Japan is celebrating the American president with lots and lots of kitsch. But Obama Onsen has a rich history in its own right.
It's not just Americans who are oversalted. A new study reports that sodium takes a global toll, attributing 1.65 million deaths from cardiovascular disease to sodium consumption.
The viral video was filmed at a farm in South Africa that specializes in training animals to work in movies.