The city's notorious congestion has become a way for people to make a meagre living.
The Songkran festival sees elephants and humans splashing and spraying each other with water.
Orangutan numbers have dropped two-thirds since the 1970s as agriculture destroys their habitat.
Twice a year the Rabbi of the Western Wall oversees the collection of the prayers to make room for more
A wedding gift, the Fabergé tiara features forget-me-nots tied with ribbon bows pierced by Cupid's arrows.
The ancient cargo ship sank in the 5th century BC. It was laden with 4,000 ancient vases, probably containing wine, most of which remain intact.
The team will head to Antarctica hoping to extract a 1.5 million-year-old ice core.
Many were mistreated in their earlier lives as circus performers, television actors and domestic pets.
The rivers that feed the sea were diverted in a Soviet project to boost cotton production in the arid region.
The cherry trees were planted in the 1980s to bring this working class district to life. Now the streets of Heerstraße and Breite Straße have become an annual spectacle.
This time round the ammunition was fake and a small audience cheered from the sidelines. The re-enactment is an annual event to commemorate the fight for independence from the Austrian Empire.
Dinosaur statues, painted mushrooms and a giant Yabba Dabba Do sign are some of the attractions the upscale suburb residents want removed.
The art school movement began in 1919 and ended in 1933, the year Hitler came to power, coinciding with the lifespan of the Weimar Republic.
A bio-polymer in crustacean shells called chitin can be developed into a biodegradable and recyclable material.
Pinball was hugely popular in Greece but the craze died out 20 years ago with the rise of computer games.
There are 2 million people with disabilities in the country and most have limited access to education, healthcare and employment.
Hertha seemed happy with the choice, enthusiastically chasing her own personalised football.
The vehicle never stood a chance, as the aptly named Bolt jogged ahead of it at a leisurely pace.
A frog species on the brink of extinction has new hope after researchers made a dating profile for its last man standing.
Devotees visit the shrine of poet and saint Madho Lal Hussain to have their prayers answered. The festival celebrates the Muslim poet's love for a Hindu boy, and with it interfaith harmony.