It may pong, but Italy's "Shit Museum" has the whiff of success about it: here in Castelbosco, farmers are transforming sloppy cowpats into plates you can eat off.
A martial arts bout in Afghanistan was billed as a bare-knuckle duel for supremacy, but it has become a lightning rod for long-simmering ethnic rivalries that threaten to tear the country apart.
It may seem an unlikely venue for an art gallery -- an old bank building in the centre of a busy shopping district and about to be torn down.
Mathis Andreas, an indigenous Sami reindeer herder, sees a snowmobile with glowing fluorescent strips approach his remote cabin in the frozen tundra and worries what the neighbouring herder may think.
Chen Yanfen swirls a glass of Burgundy wine, noting its ruby red robe and fruity bouquet before taking her first sip.
It might be a healthy food choice, but Hong Kong's latest fruit fad is doing serious damage to shoppers' wallets.
People paying respect to their dead elders ahead of the annual Tomb Sweeping Festival at a cemetery in Shanghai, China.
A new wave of television formats are set to get into viewers' heads -- and their private lives -- like never before.
The crested black macaque shot to fame when one of the monkeys snapped grinning selfies and became embroiled in a US court battle -- but the tussle over copyright is the least of the rare animal's worries.
Residents of a homeless shelter in Warsaw can already feel the wind in their sails as they work on the imposing steel hull of a majestic schooner, which they aim to take around the globe.