South Africa: Snake-Handlers in Action
For some people in the South African city of Cape Town, handling snakes is a daily activity - in fact, it is their job. For the residents, snakes are a daily hazard.
UK: Uncovering Northern Ireland's Natural Beauty
The Olympic torch arrives in Cornwall on Friday - and, along with it, hopes the Olympics will boost UK tourism. Northern Ireland is one area that wants to entice tourists heading to London for the games because of its natural beauty, culture and history.
World: Fairy Tales Back in Fashion
Fairy tales are back in fashion. Two versions of the classic Snow White have already hit the screens this year and one more is on its way, as the appetite for fairy tales takes hold of recession-stricken audiences across the world.
USA: Increased Longevity of Coffee Drinkers
One of life's simple pleasures just got a little sweeter. After years of research on coffee and health, including fears the beverage might raise the risk of heart disease, a big study finds the opposite: coffee drinkers are a little more likely to live longer.