German rock star brings 'great good fortune' to Transylvanian village

It's Christmastime in Radeln, a village in Transylvania, the heart of Romania, far removed from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Children and young people have been entertaining their families...

Taiwan to bake in 30-degree weather on Dongzhi, Winter Solstice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite tomorrow being Dongzhi (冬至, extreme of winter) Festival or the winter solstice, parts of Taiwan will climb to a balmy 30 degrees Celsius tomorrow, before cooler and wet...

Ode to Sports: A year of anthems, Astros, Bama and Brady

Keep an eye on the clock, all through the night. Not far to go till the dawn's early light. Twilight is gleaming. But, hey, we can see. (Now enter...

Autumn Tiger on the rampage: 37.1 degrees in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite summer being officially over, temperatures in Taipei City still reached a high of 37.1 degrees Celsius Tuesday in what locals call an “Autumn Tiger” (秋...

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Friday July 17, to Thursday, July 23, via Fac...