'Himalayan Viagra' taking its toll :: Ram Bahadur Jafra and his brothers crouch on a field, picking through blades of grass. They have traveled five days by foot to a meadow deep inside Nepal's Dolpa district. They came, as tens of thousands do each year, to harvest a highly valuable commodity: the Himalayan caterpillar fungus.
In pictures: Olympic Games closing ceremony :: Best of British closing ceremony
Day in pictures: 13 August 2012 :: 24 hours of news photos: 13 August 2012
Has the electric car found its range? :: Despite their green credentials, electric cars still come up short against their petrol-powered cousins when it comes to range -- how far they go before the battery needs recharging.
'Crate home' thinks outside the box :: Living in a house made from shipping containers isn't exactly everyone's idea of a dream home.
Beauty Queen Dragged Out of Bed Nude by Mistaken Deputies: Lawsuit :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/BgMBiQUULIc/tagblogsfindlawcom2012-legallyweird-idUS259228371320120804
China's people power :: Beijing backs down on plans for a copper plant after fierce protests. Does this mean people power is working?
Crackdown on social media :: The Chinese government is trying to curb the power of social media throughout the country. CNN's Stan Grant reports.
Watch violent copper protest :: A protest over a chemical plant turns violent, leading to the cancellation of the project. CNN's Eunice Yoon reports.
Passenger: Drill ignored :: A passenger in the Costa Concordia cruise disaster says a crew member told him to ignore emergency instructions.
Captain must stay in town :: Italian judges released the captain of the wrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner from house arrest Thursday, but ordered him not to leave his home town while the case against him continues, his lawyer said.
Tutu: End Sudan's suffering now :: As South Sudan prepares to mark a year since independence, Desmond Tutu says the humanitarian situation must be addressed.
'The Elders' seek action in Sudan :: Becky Anderson speaks to Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former Irish President Mary Robinson about the situation in Sudan.
The 'Bieber' explanation :: What do the Higgs Boson and Justin Bieber have in common? A physicist's analogy helps explain the discovery.
What is Higgs boson?
:: Scientists say they are almost certain they have proven the existence of the Higgs boson -- a never-before-seen subatomic particle long thought to be a fundamental building block of the universe.
Physicist explains particle :: Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku explains the larger implications of the God Particle's discovery.
Focus turns to cruise industry :: It was one of the worst passenger ship disasters since the sinking of the Titanic a century ago. On January 13, the Costa Concordia was sailing a few hundred meters off the rocky Tuscan coastline of the island of Giglio.
Why cruiser sank :: CNN's Dan Rivers investigates what went wrong on the Costa Concordia and what the disaster means for the industry.
Photos: The 'God particle' :: Photos: Searching for the 'God particle'
In pictures: Deadly Iran quakes :: Two strong earthquakes hit north-western Iran
Cagefighter 'cures' terrorists :: In the shadow of London's Olympic stadium, home of the Summer Games, is a hotbed of radical fundamentalism dubbed Londonistan, from where al Qaeda has already recruited for some of its most ambitious plots.
Floating turbine buoys offshore wind :: Floating wind farms could soon be powering thousands of European homes after a prototype seaborne turbine sailed through technological trials off the coast of Agucadoura, Portugal.
Dallas mayor declares emergency over West Nile virus :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/HGoaaRJ1xl8/us-usa-health-westnile-idUSBRE87E0ZO20120815
Britain warns Ecuador it could enter embassy to get Assange :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/OR2xJzC8n5A/us-wikileaks-assange-ecuador-idUSBRE87E16N20120815
UPDATE 2-US hypersonic aircraft crashes seconds into military test flight :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/UzRSRdmQIRU/usa-hypersonic-flight-idUSL2E8JFBYF20120815
The vagaries of vegan dating :: Finding a date without meat or dairy
The Mo Farah effect :: Viewpoint: How Olympic success can improve image of Somalis
Proud Dereks: Readers lumbered with unfashionable names :: Readers celebrate their unfashionable names
Should obese children be taken into care? :: Should extremely fat children be taken into care?
Can claustrophobia be overcome? :: Can claustrophobia be overcome?