'Last Supper' sets Asian art record :: An oil painting by Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi has sold for $23.3 million at an auction in Hong Kong - a record price for Asian contemporary art.
The secrets of making money :: De La Rue head of design Alan Newman gives a look at what goes into the design and creation of a new banknote.
Monster truck kills spectators :: A "monster truck" spun out of control and mowed down spectators at an event in Mexico, killing at least eight people.
Wingsuit flier final flight :: Hungarian wingsuit flier Victor Kovats glides to his death in Zhangjiajie, China, when his parachute apparently fails.
China hits out at NASA :: China has hit out at NASA for its decision to ban Chinese scholars from an upcoming scientific conference in California, calling it "discriminatory."
Subeconomy of fake Beats :: Three weeks ago, hip-hop star Andre Young -- better known as Dr. Dre -- made news as his Beats Electronics line, a maker of premium headphones, was valued at more than $1 billion thanks to an investment from the Carlyle Group.
How to survive the world's longest flight :: Climbers conquer Everest. Runners complete the marathon. And globe-trotters master the ultralonghaul flight.
In pictures: Australia fires blaze :: Almost 60 wildfires in New South Wales
Spanking tied to later aggression among kids :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cjA2n-2kY1M/story01.htm
China smog emergency shuts city of 11 million people :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/nJY1yKT1Oy4/story01.htm
Can microchips save the rhino? :: In a bid to end the poaching that claimed 745 of the species across Africa last year, Kenya is implanting microchips in every one of its rhinos to keep tabs on their prized horns.
Study: Israel hinders Palestinian growth :: A new World Bank study suggests the Palestinian economy would grow by about one-third if Israel eased restrictions.
Can light change taste of whiskey? :: The smell of grass or a bar bathed in a red glow can affect your enjoyment of whiskey. CNN's Jim Boulden reports.
Smart cabs, games: Africa's mobile tech :: Mobile is a big deal in Africa. People probably get tired of hearing that, but there are around 820 million mobile subscriptions on the continent. Mobile payments are becoming the norm and tech startups are building to it.
Life on a rescue boat in pictures :: The work of the RNLI through the lens of a lifeboatman
Day in pictures: 21 October 2013 :: 24 hours of news photographs: 21 October
Skydiving with tennis star Stan Wawrinka :: Stan Wawrinka talks to CNN about his return to the World top ten and his Olympic gold medal win with Roger Federer.
Dollar climbs vs yen as investors look to U.S. jobs data :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/qYk8PemE1_w/story01.htm
3 ways to avert next U.S. disaster :: Twice in two years, the United States has teetered on the verge of a catastrophic default: once in summer 2011, again in fall 2013.
3-D printing enters the metal age :: 3-D printers are revolutionizing the way we make things using plastic, and now are being developed to print in metal.
Inside world poutine eating contest :: Contestants in Toronto line up to choke down poutine, a Canadian dish made of fries smothered in gravy and cheese curds.
How Thandie Newton beat typhoid for film :: One of the most eagerly awaited films to come out of Africa in recent years, starring Thandie Newton and Chiwetel Ejiofor, is hitting the big screen.
Hurricane Raymond hovers in Pacific, threatens Mexico with heavy rain :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xCbr7UQ4icU/story01.htm
Detroit man shoots two women to death at senior center: police :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/MFxG-5o8EeY/story01.htm
Violin played as Titanic sank sold :: A violin played by the Titanic's bandleader as the ship sank sold at auction Saturday for more than $1.7 million, a UK-based auction house said.
Sandra Bullock, 'Gravity' rocket past 'Carrie' to win box office :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/L6zcx8vUIk0/story01.htm
Dollar, shares gain on expected delay to Fed tapering :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/vQ2pdJ1kiu8/story01.htm
Halloween guide to witchiest spots :: Of the many ghouls that we associate with Halloween, few reign as supremely in our imaginings as witches. Though these days, our fascination with witchcraft takes on a more benign form (nothing a Netflix all-night Buffy-fest can't cure), there once was a time when the mere mention of sorcery led entire towns to burn, drown, crush and flay those individuals believed in possession of magical powers.
Can wearable tech boost productivity? :: With great power comes great responsibility. There is some confusion over whether this quote should be attributed to Voltaire or Spiderman.
Egyptian Christians fear chaos after wedding bloodshed :: url: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/pDjTgngsrL8/story01.htm