Reuters: Lifestyle

    Mali singer Salif Keita highlights plight of African albinos


    Like many people, Malian musician Salif Keita first became aware he was different when he started school. His skin was white; all the other kids were black. ...

    Like many people, Malian musician Salif Keita first became aware he was different when he started school. His skin was white; all the other kids were black.

    Egypt celebrates antiquities museum before new institution takes the limelight


    Bright lights illuminated the Egyptian Museum in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Monday during a celebration that could mark the last time the two-storey museum is feted as one of Egypt's main tourist... ...

    Bright lights illuminated the Egyptian Museum in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Monday during a celebration that could mark the last time the two-storey museum is feted as one of Egypt's main tourist...

    'Missing Picasso' found in Romania may be hoax - media


    A painting that Romanian prosecutors said on Sunday might be a work by Pablo Picasso stolen in 2012 is more likely a forgery created as a publicity stunt, Dutch media reported. ...

    A painting that Romanian prosecutors said on Sunday might be a work by Pablo Picasso stolen in 2012 is more likely a forgery created as a publicity stunt, Dutch media reported.

    Egyptians celebrate Prophet Mohammad's birth but miss sugar dolls


    Nostalgic Egyptians are reminiscing over the ceremonial sugar dolls that were once the highlight of festivities to celebrate the Prophet Mohammad's birthday, as traditional practices slowly die out. ...

    Nostalgic Egyptians are reminiscing over the ceremonial sugar dolls that were once the highlight of festivities to celebrate the Prophet Mohammad's birthday, as traditional practices slowly die out.

    Nobel literature body rejigs committee after sex scandal


    The body that picks the winner of the annual Nobel Prize in Literature is setting up a new selection committee in a bid to draw a line under a sex scandal that forced it to cancel this year's prize. ...

    The body that picks the winner of the annual Nobel Prize in Literature is setting up a new selection committee in a bid to draw a line under a sex scandal that forced it to cancel this year's prize.

    Nigerian millennials fuel domestic tourism


    Deola Akeju stood under the gushing waterfalls of Ikogosi in western Nigeria, laughing with her friends and other travelers as they explored the forest's pools and streams. ...

    Deola Akeju stood under the gushing waterfalls of Ikogosi in western Nigeria, laughing with her friends and other travelers as they explored the forest's pools and streams.

    Stolen Picasso resurfaces in Romania six years later


    A painting believed to be "Tête d’Arlequin" by Pablo Picasso stolen in 2012 from Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum has turned up in Romania, prosecutors said on Sunday. ...

    A painting believed to be "Tête d’Arlequin" by Pablo Picasso stolen in 2012 from Rotterdam’s Kunsthal museum has turned up in Romania, prosecutors said on Sunday.

    Oh boy - vintage Mickey Mouse posters to fetch thousands at auction


    Seven rare vintage posters of Mickey Mouse are expected to fetch thousands of dollars at an auction that coincides with the 90th anniversary of the cartoon character's first film appearance. ...

    Seven rare vintage posters of Mickey Mouse are expected to fetch thousands of dollars at an auction that coincides with the 90th anniversary of the cartoon character's first film appearance.

    Easter Island delegation heads to British Museum to lobby for statue return


    A delegation from Easter Island will arrive in London next week to seek the return from the British Museum of one of the native Polynesians' emblematic statues. ...

    A delegation from Easter Island will arrive in London next week to seek the return from the British Museum of one of the native Polynesians' emblematic statues.

    Taiwan's "notebook boy" commits his memories in writing


    Nine years ago, Chen seriously damaged his hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with forming memories, in a traffic accident. ...

    Nine years ago, Chen seriously damaged his hippocampus, a part of the brain associated with forming memories, in a traffic accident.

    Archaeologists discover 15th century indigenous tombs in Bolivia


    A team of archaeologists in Bolivia said they have discovered tombs containing over a hundred bundles of artifacts and human remains dating more than 500 years old that belonged to an indigenous... ...

    A team of archaeologists in Bolivia said they have discovered tombs containing over a hundred bundles of artifacts and human remains dating more than 500 years old that belonged to an indigenous...

    Marie-Antoinette jewels soar at 'once in a lifetime' sale: Sotheby's


    A royal treasure trove including jewels that belonged to French Queen Marie-Antoinette fetched 53.5 million Swiss francs ($53.2 million) on Wednesday, as collectors snapped up rare historic gems... ...

    A royal treasure trove including jewels that belonged to French Queen Marie-Antoinette fetched 53.5 million Swiss francs ($53.2 million) on Wednesday, as collectors snapped up rare historic gems...

    Grappling with taboos, Iraqi women join wrestling squad


    The toughest fight that Iraqi freestyle wrestler Alia Hussein ever faced was convincing her family that women should be allowed to grapple. ...

    The toughest fight that Iraqi freestyle wrestler Alia Hussein ever faced was convincing her family that women should be allowed to grapple.

    Phallic-shaped owl statue in Serbia's north sparks protests


    Thousands of keen bird-watchers flock to Serbia's northern town of Kikinda every winter to see one of the world's largest roosting populations of long-eared owls. ...

    Thousands of keen bird-watchers flock to Serbia's northern town of Kikinda every winter to see one of the world's largest roosting populations of long-eared owls.

    Pubic hair and eight-pack abs - it's got to be Michelangelo


    A team of researchers led by Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge University has collected what they say is clear evidence to confirm a claim that two bronze sculptures of muscular men riding panthers... ...

    A team of researchers led by Fitzwilliam Museum at Cambridge University has collected what they say is clear evidence to confirm a claim that two bronze sculptures of muscular men riding panthers...

    Bourbon Parma jewels fetch record $53.2 million including Marie Antoinette gems


    One hundred Bourbon Parma family jewels, including 10 pieces that belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette, fetched 53.5 million Swiss francs ($53.2 million), setting a world record for a royal... ...

    One hundred Bourbon Parma family jewels, including 10 pieces that belonged to French Queen Marie Antoinette, fetched 53.5 million Swiss francs ($53.2 million), setting a world record for a royal...

    British queen pays tribute to son Prince Charles as he turns 70


    Britain's Queen Elizabeth paid tribute to her "duchy original" son Prince Charles as he celebrated his 70th birthday on Wednesday at a party at Buckingham Palace. ...

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth paid tribute to her "duchy original" son Prince Charles as he celebrated his 70th birthday on Wednesday at a party at Buckingham Palace.

    Harry Winston jeweler buys 'Pink Legacy' diamond for record $50 million: Christie's


    The "Pink Legacy", a diamond weighing just under 19 carats, fetched a record 50.375 million Swiss francs ($50 million), purchased by U.S.-based luxury jeweler Harry Winston, Christie's said on... ...

    The "Pink Legacy", a diamond weighing just under 19 carats, fetched a record 50.375 million Swiss francs ($50 million), purchased by U.S.-based luxury jeweler Harry Winston, Christie's said on...