Once a form of protest or simply destruction of public property, graffiti has now entered the cultural mainstream.
A major exhibit devoted to street art opens at the Cartier Foundation in Paris on Tuesday.
Jul 6, 2009
More than 200 people climb into laundry tubs for an annual river race in Japan.
Researchers are employing ingenious means to solve the haunting mystery of near-death experiences.
Are they real, or just imagination?
A British hospital is getting equipped with foolproof equipment to test people who are clinically dead, but then come back.
A French researcher has developed his own methods.
Japan's comics culture is somewhat special in that women play a real role in authoring and drawing cartoon albums.
AFP went to meet some of the women behind Japan's manga culture and their female fans at the Japan Expo in Paris.