In the past, youth was a handicap to professional success. Getting older meant more resources, more knowledge, more money.
From a surprising revelation which could impact the Queen's claim to the throne to a lost underground bunker where the Nazis may have been working on nuclear weapons, these are the biggest, weirdest and most surprising scientific finds of 2014.
Pirates just can’t get enough of HBO’s fantasy smash hit. TorrentFreak reports that Game of Thrones was the most downloaded TV show of the year, making this the third year in a row that the show has taken the top spot. The season finale alone was downloaded more than 8 million times from BitTorrent,
2014 has been a mixed year for women, what with the nude photo hacking scandal, the Sony leaks and the various campus rape stories, but there have also been some astoundingly brilliant moments for women too!
The heart emoji appears billions of times per day across blogs, Twitter, Facebook and major news outlets, according to a study by the Global Language Monitor, an Austin-based analytics firm.
2014 was a huge year for A-list celebrity weddings. Here are just 25 of the biggest. See the entire year in celebrity weddings here .
Spanish second division side Cultural Leonesa should definitely be your new favourite football team.Why? Well the club launched the best football kit ever earlier this year. A tuxedo style shirt worn in official matches really does top the list of terrible but brilliant efforts. It really is completely
Hollywood romances can be picture perfect while they last, but have a reputation for being short-lived. Check out the celebs who called it quits this year.
A look back at the greatest sporting shocks of the past 12 months including the most catastrophic defeat in Brazil's rich football history and the worst cycling kit ever.
With the end of 2014 fast approaching, our Middle East football expert John Duerden picks his 10 best Middle East players of the past 12 months. But do you agree with his selections?
Join Yahoo Celebrity as we count down the 20 most atrocious looks of the year sported by stars from Shia LaBeouf to Lena Dunham.
It's a weird, weird world and 2014 was no different. Here are 36 of the strangest scenes we've seen this year.
Take a look at some of these painful moments captured by Reuters photographers in 2014.
The winners in the 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have been announced. Here are images from some of this year's finalists.
Thanks to the spirited fight between the Xbox One and PS4, a big comeback by Nintendo, the continued rise of mobile, and the steady dominance of PC gaming, 2014 ended on a high note for gamers. But the game isn’t over until someone wins, which brings us to our 20 top games of 2014. We’ve
What is with all the killing, you guys? Main characters on some of TV's biggest shows are dropping like flies this year, most in pretty sudden and gruesome ways. Obvious spoiler alert , but click through to pay your respects to those characters now resting in television afterlife peace. (Yahoo TV
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Comedian Adam Sandler topped Forbes' list of Hollywood's most overpaid actors for a second consecutive year, nudging out Johnny Depp and Tom Hanks for the dubious honour, the magazine said on Tuesday. Although Sandler's latest film "Grown Ups 2" was a hit, pulling
The year 2014 marked a radical change in the fight against jihadists, with the quick rise of the Islamic State group which declared a caliphate across Iraq and Syria last June. Duration: 03:00
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If your investment returns in 2014 tracked the stock market, you’d be up a respectable 8% for the year so far. If you bet big on one of several high-flying IPOs, such as Alibaba ( BABA ), GoPro ( GPRO ) or Lending Club ( LC ), you did a lot better. But big personalities tend to take big risks,
HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama had high hopes for 2014.
There have been some right shockers on the red carpet this year. With stars like Lady Gaga, Rita Ora and Kim Kardashian making multiple appearances on the list, who's your worst dressed celeb of 2014?
Indian ensembles are no longer just about neon pops of colour, layers of sequins and saris dragged down by heavy-weight borders. This year, Bollywood's best dressed women favoured baby hues just as much as they did their staple shimmering lehengas and Manish Malhotras. At Ahana Deol's February
A collection of the funniest moments from sporting events throughout the year. (Reuters)
Two unnamed female Sri Lankan baby leopards are seen in a zoo in Maubeuge, a polar bear Uslada shakes off water in her pool at the Leningrad Zoo and a family of giraffes look out from their enclosure at Sydney's Taronga Park Zoo are some of the most captivating animal pictures of 2014. (Reuters)
Japanese cities are the top destinations for Asia-Pacific travelers next year, Hotels.com told CNBC.
From smartwatches to an actual, working hoverboard in the style of Back to the Future Part II, 2014 was a big year for new ideas in tech... (Rob Waugh)
The Ballon d’Or ceremony is less than a month away, but there is one award that has taken the football world by storm – the all-new Fallon D’Floor! But this award hasn’t been conceived by FIFA, of course. It was created by a Reddit user ‘shahyar’ with support from
From hero cats who saved children to Grumpy cat, the new Grumpy Cat, and even as 'ASBO cat', it's been a strong year for our favourite feline friends....
A new online poll reveals which well-dressed celebs we all wanted to look like in 2014.
Sometimes it seems that half the reason people travel these days is to Instagram the trip (and make others jealous, #wishyouwerehere). Now, Inside Facebook (Facebook owns Instagram) has released the list of the most-Instagrammed places around the world.
Melai Cantiveros, Kristine Hermosa, Jolina Magdangal, Jinkee Pacquiao and LJ Moreno welcomed a new addition to the family in 2014.
NEW YORK (AP) — A nation, a workplace, an ethnicity, a passion, an outsized personality. The people who comprise these things, who fawn or rail against them, are behind Merriam-Webster's 2014 word of the year: culture.
Who beat out Dubai Ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as the most followed person on Twitter in the UAE in 2014?
Bollywood lost amazing veteran actors in 2014. Here's why they'll never be forgotten
Bollywood is famous for it’s fierce friendships and even fiercer spats but which stars managed to bury the hatchet and patch up their differences in 2014?
Marsala is the new black. That’s according to the Pantone Colour Institute who announced their colour of the year for 2015. Before you clear out your wardrobe though, let’s take a look at the fashion highlights in 2014.
2014 has been an eventful year for Arab stars when it came to their personal relationships. Find out who got married, who split up and who kissed and made up!
Looking back at the highs and lows of 2014, we take a look at major blunders celebs made through their social media this year. What were they thinking! And, we heard them loud and clear - the biggest celebrity fashion statements for 2014! Plus Bollywood stars who buried the hatchet and so much more in
You know they always warn you to be careful of what you post online? Once it’s out there, there’s no taking it back? Well, someone forgot to pass the memo to these celebs who made the biggest social media blunders in 2014.
Annual title given to “the person or persons who most affected the news and our lives, for good or ill, and embodied what was important about the year."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry and a dog dressed like a spider are among 2014's top online video subjects.
The most jaw dropping moments in the world of celebrity from the year that was.
Each year ArabianBusiness.com releases their comprehensive list of the richest Arabs in the world.
Sorry, guys, this year was all about the ladies! Yahoo U.S.' 10 most-searched celebs of 2014 all happened to be women, from the awesomely real Jennifer Lawrence to selfie-obsessed Kim Kardashian and "Fancy" rising star Iggy Azalea. Check out the full list.
As 2014 draws to a close, let’s take a look at some of the biggest weddings and breakups we’ve seen this year.
The Middle East is increasingly becoming a film-maker’s paradise especially for Bollywood. Who did we catch on location during 2014?
Men: Before you consider spending thousands on getting a cosmetic procedure to look younger, you should..
2014 has been a year of many highs and lows for celebs around the world but which events were the most scandalous?
It's been a busy year for space exploration, with some big milestones reached. NASA successfully tested its new Orion spacecraft, which could one day take astronauts to Mars, while the European Space Agency made history when it landed a probe on a comet. Meanwhile astronauts are increasingly posting