Saturday, December 20, 2014
Birds appear to be able to sense a coming storm and fly away before it hits, according to research out Thursday on golden-winged warblers in the United States.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
His unheated hut is half way up a mountain with no electricity, and his diet consists mostly of cabbage. But Master Hou says he has found a recipe for joy.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Beauty queens from across the globe have descended on London for Sunday's Miss World 2014 final, a competition rocked by the murder of Miss Honduras.
Birds use essentially the same genes to sing as humans do to speak. And flamingos are more closely related to pigeons than they are to pelicans.
An outer-space delivery firm that is working with Carnegie Mellon University to put a privately owned lunar rover on the moon is offering to “mail” personal keepsakes to the moon as a way to help fund the partnership's rocket launch.
Scientists have located the wreckage of a passenger ship that crashed in 1901 near the site of what is now the Golden Gate Bridge, killing 128 people.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
The original drawing of an iconic literary illustration depicting Winnie-the-Pooh and his friends playing “poohsticks” sold at auction in London on Tuesday for a record-breaking 314,500 pounds (US$490,470 or 399,170 euros).
Monday, December 8, 2014
Tucked away between rolling hills dotted with sheep and winding roads taking wine lovers to vineyards is a nondescript, white warehouse with small, square windows.