Thursday, December 18, 2014
A webcam captured images of the first of two African penguins hatching at the National Aviary in Pittsburgh.
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.
Humans tamed horses some 5,500 years ago, and an international study of ancient and modern horse genes Monday sheds light on the traits people saw as valuable, including speed, vigor and learning ability.
A warming planet may lead to swifter ice loss on Greenland's ice sheet, and faster sea level rise for the rest of the world than previously predicted, scientists said Monday.
People who own all-electric cars where coal generates the power may think they are helping the environment. But a new U.S. study finds their vehicles actually make the air dirtier, worsening global warming.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Archaeologists on Sunday unveiled a restored colossal statue of Amenhotep III that was toppled in an earthquake more than 3,000 years ago at Egypt's famed temple city of Luxor.
Monday, December 15, 2014
U.N. members pressed ahead Sunday with a vision for a historic pact to defeat climate change by adopting a format for national pledges to cut Earth-warming greenhouse gases.
A dead dolphin has been found in Bangladesh's protected Sundarbans delta following an oil spill which has spread over several hundred square kilometers, heightening fears for the area's rare wildlife.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg wants people to be able to quickly express broader ranges of feelings at the leading online social network, but a “dislike” button doesn't make the cut.