Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Hearing the dreaded sound of human footsteps, three enormous gorillas jump down from the branches of central Gabon's lush rainforests and rush off into the distance.
Jessica Ferree brought in a toaster with a lever that no longer held slices down. Sade Musa had a torn skirt with a sagging elastic band. Jean Prinz hoped to get the blades of her scissors honed and have holes drilled into her compost bins.
The Boston Yeti is using its newfound notoriety to help some fellow furry friends.
It was Friday, Feb. 13, a 15-degree winter morning. But that did nothing to discourage the thousands of travelers who turned up to seek happiness alongside the ice-slick docks in Bayonne, New Jersey.
Saturday, March 21, 2015
Apartment not big enough for a dog? Too busy for walkies? In crowded Tokyo you can rent a mutt for a few hours of wet noses and unconditional loving from Man's Best Friend.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Old Havana's Museum of Metalwork is home to soaring colonial archways, floors of gleaming artworks and five of the world's luckiest street dogs.
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
An English teacher from rural Maine won the US$1 million Global Teacher Prize on Sunday after 42 years of work as an innovator and pioneer in teaching literature.
Friday, March 13, 2015
As a child she waded in muddy Philippine rice paddies, now teenager Janicel Lubina struts down runways for the country's top designers and is hoping to be crowned among the world's most beautiful women.
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Every day, Aditya Kumar cycles around 40 miles with a heavy load of books and his few possessions on the back of his battered old bike to bring education to India's slum children.