Tuesday, October 21, 2014
All eyes on Mars — robotic or otherwise — were focused toward a comet the size of a small mountain set to whiz past the Red Planet on Sunday.
It may not have been love as we know it, but around 385 million years ago, our very distant ancestors — armored fish called placoderms — developed the art of intercourse.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Mexico's largest exhibit of Mesoamerican manuscripts features a codex made of fig tree bark suggesting that Aztec emperor Moctezuma was slain by a Spanish conquistador with a sword.
Award-winning actor Martin Sheen teamed up with conservation group Sea Shepherd Saturday to launch a new ship, as its exiled founder said he hopes to return to the U.S. next year.
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Plumes of hairspray create a suffocating fug over a group of fashion models waiting to be beautified in a room overlooking Tokyo's trendy Shibuya district.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
Madame Rosa appears at the circus apartment doorway in sparkling diamonds, red lipstick and a walking frame — and sits down beside her leopard skin rug.
The heavens are hosting an event this weekend that occurs once in a million years or so.
It was just a feather: but in the tropical paradise of the Seychelles, the discovery of parakeet plumage has put environmentalists in a flutter, with a foreign invading bird threatening the national parrot.
Friday, October 17, 2014
Australia's Environment Minister Greg Hunt has pledged to end the extinction of native mammal species by 2020, with a focus on culprits such as feral cats.