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Students set record for hugging trees
They hope it was the largest tree hug ever. More than 2,000 people, mostly students, gathered in Nepal's capital Thursday. Their goal was to set a world record for the largest tree hug. Parliament members and even Buddhist monks were there to celebrate World Environme...
They hope it was the largest tree hug ever. More than 2,000 people, mostly students, gathered in Nepal's capital Thursday. Their goal was to set a world record for the largest tree hug. Parliament members and even Buddhist monks were there to celebrate World Environme...
They hope it was the largest tree hug ever. More than 2,000 people, mostly students, gathered in Nepal's capit...
- Posted on June 6, 2014
New frogs found. And they “dance.”
Fourteen new species of dancing frogs have been found in the jungle mountains of southern India. The tiny amphibians earned their name with the unusual kicks they use to attract mates. One problem, though. The species declined in number during the 12 years in which Indian sc...
Fourteen new species of dancing frogs have been found in the jungle mountains of southern India. The tiny amphibians earned their name with the unusual kicks they use to attract mates. One problem, though. The species declined in number during the 12 years in which Indian sc...
Fourteen new species of dancing frogs have been found in the jungle mountains of southern India. The tiny amphi...
- Posted on May 22, 2014
Columbus discovered America. Is this his ship?
A shipwreck off northern Haiti may be the remains of Christopher Columbus' flagship vessel, the Santa Maria. But experts expressed caution about a discovery that was far from confirmed. Explorer Barry Clifford thinks the wreck he found is the Santa Maria. It struck ground an...
A shipwreck off northern Haiti may be the remains of Christopher Columbus' flagship vessel, the Santa Maria. But experts expressed caution about a discovery that was far from confirmed. Explorer Barry Clifford thinks the wreck he found is the Santa Maria. It struck ground an...
A shipwreck off northern Haiti may be the remains of Christopher Columbus' flagship vessel, the Santa Maria. But expe...
- Posted on May 14, 2014
Pampered cows pay off for farmer
There is reason to envy Jusuf Arifajic's cows. His animals sleep on mattresses in a barn with a computerized air conditioning and lighting system. They are bathed regularly, get a massage whenever they feel like it and receive the occasional pedicure. Relaxing music makes su...
There is reason to envy Jusuf Arifajic's cows. His animals sleep on mattresses in a barn with a computerized air conditioning and lighting system. They are bathed regularly, get a massage whenever they feel like it and receive the occasional pedicure. Relaxing music makes su...
There is reason to envy Jusuf Arifajic's cows. His animals sleep on mattresses in a barn with a computerized air cond...
- Posted on May 11, 2014
How were the pyramids built? Maybe with water
For centuries, it's been a mystery as to how the ancient Egyptians moved the huge stone blocks needed to build the pyramids. Did they use sleds, ramps, wheels, logs? There's even a theory that aliens were involved. Now researchers say they've found a much simpler technique t...
For centuries, it's been a mystery as to how the ancient Egyptians moved the huge stone blocks needed to build the pyramids. Did they use sleds, ramps, wheels, logs? There's even a theory that aliens were involved. Now researchers say they've found a much simpler technique t...
For centuries, it's been a mystery as to how the ancient Egyptians moved the huge stone blocks needed to build the py...
- Posted on May 2, 2014
People in Mexico pamper their pooches
Camila celebrated her first birthday in a blue-and-white striped dress. She played with her guests in a room decorated with pink balloons, lilacs and Hello Kitty posters. When the cake arrived she barked at the single flickering candle. This provoked a similar reaction from ...
Camila celebrated her first birthday in a blue-and-white striped dress. She played with her guests in a room decorated with pink balloons, lilacs and Hello Kitty posters. When the cake arrived she barked at the single flickering candle. This provoked a similar reaction from ...
Camila celebrated her first birthday in a blue-and-white striped dress. She played with her guests in a room decorate...
- Posted on April 17, 2014
Argentina’s new tigers are a triple treat
Argentina’s Buenos Aires Zoo is showing off its latest brood of white tigers. They are Bengal triplets with piercing blue eyes and a playful attitude. The two female cubs have prominent black stripes and tawny white coats. The male is nearly pure white. Zoo veterina...
Argentina’s Buenos Aires Zoo is showing off its latest brood of white tigers. They are Bengal triplets with piercing blue eyes and a playful attitude. The two female cubs have prominent black stripes and tawny white coats. The male is nearly pure white. Zoo veterina...
Argentina’s Buenos Aires Zoo is showing off its latest brood of white tigers. They are Bengal triplets with piercin...
- Posted on April 16, 2014
Solar plane could fly forever – theoretically
The Swiss have built an airplane for the first round-the-world solar flight. It has wings longer than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet yet weighs only about as much as a car. A fully loaded 747 weighs almost 500 times as much as a small car. The Solar Impulse 2 was unveiled at Switzer...
The Swiss have built an airplane for the first round-the-world solar flight. It has wings longer than a Boeing 747 jumbo jet yet weighs only about as much as a car. A fully loaded 747 weighs almost 500 times as much as a small car. The Solar Impulse 2 was unveiled at Switzer...
The Swiss have built an airplane for the first round-the-world solar flight. It has wings longer than a Boeing 747 ju...
- Posted on April 14, 2014
Selfies: Pope says OK, Obama says no way!
Pope Francis marked Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square. He ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he continued to stray from the script by hopping off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people...
Pope Francis marked Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square. He ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off-the-cuff in a remarkable departure from practice. Later, he continued to stray from the script by hopping off his popemobile to pose for "selfies" with young people...
Pope Francis marked Palm Sunday in a packed St. Peter's Square. He ignored his prepared homily and spoke entirely off...
- Posted on April 14, 2014
Tiny cup costs big bucks: $36 million
A Shanghai collector paid a record $36 million for a rare Ming Dynasty cup. It is claimed to be the "holy grail" of China's art world. The dainty, white cup from the 15th century measures just 3.1 inches in diameter. It is known as a "chicken cup" because it's decorated with...
A Shanghai collector paid a record $36 million for a rare Ming Dynasty cup. It is claimed to be the "holy grail" of China's art world. The dainty, white cup from the 15th century measures just 3.1 inches in diameter. It is known as a "chicken cup" because it's decorated with...
A Shanghai collector paid a record $36 million for a rare Ming Dynasty cup. It is claimed to be the "holy grail" of C...
- Posted on April 9, 2014