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Suspension puts “bite” on World Cup player
Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him. The Barcelona striker was officially presented to fans on Tuesday at an event delayed for more than five weeks because of his suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup. Suarez said he was ready to "erase...
Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him. The Barcelona striker was officially presented to fans on Tuesday at an event delayed for more than five weeks because of his suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup. Suarez said he was ready to "erase...
Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him. The Barcelona striker was officially presented to fans...
- Posted on August 19, 2014
Hate taking the bus to school? Try swimming!
It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no choice but to swim. The boys and girls carry books, papers and changes of clothing in plastic bags or buoyant jugs as they cross the Heran River, where in some p...
It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no choice but to swim. The boys and girls carry books, papers and changes of clothing in plastic bags or buoyant jugs as they cross the Heran River, where in some p...
It's a long, wet journey to school for 61 teenagers in part of western India. If they want to learn, they have no cho...
- Posted on August 19, 2014
What’s better than 2 baby pandas? 3 baby pandas!
The birth of extremely rare panda triplets is another success for China's artificial breeding program. The three cubs were born July 29 in the southern city of Guangzhou. Breeders delayed an announcement until they were sure all three would survive. The mother, Ju Xi...
The birth of extremely rare panda triplets is another success for China's artificial breeding program. The three cubs were born July 29 in the southern city of Guangzhou. Breeders delayed an announcement until they were sure all three would survive. The mother, Ju Xi...
The birth of extremely rare panda triplets is another success for China's artificial breeding program. The th...
- Posted on August 15, 2014
Circus brings joy to children in war-torn country
The Afghan children tumble, juggle, smile and laugh as they roll over mats and keep bowling pins in the air. They perform a series of circus feats taught as a rare treat amid their country's decades of war. Their country, Afghanistan, has had wars for thousands of years. An...
The Afghan children tumble, juggle, smile and laugh as they roll over mats and keep bowling pins in the air. They perform a series of circus feats taught as a rare treat amid their country's decades of war. Their country, Afghanistan, has had wars for thousands of years. An...
The Afghan children tumble, juggle, smile and laugh as they roll over mats and keep bowling pins in the air. They per...
- Posted on August 14, 2014
Rats overrun home of Mona Lisa
Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the world famous Louvre Museum. They romp on the grass in broad daylight. The hot weather in Paris has brought many visitors to the garden. Their garbage is a feast for the rats. The lush area gives a rat plenty of plac...
Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the world famous Louvre Museum. They romp on the grass in broad daylight. The hot weather in Paris has brought many visitors to the garden. Their garbage is a feast for the rats. The lush area gives a rat plenty of plac...
Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the world famous Louvre Museum. They romp on the grass in broad day...
- Posted on August 5, 2014
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