| Mar 17, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Bat-eating spiders are virtually everywhere, a new study has found. The only place bats are safe from these grasping arachnids ......
| Feb 14, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Melbourne model Kate Upton has caused a sensation with her latest Sports Illustrated cover, ”Polar Bare,” shot in Antarctica. But she hasn't noticed. “I've been so busy running around,” Upton, who is 20, said in a conference call...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 4:45 PM
There's progress to report on the construction of SeaWorld Orlando's Antarctica — Empire of the Penguin attraction. It's morphing from big blue boxy phase into something more polar. We'll have our ride on the rocks! Ice formations are peeking over...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:48 AM
ILULISSAT, Greenland - It's so cold, they closed the igloos. The icebergs are shivering. Two of my toes are slightly frostbitten. Yesterday my life seriously flashed before my eyes on a dogsled ride through the mountains.
But what a trip. What a place....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 6:13 AM
Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide.
On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness.
| Mar 1, 2013
| 10:08 PM
If you want to find a meteorite in northeastern South Dakota, it's actually pretty easy: Just check your rain gutters or climb onto your roof.
Unless you want a meteorite that isn't microscopic. If that's the case, you'll need some time, luck or money....
| Feb 21, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Penguin families behave a lot like human families, SeaWorld Orlando says. Does that mean the momma penguins ram double-wide strollers into the back of the little legs of other momma penguins? Do the young ones disrespect their elders? Do their dads say,...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:26 AM
From Antarctica to Afghanistan, bird watchers from 103 countries made history in the first global Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), Feb. 15–18, according to a news release.
In the largest worldwide bird count ever, bird watchers set new records,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 1:54 PM
With its new Antarctica-themed land open, SeaWorld is turning its attention to 2014.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Tuesday it will launch a 50th anniversary celebration early next year that will include new attractions and experiences for its three...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 7:25 PM
The thousands of passengers aboard the Carnival Triumph cruise ship didn't get the kind of vacation they were expecting, but it was the kind of vacation Richard Guthrie of Wichita has also suffered through.
"The experience I had is an experience you...
| Jan 24, 2013
Americans, for the most part, aren't terribly hungry today for the foods and flavors of sub-Saharan Africa. Be patient. Josh Schonwald is convinced there will be an appetite for it — by 2035 at the very latest. Curious Chicagoans game to taste a...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It has taken 18 years of being misdiagnosed, but local resident and business-owner Marsha Knicley, 64, of Hagerstown, can finally say she has Lyme disease.
Those who know Knicley they would describe her as a smart and savvy businesswoman with a big...