| Oct 6, 2013
APELDOORN, NETHERLANDS — Dozens of black-and-yellow squirrel monkeys scampered around us, some running above on high ropes, others swooping in close to us as we walked.
This was one of the many delights of the Apenheul, a primate park in rural...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Anna Maria Island -- a slender 7-mile slip of Gulf sand balanced atop the crooked crab claw of north Longboat Key -- is a slow-motion kind of place.
Sit a spell and taste the brine of the sea air as it bites softly at the back of your throat. Kick off...
| Sep 29, 2013
YORK COUNTY — An electric scroll saw has been Hugh Kalns' friend for decades.
The machine helped him achieve a degree of fame in eastern Virginia's crafting community. Delicate, lace-like carvings of angels, kittens, Christmas wreathes, even...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Two halves of the same turtle's arm bone were discovered almost 200 years apart, according to a new study.
A fossil miracle? Totally.
"When two pieces of a fossil fit together, they fit perfectly like a puzzle piece," said Jason Schein, an...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Scientists have found a 20-foot whale that can dive an astonishing 1.8 miles beneath the ocean - a record for a mammal.
The record was reported this week in the journal Plos One.
The miraculous, extreme-diving whale is known as Cuvier's beaked whale...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:21 AM
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If you're out and about today, on Twitter, tweet your deals, best...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Supporters of Broward Democratic Chairman Mitch Ceasar plan a dinner in his honor on Sunday.
It’s a cocktails and dinner party at the New York Yankee Steak House at the Seminole Casino in Coconut Creek. The event is only open to the leaders of the...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 1:16 PM
What I will remember most about Harold Ramis is his smile — always there in his work, ever playing across his face. Even when the writer/actor/director was trying to look serious, his eyes twinkled and a grin tugged at the corners of his mouth. As...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:05 AM
Earth Day is April 22, and Disney's Animal Kingdom park will be celebrating with its annual Party for the Planet event.
This year's celebration will teach guests what they can do to make their backyards wildlife-friendly, as well as ways to connect...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 11:35 AM
You say Rover wants to roam, but your postage-stamp backyard isn't cutting it? Clearly, you and your pooch need to take advantage of the nearest friendly neighborhood dog park.
Not that every neighborhood has one, or that they're all created equal. Some...
| Jun 8, 2013
United Arts of Central Florida is touting the successes achieved so far with its new Power2Give online fundraising program. Power2Give.org allows arts, science and history groups to request donations for specific projects; fans can browse the projects and...