| Jan 24, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Not sure what to get your sweetheart for Valentine's Day? The Bronx Zoo has a suggestion - how about a cockroach?
The Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo is offering a fun way to make sure your loved knows just how much you care - with a roach...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:20 PM
A recently published study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and others reveals that humpback whales on both sides of the southern Indian Ocean are singing different tunes, unusual since humpbacks in the same ocean basin usually all sing very similar...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:49 PM
How do you know when you’ve made it? For Burbank’s Tom McGrath, it may have been when Angelina Jolie became starstruck by him.
I met McGrath recently in the Starbucks located on the DreamWorks campus — they don’t like to call it a...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:22 AM
1550 Shields Drive
Vanilla Body Scrub
1 cup Nielsen-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Sugar
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 or 2 drops of an essential oil such as...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:54 PM
When University of Maryland law professor Larry Gibson was asked to become involved with the Liberian presidential campaign of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, he initially declined. But she ultimately won him over, and his efforts helped her become Africa's...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:18 AM
20th Century Fox can chill out today, as the fourth installment of the studio's animated "Ice Age" franchise easily debuted in the No. 1 spot at the box office this weekend.
"Ice Age: Continental Drift," the only new movie to hit theaters nationwide this...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Gibson Guitar Corp. has agreed to pay a fine for illegally importing exotic wood from Madagascar and India, the U.S. government said Monday.
Gibson will pay a $300,000 penalty to avoid criminal charges for importing ebony and rosewood in violation of the...
| Jul 12, 2009
Ethnic violence between Muslim Uighurs and Han Chinese in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang region in far western China, led to more than 150 deaths, brought paramilitary troops out to restore order, and saw mosques closed and a curfew imposed....
| Jun 14, 2009
Far Bright Star
Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 208 pp., $23.95
"Thus far the summer of 1916 had been a siege of wrathy wind and heated air. Dust and light. Sand and light. Wind and light." So begins the story of Napoleon...
| Jan 31, 2010
Rewilding the World
Dispatches From the Conservation Revolution
Metropolitan Books: 402 pp., $28.50
Coyote at the Kitchen Door
Living With Wildlife in Suburbia
Harvard University Press: 224 pp., $24.95
| Mar 28, 2009
"High School Music 3: Senior Year" graduated with honors Saturday at the Kids' Choice Awards.
The Disney musical was selected as the favorite movie by audience votes at the 22nd annual slime-filled Nickelodeon spectacle held inside UCLA's Pauley...