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  • Oldest big cat fossil found in Tibet

    Oldest big cat fossil found in Tibet
    The oldest fossil of a previously unknown ancient leopard species, found in Tibet, is shaking the pantherine evolutionary tree, suggesting that big cats arose in Asia, not Africa, according to a new study. During a 2010 expedition to Tibet,...
  • Environmental Protection Agency names new scientific integrity chief

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday appointed Francesca Grifo as the agency’s official in charge of scientific integrity. In addition to overseeing the scientific integrity program, Grifo will chair an internal committee that...
  • Giant sea creature caught off Florida's coast

    Giant sea creature caught off Florida's coast
    "Mark the Shark" is living up to his name. Captain Mark Quartiano, a seasoned commerical fisherman who has been featured on "Shark Week," caught a 14-foot long, 800-pound sea creature while fishing off the coast of Miami and now there's some debate as...
  • Ready to crunch on a cricket?

     
    Ever imagine eating bugs? Well me neither, but adventurous eaters will get a gustatory experience of a lifetime when world-renowned Bug Chef, David George Gordon, gives his unique cooking demonstrations to visitors of all ages Saturday at Da Vinci Science...
  • Movie Quote Quiz

     
    Today’s Movie Quote Quiz is a tribute to one movie that came up in conversation with my friend at Tuesday’s night’s Triple A Championship Game at Coca Cola Park. It has nothing to do with baseball; our conversations tend to......
  • 100 cool places in Arizona

    100 cool places in Arizona
    Western Arizona Oatman. If it was good enough for Clark Gable and Carole Lombard on their honeymoon, Oatman should be good enough for you, although it's been 73 years since the Hollywood couple spent their honeymoon night in the allegedly haunted...
  • Seahorses may be heading toward decline

    Seahorses may be heading toward decline
    They are whimsical symbols of the beach, appearing on key chains, murals, logos and postcards. They form inseparable, monogamous couples. And they are hauled from the sea in nets, ground into powder for traditional Chinese medicine and dried for sale in...
  • Bronx Zoo Plays Key Role Helping Macaws In Guatemala

    Bronx Zoo Plays Key Role Helping Macaws In Guatemala
    Researchers and conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Guatemala Program, WCS’s Bronx Zoo, the National Park Service of Guatemala, and other groups report a major conservation victory from Central America: a bumper crop of...
  • Maryland dinosaur gets a name

    Maryland dinosaur gets a name
    Some 110 million years after its birth, a Maryland-born dinosaur has finally been given a name. The infant armored dinosaur, smaller than a dollar bill, apparently drowned in a flood plain not long after it hatched during the Early Cretaceous Period. Its...
  • Deadly Cobra on Twitter

    Deadly Cobra on Twitter
    Zookeepers in New York trying to find a deadly cobra may need to look no further than Twitter to find clues about the snake's whereabouts. Most recently, the snake "Tweeted" that it was, "Holding very still in the snake exhibit at the Museum of Natural...
  • President Obama's Visit To NYC Raises Traffic Concerns and Big Money

    President Obama's Visit To NYC Raises Traffic Concerns and Big Money
    A visit from President Obama will make getting around Manhattan a challenge on Tuesday, as he tries to continue making a case for U.S. involvement in Libya and raises money for his party. Lots of money. Expect the FDR Drive to be closed intermittently...