Captions for photos of events in the news from around the world. Shots include the Hubble Space Telescope’s return to operation, the World Series champions Philadelphia Phillies, and violence flaring in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Archive for October, 2008
Captions for photos of animals in the news. Shots include a Far Eastern leopard, a three-headed Chihuahua, a dog in Austria’s National Day celebration, a Malayan tiger cub, and a lioness cub.
Salt-deprived animals and insects living far inland from some coasts may benefit if global warming increases hurricane intensity, a new study suggests.
A previously unknown population of vampire moths has been found in Siberia. And in a twist worthy of a Halloween horror movie, entomologists say the bloodsuckers may have evolved from a purely fruit-eating species.
Boo! Halloween is a time for trickery, treats and fright. Some members of the human species transform themselves into devils, witches and ghouls. But if you’re looking for something completely different, and completely scary, let nature be your guide.
People keen to make a positive impression on a new acquaintance might want to meet over a hot drink, a new study suggests.
Captions for photos of animals in the news. Shots include a Persian leopard cub, a two-headed diamondback terrapin, a white-headed vulture, papier-mache pandas, and a Surinam horned frog.