The Ikea monkey saga continued in a Toronto court this week after the sanctuary where Darwin is being held has dropped allegations that his former owner Yasmin Nakhuda abused him. (Darling Darwin Monkey/Facebook)
The Ikea monkey saga that has gripped primates of every kind continued in a Toronto court this week.
A mammoth carcass showing signs that humans and lions hunted together in earlier times. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
“The blood is very dark, it was found in ice cavities below the belly and when we broke these cavities with a poll pick, the blood came running out,” Semyon Grigoriev, head of the Museum of Mammoths of the Institute of Applied Ecology of the North at the North Eastern Federal University, said.
Ants are seen on a Yellowtops bush on March 28, 2011 in Birdsville, Australia. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)
According to Australian researcher Majid Sarvi, ants may dictate the future design of office buildings, sports arenas, and public transit portals. How's that? Well, they seem to be quite the little experts on mass evacuation.
The word news most often conjures up visions of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, the troubled global economy, a political crisis in Washington, erupting volcanoes and devastating earthquakes. But as we all know, there is far more to news than that. Indeed, it’s often the wacky, weird, offbeat and sometimes off-color stories that can most intrigue and fascinate us. Those stories can range from changing astrological signs to lost pyramids in Egypt but in their essence they all cast new light on the shared human condition in all of its wild diversity.