Holidays based around eating are ones we would never dream of skipping. Number one on our list this month is Mardi Gras. Here is an updated version of last year's celebratory round-up, with a few tantalizing
South Africa has expelled three Rwandan diplomats in connection with an attack on the home of an exiled Rwandan dissident, diplomatic sources say. Rwanda responded by ordering out six South African envoys,
When I was in high school, two friends of mine got into a prank war — the kind of stupid, friendly one-upmanship waged when you’re a bored teenager. It started innocuously enough with some chewed-up gum
If you're an amateur astronomer, or even just a night owl, today's citizen science project will definitely appeal. The International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA) wants you to measure an invisible
Put down the bologna: "Quality, not quantity" is just one strategy that could make meat available to all while protecting the environment. Meals featuring meats and dairy often come with a side order guilt
A California lawmaker has proposed a measure that would prohibit SeaWorld San Diego from using orcas in its shows. Richard Bloom, a Santa Monica Democrat, says the documentary Blackfish, which examines
The Hubble telescope has captured some stunning images showcasing the early stages of an asteroid breaking apart. The crumbling asteroid, officially known as P/2013 R3, was first noticed in September.