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First look at 'Rocky' spinoff 'Creed'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rocky Balboa is back -- sort of.<p>"Creed" is the latest addition to the "Rocky" movie franchise, which began in 1976, well before the star of this new film was even born.<p>Michael B. Jordan, 28, stars as Adonis Johnson Creed, a boxer who is the son of Balboa's former opponent Apollo Creed …

Celebrity Gossip

Birds on Bills by Paula Swisher | Colossal

<p>It’s been almost two years since we first checked out the work of Pennsylvania artist and designer Paula Swisher and her series of birds drawn in …

Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #52

Streamertails, kingfishers, lovebirds, boobies, todies, peacocks and pigeons! Please visit the new Wild Bird Trust website (www.wildbirdtrust.com) and become part of a journey that will change your life! You do not need to donate. You do not need to sign up for the newsletter. All you need to do is …

The True Beauty Of Thousands Of Birds In Flight

When birds migrate and take to the sky, they are both in harmony with nature and each other. These sometimes giant flocks, move together as one, …

57 Fabulous Bird Images

Birds provide a wonderful opportunity for photographers to practice their skills. So today we thought we’d put together a bit of an image collection …

Rome overwhelmed by faeces of migrating birds

Delayed city council funding to curb annual bird dropping bombardment results in excess starling waste in Italian capital<p>Romans are staying at home or shielding themselves with umbrellas when venturing out this autumn as the city is bombarded by tonnes of slippery and foul-smelling excrement from …

How Giant Birds Can Fly Nearly 10,000 Miles in One Go

<b>Forget circumnavigating the globe in 80 days—an albatross can do it in a mere 46!</b><p>These world travelers are among the largest flying birds, weighing up to 25 pounds (11 kilograms), and with a wingspan of 11 feet (3 meters). But hefting such huge bodies off the ground takes a lot of energy. If …

Conservation news - Environmental science and conservation news

by Mongabay.com 25 January 2018<p>South African Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa announced in a press briefing today that 1,028 …

Planting trees for wildlife

Can planting trees help to convince a bunch of schoolchildren that nature's not boring, after all? Kate Bradbury finds out<p>Last week I spent the day with 200 11-year olds, helping them plant as many trees in the grounds of their school. Most of the kids had never planted a tree before, and many …

Ivory destruction: Fish and Wildlife Service takes a stand and makes a mistake.

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service is crushing a whole bunch of ivory that it seized from people involved in the illegal poaching and …

A step-by-step guide to profiting off a 3-cent hike on US postage stamps

<i>This is an updated version of an article first published on Sept. 26, 2013.</i><p>The US Postal Service (USPS) has made it official: Anybody who wants to turn a quick profit at its expense will have an opportunity to do so come January.<p>As of January 26 next year, it will hike the price of a first-class …

Finance

One missing gene makes others mutate - Futurity

The loss of a gene puts pressure on an organism to compensate, which leads to mutation in one or more different genes elsewhere in its genome.

Are behavior, digestion linked for kids with autism? - Futurity

Children with autism have six-to-eight times more gastrointestinal trouble than typically developing children have, report researchers.

Scientists Identify The Most Irreplaceable Places On Earth

Saving species by saving their environments<p>It's common to talk about animal species that are threatened, endangered, or extinct. Many times these are cute, fuzzy creatures that elicit emotional responses (and thus a desire to contribute to their conservation). But a major part of what leads to a …

Endangered Species

Comet Lovejoy 2013: New Comet Captured in Pictures, Video

Comet Lovejoy, discovered earlier in 2013, is now visible to the naked eye, giving skygazers another comet to behold–and people have been taking …

The Week In Numbers: The World's Oldest Animal, A New Mission To Mars, And More

<b>57.5 feet</b>: the width of the world's largest tunnel-boring machine, the 25,000-horsepower Bertha<p><b>10 months</b>: the time it will take NASA's new MAVEN spacecraft to reach Mars. The spacecraft, set to launch Monday, should help scientists discover how Mars lost its atmosphere and water.<p><b>1967</b>: the year the …

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