Bears

Boys' basketball Super 10: Watch out for surging Des Moines North

Well hello there, Des Moines North.<p>The Polar Bears made a resounding statement with their 80-65 win over Des Moines Hoover on Friday night. After a …

College Basketball

Tyreke Locure athleticism, recruiting interest looking strong during his junior season

CLOSE<p>Locure is a two-year starter for the Polar Bears, and has helped them reach the state tournament for the first time since 1991. The sophomore …

College & University

SDSU blows late lead, loses to Cal

The Red Panda is good, really good. The Chinese-born acrobat performs at halftime of basketball games, riding an impossibly high unicycle while …

College Basketball

All The Best Folk Albums Of 2017, Ranked

<i>Editor’s note: The point of more extensive genre lists is to help give shine to albums that wouldn’t make it into the overall best albums list. So, despite the rap-specific list — where ranking is still next to godliness — we’ve opted to leave the albums that appeared on the overall best list off</i> …

Music

Berlin zoo celebrates polar bear birth, caught on camera

Berlin's Tierpark zoo is celebrating the birth of a polar bear, nine months after its mother lost a cub.<p>Footage posted on social media shows mother …

Polar Bears

A Better Ice Year for Churchill's Polar Bears

A polar bear waits patiently by a seal's breathing hole, hoping to catch dinner.<p>© Madison Stevens/Polar Bears International<p>12/7/2017 7:02:10 PM<p>But …

Global Warming

Des Moines North bulls past Hoover behind Tyreke Locure's 35 points

CLOSE<p>Locure is a two-year starter for the Polar Bears, and has helped them reach the state tournament for the first time since 1991. The sophomore …

College Basketball

Ski resort will devastate Unesco world heritage site in Bulgaria, says WWF

Expansion of budget ski resort Bansko into Pirin national park will be disastrous for centuries-old forests home to brown bears and wolves<p>A budget ski resort expansion is poised to carve 333km of new slopes and 113km of ski lifts through a Unesco world heritage site of “outstanding universal …

Environment

Johnson leads Dartmouth to 73-66 win over Maine

Taylor Johnson poured in a career-high 29 points on 11-of-13 shooting from the floor and Dartmouth turned back Maine 73-66 on Friday night to pick up …

Basketball

Video of starving polar bear seeking food shows the heartbreaking, deadly impact of climate change

×<p>Tag History<p>ClimateChange created by wagatwe at 12/08/2017 03:11 PM<br>• ClimateChange Nature created by wagatwe at 12/08/2017 03:11 PM<br>• ClimateChange …

Liberal View

France's Outrageously Cute Panda Cub Now Has a Name

The United Kingdom is celebrating the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, but another European country has a — dare we say it — more …

Brigitte Macron

Adorable Zoo Babies: Baby Panda

The Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls welcomed a new addition this season. The zoo announced that a baby snow monkey was born on May 16th to parents …

Adorable

Scheduled debut of Japan-born panda cub crashes reservation website

A reservation website for the debut later this month of a Japan-born panda cub has crashed after a spectacular number of visits crammed into the …

News (China)

​Finland will receive two giant pandas from China

Finland will receive two giant pandas from China as a gesture of friendship during the Nordic country’s 100th anniversary of independence this …

Giant Pandas

Polar bears, sexism and climate science denial

Adult polar bear on the look-out.<b><br>Source</b>: Ian SterlingWhen a science paper about polar bears generates multiple articles on denier blogs you can see …

Polar Bears

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

The residents at this Yellowstone wildlife park will certify your cooler as "bear-proof."<p>If the idea of a bear rummaging through your campsite causes …

CC BY-SA

DNA Analysis Reveals the True Identity of Himalayan Yetis

Yeti, aka the Abominable Snowman, has vexed scientists for over 200 years.<p>In 1925, for example, Royal Geographical Society photographer N.A. Tombazi …

Anthropology

Maine colleges: UMaine women use big run to defeat Maine Maritime in basketball

BANGOR — Blanca Millan scored a game-high 24 points for the University of Maine, which used a 28-point run to pull away and defeat Maine Maritime …

HBCUs

Panda cub growls and jumps at France’s first lady, Brigitte Macron – video

France's first baby panda has been named Yuan Meng ('accomplishment of a dream') at a ceremony attended by Chinese dignitaries and the French first lady, Brigitte Macron. The ceremony at Beauval zoo, south of Paris, was considered a diplomatic event, but the four-month-old male cub decided …

Brigitte Macron

Capturing a Photo of a Swimming Polar Bear is Risky Work

A wildlife photographer spots a swimming polar bear, completing the last lap of its summer migration. It's the perfect photo op--but it requires him …

Animals

The Crazy Christmas When 70 Polar Bears Descended On Leicester Square

Image from The Sphere, 18 December 1909. © Illustrated London News Group, reproduced courtesy of the British Library Board, in the British Newspaper …

London

Riding The ‘Wave’ Of My Life With My Lake Erie Liquid Mountains Series!

Only 40km south of my home, just off the shores of the village of Port Stanley, Ontario, is where I had my sights set on. It is in these shallow …

Photography

First panda cub born in France gets name, blessing - Xinhua

People of Yao ethnic group celebrate Panwang Festival in S China<p>Migratory white swans spend winter time in central China<p>2018 World Cup: A tale of two …

News (China)

'Dream come true': Brigitte Macron names French baby Panda

BEAUVAL, France (Reuters) - French First Lady Brigitte Macron revealed on Monday that the first panda born in France, to whom she is "Godmother", will go by the name of Yuan Meng.<p>The names means "Dream come true" and was chosen by China, the country of origin of the cub's parents.<p>The small male …

France

Gorilla Vs Bear’s favorite albums of 2017

Long-running music blog Gorilla Vs Bear‘s year-end lists are always pretty different from your average Best Albums list, albeit in a way that fits in …

Music

We Can't Stop Thinkin About Polar Bear Paw Cupcakes

One of our favorite Oreo recipes … ever!<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p>We've made a lot of adorable kids' recipes this year. Mickey Pizzas, Owl Cupcakes, Mini …

Cupcakes

Mavunga’s double-double leads No. 8 Ohio State past Maine

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State coach Kevin McGuff wrote four numbers on the whiteboard inside the Buckeyes’ locker room after the game. Eight, 16, 21, 25 — the number of points Maine scored in each quarter.<p>Stephanie Mavunga scored 26 points, Sierra Calhoun added 16 and No. 8 Ohio State beat Maine …

HBCUs

"Giant panda hittin' the chillum."

hahaha thanks to Lauren for sending from the Columbia Heights Metro station:<p>“Zoo Lights Stoner Panda. Best advertisement of the year goes to the zoo. …

Washington D.C.

A Polar Bear in Love Anime Streams New Short

Shochiku began streaming a new short for the for the "petit anime" of Koromo's Koisuru Shirokuma (A Polar Bear in Love) manga on Friday. The short is …

Anime

Pictures of the week 25 November to 1 December 2017: Seven days of the world's best photojournalism

Meghan Markle