Gorillas

Google the word 'idiot,' get pics of Donald Trump

A new web search trick is making the rounds on the internet: Type in the word "idiot" as your Google search term and your screen will be flooded with images of President Donald Trump.<p>The image onslaught is apparently the result of a campaign by online activists unhappy with the president's policies …

Donald Trump

A report from 1974 about a metaphorical monkey is among the most-read management advice ever published by Harvard Business Review

One of the most widely read pieces of management advice published by the Harvard Business Review has to do with a monkey.<p>Specifically, the monkey on your back.<p>If you're a people manager, you likely have (at least) one on you right now. The monkey is a metaphor for a burden that one of your team …

Employment

Switch Adds A Never-Before-Released Nintendo Arcade Game

It's another packed week of releases for Nintendo Switch. Nearly 30 titles launched for the hybrid console this week, but one of the most intriguing is Sky Skipper, an exceptionally rare Nintendo arcade game that was never released in North America.<p>Sky Skipper arrives on the Switch Eshop as part of …

Retrogaming

Gorilla Born At Dallas Zoo Named After Dedicated Caretaker In Democratic Republic Of Congo

<b>DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) –</b> The first critically endangered gorilla born in 20 years at the Dallas Zoo now has a name — Saambili.Born in June, Saambili’s …

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Date night doesn’t have to be so samey

It’s difficult to keep date night fresh.<p>Whether you’re finding yourself dating one person exclusively, or are in the perpetual first-date cycle, …

Lemurs

Island hop, snorkel and whale watch in Portugal's Azores Islands

Explore the Azores Islands, hike to the top of a volcano and take a dip in hot- and cold-water thermal springs on a weeklong tour that includes a visit to Lisbon, Portugal.<p>The Off-the-Map Travel itinerary visits the Azores, a nine-island region of Portugal that's known for its outdoor activities, …

Snorkel

Mountain gorilla numbers are rising. How battling human inequality has helped save them.

After teetering on the brink of extinction, mountain gorilla numbers are on the rise. That's awesome news.<p>Living in East Africa's Virunga Mountains …

Wildlife

DRC set to declassify national parks for oil, open rainforest to logging

Concern is mounting for the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) vast forests and rich wildlife as logging concessions and licenses to explore for …

National Parks

Top 5 ecotourism projects in Africa

From helping boost mountain gorilla numbers in Rwanda to fostering better relations between locals and wildlife in Mozambique, eco@africa has visited …

Wildlife

Tiny Trump Army Invades Seattle

by Katie HerzogA small army of Trump heads were seen scattered near The Stranger World Headquarters this morning in Capitol Hill. At least, we <i>think</i> …

Mashups

Why Sir David Attenborough is just as happy in his garden as in exotic foreign climes

Sir David Attenborough might have cuddled silverback gorillas in the forests of Rwanda and watched a blue whale surface right alongside his boat – …

Caterpillars

Despite Scandal, Donald Trump Isn’t the Only ‘Idiot’ on Google Images

As Scar from <i>The Lion King</i> would say, “I’m surrounded by idiots.”<p>British media was giddy this morning over the news that photos of President Donald …

Business

'World's Biggest Bounce House' Coming To Greater Hartford

If the parties of your dreams feature no shoes, the world’s largest bounce house and eight-foot pink gorillas, you’re in for a great time when Big …

Hartford

Seek out mountain gorillas on tour of Uganda's national parks

Trek through the jungle of Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in search of endangered mountain gorillas on a 10-day excursion offered by Classic Escapes.<p>Other highlights include a two-night stay in Kibale Forest National Park, known for its chimpanzees and 325 bird species, and two days of …

National Parks

Nintendo's Long Lost Arcade Game Sky Skipper Flies Onto Switch This Week

During the Nintendo Treehouse Live events at E3 this year, Nintendo revealed that <b>Sky Skipper</b> - an almost-forgotten arcade game from the '80s - would …

Retrogaming

Dear Humans, We’re Destroying the World As We Know It

Let's act now before it's too late.<p><i>by</i><p>, Dr. Steve Boyes has been exploring Africa's last wild places for almost 20 years<p>Over 80% of the planet’s land …

Arianna Huffington

Overwatch's Newest Hero Wrecking Ball Is Live July 24

Blizzard has just announced that Wrecking Ball, the combination of the rolling mech and pilot Hammond, wiill go live for players to take for a spin, …

San Diego

Happy National Zookeeper Week!

<i>In honor of National Zookeeper Week, the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute is featuring some of the dedicated</i> …

Smithsonian

Africa: DRC Prioritises Oil Over Conservation

analysis<p>The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has decided to degazette parts of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites to allow for oil drilling. …

Africa

10 Wildlife Livestreams You Can Watch 24/7

With new technology such as drones and remote recording, wildlife documentary makers are able to capture special moments between animals without disturbing their habitat. And if you’ve already watched all the classic nature documentaries like <i>Planet Earth</i>, <i>Blue Planet</i>, and <i>March of the Penguins</i>, don’t …

Wildlife

Detroit Zoo welcomes new baby chimp with famous name

ROYAL OAK, MI - A female chimpanzee was born at the Detroit Zoo before dawn today - just in time to celebrate the first World Chimpanzee Day.<p>The new …

Michigan

Great apes in Biosphere Reserves | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Biosphere reserves, home of great apes<p>Chimpanzees:<p>© GRASP<p>Chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) can be found from southern Senegal across the forested belt …

United Nations

WHAT?! The Last Home for Endangered Mountain Gorillas Has Been Given Up for Oil Drilling

Located in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are two breathtaking natural treasures: Virunga National Park and Salonga National Park. These …

National Parks

Why DRC's Decision to Open Parks to Drilling Isn't About Oil

Why DRC's Decision to Open Parks to Drilling Isn't About OilLast month, the Democratic Republic of the Congo triggered international outrage when it …

Africa

After leading Shreveport to NAHL title, Zirnis named new assistant coach at Alaska | College Hockey

Alaska has named former Alabama Huntsville standout and NAHL coach Karlis Zirnis an assistant coach.<p>Zirnis led the Shreveport Mudbugs to the NAHL …

College Hockey

LA Zoo Debuts Critically Endangered Gorilla Ndjia

<b>LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)</b> – A critically endangered gorilla is being introduced to the public Thursday after moving into her new home at the Los Angeles …

Los Angeles

Mice vying for females have 'thicker' penises: study

Male mice develop a thicker penis if they grow up around other males, a study has revealed.<p>The exact reason is not known, but it is thought that …

Biology

Iowa 5-year-old remembered in heart-wrenchingly sweet obituary that covers everything from bouncy houses to gorillas

True to the spirit of 5-year-old Garrett Matthias, the Iowa grade-schooler’s obituary is far from ordinary.<p>Matthias died of a rare cancer July 6, but …

Iowa

Top Arsenal Player to Attend Kwita Izina 2018

[New Times] A member of the Arsenal first-team is expected to participate in this year's gorilla naming ceremony, locally known as Kwita Izina.

Wildlife

Manual skills for food processing by mountain gorillas ( Gorilla beringei beringei ) in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda | Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Although gorillas rarely use tools in the wild, their manipulative skills during plant processing may be similar to those of other tool-using great …

National Parks