Fri, Jun 15 2012 at 11:18 AM
African-spurred tortoises can live to be 100 years old and can weigh up to 200 pounds, making them the third-largest tortoise in the world.
Thu, Jun 14 2012 at 11:45 AM
In the midst of the most notorious slum in the Philippines — the Smokey Mountain garbage dump — residents are producing and selling one-of-a-kind fashion items — and transforming their lives in the process.
Wed, Jun 13 2012 at 11:58 AM
More than 100 world leaders and tens of thousands of protesters will descend on Rio de Janeiro next week for the Rio+20 summit in hopes of overcoming years of deadlock over environmental issues.
Tue, Jun 12 2012 at 11:31 AM
A formation of U.S. cargo aircraft fly past Mount Fuji, the tallest mountain in Japan, after completing a training mission at a nearby U.S. military base.
Mon, Jun 11 2012 at 10:57 AM
Hundreds of thousands of Spanish greyhounds, also known as galgos, are abandoned, tortured or killed by their owners every year at the end of each rabbit hunting season.
Fri, Jun 08 2012 at 12:08 PM
After punching through several feet of sea ice, scientists discover that Arctic waters are teeming with enormous green blooms of microscopic phytoplankton.
Thu, Jun 07 2012 at 11:40 AM
Adorable giant pandas play, sleep and eat inside the famous Panda House of the Beijing Zoo.
Wed, Jun 06 2012 at 11:42 AM
Skywatchers around the world directed their telescopes and viewing glasses towards the sun to watch the rare planetary event that only occurs twice in a lifetime — if you're lucky.
Tue, Jun 05 2012 at 12:44 PM
Tens of thousands of spectators attend the Queen's Diamond Jubilee concert featuring Grace Jones, Paul McCartney, Kylie Minogue and Elton John.
Mon, Jun 04 2012 at 12:00 PM
Thousands of well-wishers descend upon London to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II's ascension to the throne.