Wed, Jan 23 2013 at 12:30 PM
Rapid industrialization combined with weak environmental regulations is to blame for Beijing's smoggy woes, which gets worse in the winter due to climate patterns and an increased demand for coal-powered heat.
Mon, Jan 21 2013 at 12:23 PM
After a weekend of widespread heavy snowfall that disrupted transport and prompted school closures, yet another foot of the white stuff is slated to be dumped throughout the country.
Fri, Jan 18 2013 at 12:30 PM
A bike show, a boat show, an outdoor show and an active travel show join forces this weekend at London's ExCeL Centre. The massive event features manufacturer trade stalls, speeches, demonstrations and areas where visitors can climb rock walls or ride bikes.
Thu, Jan 17 2013 at 11:37 AM
Skiiers, snowboarders and off-roaders descend on snowy mountain trails and dusty dunes for some outdoor recreation.
Wed, Jan 16 2013 at 11:55 AM
Whether they're hunkering down in their dens or generating body heat through exercise, animals do their best to stay toasty.
Tue, Jan 15 2013 at 12:15 PM
Touted as the largest religious gathering on Earth, the Kumbh Mela is a Hindu pilgrimage organized every 3 years, rotating between the cities of Allahabad, Nashik, Haridwar and Ujjain.
Fri, Jan 11 2013 at 11:50 AM
Spaying and neutering pets is the answer to preventing the euthanization of an estimated 4 million cats and dogs every year.
Thu, Jan 10 2013 at 12:14 PM
Behold a tiger wading in algae, snow monkeys warming up in a hot spring and other critters engaging in aquatic tomfoolery.
Tue, Jan 08 2013 at 11:48 AM
Pandas, otters, flamingos and other critters living at Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C., enjoy the freshly fallen snow.
Fri, Jan 04 2013 at 11:37 AM
It is tradition at the Zoologischer Garten in Berlin to give leftover Christmas trees to elephants to munch on during the first week of the new year.