Mon, Dec 09, 2013 at 4:01 PM
2 owls were killed after the Port Authority ordered airport workers to shoot the birds out of concern that the creatures would fly into planes.
Mon, Dec 09, 2013 at 11:19 AM
This Asian cockroach — which has never been seen in the U.S. — can survive temperatures and conditions that kill other roaches.
Wed, Dec 04, 2013 at 6:02 PM
They're loud, they're destructive and they have absolutely no qualms about defecating or having sex on your front lawn at 6 am. Ladies and gentlemen, meet the feral turkeys of Staten Island.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 at 11:30 AM
Between the crazy-tall proposed Ferris wheel and Big Ang, Staten Island, NYC's smallest borough, has been living large as of late. Now come plans to build the city's largest solar farm on parkland that was once the largest landfill in the world.
Tue, Dec 03, 2013 at 10:14 AM
A lawsuit from the Nonhuman Rights Project seeks legal personhood for a captive chimp named Tommy and others like him.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 11:39 AM
The transparent flying machine flaps its wings 20 times per second.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 1:52 PM
Video: New York muggles at Pennsylvania Station recently got a bit of shock when a boy with a caged owl and a British accent began asking for directions to Platform 9 3/4.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 1:39 PM
San Francisco, Boston and Philly also earned high scores.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 4:46 PM
A stray cat that brought comfort to a soldier in Afghanistan and a rescue dog that bonded with an autistic boy are among this year's winners.
Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 1:34 PM
See why NYU professor Robin Nagle thinks sanitation workers are a city's first guardians of public health.