This grandmother spent 2018 cleaning up British beaches — and she's not done
January 21, 2019, 11:33 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Pat Smith successfully completed a New Year's resolution to visit and help clean 52 beaches in 2018.
Why it's so hard to fix stuff that needs repairing
January 17, 2019, 12:31 p.m. by Starre Vartan
Some companies make DIY repair difficult, but new laws in the U.S. and Europe may make fixing things easier.
Montreal turns iconic hospital into a shelter for people and their pets
January 14, 2019, 12:16 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Most city shelters turn away pet owners — even in winter.
The world's most famous pig is cancer-free now, and her unique CT scanner is saving lives
December 19, 2018, 10:39 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Earlier this year, her fans raised $650,000 to purchase the world's largest medical medical scanner to help her.
How WildArk is saving biodiversity, one safe haven at a time
December 11, 2018, 9:33 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Placing an emphasis on green corridors, community engagement and environmental storytelling, WildArk wants to make everyone cares about conservation.
Why Brits are tossing empty potato chip bags in the mail, not the trash
December 10, 2018, 12:59 p.m. by Matt Hickman
An anti-plastic campaign directed at the Britain's most beloved crisp company is leading to changes in packaging and recycling.
Secret Service honors George H.W. Bush with their favorite memory of the former president
December 5, 2018, 2:20 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
In 2013, Bush shaved his head in solidarity with a young toddler with leukemia.
Sip of Hope coffee comes with an extra shot of mental health
November 13, 2018, 10:24 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
The Sip of Hope coffeehouse in Chicago's Logan Square supports mental health initiatives, including suicide prevention.
Turtle 'marriage' ends after 115 years
'Signing Day' recognizes high school seniors starting jobs, not college
This beautiful photo of the moon is 50,000 images rolled into 1
Honey badger fights leopard to rescue her baby
New map of the night sky reveals 300,000 'hidden' galaxies
'Extinct' Galapagos giant tortoise rediscovered 100 years later