Shanti the Asian elephant kicks up dust in new LEED-certified home [Photo]
March 21, 2013, 11:26 a.m. by Catie Leary
Endangered elephants at the Smithsonian's National Zoo are kicking back in their new state-of-the-art exhibit, which boasts LEED-Gold certification, four spacious outdoor living spaces and filtered bathing pools.
Benjamin Edelstein: Why this acclaimed photographer loves what he does
March 19, 2013, 2:12 p.m. by Jeanette Mulvey, BusinessNewsDaily
Edelstein was prepared to start law school before he decided to follow his passion instead.
NASA sets record for world's biggest astronomy lesson
March 19, 2013, 11:10 a.m. by Megan Gannon, SPACE.com
The event was intended to highlight how space telescope pictures help answer questions about the universe.
Filipino pet clinic offers blessings, free rabies vaccinations [Photos]
March 18, 2013, 11:40 a.m. by Catie Leary
Between 300 and 600 Filipinos die of rabies every year, but the Philippines' Department of Health has a plan to eliminate the disease from the country by 2020.
Saving lives, catching waves at Aussie lifeguard competition [Photo]
March 16, 2013, 9 a.m. by Catie Leary
The Victorian Surf Lifesaving Championships attracts thousands of a participants and spectators to Anglesea, Australia every year.
Photographer sets out to meet his Facebook friends -- in person
March 15, 2013, 11:18 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Ty Morin asked for a crowdfunding boost to help him meet almost 800 people. In the process, he kickstarted a conversation about the real meaning of 'friends.'
Tibetan mastiff puppies: As adorable as they are expensive [Photos]
March 12, 2013, 11:48 a.m. by Catie Leary
Considered a major status symbol in Asia, these massive, fluffy pooches are fiercely loyal and fetch prices as high as $750,000.
On tsunami anniversary, Japan struggles with energy vision [Photos]
March 11, 2013, 1:25 p.m. by Catie Leary
March 11 marks the second anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami that displaced more than 30,000 and left more than 19,000 dead or missing.
Chill canine takes scooter for a joy ride [Photos]
March 8, 2013, 11:33 a.m. by Catie Leary
Dog lover Handoko Njotokusumo, 57, and his golden retriever Ace take regular weekend rides around their city.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
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Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
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