How a poop-filled train from NYC wound up in rural Alabama
April 25, 2018, 2:24 p.m. by Matt Hickman
While easy to focus on the gross-out factor, the tale of a stranded train filled with sewage sludge shines a light on the complicated afterlife of our waste.
Discarded dogs are finding love for the first time — in prison
April 5, 2018, 5:06 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
When hardened inmates let a dog's love open the door, good things follow.
When he lost his dog, this elderly man must have thought he was alone in the world
April 3, 2018, 4:28 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
The world showed him otherwise.
Yes, we're in an abusive relationship with Facebook — but we'll never leave
March 27, 2018, 1:34 p.m. by Christian Cotroneo
We've given far too much of our lives to Facebook to give up on the relationship now.
When a panhandler gets a job instead of a ticket, something extraordinary happens
March 11, 2018, 11:31 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
New programs bring jobs to the people who need them most.
11 animals more likely to kill you than sharks
The physical feat behind Michael Jackson's anti-gravity illusion
Giant predatory worms have invaded France
Record-breaking 'monster wave' detected in Southern Ocean
What's that sound? 7 wildlife calls you might hear in your backyard
Female bonobos act as midwives for each other