How far would China’s conservationists go to safeguard the country’s giant pandas, a struggling species of a couple thousand? This far: oversized, fuzzily oppressive bear costumes.
They’re really banking on a lot with this one, aren’t they?
If you were one of those people who hated poetry in high school, don’t feel too bad. Even computers struggle with it.
And America is left wondering who’s going to harass Gelman after the 79-year-old Rege leaves.
It’s hard to argue that global warming can be a good thing, but here’s proof. (via New York Times)
Astronauts planning to have an out-of-this-world reproductive experience, take note! Experiments conducted on zebrafish suggest that space travel could harm your unborn child. (via The New Scientist)
Some immortalize themselves with a statue or a painting. Kanye has encrusted his image in diamonds and proudly displayed on his wrist. Would we expect anything less?
After the tragic week in Arizona, President Obama returned to work Monday morning and was greeted with some good news: the raw feelings which have plagued his health care reform are subsiding.
Ahead of high-profile meetings between Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart, the New York Times calls Hu Jintao “the weakest leader of the Communist era.” Ouch.
We’ve seen all the pictures of the damage from the ground, but there’s nothing like seeing an aerial before and after of Australia’s landscape, courtesy of the floods.
She may not be a member of the royal family yet, but even Kate Middleton knows a true lady never asks for swag during a recession.