The Wildlife Conservation Society destroyed over a ton of seized, illegal ivory this morning, to save elephants.
The tradition has endured for nearly 1,000 years.
Trade shows feel a bit like an anachronism because, hey, we've got the internet, where anyone can announce anything at any time.
We have a strange, sad way of leaving things behind.
Three years after Occupy Wall Street, many familiar faces returned with a more pointed message for "Flood Wall Street," and they left with at least three powerful symbols.
German photographer Hans-Christian Schink is now showing his series, shot a year after the devastating disaster.
Putting everyone's 2013 in a single file.
And I've finally found the pictures to prove it.
Congrats! You got a new camera. Now it's time to actually go out and use it.
I love myself, and I'm pretty good looking, so, naturally, I've taken some selfies in my time. But I'm not nearly as obsessed, it seems, as my dog.
Selfies while driving just aren't cool enough anymore to risk your life over.
Efforts to listen in on Warsaw Pact communications lasted throughout the Cold War.
“The 2013 hurricane season was billed as a stud, but up through mid-September, it has been a dud."
Out of this world.
Because sending beer or flowers would be aiding and abetting a fugitive.
A journey to the heart of BronyCon reveals a few actual bros, but mostly a bunch of stoked kids.
When thousands of hackers descend on Vegas.
It's not every day that you see a baby horse, but a newborn foal at the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute is even rarer.
During my five months in Syria, there's one remark I keep hearing from the rebels: we need ammunition and we need heavy weapons.
We swung by its last public meet-and-greet Sunday, to see the semi-famous airplane in person, and take part in—what we assumed would be—screaming, adoring crowds.
First proposed in 1929 and again in 1951, but persistently hobbled by money woes and community opposition, the $4.5 billion Second Avenue Subway is now over half complete.
This stuff makes Old Weird America seem comparatively normal.
For all the famous names, there were hundreds more people working behind the scenes.