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Sonic Subterfuge Lures Celebrated Swallows Back To Mission

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 05.03.2012 | Science

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. -- Reminders of the legend of the swallows are everywhere within the grounds of the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano: ...

What You Need to Know About Antarctica

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I have just returned from Antarctica, the loneliest, driest, most desolate place in the world. The only way to get there is by ship. So why go?

WATCH Bird Eats Bat: Great Tits Hunt Bats For Heads

New Scientist | Sanjida O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It sounds like the avian equivalent of an Ozzy Osbourne legend. Great tits have been discovered killing and eating bats by pecking their heads open. ...

Why the Obamas are Political Black Swans

Megan Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Megan Harris

The First Family have quickly emerged as positive role models for a generation that seemed adrift. They are poised to systematically realign how Americans view themselves and country.