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Murdering Swans

Karl Grossman | Posted 05.25.2014 | New York
Karl Grossman

What's with the plan of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to slaughter all 2,200 mute swans -- those beautiful, elegant, graceful birds -- in the state?

Past Is Prelude In Japan

Jim Calio | Posted 11.21.2012 | Travel
Jim Calio

On my last day in the city, I watched a businessman approach a shrine, waft incense smoke from a pot into his nostrils and then continue on to work, his leather briefcase in hand.

Queen's Swans Left Alone This Year

AP | Posted 07.17.2012 | World

LONDON -- Thanks to a very wet English summer, the swans on the River Thames are being left in peace. The annual census of the swans, known as "Swan ...

Meet Boston's 'Lesbian' Swan Duo, Romeo And Juliet

Posted 04.30.2012 | Gay Voices

A famous "lesbian" swan couple is making waves in Boston this week. As gay blogger BosGuy is reporting, Romeo and Juliet, two graceful swans to ca...

Hotel Bel Air: The Swans Stay in the Picture

David Dixon | Posted 01.29.2012 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

If Robert Evans, the infamous Hollywood producer, were to have opined on the Sultan of Brunei's renovation of the Hotel Bel Air, I imagine that his first demand would be that "the swans stay in the picture."

Central Park: A Performance in Four Seasons (Summer)

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 08.17.2011 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Central Park lights the stage in all her glory, for summer has arrived, voluptuous and steady. No longer do the denizens of the city fear nature's vacillating affection.

Belgian Spring: Chocolates, Flowers, Canals and More (Photos)

Lea Lane | Posted 06.20.2011 | Travel
Lea Lane

Experts Stunned By Swan 'Divorce' At Slimbridge Wetland

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Experts have told of their surprise after witnessing a rare "divorce" between a pair of swans at a Gloucestershire wildfowl sanctuary. The Bewick's s...

Beautiful Swans (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

This week has seen swans returning to England after their annual migration from the arctic. Their arrival comes later than usual this year and experts...