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Lifestyle 11 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Female fur seals give males the cold shoulder

A leading theory about mating displays among animals - and arguably humans, too - is that the males do all the hard work, flashily showing off their fitness.

World 18 Oct 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Britain to claim a million square km of Antarctica

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain plans to submit a claim to the United Nations to extend its Antarctic territory by a million square kilometres, the foreign office said on Wednesday.

World 28 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Antarctica on alert for alien invaders

TROLL STATION, Antarctica (Reuters) - Aliens are landing in Antarctica.

World 29 Jan 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Humans join hunt for Antarctica's "pink gold"

TROLL STATION, Antarctica (Reuters) - They only grow up to 6 cm (2.4 inches) yet are perhaps the most abundant creatures on the planet in terms of weight. Snow petrels nesting in Antarctica fly for up to eight hours to catch a meal of them.

World 27 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Can smoke and mirrors ease global warming?

OSLO (Reuters) - Backers of extreme technologies to curb global warming advocate dumping iron dust into the seas or placing smoke and mirrors in the sky to dim the sun.

World 27 Oct 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Can smoke and mirrors ease global warming?

OSLO (Reuters) - Backers of extreme technologies to curb global warming advocate dumping iron dust into the seas or placing smoke and mirrors in the sky to dim the sun.

World 19 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM Premium

FEATURE - Caucasus insurgency casts pall over Russian Olympics

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Suicide attacks that killed 40 on the Moscow metro last month have fuelled fears Islamists will target the 2014 Winter Olympics, to be staged in the mountain range where the militants have their strongholds.

Other Sport 02 May 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Potter beats Goggin in South Georgia Classic

VALDOSTA, Georgia (AP) - Monday qualifier Ted Potter Jr. won the South Georgia Classic on Sunday for his first Nationwide Tour title, closing with a 4-under 68 for a three-stroke victory over Mathew Goggin.

World 11 Aug 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sergeant gets life sentence for killing fellow U.S. soldiers

ATLANTA (Reuters) - A U.S. Army sergeant was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without parole for the 2008 murders of two fellow soldiers in Iraq.

World 09 Sep 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Fumes at U.S. McDonald's restaurant kill 1, sicken 9

ATLANTA (Reuters) - One woman died and nine others were sickened after breathing toxic fumes in the bathroom of a McDonald's restaurant in south Georgia, authorities said on Thursday.