How Camels Evolved Their Humps — In Northern Canada

Camels aren't typically associated with northern climates, but a recent discovery of 3.5 million-year-old fossils by Canadian paleontologist Natalia Rybczynski suggests that this is precisely where they came from. The finding was made on Nunavut's Ellesmere Island, the most northerly part of Canada, and an area that… » 3/06/13 4:00pm 3/06/13 4:00pm

Hidden stun guns allow robotic jockeys to cheat at camel racing

A new scandal's rocking Dubai's robotic camel racing circuit. Criminals are covertly outfitting the camels' mechanical jockeys with stun guns that give their mounts an extra charge. In other news, this is one of the stranger headlines I've ever written. » 1/22/11 9:00am 1/22/11 9:00am