Watch The Wonderfully Odd Trailer For Post-Apocalyptic Romance Crumbs

Here's hoping Crumbs, a scifi romance shot in an Ethiopian ghost town by Spanish writer-director Miguel Llanso, gets wider exposure after its Rotterdam Film Festival debut last week. Check out the trailer; there's a UFO, a haunted bowling alley, a crazy Santa Claus, and space junk. For starters. » 2/11/15 6:00pm 2/11/15 6:00pm

Hyenas give up scavenging for Lent

Hyenas in northern Ethiopia are glad today is Easter, and it's not because they're religious. It's because they can finally get their jaws around the butcher scraps they've been deprived of throughout the holy month, and stop chasing down the scrawny donkeys they've been eating as a substitute. » 4/08/12 8:30am 4/08/12 8:30am

A rainbow cloud shimmers over Ethiopia

Here's a rare look at a rainbow over the skies of Ethiopia. Find out how this cloud — known as a "pileus cloud" — brightens the atmosphere. » 9/03/11 12:00pm 9/03/11 12:00pm

The crack in the world that will split Africa in two

Geologists working in Ethiopia have found that a 60-meter-long canyon is steadily expanding and will allow a new ocean to form — one which will bisect the African continent. » 6/25/10 10:00am 6/25/10 10:00am