Drop everything — a baby panda was just born at The National Zoo, and…

Clear your schedules, people, you're all booked solid for the rest of the afternoon. The occasion? Last night, a baby panda was born at The National Zoo in Washington, D.C.; and — because baby pandas are awesome and productivity is overrated — the zoo's panda team has set up TWO baby panda cams. » 9/17/12 12:55pm 9/17/12 12:55pm

Scientists have recorded the first experimental evidence that elephants…

Elephants have always been recognized as intelligent, but the spark of insight — the ability to suddenly arrive at the solution to a problem by running problem-solving scenarios in your head (as opposed to repeated attempts at trial and error) — is something that has never been observed experimentally in the brainy… » 8/22/11 4:00pm 8/22/11 4:00pm