Swim, Eat, Mate: Life Through the Eyes of a Polar Bear

Last April, US Geological Survey researchers collared four female polar bears north of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. Those collars were outfitted with small video cameras, and the USGS has just released the first videos they collected. They show a female eating, swimming, and socializing with a potential mate. » 6/06/14 3:56pm 6/06/14 3:56pm

What it's like when a hungry polar bear decides you're lunch

Very few predators think humans would make a tasty treat, but polar bears are members of that exclusive club. While shooting his BBC documentary series The Polar Bear Family and Me, filmmaker Gordon Buchanan was approached by a hungry, 1,000-pound polar bear as he sat in his plexiglass pod. He marvels at her… » 1/05/13 10:00am 1/05/13 10:00am

Robo-Bear Armed with a Canon Awaits His Perfect Shot

An armored polar bear, living in a future where bears have been uplifted into an intelligent but militarized species, controls a massive canon with a big old lens. But even though he's waiting to make his perfect shot, he manages to fall asleep while bunnies hop around his massive, armored paw and on his giant canon. » 3/24/08 11:57am 3/24/08 11:57am