Wild Chimps Look Out For Traffic Before Crossing Busy Road

This remarkable video was shot as part of a 29-month study of chimps crossing what’s often a dangerously busy road in Uganda’s Kibale National Park. Unlike in studies conducted of quieter roads, here the apes cautiously looked both ways, moved rapidly, and made sure all in the group made it across safely. » 4/20/15 10:40am 4/20/15 10:40am

Ugandan man wants to build space shuttle from scratch

Here's another entry for the DIY African aircraft files. In Kampala, Uganda, Chris Nsamba — freelance aeronautics engineer and founder of the African Space Research Program — is building an airplane in his backyard. Once he's done with this project, Nsamba will move on to constructing a homemade space shuttle. » 8/28/11 9:40am 8/28/11 9:40am