Nature's death knell: How a frog's love song is a bat's dinner bell
Love hurts for Panama's Tungara (PRON: toonga-ra) frog. The amphibians' love song beckons not only potential mates but also its moral enemy, the fringe-lipped bat. Researchers at the Smithsionian Tropical Research Institute in Panama say it's a classic case of natural selection versus the instinct for survival. Sharon Reich reports.
Passengers were evacuated from a U.S. Airways flight at Philadelphia International Airport after the nose gear collapsed. The pilot of U.S. Airways flight 1702 from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale aborted takeoff after a tyre burst. The 149 passengers and 5 crew were evacuated from the plane via emergency chutes. Credit: Hannah Udren/Storyful
Phoenix police were in a stand off at a thief's house when a little pug decided to charge the swat team and their dog. The pug wasn't planning on backing down, no matter how big the other dog is, so the officers had to chase him away with a little arm in the air action.
A new clip from Red Bull sees Daniel Ricciardo and Sebastian Vettel explain the 2014 Formula One regulations – which are arguably the most complex the sport has ever seen.
At the start, thousands of car parts simultaneously assemble around Dan to form the RB10. As Dan races to catch up Seb in his RB9, the World Champion’s car becomes transparent while travelling at full speed. The film then presents a visual sequence that shows the 2014 regulation changes taking shape and coming to life, as Seb’s car transforms from an RB9 into an RB10. As well as providing information on the new technical changes for 2014, the clip also presents a unique view of the technology at work inside this year’s Formula One. Credit: Red Bull Racing