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  • Russia preserves snow for 2014 Winter Olympics

     
     
    SOCHI — The host of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games is putting fears over its readiness on ice. Literally. Officials in Sochi, Russia announced they are storing roughly 118,877,424 gallons of snow in preparation for the games.

    That’s …

  • World’s biggest creature tracked by its song


     
     
    SYDNEY — An Australian-led group of scientists has for the first time tracked down and tagged Antarctic blue whales by using acoustic technology to follow their songs, the government said Wednesday.

    The blue whale, the largest animal on …

  • The Rahbani Legacy: A musical odyssey


     
     
    ABU DHABI — A passionate Abu Dhabi Festival audience were taken on a nostalgic trip through “The Rahbani Legacy,” the world premiere of a specially-commissioned production that encapsulates the extensive musical contribution of the legendary poets, musicians and …