How a giant eagle came to dominate ancient New Zealand

Enlarge / The now-extinct Haast’s eagle hunting moa in New Zealand, which lacked other large predators. Today scientists are looking at the ancient history of the islands’ birds to better understand how “natural” biological invasions happen. (credit: John Megahan/CC) New Zealand has long been known as a place for the birds—quite literally. Before people arrived […]

The Masked Singer’s Penguin on How Beyoncé Inspired Her Eagle Attack and How Lizzo Taught Her the Truth Hurts

Warning: This post contains spoilers for Wednesday’s The Masked Singer. If you thought The Masked Singer‘s Penguin was on fire in her smackdown round against Eagle a few episodes back, you don’t know how right you were. The black-and-white bird’s impassioned performance of Fifth Harmony’s “I’m Worth It” led to her victory that night — […]

'I was scared crapless': Bald eagle swoops onto fans at Cotton Bowl college football game (VIDEO)

American college football fans at the Cotton Bowl game between Clemson and Notre Dame got more than they bargained for when a bald eagle swooped into the crowd and landed on spectators. The eagle was being used as part of the pre-game ceremony for the college football playoff semifinal game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, […]

Rare Rides: Soar Like an Eagle With the 1988 Renault Medallion

The Rare Rides series has featured a few Renaults from the Eighties and Nineties previously, and even one sporty coupe which shared a showroom with today’s Rare Rides subject. It’s the family-friendly Renault Medallion, in comfortable grey wagon guise. Let’s take a look. The Medallion started its life out in France as the Renault 21. […]

Rare Rides: The First-ever Crossover – a 1987 AMC Eagle Wagon

The Rare Rides series has dabbled in AMC previously, cataloging some of the fun ideas generated by the good people of Kenosha, Wisconsin. We’ve featured the luxury targa Concord Sundancer, the unrealized Van, a baroque Matador Barcelona, and the Renault-by-AMC Alliance GTA. But none of those represents the AMC brand quite as well as today’s […]

FIFA opens case against Shaqiri & Xhaka over controversial eagle celebrations

World football governing body FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Swiss players Xherdan Shaqiri and Granit Xhaka, after the pair celebrated their goals in the win against Serbia by making an Albanian eagle salute. Read more The players are both ethnic Albanian and celebrated their strikes in the match against Serbia by making the controversial […]

Excitable Eagle stacks it!

Video Excitable Eagle stacks it!0:32 AFL: Liam Ryan celebrates one of his 1st-half goals against the Dogs a little too hard, slipping over in the gutter. April 1st 2018 36 minutes ago /display/ news and galleries/AFL/ AFL Excitable Eagle stacks it!0:32 April 1st 2018 34 minutes ago /display/ news and galleries/AFL/ Simpson won’t coach today0:22 […]

Alaskan eagle attacks drone above icy waters below

Enlarge / Dutch Harbor at Unalaska, Alaska, as seen in 2010. (credit: Tom Doyle) In Alaska, you don’t mess with nature—lest it mess with you. Emmett Fitch, an Alaska man who runs a small ISP in Unalaska, Alaska—1,000 miles southwest of Anchorage—told Ars that last month he was out helping a drone videographer visiting from […]

Eagle Farm stripped of Oaks

Video Image Clearly too good in Cup0:40 Horse Racing: Clearly Innocent picked up his first Group 1 win in emphatic style in the $ 700,000 Kingsford-Smith Cup (1300m) at Eagle Farm. May 27th 2017 2 days ago /video/ Racing/ Turf kickback at Eagle Farm on Saturday. Picture: AAP Robert CraddockThe Courier-Mail Share Share on Facebook […]