Creepy, cute and elusive: In search of Madagascar’s strangest creature

Mark Stratton September 6, 2018 Share this article It’s been a 10-year quest for travel writer Mark Stratton to see an aye-aye, one of Madagascar’s rarest lemurs, in the wild. Would this road trip end with a sighting? Five years ago, I slipped a security guard €5 and snuck into Antananarivo zoo at night. I […]

Flying the World’s Most Elusive 747: the Houston Express to Angola

Flying the World’s Most Elusive 747: the Houston Express Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

Gaddafi’s elusive son can unite Libyans in the national interest – Saif’s lawyer to RT

Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Saif Al-Islam, who plans to run in the presidential election this year, is widely supported by ordinary people hoping to rescue Libya from the chaos caused by the NATO-backed revolt, his lawyer told RT. While it is not yet certain when Libya will vote in a presidential election, due to varying interpretations […]

Mark Arendz ready to risk it all for elusive biathlon gold

Mark Arendz knew he needed to take a risk if he wanted to win the men’s 12.5-kilometre standing biathlon at the Winter Paralympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  With a stiff wind in his face and less-than-ideal conditions as the hot sun turned the snow inside the arena area of the race into slush, Arendz buckled down […]

US captures elusive gold in women’s hockey with thrilling shootout win

Jamie Squire/Getty Images The United States women’s hockey team beat Canada in the gold medal match on Wednesday night, taking home Olympic gold for the first time since 1998. The game came down to 20 minutes of scoreless overtime, and then finally to a shootout, where it took six attempts for the Americans to finally prevail. […]

Justyn Knight seeks elusive gold at final NCAA cross-country championships

​A top-10 debut at the track and field world championships in August changed Canadian Justyn Knight as an athlete. While preparing for his fourth and final NCAA Division I cross-country championships this Saturday, the Syracuse senior spoke of how a confidence-boosting ninth-place performance in the men’s 5,000 metres at London has altered the way he […]