Superstition or wishful thinking could trick you into thinking you saw one of these mythical creatures.
AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez
Mermaids are not real, but are meaningful to people around the world.
Over 100,000 narwhals swim the Earth’s Arctic waters.
The long tusk of the male narwhal earned these whales their fanciful nickname. But there's more to these Arctic mammals than their unique spiral tooth.
Domenichino’s A Virgin with a Unicorn. Artists of the Middle Ages believed the unicorn could only be captured by a virgin.
Unicorns are a staple of social media. Today we might think of them as all magic and rainbows, but their past is one of ferocious beasts, religion, and mistranslation.
An artist’s impression of Siberian unicorns (
Elasmotherium) walking in the steppe grass on a cloudy day.
The loss of the Siberian unicorn shows just how vulnerable some animals can be to environmental change that can impact on their food supply.
Ride-hailing services have gone global, and even women in Saudi Arabia – only recently given the right to drive – are getting in on the action. In this June 2018 photo, a female driver for Careem, a regional ride-hailing Uber competitor, is seen behind the wheel.
AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
Canada is simply a consumer of ride-hailing services, and has not established any of its own Ubers or Lyfts, even as tiny countries like Estonia get in on the game. That needs to change.
It hasn't been a good round of earnings for Silicon Valley's big names.
Less unicorn, more hairy rhino.
Fantasy often meets reality when we try to find explanations for mythological creatures.
Two new monster movies are to be released this week in the lead-up to Christmas, and each sports a very different kind of beast.
One of the psychadelic nightmares generated by Google’s Inceptionism system.
Google's image recognition project has not only generated some disturbing images but also tells us something about how we humans identify objects we see.
The unicorn is an icon of our contemporary love affair with escapism.
This is not an article about unicorns or virgins, but about the power of imagination, both wonderful and terrible. As an academic and equine artist I work between creative imagination and scientific epistemology…