A newly described peacock spider is named for the elephant face on its abdomen -- and has an unusual way of dancing.
It's Friday, which means we've all made it through another long week. Celebrate in the best way possible by checking out this subreddit dedicated to GIFs of baby elephants.
This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.
The new host of CBS' "Late Show" jokes about Ashley Madison and the geeky stuff he keeps in his new studio at New York's Ed Sullivan Theater. Sadly, he doesn't have any Hobbit interns on his staff.
Surreality rules in a Lego artist's interpretation of the skinny-legged beasts from Salvador Dali's famous painting "The Elephants."
A new method aims to halt rhinoceros poaching by monitoring and tracking the animals to catch poachers in the act.
Unmanned aerial vehicles trackked rhinos and elephants and could help save some herds from being killed by poachers.
Primate mammals aren't the only species with hand preferences. A study shows that kangaroos mostly prefer using their left paws over their right when it comes to eating, grooming and possibly boxing.
Scientists have sequenced a nearly complete woolly mammoth genome, which should bolster efforts to resurrect the Stone Age zoological rock star.
New baubles will be appearing on wrists today, so prepare yourself. Also, Google's getting in on the MVNO game and Comcast is getting out of the acquisition game. For now. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.