Wednesday, June 27, 2007
Tuesday, June 26, 2007
Now, researchers report in this week's online edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that they have found remains of two types of penguin in Peru that date to 40 million years ago.
One of them was a 5-foot giant with a long sharp beak. [ ...more ]
Thursday, June 21, 2007
Then, 18.2 million years ago, something happened. Drawn by shifting tectonic plates, the strait began to widen. Slowly, over the course of hundreds of thousands of years, salt water from the Atlantic began flowing into the Arctic turning it into the ocean we know today. [ ...more ]
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
According to lore and legend, dropped food that spends less than five seconds on the floor - the so-called five-second rule - is still safe to eat because rogue bacteria need more time to taint it.
Monday, June 18, 2007
Thursday, June 14, 2007
Friday, June 08, 2007
Thursday, June 07, 2007
The Citarum River in Indonesia is so full of trash that the eco system around it is dying and the guys pictured above are fishing not for fish but for rubbish they can sell.