Conspiracy Theory and Environmentalism
Extravaganza! The Perseid meteor shower will dazzle in the
early morning hours of Aug. 13. Plus, a popular planet shows up
in the night sky.
Mars probe Phoenix
digs up first sample of Martian soil
Nearly two weeks after its historic
landing, the US Mars probe Phoenix has scooped up its first
sample of Martian soil and begun analyzing it for water and
organic compounds, a NASA official said.
Legendary ocean explorer
(he found Titanic) takes us on a mindbending trip to hidden
worlds underwater, where he and other researchers are finding
unexpected life, resources, even new mountains.
What Should You Know?
So someone comes up to you and their like: “Hey you know about
Corn Based Ethanol?” This is what you should say…
The Wizz creates an
international classroom by allowing students to log on so they
can share information, photos, drawings and videos about all
sorts of environmental initiatives.
Study Finds Human-Robot
Attachment A new study shows how deeply some Roomba
owners become attached to the robotic vacuums, and suggests
there's a measure of public readiness to accept robots in the
house — even flawed ones. They give them nicknames, worry when
they signal for help and sometimes even treat them like a
possible link between cancer and power lines It is
something that has been debated for years; whether living next
to high-voltage power lines can lead to cancer.
20-year ban on trade in
ivory African states have
called for a 20-year ban on trade in ivory to protect the
continent's elephants from poachers and possible extinction in
twitcher to scan skies for rare bird The world's first
robot twitcher has joined the hunt for the ivory-billed woodpecker.
The device's inventors hope it will come up with the first hard
evidence for the elusive bird's existence, and say it could monitor
other rare species.
become fashion victims in S.Africa South Africa's
porcupines are being slaughtered so their quills can be turned into
Porcupines are being hunted wholesale for the fashion market and
nobody has any idea how many are being killed.
Non-GMO: Hottest Food Trend
Consumers of any age can improve their health with one
change. "Avoid eating genetically modified organisms (GMOs)," says
expert Jeffrey M. Smith, who points to evidence of mounting health
risks associated with gene-spliced foods.