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Commercial whaling is evil. Iceland has woken up.
In a step greeted with relief by environmental campaigners, Iceland have announced that they will issue no new quotas for commercial whaling. Fisheries minister Einar K Guofinnsson said that “I will not issue a new quota until the market conditions for w
Gentlemen, Start Your Solar Panels
For all those out there who love motor sports, but feel guilty watching F1 and NASCAR because of the pollution and general waste of fuel and resources the sport entails, there is an alternative kicking off down under. Today in Darwin in northern Au
Floods hit Britain. Yes, again.
Just weeks after some of the worst floods in living memory displaced thousands and caused over a £1 billion in damage, it’s happening again. Flash floods are occurring up and down England and Wales, with meteorologists predicting up to 10cm of rain over
Stonehenge for Hillbillies
Photo: Image: Wandjproductions A quick glance at the silhouette of this place, and you might think it was some kind of druidic destination. You wouldn’t be far wrong either – if your idea of a deity is Henry Ford, and … Continue reading
Even Toads Get Stiff!
Cane toads are one of Australia’s most omnipresent and annoying species of vermin. Recently, however, it was discovered that the toads pay a price for spreading so widely and rapidly: arthritis. A recent study discovered that the toads that jump th
M&S Bag Tax
British retail giant Marks & Spencer will begin charging 5p (10 cents) for a plastic bag in a move to reduce plastic waste. The move comes after a successful campaign in the company’s Northern Ireland stores, where the amount of bags used by custo
The Hillscapes of the Cinque Terre
Image: Federico With summer just around the corner, it’s time again to think about where to spend one’s vacation. One region’s photos have been all over the Internet yet it gets misreprese
Introducing the Smallest Car in the World
Photo: fauxto digit What to get the man who has everything – the world’s smallest car. That is if he’s not one of those blokes who associates the size of his car to the size of his precious jewels. Photo: … Continue reading Photo: fauxto digit What to get
Cholera Fears as Mexican Flooding Worsens
As flooding continued over almost all the Mexican Gulf coast state of Tabasco, officials fear a disease epidemic. Officials fear cholera and other waterbourne diseases may run rampant. Military trucks distributed food, clothing, and bottled water to vi