No prizes going this week for guessing the story behind this strange but colorful image...
No, it’s not photoshopped – while out for a stroll in the UK’s Peak District, Mark Manders discovered this happy-looking dragonfly and quickly snapped some shots on his camera phone (good advert for the phone, eh – and no, we don’t know what m
Scientists Need More Research on Climate Change and Oceanic Life
image via wikipedia Many scientists have claimed that there must be more research focused on the consequences of climate change to marine environments. Specialists n
Australians Are the Worst in the World
Australia has been named the world’s worst polluter in a new global ranking list. The list was posted on the Carbon Monitoring for Action (Carma) website and looked at over 50,000 power stations worldwide to determine its rankings. The list ranked
With A Name Like WOOD, This Festival's Got To Be Good!
While leviathan music festivals like the Glastonbury are likely to be more familiar to your ears, some wonder about the impact and future sustainability of events where a mass of tents with the population of a small city is assembled and then dispense
Are you a Chinese scientist? Do you frequently fail?
Well worry no more, because the Chinese government has introduced an exciting new amnesty program for scientists who fail. I don’t know what used to happen to Chinese scientists who were unsuccessful. Perhaps they received a harshly worded letter a
The scientist, Professor Ian Wilmut, who led the team that created Dolly the sheep has received a knighthood in the New Year Honours. His knighthood was awarded for services to science. Professor Ian Wilmut and researchers from the <a href=”http:
Cheese Sculpture Honors Independence Day
Image by Reuters The French may be known for their love of the most pungent of cheeses and the British for the cheese-rolling antics, but the US claimed bra
Solar Tsunamis Filmed, Move Really Fast
I know that this comes as a shock, seeing as the sun is powered by the most powerful fusion reaction we can easily wrap our paltry little minds around, but the tsunamis of hot gas moving around its surface were filmed, and they move really, really fast.
Daddy, Are There Scarecrows On The Moon?
By new contributor Richard Rhodes. Richard lives in Thailand with his wife and children and runs an eco-frame business. If you feel like writing for us, dro