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The exploding tree and the praying mantis
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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
Arctic ice melt uncovers legendary sea route that connects Europe and Asia.
Explorers have searched for it for centuries and failed. However, it seems that now the Northwest Passage – a legendary sea route that connects Europe and Asia has been uncovered by one of the most unlikely culprits. No not archeologists, not scientists,
Vultures Signal Impending Doom for Kentucky Governor
In what hopefully is not a commentary on anyone’s political career, nearly 500 Back Vultures have taken up winter residence at the Governor’s mansion in Kentucky.
Victims of Russian Oil Spill Begin to Pile Up
Local wildlife has begun to feel the effects of the recent Russian oil spill as thousands of dead and dying birds and fish are washing up on shore. Several environmental groups have estimated the size of the oil spill to be around 2000 tons. Conti
First Shots Fired in War Over Japanese Whaling?
Have the first shots been fired in the war over whaling? The SSCS ship Robert Hunter before its transformation into the Steve Irwin. Photo by Alpha</a
A Rare Glimpse Inside China's Power Plants
Recent reports in the UK news suggest that China is currently building around two new power stations a week. This video provides a rare glimpse inside one of them. Is it so unique, or is it no different than Didcot power station? Why has it come to be a s
Pirahnas Attack Sideshow Bob
Two Bulgarian teenagers were rescued from a circus in Italy after one of them was forced to swim in a tank full of piranhas for public amusement this week.
Report: Weather Disasters Have Increased 400%
Weather related disasters have increased 4-fold since 1980, according to a report published by Oxfam on Sunday. Oxfam attributed the increase to global warming. The number of storms went from an average of around 120 disasters a year in the earl