Two Bulgarian teenagers were rescued from a circus in Italy after one of them was...
Google Might or Might Not Keep Your Medical Secrets
Oh, the fun the UK-based readers miss out on by not having privatized healthcare. Google, who we all know and love and may have serious <a href=”http://www.theregister.co.uk/2004/10/15/google_d
Mastodon Genome Surrenders its Secrets
Newly extracted DNA from the tooth of a Mastodon has led to some fascinating insights into evolutionary history. Evolutionary biologist at the Max Plank Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany pieced together the first mastodon mitoch
Korean Government Seeks Arrest Warrants for Oil Spill Captains
South Korea will seek to prosecute the captains of the ships involved in the country’s wors
Busted: how an apartment in China became the scene of the largest haul of leopard pelts since records began.
China’s State Forestry Administration raided an apartment in the West of China last month. The contents were shocking to say the least… 27 snow leopard pelts were seized – these are some of the most endangered cats, highlighting the volatile environmen
Chrysler Offers 2.99 Gas. Is This a Good Idea?
Photo: Don’t you worry about a thing, darlin’. That gas is capped at 2.99. Image from MShades I think I’ve been more than a little vocal about the gas price crisis in America, but have, aside from making fun of … Contin
Hazy idea? Ask Maria Energia.
Every week we are offering you the chance to submit all of your niggling or frustrating questions about ethical business and environmental policy to Maria Surma Manka – a top expert in US environmental policy
Confused Seal Rescued in Spain
A confused arctic hooded seal was rescued for the second time after swimming the wrong way out of England. The seal, nicknamed Sahara, has been found off the Spanish coast after swimming south. Last year, the same seal was picked up off the coast of Mo
80 Killed in Indonesian Landslides
On the third anniversary of the South Asian tsunami, Indonesia has been hit by extensive flooding, which has resulted in massive landslides in the central Java region. On Wednesday morning on the island of Java, the seasonal rains, along with high tide
King Coal Strikes Back
This may be a bit of old news, but then again I think that delusion of a grand scale deserves to be called out from time to time. Photo by Stephen Codrington I th