A confused arctic hooded seal was rescued for the second time after swimming the wrong...
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
The "Lost Brittlestar City" of Antartica
Image from laszio-photo The world record for the fastest a human can swim as a matter of fact, is just over 5 miles an hour. I explain that as a way of proving that there are sea stars th
Peak Oil...are we F@*&*d? Or are we just being alarmist?
As we all know oil is finite. There’s a limited supply. Most nations in fact have already reached their peak. Texan oil drills used to pump tons of the black stuff every day; now it is barely trickle. The peak oil theory suggests that there’ll
Irish Man Uses Son's Tooth To Repair Blind Eye
Bob McNichol, blind since a 2005 explosion in an aluminum recycling center, believed he would be blind the rest of his life after Irish doctors told him they were out of options. Image by <a href=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:Eyeball
Britain Announces New Nuclear Power Sites
UK Business Secretary John Hutton has announced plans for a new generation of nuclear power stations to be built across Britain. He made his announcement to British MPs yesterday, ending the speculation over the Labour government’s new energy plans
Pink Panties: A Weapon For Ridiculing Extremists
Image: idogcow It has been about a week since Valentine’s Day, and the internet has been deluged with stories of what people did that day ever since. Amazingly, one of them was actually worth
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
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,
Volunteer Travel: Vacations That Make a Difference
Ever dream of just packing a bag and taking off to parts unknown? Have aspirations of doing good while traveling like celebrities often do? Here are a few ideas…