The weather has officially gone crazy. Everywhere. In Gloucester, where they had a...
Amsterdam From Above
Image: harry.kontos Amsterdam, ah Amsterdam. City of red lights, amber-hued beers, and green, green grass; a city much less in need of traffic lights than most owing to its winding
Is it all about energy?
Energyforamerica.us claims it’s all about energy. In what is probably the cheeziest video, you will ever see, they actually make a few interesting points (among other things) about biofuels, whic
Another extinction for the Chinese Yangtze River?
Described as a “living fossil”, the Chinese sturgeon is a giant fish that has been around since the age of the dinosaurs. Adults can measure up to 4 metres in length and weigh 450 kilos. Thirty years ago, 2,000 Chinese sturgeons were spotted i
Image via The Teleomorph The image of gnomes sat atop giant toadstools is part of popular mythology and grist to the mill of the bad garden ornaments industry. Something clearly excites s
Warehouse Vs. Fire
First there was smoke, a lot of it, right behind the railway tracks: Unless otherwise noted, all images by Petteri Sulonen, used under a Creative Commons
Screw-top Wine Screwing Cork Forests
Cheap wine is usually awful. I mean, isn’t life just too short to drink vinegar? In an ideal situation… yes. However, as plastic corks and screw-tops increasingly become the norm (grabbing a 20% share of the market up from just 2% in 2000) something
China Conceals 750,000 Pollution Deaths
The Chinese government has forced the World Bank to censor a study into the human cost of pollution in China. Earlier drafts of the report, Cost of Pollution in China: Economic Estimates of Physical Damage had estimated than 750,000 people died
Did We Wipe Out the Prehistoric Hobbit Man?
Simon Bishop A race of intelligent, diminutive hominids co-existing alongside humanity in South-East Asia?
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