For all those out there who love motor sports, but feel guilty watching F1 and NASCAR...
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
Stop That F*****g Junk Mail by Going Green.
Do you like your junk mail? Probably not. After sorting through it, you have to throw it away or (hopefully) recycle it. Not only is it annoying, but it’s very environmentally unfriendly. Every year, 100 million trees are ground up
Go green and save money
Many people want to do their bit for the environment, but without having to give up their car, build a wind farm or venture no further than Skegness for the next 50 years. Making massive changes to your
Beauty is in the Eye of the Pin Holder
Little Miss Muffet; Unless otherwise stated, all images courtesy of Willard Wigan Anyone who has lost a piece of work they have slaved over – a file erased forever, say – will know the word traumat
Is it Time to Properly Fund Passenger Rail in the United States?
Image by Wili Hybrid Passenger Rail service was once a booming industry in the United States and was the main revenue source that spurred the
'I’ll give you £20 not to cut down that tree…'
Do you have a forest? Do you need some extra cash? If so then the UN might be the place for you. As part of the brand new Kyoto Climate Change Treaty – aka The Bali Talks, rainforest countries that avoid deforestation will receive payments from the develo
Smell-O-Vision Is Back!
Photo: Image by Mario Sepülveda Believe it or not, scientists at one point did attempt to make a television that, through concentrated oils, could broadcast smells that complemented the mood on screen, and sucked you deeper into the drama from … <a
Why Americans Are Driving 1M Mile Less a Day
Opinion piece: by Ben Ray Photo: Image from ^riza^ I’ve said it before, I’ve proved it, and I’ll say it again: the way to break an addiction to fossil fuel is to make it prohibitively expensive. Until that happens, very … Opinion piece: by Ben Ray Photo:
Uh Oh! One third of world CO2 absorbed by One Ocean. Current Changing!
An Australian discovery brings scientists closer to an understanding of the global climate system – knowledge which is crucial to the fight against climate change. Scientist Ken Ridgway claims that a current sweeping past the island of Tasmania, just