I am a Canadian, and I am ashamed that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is from Canada....
Man and Pet Bear Go On the Run
image by Petra Karstedt A man was charged with violating India’s wildlife laws after he ran off with his pet bear, despite local police demands. The story began when
God Smiles on Stoners, Eases Drought in Kentucky
For those of you who remember hearing about how the drought affecting the Southeast United States was bad for marijuana production last summer– or maybe you just, ahem, noticed– there’s been so
Amazon Whale Dies
The minke whale that was lost deep in the Amazon river system has died. Residents spotted the whale carcass in the river on Tuesday. The body was found some two hours by boat from the city of Sa
Cholera Fears as Mexican Flooding Worsens
As flooding continued over almost all the Mexican Gulf coast state of Tabasco, officials fear a disease epidemic. Officials fear cholera and other waterbourne diseases may run rampant. Military trucks distributed food, clothing, and bottled water to vi
Solar Tsunamis Filmed, Move Really Fast
I know that this comes as a shock, seeing as the sun is powered by the most powerful fusion reaction we can easily wrap our paltry little minds around, but the tsunamis of hot gas moving around its surface were filmed, and they move really, really fast.
Will Solar Storms Wipe Out the Earth?
The Sun has begun to show signs of surface disturbances but are these disturbances a threat to our fragile planet?
Environmental Group Will Take On Japanese Whalers
A group of militant environmentalists has pledged to harass and intimidate the Japanese whaling fleet that recently set sail on an expedition to hunt over 1000 whales, including 50 rare humpback whales. The group is called the Sea Shepherd Conservation
Drunken Elephants Get A Shock
After getting drunk on stolen liquor and vandalizing an electrical cable support, 6 thieves were killed by electrocution. Although you could be forgiven for assuming that the deceased were likely a group of the idiotic young yobs ever present in Br
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