According to Marion King Hubbert, 2005 was the year the oil peaked, and having sailed...
The Ice Climbers
Image via: Alpe-Bohinje Climbing any vertical or overhanging cliff demands nerves of steel as well as a natural head for heights, but turn a rock face into an ice formation and you’re en
10 Worst Cartoon-to-Movie Crossovers
Cartoons were so beloved of our childhoods that studio execs clearly saw a nostalgia they could exploit. Unfortunately, the following cartoon-to-movie crossovers have left only shattered dreams in their wake.
Is Coal an Attractive Option?
As a new park counteracts the impact of a surface coal mine, it’s interesting to note that coal remains popular despite its disadvantages.
2013's Best and Worst Celebrity Pregnancy Looks
Some celebrities hang on to their impeccable style when pregnant, but others seem to favor comfort over fashion when they’re expecting. We look at the best and worst dressed pregnant celebs of 2013.
Even Toads Get Stiff!
Cane toads are one of Australia’s most omnipresent and annoying species of vermin. Recently, however, it was discovered that the toads pay a price for spreading so widely and rapidly: arthritis. A recent study discovered that the toads that jump th
Are Whales with Santa Hats the Key to New Stroke Treatments?
Scientists in California have completed a study on marine mammals’ ability to function without oxygen for long periods of time, and their results may have impl
8 Superhero Sequels Better Than the Original Movies
Superhero movies have become a dime a dozen these days, but which sequels in the various franchises outstripped their originals?
M&S Bag Tax
British retail giant Marks & Spencer will begin charging 5p (10 cents) for a plastic bag in a move to reduce plastic waste. The move comes after a successful campaign in the company’s Northern Ireland stores, where the amount of bags used by custo
Introducing the Smallest Car in the World
Photo: fauxto digit What to get the man who has everything – the world’s smallest car. That is if he’s not one of those blokes who associates the size of his car to the size of his precious jewels. Photo: … Continue reading Photo: fauxto digit What to get