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Flying Car Sets Off for the Sahara
Photo: Think back to when you were a kid, watching endless re-runs of Chitty-chitty Bang-bang. Truthfully, how many times did you close your eyes and wish for a flying car? And how many times have you been on a tortuous … Continue readin
An Ode to the Water Chestnut
A commentary on the threat of invasive species on natural ecosystems, in particular, the water chestnut.
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
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
Dakeekathlrimjingia Point Just Rolls Off The Tounge, Doesn't It?
Alaska, one of the few places on the North American continent where names predating the arrival of European settlers are still in common use, is updating its registry of place names. Image from Rick
Russians Are Controlling Computers With Their Minds
Image from sofauxboho Pravda is reporting that a federal university is using a significant gra
Mushroom Making, Thai Style
Last night we drove past our friend’s house (our closest neighbour is 1km away) to see a forest fire encroaching on his doorstep. Image by John Dal
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
Wild Turkeys Assail Postmen