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Dolphins in distress

Dead and dying bottlenose dolphins are washing up along the Mid-Atlantic coast at an alarming rate. Since June, more than 120 dolphins have appeared on beaches from New York to Virginia—seven times the typical number. Early this month, the National ...
Thai Officials Close Bangkok Schools Due To Toxic Dust

Thai Officials Close Bangkok Schools Due To Toxic Dust

The Ministry of Education announced that due to high levels of air pollution that they are closing schools in Bangkok and surrounding provinces.  Private schools are not required to close but are recommended to do so for the health of ...

Horror over baby murder

Changchun, China The senseless killing of an infant has plunged China’s social media sites into another round of soul-searching. The baby was in a car stolen outside a grocery in northeastern China, and the carjacker admitted to strangling and burying ...

Dolphins stranded in Cape Cod

Wellfleet, Mass. Over a two week span, more than 85 dolphins had become stranded along the craggy Cape Codcoastline, including 30 in one day, said the International Fund for Animal Welfare. Typically, 120 dolphins beach themselves from January to April, ...

Skynet is watching

The Chinese government has revealed that it has a nationwide surveillance system to track dissidents, and it bears the same name as the evil computer network that tries to destroy humanity in the Terminator movies. Skynet, begun in 2005, has ...
Longest Footbridge In Alps

WORLD’S LONGEST SUSPENSION FOOTBRIDGE FOUND IN ALPS

If you are an adventurer be sure to check out the longest suspension footbridge – 1621 feet long and 26” wide - in the world.  Located in Switzerland, 279 feet above the ground between Zermatt and Grachen.  The previous bridge ...
Taurids Meteor Collision

Taurids Meteor Stream Could Cause Disaster To Earth

Scientists have discovered a new branch of the Taurids meteor stream that could prove to be a major disaster for Earth, with asteroids up to 1,000 feet wide flying past us every few years. The Taurids meteor shower peaks every ...
Ancient Lost White City

Ancient Lost White City Found

For centuries, explorers and treasure hunters have searched in vain for the ancient lost White City the legendary home of a long lost Central American civilization. Now American and Honduran researchers think they've finally found the pre-Columbian settlement deep in ...
Cellphones and Cancer is there a Link?

Cellphones and Cancer – Is there a Link?

Researchers have come to the conclusion – which is very controversial – that the use of cell phones may cause cancer.  They tested some male rats with cell phone radiation for nine hours a day and found that the male ...
Overeating and wasted food - Antarctica Journal

Fifth of world’s food lost to waste and over-eating

Almost one-fifth of world's food lost to waste and over-eating, a study suggests. The world population consumes around 10 per cent more food than it needs, while almost nine per cent of food lost to waste or left to spoil, ...