Australia has released a 35 year plan to protect and save the Great Barrier Reef
Toxic orange cloud has formed over the Spanish town of Igualda after chemical blast at a local factory #video
What a perfect way to start the weekend! A new study suggests beer could be good for the brain, and the Britain's favourite biscuit is...!
A huge meteor was seen across most of Britain last night (Saturday 3rd March 2012) and sparked concerns that a plane had crashed... We had a report last night saving a strange light had been seen over Stockport: "just seen what i first thought was a comet across the sky over stockport. i was on the porch when i saw this circular object traveling at a amazing rate of knots from north to south"...
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I find it very difficult to call any footage of the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami 'best', particularly because of the huge loss of life and continuing chaos the Japanese people are going through — but it has to be said, there are some truly remarkable videos of the earthquake and the following tsunami. Below are 3 video compilations of some of the 'best' footage — a lot of which I have not seen on UK television. I don't really know why we keep seeing the same footage, at times the media see to trivialise the news with their repetitiveness of some videos.
A type of corn that is genetically engineered to make it easier to convert into ethanol was approved for commercial growing by the Department of Agriculture. The decision, announced Friday, came in the face of objections from corn millers and others in the food industry, who warned that if the industrial corn cross-pollinated with or were mixed with corn used for food.
This is truly scary, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department announced its intent to use the Assault Intervention Device (AID) on prisoners in the Pitchess Detention Center in Los Angeles, stating…Read more →
Dr. Zahi Hawass has confirmed the staff of the database department at the Egyptian Museum, Cairo have discovered objects are missing from the museum. An investigation has begun to search for the people who have taken these objects, and the police and army plan to follow up with the criminals already in custody.
Amid the continuing chaos in Egypt, it has emerged that would-be looters broke into Cairo's famed Egyptian Museum, ripped the heads off two mummies and damaged around 75 small artifacts before being caught and detained by army soldiers, Egypt's antiquities chief said Saturday (29th January 2011). Egyptian army soldiers have also taken up position in front of the Giza pyramids.
A common insect called the leaf miner moth (Cameraria ohridella) does more long-term damage to conker trees (horse chestnut) than thought. Previously the moth was thought to cause only cosmetic damage, but a study published in the journal Urban Forestry & Urban Greening shows the moth larvae attack the tree's leaves, reducing their ability to capture sunlight and turn it into food
Man tries to outrun lorry in Turkey CCTV shows a pedestrian surviving a death run after a lorry driver failed to see him at a road crossing. Source: The Telegraph…Read more →
Defense Department says the mysterious vapor trail off the coast of Southern California trail was caused by an airplane, not a missile! Pentagon spokesman Dave Lapan said: 'There is no…Read more →
This is brilliant - a little old, but perfectly relevant seeing how it's the 40th anniversary of the moon landing. Buzz Aldrin is confronted by a moon landing skeptic! The…Read more →
People in Asia have seen the longest total solar eclipse this century, with large areas of India and China plunged into darkness. Amateur stargazers and scientists travelled far to see…Read more →
A wolverine that researchers have tracked since early April has crossed into northern Colorado, the first known incidence of a wolverine in the state for 90 years (since 1919). Wolverines…Read more →
New evidence underscores the theory of human origin that suggests humans most likely share a common ancestor with orangutans, according to research from the University of Pittsburgh and the Buffalo…Read more →