Local Environmental Observer Network in Unalakleet, on the northwest coast of Alaska, has reported an alarming finding. Birds that are normally parasite-free have been found to contain parasites unknown to the territory.
Note and update: This was first posted as a blog on Dec. 6. But, now it is here and worth another visit. Now that "The Artist" is making the rounds and has won the Golden Globe, here is another look into the past.
I happened upon this curious study regarding courting patterns of the bush brown butterfly and found it amusing that when it comes to courting, the males and females do take their turns. Nice to know there’s equality amongst the sexes.
A 105 pound woman who calls herself “The Black Widow” managed to gobble down more chicken wings in 12 minutes than could any of the large men competing against her at the National Buffalo Wing Festival.
Leonardo would be proud. Some 500 years after the Florentine visionary sketched one man flying machines the dream is made real In Japan a one man chopper took to the air and a Swiss pilot completed the first flight of a human with jet powered wings.