Science/Environment

Solar Flare 2011: X-class flare may shut down communications

Sunspot 1158 sent a Valentine to the Earth: an X-class solar flare that could shut down communications and power grids across the globe.
Northern Lights

The natural order | A real animal threat

Because wild animals are dangerous -- they can injure or kill human beings -- we must find a balance between animal rights and human safety.
Shanghai monkey

BP CEO Tony Hayward gets small victory amid turmoil

The second attempt to cut leaking pipes in order to cap them has succeeded, which may be some relief to BP CEO Tony Hayward. READ MORE...
Wine Cork

How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

Another flock of dead birds discovered in Sweden

Another flock of dead birds has been found, this time in Sweden. The incidents suggest an eerie correlation, but they aren't uncommon.
Flock

Chinese archaeologists discover pot full of 2,400-year-old soup

The bronze cauldron of 2,400-year-old soup was found during construction near the Terracotta Army in the ancient Chinese capital of Xian...
2400 year old soup found near terracotta army

Earth Day freebies 2010: offers online and on the street

Earth Day freebies 2010 save consumers instant cash online and on the street as corporate America embraces the environmental movement.
An image of the earth from space being held in someone's hands

Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

Clonidine and the roller coaster of psychiatric meds for kids

Army Times reports that the number of psychiatric drug prescriptions for military children is up significantly in the past five years.
A sad little boy.

Stephen Hawking says aliens may not be safe to contact

Stephen Hawkins says aliens likely do exist, but we shouldn't contact them unless we are prepared for a Columbus versus natives scenario…
British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking (sans aliens) is shown floating in a NASA zero gravity simulation.

The Matterhorn | A perfectly balanced mountain

The Matterhorn, which is located on the borders of Switzerland and Italy, is one of the most photographed mountains across the entire globe.
The Matterhorn

How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

Israeli study links clowns and IVF success by reducing stress

A study found a link between clowns and IVF success. Women visited by clowns after in-vitro fertility treatments became pregnant more often.
Clowns

Coconut Crab | Egad!

The coconut crab is a fascinating creature, but you wouldn't want one around your house. READ MORE...

Allianz 4000 hybrid street sweeper cleans up New York City

The Allianz 4000 hybrid street sweeper has staged a huge coup - New York City has chosen them to help clean up the city with less pollution.
Street Sweeper

How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

Stem cell transplant accidentally cures a case of HIV

German scientists made an accidental breakthrough. An HIV positive man got a stem cell transplant to treat his leukemia and it cured his HIV.
Stem Cells

Hungary toxic sludge reaches Danube River, kills fish en route

The Hungary toxic sludge spill reached the Danube River Oct. 7 after being diluted by tributaries, possibly reducing the threat downstream.
danube river tainted by toxic sludge thursday

Katie Spotz becomes youngest ever to row an ocean solo

Katie Spotz' dad said she was crazy to do it, but nobody's saying that after she became the youngest to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
Katie Spotz appears to be a normal 22-year-old woman. But inside her beats the heart of a survivor.

How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

Solar Eclipse July 22, 2009 | Most Viewed Ever?

Will it be the most viewed ever? It should definitely be the longest so far in the short-lived 21st century. People from India and further east will see...
Follow the path of the solar exclipse

BP oil leak has not killed dolphins or turtles yet

Recently found dolphin and sea turtle carcasses did not die from the BP oil leak. No found dolphins or turtles were killed by the oil spill...
Bottlenose dolphin