Science/Environment

Solar Millennium Blythe to be largest solar energy plant on Earth

Solar Millennium has won federal approval to build the 7,000-acre Blythe solar energy farm that will produce enough power for 300,000 homes.
a solar energy farm that will be dwarfed by the blythe solar plant

Space Shuttle Landing | Two attempts scrubbed, more tomorrow

The landing of the space shuttle Discovery has been moved to Tuesday. What parts of the country will be lucky enough to get a show? READ ON...
Launch of the space shuttle Discovery

Stakes are high for a national clean energy policy in the U.S.

A national clean energy policy would expand the market and make clean energy in the United States a more reliable long-term investment ...
national clean energy policy

Is Applying For A Payday Loan Through A Direct Lender The Best Option?

Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.
Using a lender matching service can get you cash in as little as 2 hours. Direct lenders have a very high denial rate for applications.

CERN researchers capture antimatter for the first time

CERN scientists were able to create and hold antimatter atoms for the first time. In previous attempts they destroyed themselves instantly.
CERN

Company stock tanks as BP criminal investigation begins

The outlook for BP worsens as a BP criminal investigation has begun and BP stock has plummeted since the oil rig explosion. READ MORE...
Oil spill in water

Hexavalent chromium found in tap water from 31 U.S. cities

Hexavalent chromium, the carcinogen that made Erin Brockovich famous, contaminates tap water in 31 U.S. cities tested in a recent study ...
enemy of chromium-6

How Can Installment Loans Help Protect Your Credit Rating?

There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.
There are millions of people each year that ruin their credit score because they did not know they could use installment loans to pay their bills before defaulting.

Blue Moon New Year’s Eve | How Often Does THAT Happen?

A blue moon New Year's Eve happens once every 19 years. A blue moon New Year's Eve at the same time as a partial lunar eclipse? That's another story...
Image from Flickr.

Toomer’s corner tree poisoning arrest made

The 130-year old oak trees at Toomer's Corner at Auburn University have been deliberately poisoned, and a man has been accused and arrested.
Toomer's Corner

Save the earth: Recycling compost

Check into your local waste management company to find out if they take compost for recycling; many green consumers earn money recycling it.
Compost

Do Not Fall Behind On Your Bills - See How Short Term Loans Can Help Prevent Late Fees and Penalties.

Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.
Short term loans can help you stay current on your bills by providing quick cash so you do not rack up expensive late fees and penalty charges.

Sinkholes wreak havoc | I-24 Sinkhole and Canada sinkhole

Sinkholes have played a big part in the news this week. Find out about the Tennessee freeway sinkhole and Canada disaster here. READ ON...
Sinkhole

Need new bug spray/cancer treatment? Try scorpion venom.

They say that scorpion venom – one of the most expensive liquids known - could kill pests, cancer and arthritis. Isn't nature amazing?
scorpion

BP advertising budget exceeds $1 million per week

BP will have to answer to Congress over claims that it's spending more than $1 million per week on brand ads while oil spill cleanup goes on.
A wilted caricature of the BP corporate logo.

How To Get A Cash Advance Even With Bad Credit and Bankruptcy On Your Record

Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.
Not many people know they are still eligible for cash advances after bankruptcy or losing their credit. There are no credit checks so bad credit does not affect eligibility.

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

Keep Your Debt to Credit Ratio Down By Using Personal Loans Instead of Credit Cards

The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.
The higher your credit balance the lower your credit score may be. Personal loans online do not go on your credit report in most cases.

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