Science/Environment

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

Payday Loans and How You Can Protect Your Personal Information From Identity Theft

Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.
Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.

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 People Are Taking Advantage of Installment Loans To Cover Budget Shocks Today

Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.
Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.

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

Short Term Loans Are Available Without Credit Checks - What Does That Mean For You?

Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?
Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?

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

You Are Not Supposed To Know Cash Advances Online Do Not Require Any Credit

Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.
Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.

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

Personal Online Lending and How It Can Make or Break Your Family Budget During Hard Times

Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.
Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.

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...