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...
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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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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 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.

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...