Environment

Why Is Media Coverage Virtually Nonexistent on ExxonMobil’s Mayflower Oil Spill in Arkansas?

MAYFLOWER OIL SPILL: Is there a cover-up in the Mayflower oil spill? It seems that the media isn’t so interested in what’s going and Exxon isn’t so forthcoming with information either. A little background:  a pipeline ruptured and leaked at least 80,000 gallons of oil into central Arkansas town of […]

by · April 4, 2013 · Environment, Politics

Scientists Discover ‘Underground Galapagos,’ Could Be a Clue to Origins of Life on Earth

Scientists have discovered an ‘Underground Galapagos,’ which  could be a clue to the origins of life on the Earth. Whether it is tiny worms found wriggling in the depths of a South African mine or micro-organisms discovered six kilometers (3.7 miles) under the surface in China, subterranean life forms are […]

by · March 16, 2013 · Environment
Russian Meteorite Crash in Chelyabinsk Mirrors Century-Old Tunguska Event

Russian Meteorite Crash in Chelyabinsk Mirrors Century-Old Tunguska Event

RUSSIAN METEORITE CRASH:  The most powerful meteorite explosion in history occurred in Chelyabinsk, far greater than the century-old Tunguska event,  RT News reports. The latest incident was caused by a  fragment of a comet or meteor. “It looks like it was something like Tunguska – a 60-meter diameter cosmic body, which […]

by · February 15, 2013 · Environment, European News
US, New Zealand Carry Out Secret ‘Tsunami Bomb’ Test, Could Destroy Coastal Cities

US, New Zealand Carry Out Secret ‘Tsunami Bomb’ Test, Could Destroy Coastal Cities

Telegraph: “The United States and New Zealand conducted secret tests of a ‘tsunami bomb’ designed to destroy coastal cities by using underwater blasts to trigger massive tidal waves.” “The tests were carried out in waters around New Caledonia and Auckland during the Second World War and showed that the weapon […]

by · January 2, 2013 · Environment, Politics
Yale Scientists Name Extinct Lizard ‘Obamadon Gracilis’ After President Obama

Yale Scientists Name Extinct Lizard ‘Obamadon Gracilis’ After President Obama

Boston Herald:  “The small, insect-eating lizard was discovered in the badlands of northeastern Montana—its fossil preserved in an area called the Hell Creek formation. Less than a foot long, it had elaborate teeth with three cusps on each tooth and a slender jaw. Some 65 million years ago, it went […]

by · December 10, 2012 · Environment, President Obama
NASA’s New Rover Curiosity Takes First Color Photo Since Landing on Mars Revealing North Wall, Rim of Gale Crater

NASA’s New Rover Curiosity Takes First Color Photo Since Landing on Mars Revealing North Wall, Rim of Gale Crater

NASA’s new rover Curiosity landed on Mars Sunday night in order to search for evidence that Mars once harbored or could in the future harbor microbial life, snapped its first color image Tuesday. The color photo reveals the north wall and rim of Gale Crater. The picture proves that key instruments, […]

by · August 8, 2012 · Environment
ASU Marine Biologist Names Crustacean Blood Feeder, Gnathia Marleyi, Bob Marley

ASU Marine Biologist Names Crustacean Blood Feeder, Gnathia Marleyi, Bob Marley

Reggae legend Bob Marley joins an elite club, including Barack Obama, who have a biological species named in their honor — the Gnathia marleyi — a small parasitic crustacean blood feeder that infests fish in Caribbean coral reefs. The species was named by Paul Sikkel, a marine biologist at Arkansas […]

by · July 10, 2012 · Environment
NASA Panorama Shows Stunning Images on Mars From Greely Haven Outcrop

NASA Panorama Shows Stunning Images on Mars From Greely Haven Outcrop

Beautiful, is the only way I can explain that panoramic view of Mars that NASA released recently. NASA  describes the images as “the next best thing” to being on the Red Planet. The images were taken from the “Opportunity” rover’s panoramic camera, or “Pancam,” between December 21, 2011 and May 8, 2012. The panorama […]

by · July 9, 2012 · Environment

7.6 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Historic Oaxaca Region in Mexico

EARTHQUAKE:  A 7.6 magnitude earthquake strikes historic Oaxaca region in Mexico, Tuesday afternoon.  According to the USGS, the earthquake had a depth of 17.5 km (10.9 miles).  Malia Obama is approximately 101 miles away in the city of Oaxaca on her spring break vacation? If she is still there, I am […]

by · March 20, 2012 · Environment

Dead Blackbirds Fall from Sky for Second New Year’s Eve in a Row in Beebe Ark.

Twenty dead blackbirds fall from the sky in Beebe, Ark., for the second New Year’s Eve in a row. Police are blaming the fireworks for the deaths and have instituted an emergency ban on fireworks, KATV reports.  Scientists said the loud cracks and booms from celebratory fireworks sent the birds crashing […]

by · January 1, 2012 · Environment