The Super Moon – Spectacle or Spectre?

There are cinematic moons and there are super moons. A cinematic moon is the one used frequently in film, depicting a massive, even monolithic moon hanging there on the silver screen; backdrop for romance, lycanthropy, and dramatic effect. The Super Moon is the real life version – looming around 14 percent larger and 30 percent

New Developments in Water Efficient Appliances

What if an individual’s contribution to conservation came with the benefit of speed cleaned laundry and sparkling dishes? Two new appliances are offering just that. Manufacturers Russell Hobbs and Bosch have each introduced eco- friendly, water saving devices- a high speed washing machine, and the world’s most water-efficient dishwasher. The turnaround time of laundry can

Medical Marijuana A Front to Trafficking

The line between lawful medical marijuana grower and potential narcotics trafficker just got a little hazier in Montana. After an 18 month investigation of statewide marijuana trafficking, the U. S. government raided facilities throughout the state. Don't grow this in Montana - you could soon be thrown into jail! Federal prosecutors claimed that the state’s

Giant Lobster Saved From Boiling Pot

A giant lobster is probably thankful for his claws after being saved from being boiled for dinner. As one of the biggest and oldest lobsters that anyone in Britain has caught, he will get to spend the rest of his life in the Blue Reef Aquarium in Portsmouth, Hampshire. Lindsay Holloway, who works for the

Huge Drought Struck 16,000 Years Ago

Have you ever wondered just how bad the climate can change within a world that is constantly getting hotter? The results would be absolutely staggering. These results come from the journal known as Science. With Curt Stager leading a professional team of international scientists, more than four dozen paleoclimate records were compiled. These records are

Top 10 Most Popular Pet Reptiles

Keeping a reptile as a pet is not for the fainthearted. These animals are not your regular house pets like dogs and cats are – but strangely, people who keep reptiles as pets testify to a loving bond. Here’s our list of the top 10 most popular pet reptiles. 1. Corn Snake The Corn Snake

10 of the World’s Rarest Birds

There are many beautiful and fascinating birds in the world. Some species of birds are considered rare due to the threat of extinction. Specific bird populations are decreasing, but fortunately, there are measures being taken by governments and conservationists to protect endangered species so they can thrive in their natural habitats and captivity. 1) Spix’s

10 Most Endangered Forests on Earth

An endangered forest is one that has ecological importance in its environment and is being threatened by industrialization or human encroachment. Most of these forests have been part of their environment for many years and play a vital role in maintaining a natural balance of the eco system. Scientists have claimed that deforestation has played