Animals and Nature

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Australian rescued after 3-day Crocodile ordeal

Filed in Animals and Nature, Featured by on March 24, 2012 0 Comments

An Australian man has been rescued after a three-day ordeal trapped at a remote flooded fishing hut where he was stalked by four-metre crocodiles, a report said Friday. According to reports, 65-year-old Terry Donovan, was at the Staaten River Fishing and Wilderness Lodge in crocodile-infested northern Queensland when he became isolated this week. “The first […]

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Wold’s Smallest Puppy ‘Beyonce’ cheat death 4 times (Photo and Video)

A puppy the size of an iPhone has managed to cheat death several times and is now being cared for by an animal rescue centre in California. Two-week-old Beyonce weighs just over 100 grams was proven to be a gritty survivor, CBS News reports. When the tiny Daschund crossbreed was born she was the size […]

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Titanoboa – The World’s Largest Snake, Replica will be display at New York Grand Central Station (Video)

Filed in Animals and Nature, Featured, United States, World by on March 22, 2012 0 Comments

New York commuters will be surprised by a full-scale replica of a 48-foot-long, 2,500-pound monster Titanoboa snake exhibit at the New York Grand Central Station on March 22, 2012, as reported by several international news sites. Randall Kremer, a Smithsonian spokesperson, revealed that the monster Titanoboa snake is meant to “scare the daylights out of […]

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7.4 magnitude quake hits Mexico, homes damaged

Filed in Featured, International News, Weather, World by on March 21, 2012 0 Comments

A powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake shook resort towns Tuesday, 200 miles south-southeast of Mexico City.   According to reports, residents rushed into the streets after feeling the temblor in Mexico City. Tourists and residents also felt the earthquake in the resort city of Acapulco. More than 60 homes were damaged, though there were no reports of […]

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Ashton Kutcher space travel appointment unveiled

Ashton Kutcher will become the 500th ‘astronaut customer’ to travel into space on Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic. “I gave Ashton a quick call to congratulate and welcome him. He is as thrilled as we are at the prospect of being among the first to cross the final frontier (and back!) with us and to experience […]

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First Day of Spring, Vernal Equinox: Balancing Eggs on End

Filed in Animals and Nature, World, World News by on March 20, 2012 0 Comments

March 20th is the first day of spring, or often dubbed as “vernal equinox”.  “Vernal” and “equinox” are Latin terms meaning “spring” and “equal night” respectively. The idea is that on the first day of spring there are exactly 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness, but it rarely works out that way. […]

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Northern Texas: severe weather forecast, flash flood warning

Severe weather forecast released by National Weather Service stated that Flash Flooding is likely by Tuesday morning in Northern Texas. Parts of north, south and central Texas, including the Dallas-Fort Worth area, were under a tornado watch, while a tornado warning was in effect for southern sections of San Antonio through 10 pm, NWS said. […]

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“Frozen Planet” Premiere: 7-Part Series

Filed in Amazing Stories, Animals and Nature, Featured, Planets by on March 19, 2012 1 Comment

Discovery channel uncovers first episode of the seven-part series “Frozen Planet” from the makers of “Planet Earth” on Sunday, March 18. “Frozen Planet” narrated by Alec Baldwin, is a documentary about life-and-death at the poles of the Earth. It explores the Arctic and Antarctic like never before, from beautiful ice castles underneath volcanoes to glaciers […]

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Jilted fruit flies drink to forget

Filed in Animals and Nature, Science, Weird by on March 18, 2012 0 Comments

California- Frustrated male fruit flies, whose sexual advances are rejected by females, turn to alcohol to drown their sorrows, a study revealed. Study at the University of California, San Francisco finds rejected male flies have a tiny neuropeptide F molecule in their brain that pushes them to drink far more than their sexually satisfied counterparts. […]

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Honeybee Death Linked to Corn Insecticides

New research now indicates that there maybe a connection between an increase in honeybee deaths and the use of insecticides, specifically chemicals used to coat corn seeds. The new study, titled “Assessment of the Environmental Exposure of Honeybees to Particulate Matter Containing Neonicotinoid Insecticides Coming from Corn Coated Seeds”, was published in the American Chemical […]

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500lbs beehive stolen from Haven Restaurant (Video)

A stolen beehive weighs 500 pounds was located outside a Houston restaurant named Haven. Police are searching for the three-foot-tall hive. This does not seem like something that would be easy to hide or steal for that matter. The beehive was found behind a restaurant, and according to reports, thieves were caught on security cameras […]

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Dead Russian satellite to fall from space next week

Filed in Featured, Planets, Satellite, World News by on March 18, 2012 0 Comments

The Russian Space Agency will be guiding a dead Russian satellite from space staring March 20. A senior official from Russian’s state-owned satellite telecommunications operation said that the telecommunications space satellite dubbed as Express-AM4 which was launched into earth orbit in August, into a controlled atmospheric descent starting this week and any surviving pieces should […]

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