Animals and Nature

Animals and Nature

Lilly the Pit bull saves owner from getting hit by train (Video)

Filed in Amazing Stories, Animals, Featured, United States, World by on May 11, 2012 0 Comments

Lilly, an 8-year-old pit bull had her leg cut off after she was hit by a train while saving her owner. Lilly then sat with her owner until help arrived. Christine Spain was walking home from a friend’s house on May 3 when she collapsed on the tracks, according to reports. The hero dog suffered a broken pelvis and […]

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Zip-line injury: Aimee Copeland shows signs of recovery from flesh-eating bacteria

Filed in Featured, Health, Science, Weird by on May 11, 2012 0 Comments

A 24-year-old Georgia student Aimee Copeland is showing signs of recovery after being exposed to deadly flesh-eating bacteria in a zip line injury. “Aimee has made drastic improvements today,” Andy Copeland, Aimee’s father said. “She’s a little agitated, but she’s showing more signs of her personality,” Copeland said. “She’s restrained, so she started to get angry, but she […]

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World’s Rarest Gorilla: First Camera Trap Video Footage of the Cross River Gorilla Revealed

Filed in Animals, Animals and Nature, Featured, Science by on May 10, 2012 0 Comments

Video and images of the World’s rarest and most endangered gorilla species, the Cross River gorilla, have been captured by a forest camera-trap for the first time. There are thought to be no more than 300 Cross River gorillas in the wild. “The video represents the best images to date of Cross River gorillas, normally […]

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Florida Sinkhole: Giant Sinkhole Opened Up in Florida (Video)

Filed in Environment, Featured, United States, World by on May 5, 2012 0 Comments

A giant sinkhole opened up Thursday morning in the backyard of a home in Windermere, Florida. The large sinkhole has forced Lambro family to evacuate their home on Friday, May 4, 2012. The giant sinkhole is said to be about 100-foot wide and 50-foot deep and may still be expanding. Officials of the Orange County Fire Rescue declared that Lambro‘s house located at 4926 Indian Deer Road was unsafe. […]

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Ginger Morneau’s Photographs: “Octopus Eating a Seagull” Goes Viral (Photos and Video)

Ginger Morneau, a Victoria woman says she couldn’t believe her eyes when she saw an octopus eating a seagull. Ginger Morneau’s photographs of the octopus dragging the bird under the water goes viral. It was March 24, 2012, Saturday morning, Morneau, her husband and her brother spotted “Octopus Eating a Seagull” while they are walking along the […]

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Iceman Mummy ‘Otzi’: Oldest human blood ever found (Photo and Video)

Filed in Archaelogy, Featured, Science, World by on May 3, 2012 0 Comments

Iceman Mummy: the mummy of an iceman named ‘Otzi’ was discovered on 1991 in the Italian Schnal Valley glaciera. Is believed to be Oldest human blood or the oldest traces of human blood  ever found. A new research published today in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, helps confirm the story of Otzi’s death. The […]

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Supermoon 2012: Biggest Full Moon of 2012 is Expected to Rise this Weekend (Video)

Filed in Astronomy, Events, Featured, Science, World by on May 2, 2012 0 Comments

The biggest full moon is expected to rise this Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 11:35 pm EDT and will swing in 221,802 miles (356,955 kilometers) from Earth. This coming Saturday full moon will be brighter and larger than any other this year. This weekend will be an absolute delight for both professional and amateur astronomers alike: A “supermoon” event — an evening […]

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Bike Hugging Dog: Golden Retriever Guarding Owner’s Bike in China (Video)

Filed in Amazing Stories, Animals, Video, World by on May 1, 2012 0 Comments

Dogs are known for being loyal companions. Have you ever met any as faithful as Hachiko, an Akita from Japan who spent 10 years waiting for his master. A story of amazing dog from China named ‘Li Li’ the ‘Bike Hugging Dog‘ is now going viral. Li Li the Golden Retriever guards his owner’s bicycle. […]

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Cannibal Shrimp: Giant Asian Tiger Shrimp Invade US Coastal Waters (Video)

Filed in Animals, Featured, Science, United States by on May 1, 2012 0 Comments

Invasion of giant “cannibal” shrimp or Asian Tiger Shrimp into America’s east coast and gulf coast waters appears to be getting worse according to U.S. governmental researchers. The tiger shrimp can be nearly a foot long (30 cm) and can be consumed by humans. They’re native to Indo-West Pacific oceans including the waters off East Africa, South […]

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Rare Amur Leopard photographed by camera traps for the first time in China

Filed in Animals, Photography, Science, Technology, World by on April 27, 2012 0 Comments

Rare, endangered Amur leopards have been photographed by camera traps for the first time in China in a protected area, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced April 25. The photos, taken in Hunchun Amur Tiger National Nature Reserve in Jilin Province, bolster a survey estimating that eight to 11 leopards live in the northern Chinese province, suggesting […]

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The World’s Largest Digital Camera: 3.2 billion pixel LSST camera getting closer to reality

If you thought the megapixel wars were over, you’ve probably never heard of the 3.2 billion pixel Large Synoptic Survey Telescope camera. Comprised of 189 sensors and over three tons of components, the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), is designed to capture the entire visible sky every week. In doing so, it will create an unprecedented public […]

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Flights delayed due to Rhodesian Ridgeback Puppy on runway of La Guardia Airport NY (Video)

Filed in Animals, United States, World by on April 27, 2012 0 Comments

Several flights were delayed on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 for up to 20 minutes at New York City’s LaGuardia Airport . After a Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy escaped from her cage and went for a stroll on the tarmac. The 14-month-old Rhodesian Ridgeback puppy named Byrdie ran loose on the runway and tarmac area before being corralled with the help of no […]

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