A place to discuss issues around climate change and global warming.
A place to discuss alternate theories such as paranormal phenomena, UFO sightings, cryptozoology, etc.
Feb 29th, 2008
I heard an interesting documentary last night from Australia about the Heimlich Maneuver, and Dr Heimlich. Despite his claims, there seems to be no proof that the maneuver is any better than the previous back slaps etc that were used to stop choking...
Jul 19th, 2009 by gopher
Stunning photos of autumn deer rutting - in central London
The following stunning photos of rutting deer were not, as you might exepect, taken in the countryside. They were taken in the heart of London, the EU's largest city. The deer live in Richmond Park, the largest of London's eight Royal Parks and...
Smarter policy needed for healthy rivers
Like so many other eco-systems, rivers are feeling the pinch from human induced changes. Agricultural run-off, sprawling sub-urbs and other land-use changes, and under-treated municipal water. These four areas are the primary drivers of the declining...
An Experiment to Save The World | Watch Free Documentary Online Could sonoluminescence be the Answer too mankind's Energy problem Fusion has been the goal of science for decade's ,When we see some UFO videos we see them hovering over water maybe they...
(by Free your mind)
Save Some Money with Old Science.
We had a mini heat wave here last week. Not like some of you experienced, but it was hot for us. We don't usually break the 30C mark around here. What I did was to foil the windows were the overhang of the roof did not block the Sun's direct...
Jul 2nd, 2009 by Cliffy
Honey, Who Shrank the Kids (Well, Lambs, Not Kids)?
According the scientists, sheep on the Scottish island of Hirta have been getting smaller. Shrinking sheep blamed on climate change Scientists conjecture it's because of global warming - small sheep which severe winters used to do in are now surviving...
Plasma in Three Dimensions
Dual bands of ultraviolet light mark streams of plasma circling Earth's equator. ...
Human Swine Flu
Mexico shuts schools, museums to stop flu outbreak Print ...
Toxic Victims - Agent Orange Gagetown
The victims of the testing of Agent Orange on the military bases at Gagetwon PEI are going to get money for their suffering. They deserve it: -they were lied to: "this stuff kills insects, how could it harm you?" -they got sick and died early ...
Scientists Admit Lightning Exists On Mars
Saturday, June 20, 2009 Scientists Admit Lightning Exists On Mars University of Michigan: First direct evidence of lightning on Mars detected. ANN ARBOR, Mich.For the...
Prince Charles, the Frog Prince
Prince Charles has launched an internet campaign to save the world's rainforests, backed by his two sons and a South American frog. The three princes star in a 90 second video which was first aired at 6pm last night. The video shows Charles, Wills...
Jun 19th, 2009 by Nuggler
Time to Think of Cutting Next Winter's Bills
Here is a link to a program in Ontario called Net Metering. They do not pay you for power that you produce, but excess power produced can be banked on the grid for up to 12 month to be used at a later date. I plan on using this program if I ever...
Jun 11th, 2009 by Kakato
Let's hear your thoughts on making our country more environmentally friendly! ;-)
Jun 3rd, 2009 by Niflmir
Genetically modified glowing monkeys
Scientists in a storm over day-glo monkeys Scientists in a storm over day-glo monkeys - Asia-Pacific, World News - Independent.ie ...
Jun 2nd, 2009 by Niflmir
Quantum Physics vs. Relativity
This is for the science buffs... Perhaps some of you can help me understand this issue a little better... I've been told and read many times that there are some problems when you try to mix Einstein's relativity with quantum physics. At least...
May 31st, 2009 by CDNBear
Dwarf Planet Eris
This is not exactly up to the minute news. Eris was discovered a few years ago but it has had a couple name changes that might have blurred the story a bit. I didn't pay too much attention at the time but in my mind, the news is that Eris is bigger than...
A Breakthrough in Our Understanding of Evolution
A 47 million year old fossil has resulted in a major breakthrough in our understanding of evolution. The fossil was discovered in 1983 in the Messel Pit, Germany, near Frankfurt, and had been until recently in private collections, according to an article...
May 24th, 2009 by Niflmir
Pictured: Stunning images of kingfishers in action
Charlie Hamilton James has been obsessed with the kingfisher since he was just six. And he has spent thousands of hours photographing the beautiful birds in their gorgeous surroundings from a hideaway in his old milworkers' cottage in Bristol. His...
I wrote this for a bio-pellet maker's forum and thought I would pass it on for you to read. Char is very easy to make in the bon-fire season. An air tight metal container, with a single airhole, is all you need. But your wood inside seal the can, not...
Cool. These rolls are between 18 and 24 inches tall, and are formed naturally by the wind. ...
Do you really save time? Train versus plane
Image credit: Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal) Appears in UN publication here: Kick the Habit: A UN Guide to Carbon Neutrality - Maps and Graphics at UNEP/GRID-Arendal
May 21st, 2009 by Nuggler
Birth control for men in one injection
Birth control for men in one injection Contraception using injections, im not happy about this ,most people dont like injections at the best of times,tho making males responsible in this way would prevent unwanted births. Your thoughts.?
(by Free your mind)
May 15th, 2009 by Niflmir
Study plunges theory of cosmology into crisis
Public release date: 5-May-2009 Print | E-mail | Share ] Close Window ] Contact: Dr. Pavel Kroupa firstname.lastname@example.org 49-228-736-140 University of Bonn Study plunges standard...
The construction of the upper atmosphere.
The construction of the gaseous layers (of the upper atmosphere) The upper atmosphere which is above the troposphere. The troposphere is the air: mixture of many gases: the nitrogen, the oxygen, the argon, water vapor, CO2 and other trace gases...
The Improbability of God
Much of what people do is done in the name of God. Irishmen blow each other up in his name. Arabs blow themselves up in his name. Imams and ayatollahs oppress women in his name. Celibate popes and priests mess up people's sex lives in his name. Jewish...
(by Scott Free)
The Sick State of Todays Science
15 February 2009 Its Time for Change But scientists, who ought to know Assure us that it must be so. Oh, let us never, never doubt What nobody is sure about. Hilaire Belloc
Electric cars are nothing new. Thomas Parker had one in 1884
You may think that the electric car is a fairly new invention, but a Mr Thomas Parker had one in Victorian Britain. Mr Parker apparently built an electric car in 1884. To make a living, he electrified the London Underground and created overhead...
Apr 27th, 2009 by MHz
Do Not Take A Swine Flu Vaccine!
Do Not Take A Swine Flu Vaccine! By Dr. Patricia A. Doyle Global Research, April 26, 2009 Jeff Rense Program I am making a plea to everyone who reads this, please, please DO NOT TAKE ANY VACCINE THAT IS PURPORTED TO 'PREVENT' THIS...
A Bed Time Story
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In an English field, the cattle created by Hitler
"Ve vere only following udders!" The quiet, tranquil English countryside is not normally the place you would expect to find a beast created by the Nazis which was seen as an unwanted reminder of German oppression and efforts to build a master Aryan...
Stephen Hawking is 'very ill' in hospital
British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has been rushed to hospital. The 67-year-old, who is Lucasian Professor of Mathematics at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, is undergoing tests at...
Talks Adam Grosser: A new vision for refrigeration
Adam Grosser talks about a project to build a refrigerator that works without electricity -- to bring the vital tool to villages and clinics worldwide. Tweaking some old technology, he's come up with a system that works. Adam Grosser and his...
(by Free your mind)
Apr 17th, 2009 by russ743
Does anyone else have a laptop and is concerned, like myself, about the emissions from it? I spend a lot of hours, especially during the winter months, on the computer. I have it sitting on an inch-thick pine board across the armrests of my comfy-chair....