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Medicine marijuana that (really can) help people

Medicine marijuana that (really can) help people

Medical marijuana has strong support from voters and health organizations. The federal government, however, has resisted any change to marijuana’s illegal status at the federal level. The Supreme Court ruled in 2005 in Raich v. Gonzales that the federal government can prosecute medical marijuana patients, even in states with compassionate use laws, and several medical […]

Climate Changes – Massive Refugee from Island

Climate Changes – Massive Refugee from Island

Fishermen paddle off Kennedy Island in the remote Western Province of the Solomon Islands Photo: AFP A report by the charity said Pacific Islanders were already feeling the effects of global warming, including food and water shortages, rising cases of malaria and more frequent flooding and storms. Some had already been forced from their homes […]

Solar Plan Could Revolutionize India's Energy Sector

Solar Plan Could Revolutionize India's Energy Sector

A leaked early version of the Indian Government’s national solar energy plan indicates that India may be thinking more ambitiously about a “clean energy” road map than was previously anticipated. The draft strategy, first published in The Hindu, outlines plans for a national target of 200,000 megawatts of solar generation capacity by 2050. This is […]

Nasa finds monster black hole sucking up gas, dust and stars at centre of galaxy

Nasa finds monster black hole sucking up gas, dust and stars at centre of galaxy

The galaxy NGC-1097 with a monstrous black hole surrounded by a ring of stars at its centre Photo: REUTERS / NASA The Milky Way gallaxy in which our solar system is situated Photo: PA The star-ringed black hole forms the eye of a galaxy called NGC-1097 which was photographed by the US space agency’s Spitzer […]

Breathtaking Views from the Top of the Rock

Breathtaking Views from the Top of the Rock

Climbing is a dangerous pastime that can seriously damage your health! Rock climbing is a sport in which participants climb up or across natural rock formations or man-made rock walls with the goal of reaching the summit of a formation or the endpoint of a pre-defined route. Rock climbing is a physically and mentally demanding […]

Animals & Loyalty

Animals & Loyalty

This post is something that we believe will be loved by any animal lover as we ourselves feel the same way. These photos speak much louder than words can, & need none to say what they want to convey. These images display the amazing canine loyalty. This dog stood by his companion after been run […]

Huge blob of Arctic goo floats past Slope communities

Huge blob of Arctic goo floats past Slope communities

Something big and strange is floating through the Chukchi Sea between Wainwright and Barrow. Hunters from Wainwright first started noticing the stuff sometime probably early last week. It’s thick and dark and “gooey” and is drifting for miles in the cold Arctic waters, according to Gordon Brower with the North Slope Borough’s Planning and Community […]

Seal Overrach a Killer Whale

Seal Overrach a Killer Whale

These dramatic pictures reveal the stunning hunting skills of a killer whale and show the extremes the mammals will go to in order to catch its prey. Regarded as one of the deadliest predators of the seas, this killer whale has mastered the art of beaching itself in order to hunt young seal pups in […]

Up close, the last thing many fish will ever see

Up close, the last thing many fish will ever see

Its jaws wide open beneath the blank gaze of a single eye, a shark breaks the surface of the sea to reveal ranks of jagged teeth. It’s one of some 30 or more milling around in a feeding frenzy in the same spot of ocean. In the midst of them all is underwater photographer Eric […]

Is Infrasound the explanation for ghost sightings?

Is Infrasound the explanation for ghost sightings?

Infrasound refers to extreme bass waves or vibrations, those with a frequency below the audibility range of the human ear (20 Hz to 22 kHz). Even though these waves can’t be heard by us, they can be felt and have been shown to produce a range of effects in some people including anxiety, extreme sorrow, […]

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