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Wiliest coyote get 600 miles stuck in car

Wiliest coyote get 600 miles stuck in car

When a brother and sister struck a coyote at 75mph they assumed they had killed the animal and drove on. They didn’t realise this was the toughest creature ever to survive a hit-and-run. Eight hours, two fuel stops, and 600 miles later they found the wild animal embedded in their front fender – and very […]

Solar-Powered Air-Conditioning Window Blinds Save You Money

Solar-Powered Air-Conditioning Window Blinds Save You Money

Minjoo Kwan’s probably-won’t-be found-at-your-local-Home Depot-anytime-soon design concept, the Blind Air Conditioner, is exactly as described: a solar-powered AC unit that’s also a set of window blinds. On a hot and sunny day when the blinds are drawn, solar panels built into the top of the blinds power a built-in air conditioning unit. Cool. Kwan, who […]

Delicious  strawberry

Delicious strawberry

Lots of folks just love strawberry smoothies. Strawberries are hard to resist, because they are so sweet and delicious. If you want to get the most from the strawberry flavor, you’ll love strawberry smoothie recipes. There are so many different combinations, you won’t even have time to try them all! However, it’s quite refreshing to […]

Most Beautiful Mushrooms

Most Beautiful Mushrooms

A mushroom is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source. The word “mushroom” can also be used for a wide variety of gilled fungi, with or without stems, and the term is used even more generally, to describe both the fleshy fruiting bodies […]

Where Could Humans Survive in our Solar System?

Where Could Humans Survive in our Solar System?

If humans were forced to vacate Earth, where is the next best place in our solar system for us to live? A study by the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo has provided a quantitative evaluation of habitability to identify the potential habitats in our solar system. Professor Abel Mendez, who produced the study also […]

Can animals be better parents than humans

Can animals be better parents than humans

Isn’t it funny how some really strange looking creatures just come across as adorable when they are babies? Five of the best animal fathers Can one little smile make you feel better

Kenya's Chyulu hills: Visions in African widescreen

Kenya's Chyulu hills: Visions in African widescreen

Sundowners in the Chyulu hills are always special but they don’t come any better than this. I am sitting in the heart of Maasailand in Kenya on a rock the size of St Paul’s Cathedral, looking for cheetahs on the plains below. This is widescreen Africa as I have never seen it before. Far to […]

Beauty last autumn flowers in the rain

Beauty last autumn flowers in the rain

Is Dark Energy Creating Infinite Universes?

Is Dark Energy Creating Infinite Universes?

Dark energy is the deus ex machina of cosmology, able to save even the most inflation-prone calculations from destruction or – worse – being provably wrong.  But while we’ve been busy watching the X-energy apparently accelerating all of creation while hiding in plain sight, some believe it’s responsible for much more than that.  It didn’t […]

Beautiful birds that looked amazing in flight with that splash of colour!

Beautiful birds that looked amazing in flight with that splash of colour!

These is a wonderful collection of avian imagery, simply magnificent…

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