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Top 10 Natural Painkillers

Top 10 Natural Painkillers

For many of us, pain is a regular fact of life which is known to bring with it various problems of restlessness, decreased immunity, depression and anxiety. Most of us deal with pain by consuming over-the-counter painkillers, such as aspirin, paracetamol or ibuprofen. Because pain is an everyday problem in the present world, it is […]

Stunning surf shots

Stunning surf shots

Got this in an email This guy is from Oahu, but he is gaining International fame. He’s a surfer himself and often gets wiped out just getting the shot. And you can see why! These incredible images of waves were taken by the number one photographer of surf: Clark Little. He has dedicated his life […]

Project Squirrel asks animal nuts everywhere to report squirrel sightings

Project Squirrel asks animal nuts everywhere to report squirrel sightings

Sittin on the porch countin squirrels this weekend? Email those numbers to a Chicago scientist and you can take part in a citizen-science project that has implications not just for the furry tree-dwelling varmints, but for animals and ecosystems throughout the world. The Chicago Academy of Sciences just revived a decade-old project that used citizen […]

Yosemite's giant trees disappear

Yosemite's giant trees disappear

The oldest and largest trees within California’s world famous Yosemite National Park are disappearing. Climate change appears to be a major cause of the loss. The revelation comes from an analysis of data collected over 60 years by forest ecologists. They say one worrying aspect of the decline is that it is happening within one […]

Indoor and Outdoor Water Saving Tips

Indoor and Outdoor Water Saving Tips

With growing populations causing a continual rise in water demands, using less water and using it wisely has never been more important. The water issue is local as well as global; by implementing a few simple practices you can significantly reduce your water consumption and help to conserve one of your most precious natural resources. […]

Human pathogens threaten ancient cave art

Human pathogens threaten ancient cave art

HISTORIC cave paintings in France partially saved from attack by a black fungus face a new threat: bacteria that moved in following four years of spraying with fungicide. The Lascaux cave in south-west France houses invaluable animal paintings that are between 16,000 and 17,000 years old, making them among the oldest examples of cave art […]

Evaporation of the Aral Sea – Human impact on the planet!

Evaporation of the Aral Sea – Human impact on the planet!

In the 1960s, the Soviet Union undertook a major water diversion project on the arid plains of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan. The region’s two major rivers, fed from snowmelt and precipitation in far-away mountains, were used to transform the desert into fields for cotton and other crops. Before the project, the two rivers left the […]

Gene Transfer Technology May Lead To HIV Vaccine

Gene Transfer Technology May Lead To HIV Vaccine

A research team may have broken the stubborn impasse that has frustrated the invention of an effective HIV vaccine, by using an approach that bypasses the usual path followed by vaccine developers. By using gene transfer technology that produces molecules that block infection, the scientists protected monkeys from infection by a virus closely related to […]

Sony Pictures Partners in Green Energy Waste Compost Program

Sony Pictures Partners in Green Energy Waste Compost Program

Glimpsing at the current condition of our natural world and economic market and the benefits associated with renewable energy utilization, there is really no wonder why large movie picture conglomerates are  making the transition to green energy programs. Sony Pictures Entertainment is the preliminary affiliate in a new organic waste program initiated through a recent […]

Women with emotional intelligence have better sex lives

Women with emotional intelligence have better sex lives

BEAUTY may bag you a man – but brains will bring you more fun in the bedroom. Women blessed with “emotional intelligence”  – the ability to express their feelings and read those of others – have better sex lives, research shows. Those most in touch with their feelings have twice as many orgasms as inhibited […]

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