PETA to Armani: Be an Angel for Animals. Ditch Fur!

November 26, 2008 / No Comments

PETA is at it again. After demonstrating against bullfights, this time they decided to pick on the most successful designer to come out of Italy, Giorgio Armani. The PETA Angels waved their placards saying "Be an Angel for Animals. Ditch Fur!" just in their underwear. Guess the only thing that kept them warm where those angel wings that probably did ...

Jakarta Wants You to Plant a Tree if You’re Getting Married or Having a Baby

November 26, 2008 / No Comments

Probably inspired by the way they pay fees in Brazil, if you happen to reside in the Indonesian capital Jakarta, you might have to go searching for a place to plant a tree, before you go around looking for a bride to get married to. With the pollution of the city reaching an all-time high and much of Indonesian forests being ...

Flash Floods to be Predicted by Analysing Lightning

November 26, 2008 / 1 Comment

Flash floods are becoming more of a global threat than ever before with errant climate patterns that are being constantly altered and disturbed with man's intrusion. Global warming seems to be causing a lot more than just the gradual melting of the poles as the set climate patterns are now becoming more and more unpredictable. Flash floods are different from normal ...

Solar powered submarine by BKW

November 25, 2008 / No Comments

Solar energy is making such giant strides forward that it would be no surprise if in the next decade or so we all completely convert to solar power. For now though, each day is proving to be a new adventure for those working with and following the power of the sun. The new arena that is being touched by solar power ...

Ashur the Three Legged Persian Leopard, Finds True Love

November 24, 2008 / No Comments

Ashur lost her leg when her father attacked her at the zoo where they lived in Budapest, Hungary. Could be that Ashur stayed out too late one night with her boyfriend and didn't call in, thus worrying her frantic father to no end? So much so that Papa leopard took one of her front legs off in hopes of keeping ...

YoPappa’s a Kangaroo

November 24, 2008 / No Comments

I know Yomamma jokes. How about a Yopapa joke? Turns out that Australian researchers think that kangaroos might be related to humans, being genetically similar and all. In fact, the researchers guess - fact and guess are opposites, but that doesn't matter - that the kangaroos may have first evolved in China then hopped across the Americas to Australia and Antarctica. Scientists ...

Yellow Treehouse Restaurant is Really Up There, in the Tree

November 24, 2008 / 6 Comments

The Yellow Pages approached Pacific Environments Architects Ltd. Of New Zealand to construct a magical treehouse that brought all those fairy tales alive and the architects made a splendid effort in giving the company what they wanted: a Yellow Treehouse Restaurant. Yellow Pages wanted to build the treehouse in order to promote its own business ventures and what has come out ...

Scarab by David Miguel Gonçalves – Super Heroes Electric Concept

November 24, 2008 / No Comments

It is amazing how many of the futuristic concepts design are either just a revamped version of the retro period or a space-age design that will take another century to materialize. This is all the more true in case of futuristic concept green vehicles that are often designed based on technologies that have not even been invented till date. Scarab though, ...

5 Steps to Green Hosting

November 23, 2008 / No Comments

Jason Keath at "Jason Keath - Where Old Media Goes to Die" offered up his 5-step plan to "Green Hosting". Buy Your Own Offset Credits -Resources: How to buy carbon credits (Ehow.com) | Carbon credit price comparisons. Read Jason's tip. Use Hosting that Buys Credits - Jason's recomendation - One good option in this direction is Dreamhost. Use Hosting that Buys Green Energy ...

Blood Transfusion Attempted on Tiger Cub

November 23, 2008 / No Comments

Veterinarians in central India carried out a blood transfusion on a 7-month old wild tiger that had been beaten by angry villagers. The blood for the female tiger was forcefully donated by captive adults in a zoo. The reason for all the hubbub is that India's wild tiger population is on the decline. 100,000 a hundred years ago to 3,600 six ...