Apologies for the delay in hipping you to my favorite CDs of the past month. As you can imagine, it's tough keeping up with all the incoming discs and carving out time for reviews. So I think I'll try an...
Roxi, the Central Asian oil and gas company with a focus on Kazakhstan, has given an update about the market with news of the deep discovery at its flagship BNG asset.
Uranus as imaged by Don Banfield/Cornell University/Palomar Observatory Welcome again to the Spaced-Out Challenge! Whether you have a question about equipment, a new astronomical discovery you want to expand on, or just want to kick back and enjoy the...
Brought to you by Nuffnang and Audible.com.au The discovery of audio books took me back to my childhood. I remember listening to stories on my jukebox-look-a-like tape player; it helped me settle into sleep. Audible.com.au is offering a free month trial (which comes with a free book download) and I was curious. To be honest, […]
Jaguar has launched a new teaser for the XE, ahead of the compact sedan’s official unveiling on September 8th, 2014. Much like the Land Rover Discovery Sport’s interior teaser video, which ties the company’s future with that of the space program, the new XE footage revolves around the Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows aerobatic team. Show More Summary
Discovery of shallow-marine biofacies conodonts in a bioherm within the Carboniferous-Permian transition in the Omalon Massif, NE Russia near the North paleo-pole: Correlation with a warming spike in the southern Hemisphere Authors:Davydov...Show More Summary
A man was killed after he and his wife returned to their Staten Island home last night and came face-to-face with an intruder. According to the Staten Island Advance, "The terrifying discovery resulted in a struggle, police said, and ended with the suspect fatally stabbing the husband in the face and hand. Show More Summary
As someone who almost shuffled off this mortal coil after downing a satay, I'm always hopeful when potential breakthroughs for the treatment of food allergies arise. The latest cause for hope, which could one day let food allergy sufferers...Show More Summary
Stop whatever you're doing right meow. Earlier today, the Internet got into a frenzy when a series of shocking revelations has led to the discovery that the truly iconic Hello Kitty is NOT a cat. Now before you feel as though your childhood as been torn asunder, it is later revealed that this oversimplication is totally FALSE. Show More Summary
The recent discovery of a 1,400-victim sex abuse ring in the UK has rocked the country. That it’s the fifth of its kind—lead by Muslim men—leaves no easy answers.
Deep-sea researchers led by Robert Ballard (best known for his 1985 discovery of the Titanic wreckage) have caught a rare, extended look at an uncharacteristically jumbo dumbo octopus, with the aid of a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) in the unlit depths of the Caribbean sea. Read more...
When they are not busy attacking us, germs go after each other. But when viruses invade bacteria, it doesn't always spell disaster for the infected microbes: Sometimes viruses actually carry helpful genes that a bacterium can harness to, say, expand its diet or better attack its own hosts. read more
Scientific mysteries are a good thing. They fuel discovery and push us to continue questioning
Some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection have been made by researchers. One of the biggest obstacles to complete viral eradication and immune recovery is the stable HIV reservoir in the gut. There is very little information about the early viral invasion and the establishment of the gut reservoir. Show More Summary
Briefly: I live about 13km from the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center on the grounds of Dulles International Airport. I was there when Discovery arrived and I got this picture. I was also there when they rolled it in nose-to-nose with Enterprise, which it replaced. More »
Scientific, Technical, and Medical (STM) publishing is big business. It generates $19 billion in revenue per year, the majority of which is earned by a few powerful publishers who enjoy profit margins of up to 40 percent. Inflated subscriptions...Show More Summary
ACT Policing is warning Canberra businesses to be on the look out for counterfeit money following the discovery of imitation notes used in Dickson. A total of three counterfeit $100 notes were used at three separate stores in Dickson. The notes were used to purchase goods on Friday, 29 August. Acting Superintendent of South District Jo Cameron, [...]
Recent discovery of terrorist ISIS fighter Douglas McAuthur McCain’s body in Syria has spurred investigation into the radicalization of Muslims within the United States. San Diego is fourth on a list of five cities with the most “known or suspected terrorists,” according to recently leaked classified government documents. Show More Summary
While 20 foot-long millipedes are probably not the weirdest discovery U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents have made, it's not exactly normal, either. Officials at San Francisco International Airport scanned a package marked "toy...Show More Summary
In a study published in the latest issue of Science, a stronomers led by graduate student Huan Meng, of the University of Arizona in Tucson, announced the discovery of remains of a mammoth planetary collision. Read more...