Christianity declining 50pc faster than thought
What's climate change ruining now?: The sex lives of painted turtles -
The sex of these turtles is determined by the
temperature of the nest while the baby turtles
are still egg-bound. The warmer the nest, the
more likely the turtles end up female. The warmer
it gets in the American Midwest, the more painted
turtle society turns into whatever the opposite
of a sausage fest is. Now, depending on your
personal inclinations, you could argue that this
might actually improve turtle sex but it
definitely puts a damper on creating new generations of baby turtles.
Superlative Thinking-- Great White Sharks Eat Far More Than Thought -
- NEWS: Great White Sharks Eat Far More Than Thought
Overturning seal ban won't create markets, insiders say -
People involved in Canada’s commercial seal industry are expressing
some hope that they will be able to overturn a European Union ban on
seal products, but some fur industry insiders doubt there is much of
a market left for seal in Europe.
Russians drive to North Pole, head for Resolute, Nunavut -
A group of Russian explorers have driven across the North Pole and
are heading to Resolute, Nunavut, in specialized amphibious trucks.
Nicko from the Sunlight Foundation sez, “I thought you’d be
interested in a new browser extension and webtool from the Sunlight
Foundation called Churnalism. It extracts article text from any site
you’d like it to run on and compares it against a corpus of press
releases, articles from Wikipedia and much more. If a significant
amount of text from what you’re reading matches something in our
database, an alert banner appears on your browser and you can click
through to see a side-by-side comparison. I imagine every editor
would want to run this on their stories before they
publish!” Churnalism Search (Thanks, Nicko!)
Source: arXiv.org From Abstract: Background: The web has become
a primary information resource about illnesses and treatments for
both medical and non-medical users. Standard web search is by far the
most common interface for such information. It is therefore of
interest to find out how well web search engines work for […]
Watching the original Stagecoach. Why are there saguaros in NM? Most
of the movie, and they still haven’t left Monument valley, AZ.
The banker’s statement about taxes and gov regulation is straight
from Romney’s remarks.
the internal unrest at Today is worse than thought.
Arcticat moves to the Pacific Isles and discovers bears? There weren’t any in Bethel.