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Humans: You Have a New Cousin

Genetic material pulled from a pinky finger bone found in a Siberian cave shows that a formerly unknown type of pre-human lived alongside modern humans and Neanderthals. The creature, temporarily nicknamed “Woman X”, could have lived [...]

Is Swine Flu Spreading Faster than Announced?

Shades of Steven King – is this new Swine Flu epidemic something out of a horror novel that the Maine based fiction novelist is known to crank out for his adoring readers? Well, not exactly. Mr. [...]

Nature in Slow Motion

Nature is more amazing than the most advanced machines humans ever made. This next video shows a slow-motion lightning striking the earth at night. Even though it seems as if lightning is a bolt of energy [...]

Intelligence in Apes

Watch this. These beautiful creatures certainly deserve the right not to be tortured. It’s the very least. So I applaud Spain for their recent move. [...]

Spain is set on granting Human Rights to Apes

Extraordinary! The Spanish parliament has affirmed its commitment on granting Great Apes, such as Chimpanzees, with limited Human Rights, including the freedom from torture. This is the first time in recorded history when non-humans are given [...]

The Lion Sleeps Tonight – Part B

Last week I described how the patterns of our brain waves control different states of consciousness. By altering these patters, we can induce many mental and emotional states, such as sleep, anxiety, calmness, and concentration. Several [...]

Recycled Furniture

Artists for Humanity is a unique center in Boston which hires teen artists to produce Eco-friendly art and furniture. These young people undergo an apprenticeship program in the summer or an after school program during the [...]

The Lion Sleeps Tonight – Part A

— Prologue — Life is circular. There is always a start — Birth, and there is always an end — Death. In between there are other circular activities, such as breathing for example, which is common [...]

Paper Load

Our planet has been undergoing rapid and massive deforestation during the last 50 years. One of the main reasons for this brutal attack on the world’s rain forests is the need for paper. Whether toilet paper, [...]

Dr. Dolittle’s Science

We are not alone in the universe. And no, I’m not talking X-Files. Mankind always had to share this Earth with countless species of animals. From cockroaches to dogs and giant squids, we had to learn [...]