Amazing Collection Of Aurora Borealis Northern Lights Pictures

October 24, 2007

I’ve got to go and see this phenomenon in person someday…

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China: World’s biggest polluter

October 24, 2007

Tell any Beijinger that the International Energy Agency believes China will overtake the United States as the world’s biggest emitter of carbon dioxide either this year or next, and they will not be surprised.

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The Giant Penguins of Old Peru

October 24, 2007

Giant penguins roamed what is now Peru more than 40 million years ago, much earlier than scientists thought the flightless birds had spread to warmer climes.

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Nuclear Reactor Shut Down Because River Is Too Hot

October 24, 2007

In the middle of a heat wave, the Tennessee Valley Authority has been forced to shut down a reactor at Browns Ferry. because water drawn from the Tennessee River was exceeding a 90-degree average over 24 hours, amid a blistering heat wave across the Southeast. “

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Discovery Channel Acquires Treehugger.com For $10 Million

October 24, 2007

Leading up to the launch of their Planet Green network in 2008, Discovery had appeared flush in original content, but not so heavy in terms of what they would project online. In an incredible move, it’s now been revealed that Treehugger.com — the number one green site on the Internet. For a cool $10 million.

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Wind Power Anywhere

October 24, 2007

MARS is a lighter-than-air tethered wind turbine that rotates about a horizontal axis in response to wind, generating electrical energy. This electrical energy is transferred down the 1000-foot tether for immediate use, or to a set of batteries for later use, or to the power grid.

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Aliens of the Deep

October 24, 2007

Deep sea thingies

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Th Better than Uranium

October 24, 2007

Thorium is a better fissile material then Uranium- ‘ A Green Nuclear Power’ – this article highlights the benefits Thorium has for waste management.

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Amazing Photograph of Fog Rolling in on Golden Gate Bridge

October 24, 2007

“Magic curtain of fog envelops the…Golden Gate Bridge on an autumn afternoon.” (hi-res image)

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Early Earth Was Purple, Study Suggests

October 24, 2007

The earliest life on Earth might have been just as purple as it is green today, a scientist claims. Ancient microbes might have used a molecule other than chlorophyll to harness the Sun’s rays, one that gave the organisms a violet hue.

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