Sunday, May 31, 2015

Water Turns Blood Red in India

The water in a dam in the district belonging to TNEB is turning red in a phenomenon suspected to have been caused by some chemical reaction, local residents claimed today. 

Friday, May 29, 2015

Severe El Nino Forecasted for 2015: Megafloods

El Nino taking hold across the Pacific strengthened, according to Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology, citing indexes of sea-surfaces temperatures that showed the same trend for the first time since the event in 1997-1998.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Medieval Devil Fish Legend: Jenny Haniver

For centuries, sailors sat on the Antwerp piers and carved these "mermaids" out of dried skates. They then preserved them further with a coat of varnish. They supported themselves by selling their artistic creations to working sailors as well as to tourists visiting the docks.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

DinoChicken: Scientists Create Chicken with Dinosaur Snout

Chicks with dino-snouts? 

With a little molecular tinkering, for the first time scientists have created chicken embryos with broad,Velociraptor-like muzzles in the place of their beaks.