Monthly Archives: April 2015

Giant Crater Mystery

http://www.nature.com/news/mysterious-siberian-crater-attributed-to-methane-1.15649 In the summer of 2014, a gigantic crater appeared in Siberia. No one knows why it happened and some people say it was by aliens! Now scientists believe that it happened from gases. These gases were underground too! In … Continue reading

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More Protections Possible for Spotted Owl

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/09/us/more-protections-possible-for-spotted-owl.html?ref=earth The spotted owl is still moving toward extinction. It was listed as threatened in 1990, and  conservation groups won court-ordered logging cutbacks to protect their habitats in the Northwest. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service is presently thinking … Continue reading

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Only 3 Wolves left on Isle Royale!!

http://www.livescience.com/50574-only-3-wolves-at-isle-royale.html Isle Royale in Michigan, 15 miles from the north shore of Lake Superior, 60 years ago, used to be one of the only places in the U.S. where you could find grey wolves. Today, there are only three left. … Continue reading

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Earthquake! Your Smartphone Could Give an Early Warning

http://www.livescience.com/50457-gps-smartphones-earthquake-early-warning.html Now there is new evidence that your smartphone can help you stay alive and find out if an EARTHQUAKE is coming. This is very important because it will tell if an earthquake is coming so you can get out … Continue reading

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Is This Picture-Taking Octopus as Smart as She Seems?

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/04/2/ Have you ever heard of an animal that can take pictures? Well, there is such a creature. Her name is Rambo she has eight arms and lives in the New Zealand aquarium.  Rambo is an octopus. She has been … Continue reading

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Ultra-Rare Black Flamingo Spotted in Cyprus

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/04/150417-black-flamingo-cyprus-birds-genetics-animals-science/ A rare black flamingo was spotted in Cyprus at the Akrotiri Environmental Center this month. The bird’s dark feathers come from a pigment that causes its feathers to turn black. This has happened on ducks and hawks but only … Continue reading

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The Kind Bar Controversy

Nut So Fast, Kind Bars: FDA Smacks on Health Claims http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2015/04/15/399851645/nut-so-fast-kind-bars-fda-smacks-snacks-on-health-claims Here’s a Nutritionist’s Take on the Kind Bar Controversy http://campvega.com This week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a letter they wrote to Kind Bars last month … Continue reading

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A More Affordable Drone

http://www.outsideonline.com/1966226/dji-just-released-insane-surprisingly-affordable-drone?utm_source=gear&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=04132015&spMailingID=22476965&spUserID=NzQ1NjI1MjgyMDkS1&spJobID=541378141&spReportId=NTQxMzc4MTQxS0 A great new drone came out. Its called the Phantom 3. This is a great drone for advanced flyers. It is at a relatively low price of $999. It also has a built in camera that shoots undistorted 4K … Continue reading

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The Snake That’s Eating Florida

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/06/us/the-burmese-python-snake-thats-eating-florida.html?src=me&module=Ribbon&version=origin&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Most%20Emailed&pgtype=article&_r=1 In south Florida a species of snakes known as the Burmese python has taken a permanent settlement in the Everglades National Park and other areas in the state. A fully grown Burmese python can be over 12 feet long! … Continue reading

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The Lunar Eclipse

http://www.dogonews.com/2015/4/6/short-but-spectacular-lunar-eclipse-delights-millions Now you might think blood moons are unlucky, but they are very rare and you would be very lucky to see one. As you know, we had a recent blood moon, it was visible in the western parts of … Continue reading

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