- African droughts found to be patterned over long periods of time. And the threat of decades-to-centuries long mega-droughts loom on the horizon.
- Meanwhile, a new study of coral fossils points to sea levels rising suddenly vs. slowly over time.
- And all while La Cumbre volcano erupts and wreaks devastation on the Galapagos’ fragile ecosystem…
- …Perhaps it’s all because gravity is in fact, seasonal?
- And the rivers turn to blood… The mystery of Antarctica’s ‘Blood Falls’ has been solved.
- First Chile’s Quele beach was littered with 1,500 dead penguins. Now it’s inundated with thousands of beached sardines and still no answers.
- Bermuda’s Cahow bird may be back from the brink of extinction (for now ☺).
- Peru takes steps to preserve the Nazca Lines.
- NASA’s Kepler has sent back the first images from its 3.5 year planet-seeking mission. And so it begins…
- Did the lab-coats just find a cure for the bird flu before it took (rim shot)… flight?
- Will the first unabashed war for water be fought in Asia?
- Archaeologists hit the mummy jackpot in Lahun, Egypt.
- Strontium atomic clock to be most accurate timepiece for next 300 million years.
- The Solaren Corp. and PG & E make plans to set up massive solar farms… in space. To quote one Monty Burns, “Eeeeeexcellent.”
- Could ‘fall color’ be a leaf’s last line of defense?
- Unforgettable memories… literally.
- Dawn breaks on the Dark Ages, thanks to a newly unearthed temple in Turkey.
- Could turning CO2 into solid rock be a fix for climate change?
- And in case you missed the hand of god image from earlier this week, there’s more news about it here.
Quote of the Day:
“Confucius and you are both dreams, and I who say you are dreams am a dream myself. This is a paradox. Tomorrow a wise man may explain it; that tomorrow will not be for 10,000 generations. ”