Last spring, a website called Helium reported breathlessly that BP's release of methane gas into the Gulf of Mexico would not only poison the water, the fish and the neighborhood, but it also very possibly could trigger "a world-killing event" — perhaps releasing a "mammoth undersea methane bubble"
The International Dark-sky Association has named the English Channel Island of Sark its first dark sky island.There are billions and billions of stars in the sky, but most people in the developed world can only see a handful of them. The reason for that is light pollution.
Submit your tool idea!Kevin Kelly should know better, but boldly, brassily, (and totally incorrectly, I'm sure), he said this on NPR:"I say there is no species of technology that have ever gone globally extinct on this planet."What does that mean? I asked him.
The one thing everyone seems to remember from President Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday is the salmon joke."The Interior Department is in charge of salmon while they're in freshwater, but the Commerce Department handles them when they're in saltwater," he said.