Why Do Glowing Sharks Glow?.Claes has been studying these elusive fish for a decade, and has been slowly piecing together the purpose of their glow. The light comes from many small organs called photophores, which dot their bellies and sometimes their flanks. No one knows how these structures produce light, but Claes and his team are getting close to knowing why they do so.
Overpopulation: Food Crisis and Future Hunger Wars – Boomer Warrior.As the global population grows from 7 billion to almost 9 billion by 2040, and the number of middle-class consumers increases by 3 billion over the next 20 years, the demand for resources will rise exponentially. By 2030, the world will need at least 50 per cent more food, 45 per cent more energy and 30 per cent more water — all at a time when environmental boundaries are throwing up new limits to supply.
Gurdaspur Attack – Dinanagar Police Complex flushed off Terrorists.Even as the nation’s elite argue over death penalty to convicted terrorist Yakub Memon from the comfort of their drawing rooms, terror has once raised its ugly head – this time in Gurdaspur Punjab.
TBI and PTSD Hits Washington State Qualifying Conditions List This Friday.When Governor Inslee signed SB 5052 last April, he set in motion the wheels of devolution for Washington State medical marijuana patients. Implementing several odious modifications to the state’s existing medical marijuana laws: SB 5052 closes scores of collectives/dispensaries, slashes the number of plants a patient can cultivate at any one time, and reduces the amount of flower patients can ultimately possess. So, while it’s great news that TBI and PTSD finally made it onto the list of acceptable medical conditions in Washington State … it represents the only forward
How Carl Sagan Predicted Marijuana Legalization.Outside a tobacconist’s there was a long, orderly, and polyglot line of people attracted by the first week of legalized sale of cured cannabis cigarettes from the United States. By French law they could not be sold to or consumed by those under eighteen years of age. Many in line were middle-aged and older. Some might have been naturalized Algerians or Moroccans. Especially potent varieties of cannabis were grown, mainly in California and Oregon, for the export trade. Featured here was a new and admired strain, which had in addition been grown in ultraviolet light, converting some of the inert cannabinoids into the 1Δ isomer. It was called “Sun-Kissed.” The package, illustrated in a window display a meter and a half high, bore in French the slogan “This will be deducted from your share in Paradise
Who gets a $41 billion subsidy? (a) The renewable energy sector, or, (b) fossil fuels.“When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth.” – Dawn of the Dead
Deep water whale washes up on Massachusetts beach | NYC Today.Biologists are investigating the carcass of a rarely-seen deep water whale that washed up on a Massachusetts beach last Friday.
The dead marine creature, which is believed to be a Sowerby’s beaked whale, was found on Jones Beach in Plymouth. It is nearly 17 feet in length and almost a ton in weight.