Good Question, Can You Teach An Old Dog New Tricks? When it comes to humans, many of us seem to get set in their ways the older we get. Maybe it is that we forget how to learn new things so the process is rusty or maybe we have damaged some brain cells along the […]

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How often do you see a great picture of a coastal local in some exotic location where the weather is always sunny or cold arctic regions with beautiful icebergs and wildlife and think: I wish I could visit there. The truth is that even though we may not have visited all these location our garbage […]

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Can a Tiger Change His Stripes? Have you ever wondered why a Zebra has stripes but a horse does not? I have, but how about the mechanism that decides the color, thickness,orientation and number of these stripes? How does this happen again and again with striped creatures all over the world?

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Early Engineers Made Use of the Bees. In 2006, beekeepers around the world, noticed that their bee colonies were dying at an unusually high rate. The phenomenon has continued every year since and has come to be known as colony collapse disorder (CCD) where adult bees were simply disappearing, leaving behind hives with a queen […]

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There are not many creatures on earth that can produce an electric charge that is strong enough to stun or even kill other creatures. The electric eel is on of these but it is only lately that we have been able to understand the mechanism that allows them to make electricity. All creatures use electrical […]

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Finally the Answer to How Do Hummingbirds Drink ? This year we set up a humming bird feeder just outside the kitchen window since had seen the occasional humming bird at the hanging flowers that were there. Very soon we realized there were several humming birds that were using it and wow can they drink.

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Google Undersea Data Cables Р( TeK-THinK) Fibre-optic cables are made of strands of glass, which makes them much less durable than copper cables. One report has it that Google is reinforcing its private underwater fibre-optic cables with an extra layer of protective material in order to protect its 100,000 miles of cables from sharks.

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Eaten by an Anaconda ( TeK-THinK ) – You have to wonder about anyone who would plan to have themselves eaten by an anaconda for a reality show. My first guess was a form of suicide or insanity especially since anacondas do not eat their prey until they have killed it by constricting the life […]

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