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Sign the Petition Against the Yulin Dog Meat Festival
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalcruelty, pets, killed, slaughter, suffering )

- 849 days ago -
Please sign the petition now to urge the Yulin authorities to intervene and end mass dog slaughter in the name of a festival. Join the hundreds of thousands of other advocates who have taken action against the Yulin Dog Meat Festival.
'Life Chemical' Detected in Comet
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, comet, chemical, life, glycine, amino acids )

- 3349 days ago -
Scientists have identified one of the fundamental chemical buildings blocks of life in a comet for the first time, (Nasa) reports.Glycine is an amino acid found in proteins,the sophisticated molecules that organisms use to build & maintain their systems.
Black Holes Reveal More Secrets
Science & Tech  (tags: Scientists, have unlocked, some of the secrets, behind black holes, gravitational fields, known for sucking up light & stars, from the Universe, US researchers, University of Boston team, astronomers, jet streams of particles, close to light speed )

- 3829 days ago -
Scientists say they have unlocked some of the secrets behind black holes,the gravitational fields known for sucking up light & stars from the Universe.The streams originate in the magnetic field near the edge of the blackhole,within this region that the j
Wind Energy Company in Euro Call
Green Lifestyle  (tags: wind energy company, Lewis Wind Power, major wind farm developer, asks European Commissioners, to acknowledge support, for its 181-turbine proposal, for Barvas Moor, Scotland, European Parliament event )

- 3838 days ago -
A major wind farm developer has asked European Commissioners to acknowledge support for its 181-turbine proposal for Barvas Moor on Lewis. LWP will be 1 group at a European Parliament event discussing the Europe-wide Natura 2000 network of protected areas
Dealing With England's Wild Boar
Animals  (tags: England's wild boar, was extinct, have now returned, to English countryside, may be up to 1, 000 wild boar in the UK, population boom )

- 3864 days ago -
100's of years ago,wild boar hunting was a favourite sport of kings,it was so popular & boar meat considered so tasty that the species was extinct in the wild in England for 350 years.They have now returned to the English countryside & may be up to 1,000
Methane Found on Distant World
Science & Tech  (tags: A carbon-containing molecule, detected for the first time, on a planet, outside our Solar System, organic compound methane, 63 light years away, discovery, scientists, researchers, water found, too hot to support life )

- 3865 days ago -
A carbon-containing molecule has been detected for the first time on a planet outside our Solar System.The organic compound methane was found in the atmosphere of a planet orbiting a star some 63 light years away.Water has also been found in its atmospher
Green Power Station Site Opened
Green Lifestyle  (tags: First Minister Alex Salmond, officially opened, , Lockerbie, Steven's Croft, owned & operated by E.ON, largest wood-fired facility, UK, green energy )

- 3865 days ago -
First Minister Alex Salmond has officially opened a £90m biomass power station near Lockerbie.Steven's Croft owned & operated by E.ON is the largest wood-fired facility of its kind in the UK.Mr Salmond said the facility would have a major impact nationwid
NZ Dolphin Rescues Beached Whales
Animals  (tags: New Zealand, two pygmy sperm whales, stranded on a beach, people tried for an hour & a half to hel, dolphin appeared, dolphin rescues beached whales, bottlenose dolphin, Moko the dolphin is well known locally, plays with swimmers, Mahia beach )

- 3872 days ago -
A dolphin has come to the rescue of two whales which had become stranded on a beach in New Zealand.The pygmy sperm whales had repeatedly beached, rescurers were about to give up, then the dolphin appeared communicated with the whales & led them to safety.
Pic of the Day
Offbeat  (tags: pic of the day, 12 metre statue of Lenin, river Danube, Budapest )

- 3877 days ago -
Pic Of The Day: A 12 metre statue of Lenin is transported along the river Danube in Budapest.
Patrick Swayze Diagnosed With Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: Patrick Swayze, confirms he has cancer, , limited amount of disease, appears to be responding well, prognosis & physical side effects untrue )

- 3877 days ago -
Swayze's doctor said in a statement, "Patrick has a very limited amount of disease & he appears to be responding well to treatment thus far. All of the reports stating the timeframe of his prognosis & his physical side effects are absolutely untrue."
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