Expert: Rhinos extinct in Mozambique Mozambique's rhinoceros population was wiped out more than a century ago by big game hunters. Reconstituted several years ago, it has again been driven to extinction, or to the brink of extinction, by poachers seeking their horns for sale in Asia.... More
One flight closer to space tourism Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
U.S. plans to drop gray wolves from endangered list The planned ruling would eliminate protection for the top predators, but scientists and conservationists say the proposal is flawed. Federal authorities intend to remove endangered species protections for all gray wolves in the Lower 48 states, carving out an a exception for a small pocket of about 75 Mexican wolves in the wild in Arizona and New Mexico, according to a draft document obtained by The Times. More
Saving endangered Chinese Egret - Borneo Post Online ... and refuelling point for migrating birds. More than 25,000 birds from 27 ... Chinese Egrets have long beaks and necks and strikingly white ... 08/27/2016 - 12:32 pm | View Link
Hundreds of vendors participate in Ypsilanti Heritage Festival ... - Michigan Live DIYpsi Summer Art Festival Announces Lineup, Today - Broadway World 08/27/2016 - 8:46 am | View Link
Birds make a comeback at Washington County Fair - Post Star Historically, most of them were show birds, such as Bantams and Cochins, which are bred for their size, shape and fancy feathers, Rode said. 08/27/2016 - 7:29 am | View Link
What’s hot in haute couture? - Times of India 3. Birds of a feather If there's one trend that oozes glamour and ... up on the red carpet, it's feathers. Big, small, thin, plentiful, feathers ... 08/27/2016 - 4:49 am | View Link
Devastating bird flu strain found in US wild duck, USDA says - FOXNews.com Alaska identifies first case of H5N2 bird flu - Miami Herald 08/26/2016 - 3:18 pm | View Link
Birds make a comeback at Washington County Fair Chickens are the most popular bird. Historically, most of them were show birds, such as Bantams and Cochins, which are bred for their size, shape and fancy feathers, Rode said. This year, the entries have shifted to production birds, raised for meat and eggs. 08/27/2016 - 12:17 pm | View Link
Fowl at the fair: Dutchess County’s annual 6-day event opens with return of birds year after avian flu forced ban They are very nice, and I can see why [the owners] like them.” Eleanor Acworth, co-leader of 4-H’s Flock of Feathers group, said the fair give the group’s members an incentive to stay involved in positive activities. “What they learn is not just ... 08/24/2016 - 7:48 am | View Link
When birds go bald they show their roots Q: The cardinals in our front yard seem to have lost feathers on their heads and are down to bare skin. What causes this? A: You're noticing something that's not uncommon among cardinals and blue jays at this time of year. These bald-headed birds are very ... 08/23/2016 - 4:04 am | View Link
‘POKÉMON GO’ CHEATS: HOW TO CATCH LEGENDARY BIRDS ARTICUNO, ZAPDOS, MOLTRES According to the Twitter post, gamers will need to first collect “Legendary Feathers” to get a chance to play the legendary bird in Pokémon GO. But, before that, players will need to first approach their team leader and let the team leader ask them to ... 08/21/2016 - 6:26 pm | View Link
Iowa farmers find niche in exotic birds The couple also operates the Peacock Information Center, an online store where they sell peafowl feathers, instructional books on peafowl raising and a 66-minute CD of peacock sounds that can help draw a wayward bird home, according to the site. 08/21/2016 - 4:51 am | View Link
The Feather Atlas Goal. This website promotes feather identificaton, research, and appreciation by providing high-resolution scans of the flight feathers of North American birds. 08/28/2016 - 6:57 am | View Website
3. Bird Feathers Warmth. During the colder months, feathers help insulate birds to keep them warm. Also, during the hot months feathers can help keep the bird cool. 08/27/2016 - 4:07 am | View Website
Bird Feathers Feathers and Plumage. Have you ever seen a bird without feathers? Today, all birds have feathers and birds are the only animals with feathers. 08/27/2016 - 3:31 am | View Website
Bird Academy | The Cornell Lab | Courses Tutorials Videos The Cornell Lab Bird Academy. Broaden your understanding of birds Free and premium content for all knowledge levels Learn everything—from birding basics to ... 08/26/2016 - 1:26 pm | View Website
The Feather Atlas Before You Get Started: Remember that the Feather Atlas, with just a few exceptions, illustrates only the large flight feathers of the wing and tail, not body feathers. 08/26/2016 - 1:12 pm | View Website
Already filled with towering skyscrapers, Dubai will soon offer soaring arias inside a new opera house.
Inside, individual air conditioning vents beneath the 2,000-some seats are designed to quietly cool the auditorium during the desert city's boiling summers, when temperatures exceed 50 degrees Celsius (122 degrees Fahrenheit).
The Dubai Opera offers a new draw for planned Emaar high-rise residential towers downtown, and could bring concerts and events out of the cavernous, air-conditioned halls of the city's World Trade Center.
The arrival of the opera house comes amid a push in the seven-sheikhdom United Arab Emirates to increase its presence on the global arts stage.
Many in the art world have criticized Abu Dhabi's penchant for franchising existing names, and human rights groups have raised concerns about the conditions faced by migrant workers.
 Hope said the building of the opera house wouldn't mark the end of Dubai's efforts at drawing cultural events, but rather its beginning.
Tinder is in the hot seat. More and more people are downloading the female-friendly Bumble app for their matchmaking needs, loosening Tinder’s grasp on the online dating world. The reason for this? There are many, and each is a reason why you should be using Bumble to find your next match made in heaven.
In this quick and easy Raspberry Pi project, you’ll learn how to make a Gmail email notification light. If you have any unread emails, a Python script turns the LED on. This project requires very few parts, and can be completed in under an hour! You can of course dress up your LED any way you like, such as a MineCraft redstone block, or other object 3D printed in clear plastic.