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  • Wash and Go! Solar-Powered Shower

    Wash and Go! Solar-Powered Shower

    Roughing it doesn't have to be all that rough anymore.  Whether you are surfing, hiking, biking or camping, the latest solar-powered tool is ready to rinse you off before you head home.  There's now no
    Roughing it doesn't have to be all that rough anymore.
  • Drinking Toilet Water

    Drinking Toilet Water

    Mother Nature has been very stingy with Wichita Falls, Texas.  So the city is asking its residents to consider drinking TOILET water.
    Mother Nature has been very stingy with Wichita Falls, Texas.  The city is battling with a three-year drought and is nearly 34 inches behind on rainfall totals.Just this past February, the town near the
  • Here Comes The Sun!

    Here Comes The Sun!

    Many beach days may be in your near future, and there's a new product to help soak up the summer.Forget about having to manually put up an umbrella to protect yourself from too much sun.  A Netherlands-based
    Many beach days may be in your near future, and there's a new product to help soak up the summer.  Check out the sol
  • Viagra Increases Risk of Skin Cancer

    Viagra Increases Risk of Skin Cancer

    Men who used Viagra were 84% more likely to get melanoma, latest study claims.  The little blue pill... it has boosted loved lives all over the world, but new research says it could boost one's risk of
    Men who used Viagra were 84% more likely to get melanoma, latest study claims.
  • Refuge for the Hypersensitive

    Refuge for the Hypersensitive

    No smoking, no perfume, no mobile phones... new apartment building provides a haven for the hypersensitive.
    No smoking, no perfume, no mobile phones... new apartment building provides a haven for the hypersensitive.  It's all happening on the outskirts of Zurich.  A place to live for the so called highly sensitive,
  • Filling Up With Seawater

    Filling Up With Seawater

    US Navy reveals game changing fuel created from water.  The US Navy has developed a radical new fuel, and it is made from seawater.  Experts say it could completely change the way we produce fuel, and
    US Navy reveals game changing fuel created from water. 
  • New Watch Stops Sunburn

    New Watch Stops Sunburn

    New gadget measures UV levels and enables vitamin D exposure.  Creators say the "sunfriend" was made to cancel the need for sunscreen.  While sunscreen protects skin from harmful effects of the sun, it
    New gadget measures UV levels and enables vitamin D exposure.
  • Pollution is the World's Biggest Killer

    Pollution is the World's Biggest Killer

    Dirty air has overtaken heart disease, diet and even smoking-related deaths as the biggest preventable killer.
    Dirty air has overtaken heart disease, diet and even smoking-related deaths as the biggest preventable killer.  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), air pollution killed about seven million
  • Central Heating Could Make You Sick

    Central Heating Could Make You Sick

    Lately, our temperatures have gone up and down in a big way.  One day we turn on the heat, and the next we turn on the AC.  It seems as though we are constantly tinkering with the air in our homes. 
    Lately, our temperatures have gone up and down in a big way.  One day we turn on the heat, and the next we turn on the AC.  It seems as though we are constantly tinkering with the air in our homes.
  • Teen Invents Flashlight That Could Change the World

    Teen Invents Flashlight That Could Change the World

    It all started as just another science project for a local science fair, but it has turned into so much more.  An idea that could help 1.2 billion people...Ann Makosinski invented a flashlight that is
    It all started as just another science project for a local science fair, but it has turned into so much more.  An idea that could help 1.2 billion people...
  • Squeezed in the Middle

    Squeezed in the Middle

    Web designer builds his very own mortgage-free home for just $30,000.  But it's only 8ft by 20ft.  Certainly a tight fit!Alek Lisefski was tired of paying rent.  So he took his attention away from cyber
    Web designer builds his very own mortgage-free home for just $30,000.  But it's only 8ft by 20ft.  Certainly a tight fit!
  • Welcome to Garbage Island

    Welcome to Garbage Island

    New York City has a lot of people, and a lot of people creates a lot of trash.  As a matter of fact, NYC residents produce 11-thousand tons of garbage every single day!To keep this trash from piling up,
    New York City has a lot of people, and a lot of people creates a lot of trash.  But 'garbage island' could keep it from piling up. 
  • Record Numbers in Public Transportation

    Record Numbers in Public Transportation

    More and more of us are boarding public buses, trains and subways.  According to a new study, it's the greatest increase since the suburbs began booming.  Nearly 10.7 billion trips in 2013, to be precise.
    More and more of us are boarding public buses, trains and subways.  According to a new study, it's the greatest increase since the suburbs began booming.
  • Saved Man Sues Rescuers

    Saved Man Sues Rescuers

    A man who was dramatically rescued in last September's Colorado floods sues his rescuers for $500,000 because they 'took too long to free him.'Roy Ortiz from Broomfield was trapped in his vehicle for two
    A man who was dramatically rescued in last September's Colorado floods sues his rescuers for $500,000 because they 'took too long to free him.'
  • Holy Guacamole

    Holy Guacamole

    Goodbye guacamole?!?  Chipotle threatens to take it off the menu because of climate change.Now this article caught my eye big time today.  Climate change and guacamole?  Say it isn't so.  I still remember
    Goodbye guacamole?!?  Chipotle threatens to take it off the menu because of climate change.
  • Thermostat Claims to Save You 40%

    Thermostat Claims to Save You 40%

    Smart device only warms/cools the rooms you are using.  One day it is cold, and the next it is warm.  One day you need heat and the next you need air conditioning.  Either way... it will cost you.Well,
    One day it is cold, and the next it is warm.  One day you need heat and the next you need air conditioning.  Either way... it will cost you.

    Well, there's now an 'intelligent heating system' that claims it could save you big time.
  • From Flush to Faucet

    From Flush to Faucet

    A drought-stricken Texas town turns sewer water into drinking water.  Drought conditions have reached critical levels in Wichita Falls.Just three years ago, almost 90 percent of Texas was in the 'exceptional
    A drought-stricken Texas town turns sewer water into drinking water.
  • Giant Walls to Stop Tornadoes

    Giant Walls to Stop Tornadoes

    There's the Great Wall of China, and now there could be the Great Wall of the Midwest.One scientist thinks the states that make up Tornado Alley could be protected from destructive storms by erecting three
    There's the Great Wall of China, and now there could be the Great Wall of the Midwest.

    One scientist thinks the states that make up Tornado Alley could be protected from destructive storms by erecting three giant walls. 
  • Running on Plastic Bags

    Running on Plastic Bags

    Some say it's a symbol of environmental wastefulness.  Lawmakers in Sacramento are even trying to make California the first state to ban it.  But scientists now say they can convert PLASTIC BAGS into diesel
    Some say it's a symbol of environmental wastefulness.  Lawmakers in Sacramento are even trying to make California the first state to ban it. 

    But scientists now say they can convert PLASTIC BAGS into diesel and natural gas.
  • Selfies Used to Detect Skin Cancer

    Selfies Used to Detect Skin Cancer

    More than just a pretty face!  Selfies now used to detect skin cancer.  Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that dermatologists who checked out hospitalized patients  and those who simply
    More than just a pretty face!  Selfies now used to detect skin cancer. 

    Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania found that dermatologists who checked out hospitalized patients  and those who simply used a photo often reached the same conclusion.
  • January 2014: Fourth Warmest on Record

    January 2014: Fourth Warmest on Record

    So far this year, we have had some warm days, but we have also had some very cold days.  Most of America has been shivering this winter.  However, we are one of the few spots on Earth that is cooler than
    So far this year, we have had some warm days, but we have also had some very cold days.  Most of America has been shivering this winter.  However, we are one of the few spots on Earth that is cooler than normal.
  • Caution! Watch Out For Falling Ice!

    Caution! Watch Out For Falling Ice!

    "Those icicles have been known to kill people!"As temperatures go up, the snow and ice begin to thaw.  It is a welcome sign, and yet it also creates a fear for many city dwellers.  Danger lurks from above.
    "Those icicles have been known to kill people!"

    As temperatures go up, the snow and ice begin to thaw.  It is a welcome sign, and yet it also creates a fear for many city dwellers. 
  • Ice Missile Law

    Ice Missile Law

    When I lived in the Midwest, winter wasn't my favorite time of year.  I didn't mind the snow.  I just didn't love the cold.  And I especially didn't love scraping the ice from my windshield.  Some days
    Drivers in the Constitution State are now ticketed for failing to clear snow off their vehicles under new 'ice missile' law.  And it's a law this is making money.
  • Longer, Harsher Winters Predicted

    Longer, Harsher Winters Predicted

    Old Man Winter is giving us a break this week in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.  Some say it's a break you may not see very often in the future.Have you ever heard of the weather term, jet stream?If
    Old Man Winter is giving us a break this week in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry.  Some say it's a break you may not see very often in the future.
  • Bring The Stars Inside

    Bring The Stars Inside

    An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans have a sleep disorder (according to the CDC).  If you are one of them, the cosmo bed may be just what you need.  The Cosmo Bed lets you sleep under the stars without
    An estimated 50 to 70 million Americans have a sleep disorder (according to the CDC).  If you are one of them, the cosmo bed may be just what you need.
  • Sochi's Melting Snow

    Sochi's Melting Snow

    Temperatures have risen to 61 degrees in Sochi, melting snow and raising fears for the Winter Olympic Games.  It got so warm on the slopes that athletes competing in the women's downhill were forced to
    Temperatures have risen to 61 degrees in Sochi, melting snow and raising fears for the Winter Olympic Games.
  • Bad Weather Makes Us Work Harder

    Bad Weather Makes Us Work Harder

    Researchers say storms can boost our productivity... every cloud does have a silver lining, then.A week ago, a winter storm kept many of us from school and work. Some of us even struggled to drive to the
    Researchers say storms can boost our productivity... every cloud does have a silver lining, then.
  • The Vending Machine for CARS

    The Vending Machine for CARS

    China has rolled out an electric scheme to combat smog.  With just a push of a button, commuters can drive away in an electric car.  See China is now the world's biggest market for new cars.  This year
    The kingdom of bicycles is now the land of the car, and this love-affair with the car has caused the country to suffer some of the world's worst air quality.  But now a vending machine could help.
  • The Inflatable, Antibacterial Building

    The Inflatable, Antibacterial Building

    Architects design a bizarre office block to keep out germs.Air pollution is a big problem in China these days.  Some say the sky is always gray, and you can't open your window due to the pollution.This
    It looks like a giant misshapen bouncy castle.  But the architects claim it would be an ultra-clean, shape-shifting office.
  • Olympics: Meteorite Medals

    Olympics: Meteorite Medals

    Sochi Olympic medals will contain fragments of the Chelyabinsk meteor that slammed into Russia last years, officials say.  It all happened last February... a meteor fireball blazed across southern Urals.
    Sochi Olympic medals will contain fragments of the Chelyabinsk meteor that slammed into Russia last years, officials say. 
  • Long Sleeves, Heated Benches & Vaseline

    Long Sleeves, Heated Benches & Vaseline

    How the Broncos and Seahawks plan to keep warm at the Super Bowl...On Sunday, temperatures are predicted to fall below zero for the big game.  So the players are definitely thinking of ways to tackle the
    How the Broncos and Seahawks plan to keep warm at the Super Bowl...

    On Sunday, temperatures are now predicted to be rather balmy.  Earlier forecasts had many players and fans worried.  The high now is expected to reach a balmy 49 degrees. 
  • The Dangers of Ice Storms

    The Dangers of Ice Storms

    WINTER STORM 2014... are you excited, afraid or unimpressed?All evening I have seen tons of posts on facebook.  From snow videos to snow T-shirts to snow jokes, we may not agree on the emotion, but we
    WINTER STORM 2014... are you excited, afraid or unimpressed?  All evening I have seen tons of posts on facebook.  From snow videos to snow T-shirts to snow jokes, we may not agree on the emotion, but we are at least all talking about it.   And we all need to know this.  ICE is in the forecast, and it is dangerous. 
  • Alaska's Record Warmth

    Alaska's Record Warmth

    Here we are shivering in this Arctic cold, and Alaska is breaking records for WARMTH.  What is up?!?Most of the U.S. has spent the past month freezing.  Even Florida has plunged below freezing.  Alaska,
    Here we are shivering in this Arctic cold, and Alaska is breaking records for WARMTH.  What is up?!?
  • The 'Tsunami Proof' Home

    The 'Tsunami Proof' Home

    The house that can survive a TSUNAMI:  waves flow through the building to save it from being washed away (and it's earthquake-proof too).Back in 1820, a landslide on Washington's Camano Island sent a 13ft
    The house that can survive a TSUNAMI:  waves flow through the building to save it from being washed away (and it's earthquake-proof too).
  • We All Need A Little Sunshine

    We All Need A Little Sunshine

    Experts say a holiday really IS good for you.  Sunshine reduces your blood pressure, and it cuts the risk of heart attack and stroke.And all it takes is a little bit of sunshine.Even a short, sharp blast
    Experts say a holiday really IS good for you.  Sunshine reduces your blood pressure, and it cuts the risk of heart attack and stroke.
  • Televising the Sunset

    Televising the Sunset

    Thick smog has blocked the view... China now televises the sunrise on giant TV screens.  When it gets cloudy here in Savannah, I instantly miss the sun.  Well, imagine going for days without sunshine.
    Thick smog has blocked the view... China now televises the sunrise on giant TV screens.
  • Tight-Fisted Driver Risks Life

    Tight-Fisted Driver Risks Life

    No one likes paying a toll to cross a river, but there really aren't any other options.You must pay up... unless you are this driver in China.  He was so determined to get out of paying the fee to cross
    No one likes paying a toll to cross a river, but there really aren't any other options.
  • Overshadowing Achievement

    Overshadowing Achievement

    "It's like a doctor announces he has discovered the cure for cancer and the press spends 98 percent of their time reporting on the fact that the doctor is having an affair." --excerpt of an e-mail from
    "It's like a doctor announces he has discovered the cure for cancer and the press spends 98 percent of their time reporting on the fact that the doctor is having an affair."
  • The Shower-Proof Smartphone

    The Shower-Proof Smartphone

    Firm creates 'skins' that make the latest handsets nearly indestructible.  Smartphones are getting smaller and thinner.  Some say this also means it's easier for them to slip out of your hand and break.
    Firm creates 'skins' that make the latest handsets nearly indestructible.
  • Micro Wind Turbines to Power Phones

    Micro Wind Turbines to Power Phones

    'Micro-windmills' smaller than a grain of rice could one day power our phones.  Forget hand-cranked chargers.  Forget solar-powered cases.  The latest way to charge your phone could simply use thin air.
    'Micro-windmills' smaller than a grain of rice could one day power our phones.
  • Cold Weather Love

    Cold Weather Love

    Experts say cold weather may be a good time to look for love.  During the recent polar vortex, online dating memberships spiked by almost 50%.The online dating application Zoosk says it saw a 48 percent
    Experts say cold weather may be a good time to look for love.  During the recent polar vortex, online dating memberships spiked by almost 50%.
  • Bath Bubbles Can Predict Hurricanes

    Bath Bubbles Can Predict Hurricanes

    Scientists say bubbles in your bath can predict HURRICANES.  The movement of the soap suds mimic the beginnings of cyclones.  It may seem like an odd place to look, but French physicists say soap could
    Scientists say bubbles in your bath can predict HURRICANES.  The movement of the soap suds mimic the beginnings of cyclones.
  • T-Shirt Freezes in Less Than a Minute

    T-Shirt Freezes in Less Than a Minute

    How cold is it in Iowa?  Well, it's so cold that a wet T-shirt froze stiff in under a minute.Tom Rauen, of Dubuque, uploaded a video to YouTube of his frozen fun in the frigid cold.  Wind chill values
    How cold is it in Iowa?  Well, it's so cold that a wet T-shirt froze stiff in under a minute.
  • Recharge Without Plugging In

    Recharge Without Plugging In

    Check out the new solar-powered Ford that can recharge its batteries WITHOUT being plugged in.  Ford has unveiled its new hybrid car.  Its roof is covered in solar panels.  The C-Max Solar Energi claims
    Check out the new solar-powered Ford that can recharge its batteries WITHOUT being plugged in.
  • Could Cars Soon Run on Algae?

    Could Cars Soon Run on Algae?

    Scientists convert the plant into crude oil in less than an hour.  You soon could fill your car with petrol created using algae.   Engineers at the U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National
    Scientists convert the plant into crude oil in less than an hour. 
  • Why Did NORAD Start Tracking Santa?

    Why Did NORAD Start Tracking Santa?

    Back on December 24, 1955, the red telephone at the Continental Air Defense Command (CONAD) Operations Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado began ringing.The red phone meant it was either the Pentagon
    Tracking Santa began back in 1955... by mistake. 
  • Would You Live Here?

    Would You Live Here?

    Luxury living at an affordable price, and yet the locals are staying away.This is one of China's ghost towns - a 14 square mile development where no one wants to live.  Named Dayawan, the buildings stand
    Luxury living at an affordable price, and yet the locals are staying away.
  • Our Kaleidoscopic Sun

    Our Kaleidoscopic Sun

    We're told not to look right at the sun. It's too bright for our eyes.  But if you did look for a good while, you'd likely see white light.  It's, however, much more than a white light... much, much more.
    We're told not to look right at the sun. It's too bright for our eyes. 


    But if you did look for a good while, you'd likely see white light.  It's, however, much more than a white light... much, much more.
  • What Has Happened to Siberia?

    What Has Happened to Siberia?

    Siberia is known for being cold, but not now. 
    Siberia is known for being cold, but not now. 
  • One Sweet River

    One Sweet River

    Humans consume them, expel them, and then they wind up in the waterways.  Canadian scientists have discovered artificial sweeteners in water samples collected from the Grand River in Ontario.  The sweeteners
    Humans consume them, expel them, and then they wind up in the waterways.  Canadian scientists have discovered artificial sweeteners in water samples collected from the Grand River in Ontario.
  • The Greenest Car Ever

    The Greenest Car Ever

    Meet Urbee!  A futuristic car designed to be highly efficient and lightweight as well as reasonably cheap and simple to reproduce.  Experts say this could be the greenest car ever.It won't, however, be
    Meet Urbee!  A futuristic car designed to be highly efficient and lightweight as well as reasonably cheap and simple to reproduce. 

    Experts say this could be the greenest car ever.
  • Don't Worry About Getting Your Phone Wet

    Don't Worry About Getting Your Phone Wet

    Drop your phone in a rain puddle?  The bath?  The sink?  Or worse... the toilet?Well, don't worry.  There's an affordable repair kit now available that fixes your damaged phone up to a MONTH later.  Experts
    Drop your phone in a rain puddle?  The bath?  The sink?  Or worse... the toilet?

    Well, don't worry.  There's an affordable repair kit now available that fixes your damaged phone up to a MONTH later.
  • The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

    The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island

    Whatever happened to the lost colony of Roanoke Island?  Radar unearths clues to American mystery.Back in 1580s, Queen Elizabeth I and explorer Sir Walter Raleigh tried to establish England's first colony
    Whatever happened to the lost colony of Roanoke Island?  Radar unearths clues to American mystery.

    Back in 1580s, Queen Elizabeth I and explorer Sir Walter Raleigh tried to establish England's first colony on the northeast coast of America.  But something went terribly wrong. 
  • Homes Powered by the MOON

    Homes Powered by the MOON

    Homes powered by the sun are selling for more and becoming the new standard.  But soon your home could be powered by the sun and the MOON.It may sound like something out of a science fiction movie, but
    Homes powered by the sun are selling for more and becoming the new standard.  But soon your home could be powered by the sun and the MOON.
  • The Baby Who Had to be Defrosted

    The Baby Who Had to be Defrosted

    Baby Freddy Cooke did not breathe for 20 minutes after he was born.  His parents were warned that even if he survived he would be severely brain damaged from a lack of oxygen.But Freddy was given a revolutionary
    Baby Freddy Cooke did not breathe for 20 minutes after he was born.  His parents were warned that even if he survived he would be severely brain damaged from a lack of oxygen.

    But Freddy was given a revolutionary treatment to cool his core body temperature, putting him in a state of induced hypothermia.  He was saved by pioneering ice therapy. 
  • Dandelion Growing in Girl's Ear

    Dandelion Growing in Girl's Ear

    Doctors have been left stunned after discovering a dandelion growing inside the ear canal of a 16-month-old girl.  Doctors in China had to have it surgically removed.  The dandelion had partly flowered
    Doctors have been left stunned after discovering a dandelion growing inside the ear canal of a 16-month-old girl. 


    Doctors in China had to have it surgically removed. 
  • Pollution Makes Bigger Thunderstorms

    Pollution Makes Bigger Thunderstorms

    Scientists say poor air quality makes bigger, longer-lasting storm clouds.  Basically, pollution makes thunderstorms worse.  Data was collected from the western Pacific, south eastern China and Oklahoma.
    Scientists say poor air quality makes bigger, longer-lasting storm clouds. 


    Basically, pollution makes thunderstorms worse. 
  • The Mile Long Floating City

    The Mile Long Floating City

    How would you like to live here?  Check out the Freedom Ship.  It will be the largest vessel ever built and the first ever floating city, all powered by wave and solar power and on-board generators.  The
    How would you like to live here?  Check out the Freedom Ship.  It will be the largest vessel ever built and the first ever floating city, all powered by wave and solar power and on-board generators.
  • Surprising Ways to Beat the Winter Chill

    Surprising Ways to Beat the Winter Chill

    Brrrrr! Medical experts share ways to stay warm and healthy, and their list is somewhat unexpected.  1.  DON'T PUT HANDS IN POCKETSWhen we are cold, our instinct is to walk with our hands in our pockets.
    Brrrrr! Medical experts share ways to stay warm and healthy, and their list is somewhat unexpected.
  • Mystery of the Leafy Trampoline

    Mystery of the Leafy Trampoline

    Experts are left baffled by bizarre bouncy forest floor found in Canada.  A pair of hikers came across an unusual spot close to a river in St Jerome, Quebec.  They found a forest floor that behaves like
    Experts are left baffled by bizarre bouncy forest floor found in Canada.
  • Allergic To The Cold

    Allergic To The Cold

    'Standing at the bus stop made me allergic to the cold.'Meet the man who could be killed by anything from a chilled beer to a single snowflake.  Bernard Ward has developed a bizarre allergy to the cold.
    'Standing at the bus stop made me allergic to the cold.'

    Meet the man who could be killed by anything from a chilled beer to a single snowflake.
  • Want to Feel a Warm Glow?

    Want to Feel a Warm Glow?

    All it takes is a walk in the park.  Experts say even taking a short break makes us happier and healthier.  So I don't know about you, but it only takes one cloudy day to make me a bit "sad."  I realize
    All it takes is a walk in the park.  Experts say even taking a short break makes us happier and healthier.
  • Most Solar Panels Face The Wrong Direction

    Most Solar Panels Face The Wrong Direction

    Most of the world's solar panels are facing the WRONG direction.  Scientists say systems should face west and not south.Common sense tells us that pointing solar panels south (in the Northern Hemisphere)
    Most of the world's solar panels are facing the WRONG direction.  Scientists say systems should face west and not south.
  • Devastating Rate of Deforestation

    Devastating Rate of Deforestation

    The destruction caused by deforestation, wildfires and storms have been revealed in unprecedented detail.  Google's high resolution maps show an overall loss of 1.5 million sq km during 2000-2012.How big
    The destruction caused by deforestation, wildfires and storms have been revealed in unprecedented detail.  Google's high resolution maps show an overall loss of 1.5 million sq km during 2000-2012.
  • Ice Hotel Forced to Install Smoke Alarms

    Ice Hotel Forced to Install Smoke Alarms

    The world-famous Swedish Ice Hotel has been forced to install a fire alarm.  It's a hotel that is made entirely from frozen water.  Because of this, it has to be rebuilt every year.  Even the furniture
    The world-famous Swedish Ice Hotel has been forced to install a fire alarm. 

    It's a hotel that is made entirely from frozen water.  Because of this, it has to be rebuilt every year.  Even the furniture and appliances are built from ice.
  • Feeling Frisky?

    Feeling Frisky?

    Forget summer loving - it's COLD weather that makes men more romantic, says latest study.  The results found that men thought their lovers were hotter in the winter than the summer.  So even though temperatures
    Forget summer loving - it's COLD weather that makes men more romantic, says latest study.
  • The Smart Car of the Seas

    The Smart Car of the Seas

    Check out the tiny boat that reaches a top speed of 40mph and can be customized to become a luxurious party venue, a taxi or even an ambulance.A futuristic yacht that only measures 24 feet has gone one
    Check out the tiny boat that reaches a top speed of 40mph and can be customized to become a luxurious party venue, a taxi or even an ambulance.


    A futuristic yacht that only measures 24 feet has gone one sale.
  • Why Do Women Feel Colder Than Men?

    Why Do Women Feel Colder Than Men?

    When it comes to women compared to men and temperature settings, more often than not, women will say they feel colder.Turns out, there truly is a biological explanation for this heated battle at the thermostat.Now,
    When it comes to women compared to men and temperature settings, more often than not, women will say they feel colder.

    Turns out, there truly is a biological explanation for this heated battle at the thermostat.
  • No Cold Weather Wimps!

    No Cold Weather Wimps!

    If you live in the north, it is "cold" when the temperature drops below 20 degrees.  When you live in the south, however, it is "cold" when it drops below 60.  Does this mean we are cold weather wimps?I
    If you live in the north, it is "cold" when the temperature drops below 20 degrees.  When you live in the south, however, it is "cold" when it drops below 60. 

    Does this mean we are cold weather wimps?
  • Heat Your Home With Just TEALIGHTS and FLOWERPOTS

    Heat Your Home With Just TEALIGHTS and FLOWERPOTS

    Colder nights in Savannah means rising energy bills.  But now there is a man who says you can heat your home with tea lights and flowerpots for just cents a day.  Journalist and boat owner Dylan Winter
    Colder nights in Savannah means rising energy bills.  But now there is a man who says you can heat your home with tea lights and flowerpots for just cents a day.
  • Easy-to-Assemble 'Microhome' Just $25,000

    Easy-to-Assemble 'Microhome' Just $25,000

    A Canadian company now offers an easy-to-assemble 'microhome'  that comes with a bedroom, bathroom and kitchen for just $25,000.You'll find an easy-to-assemble label on boxes for flat-pack beds or bookshelves,
    You'll find an easy-to-assemble label on boxes for flat-pack beds or bookshelves, and now you will also find the label for a house.

    A Canadian company now offers an easy-to-assemble 'microhome'  that comes with a bedroom, bathroom and kitchen for just $25,000.


     
  • Would Your House Be Underwater?

    Would Your House Be Underwater?

    If all the world's ice melted, would you be underwater?Considering where we live, this is a no-brainer.  But the National Geographic has created a series of interactive maps that show the catastrophic
    If all the world's ice melted, would you be underwater?

    Considering where we live, this is a no-brainer.  But the National Geographic has created a series of interactive maps that show the catastrophic effect Earth's ice could cause if melted and flowed into the oceans and seas. 
  • China's Air Pollution Blamed for 8-Year-Old's Lung Cancer

    China's Air Pollution Blamed for 8-Year-Old's Lung Cancer

    The smog in China is getting worse.  It has now been reported that an eight-year-old girl has become the youngest person in China to contract lung cancer, and doctors say it's caused by the country's terrible
    The smog in China is getting worse.  It has now been reported that an eight-year-old girl has become the youngest person in China to contract lung cancer, and doctors say it's caused by the country's terrible air pollution.
  • App Claims to Make Driving Safer

    App Claims to Make Driving Safer

    The term 'joy ride' does not apply when it's pouring and the wind is howling.  The best strategy is to simply avoid driving in it, but that isn't always an option.According to the World Healthy Organization,
    According to the World Healthy Organization, 350 people die every day across the globe as a result of low visibility conditions on the road.

    Well, there's a new app developed by a Russian company that claims to make driving in such conditions safer.
  • Mystery 'Wind Turbine Syndrome'

    Mystery 'Wind Turbine Syndrome'

    Dozens of families in a Cape Cod town sue over 'wind turbine syndrome,' blaming three new turbines for making them feel sick and dizzy.Wind turbines harness the power of the wind and use it to generate
    Dozens of families in a Cape Cod town sue over 'wind turbine syndrome,' blaming three new turbines for making them feel sick and dizzy.
  • Diesel, Unleaded and... COW GAS

    Diesel, Unleaded and... COW GAS

    Cows may look rather gentle.  They mainly eat and rest.  But some environmentalists warn that the cows' farting, belching and pooping is a major contributor to climate change.One study estimates that cows,
    Digestive emissions from cattle could be used to power cars of the future.
  • Is Sunshine A Good Remedy for ADHD?

    Is Sunshine A Good Remedy for ADHD?

    Children who live in sunny places may be less likely to suffer from ADHD, a new study says.Dutch researchers have found that very sunny regions have a lower prevalence of ADHD.  They believe this suggests
    Children who live in sunny places may be less likely to suffer from ADHD, a new study says.
  • Colder Weather Burns Body Fat

    Colder Weather Burns Body Fat

    It's turning colder tonight in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry, and some of you may crank up the heat.  But before you do that, check out the latest study.Some scientists think indoor heating may be
    It's turning colder tonight in the Coastal Empire and Lowcountry, and some of you may crank up the heat.  But before you do that, check out the latest study.

    Some scientists think indoor heating may be linked to weight gain.  Turn down the thermostat, they say, and you might lose a few pounds.
  • Oarfish: Looming Natural Disaster?

    Oarfish: Looming Natural Disaster?

    Two huge oarfish were found last week off the California coast.  (I'm sure you've seen the pictures.  This has been all over the news.)Well, some believe this is a sign of an impending earthquake.  First,
    Two huge oarfish were found last week off the California coast.  (I'm sure you've seen the pictures.  This has been all over the news.)

    Well, some believe this is a sign of an impending earthquake. 
  • The Vacuum That Cleans The Sky

    The Vacuum That Cleans The Sky

    Scientists have developed a system that 'sucks up' smog.This week, officials in Beijing warned children and the elderly to stay indoors due to severe smog.  Smog has become a major problem in China's capital
    Scientists have developed a system that 'sucks up' smog.


    This week, officials in Beijing warned children and the elderly to stay indoors due to severe smog. 

    Smog has become a major problem in China's capital city.  It has forced closures, caused health problems and reduced visibility. 
  • Jellyfish Armageddon!

    Jellyfish Armageddon!

    Scientists say jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it may be too late to stop them.  They have no brain and are made of 95 percent water.  Jellyfish are mysterious creatures with a nasty sting, and
    Scientists say jellyfish are taking over the seas, and it may be too late to stop them. 


    They have no brain and are made of 95 percent water.  Jellyfish are mysterious creatures with a nasty sting, and some experts fear a jellyfish invasion could be on the way. 
  • Man Urinates in Water Reservoir, City Drains 8 Million Gallons

    Man Urinates in Water Reservoir, City Drains 8 Million Gallons

    A 21-year-old man was caught urinating into Portland's Mt. Tabor reservoir this morning, and the act caused panic.  The city dumped almost 8 million gallons of drinking water at the cost of tens of thousands
    A 21-year-old man was caught urinating into Portland's Mt. Tabor reservoir this morning, and the act caused panic. 

    The city dumped almost 8 million gallons of drinking water at the cost of tens of thousands of dollars.
  • 'Ghost Cloud' Mystery Solved

    'Ghost Cloud' Mystery Solved

    UFO sightings and strange hazes in the sky are traced back to a Russian missile launch.  This past week, astronauts on board the International Space Station saw an eerie cloud forming high in the Earth's
    UFO sightings and strange hazes in the sky are traced back to a Russian missile launch. 


    This past week, astronauts on board the International Space Station saw an eerie cloud forming high in the Earth's atmosphere. 
  • Passionate Beetles? It Must Be Rain!

    Passionate Beetles? It Must Be Rain!

    The sex lives of insects can predict the weather.  How can you tell if it's about to start raining cats and dogs?  Well, you may want to try looking at beetles.  Researchers say the sex lives of insects
    The sex lives of insects can predict the weather. 

    How can you tell if it's about to start raining cats and dogs?  Well, you may want to try looking at beetles. 
  • Weather Reactive Paint

    Weather Reactive Paint

    Red car?  Black car?  White car?  Can't decide the color of your new car?Well, you may not have to decide.  Now there's a car with heat-sensitive paint that changes hue depending on the weather.  Remember
    Red car?  Black car?  White car?  Can't decide the color of your new car?

    Well, you may not have to decide.  Now there's a car with heat-sensitive paint that changes hue depending on the weather.
  • Stuck in a Rut

    Stuck in a Rut

    When fall arrives here in Savannah... the weather cools off, the sand gnats begin to disappear and many locals park their boats.   It's a pretty typical seasonal transition.  But that's not the case in
    When fall arrives here in Savannah... the weather cools off, the sand gnats begin to disappear and many locals park their boats.  

    It's a pretty typical seasonal transition. 

    But that's not the case in one Wyoming town where an enormous and territorial elk has wandered in and taken up residency in the streets as he prepares for the annual rut. 
  • Rising From The Ashes

    Rising From The Ashes

    A lightning strike from Tropical Storm Irene burned it all down two years ago, but now Richard Branson's Caribbean resort can be yours for just $50,000 A NIGHT.  Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet had
    A lightning strike from Tropical Storm Irene burned it all down two years ago, but now Richard Branson's Caribbean resort can be yours for just $50,000 A NIGHT.

    Yes, it's amazing. 

    But why is this a blog topic?  Well, it's another example of what Mother Nature can do.  Lightning starts about 4400 house fires each year, costing somewhere around $283 million in damages. 
  • Hotter is Better

    Hotter is Better

    Washing your clothes at 104 degrees may be better for the environment, but it does not kill the majority of bacteria, new research shows.It only contains only 14 percent fewer germs than unwashed laundry.
    Washing your clothes at 104 degrees may be better for the environment, but it does not kill the majority of bacteria, new research shows.
  • Bad Weather Makes for a Long Day

    Bad Weather Makes for a Long Day

    Do you every feel like some days drag on longer than others?  That feeling may be psychological.  But there is also some real scientific truth to it too.  Weather can actually make the day longer.  Now
    Do you ever feel like some days drag on longer than others? 

    That feeling may be psychological.  But there is also some real scientific truth to it too.  Weather can actually make the day longer. 
  • No More Warm Beer!

    No More Warm Beer!

    The latest gadget lets you chill a drink in under 45 seconds and claims to be 80% more efficient than existing coolers.Okay, so before I get into the story... let me explain how this blog is weather related.
    No one likes warm beer.  And no one likes having to wait for it to be chilled.

    The latest gadget lets you chill a drink in under 45 seconds and claims to be 80% more efficient than existing coolers.
  • Ikea To Sell Solar Panels

    Ikea To Sell Solar Panels

    Ikea is best known for its cut price flat-packed furniture.  But now it will be known for something else too.The large retail chain plans to start selling solar panels.  They will even install them.  The
    Ikea is best known for its cut price flat-packed furniture.  But now it will be known for something else too.

    The large retail chain plans to start selling solar panels.  They will even install them. 
  • Yellow Brick Road Under The Sea

    Yellow Brick Road Under The Sea

    'Yellow Brick Road' and 'One Eyed Willy' ... tonight's blog is in search of treasure, and there's no make believe here.The infamous Whydah Gally went down in a storm in 1717 off Cape Cod in Massachusetts.
    'Yellow Brick Road' and 'One Eyed Willy' ... tonight's blog is in search of treasure, and there's no make believe here.


    The infamous Whydah Gally went down in a storm in 1717 off Cape Cod in Massachusetts.  Some say it took with it a massive booty, including 400,000 gold and silver coins.
  • The End of DEET?

    The End of DEET?

    Buzz off!  Mosquitoes have killed more people than all the wars in history.  They sniff out human prey.  Scientists have spent many years trying to figure out the insect's powerful sense of smell.  Well,

    Buzz off!  Mosquitoes have killed more people than all the wars in history. 



    Scientists are developing a mosquito 'invisibility cloak' that could replace traditional repellents.
  • World's First Self-Powering Gym

    World's First Self-Powering Gym

    A British gym has become the first in the world to use the energy of its gym-goers to generate its own electricity.Your workout keeps the lights on, so don't take a break!Bikes, cross trainers and cardio
    A British gym has become the first in the world to use the energy of its gym-goers to generate its own electricity.


    Your workout keeps the lights on, so don't take a break!
  • Too Much Sun? It Could Be Good For You

    Too Much Sun? It Could Be Good For You

    Too much sun?  Some experts say it actually could be good for you.Study says over-exposure 'cuts the odds of heart attacks and early deaths.'Too much sun is usually linked to skin cancer.  But now there

    Study says over-exposure 'cuts the odds of heart attacks and early deaths.'

  • Climate Change Cover-Up?

    Climate Change Cover-Up?

    World's top climate scientists told to 'cover up' the fact that the Earth's temperature hasn't risen for the last 15 years.Time and time again we have been told the world is getting hotter.  But now a

    World's top climate scientists told to 'cover up' the fact that the Earth's temperature hasn't risen for the last 15 years.

  • Braing-Eating Amoeba Found in Water Supply

    Braing-Eating Amoeba Found in Water Supply

    A notorious brain-eating amoeba responsible for multiple deaths has been found in the suburban New Orleans water supply.  It was found in St Bernard Parish, Louisiana, to the east of New Orleans.  Officials
    A notorious brain-eating amoeba responsible for multiple deaths has been found in the suburban New Orleans water supply. 

    It was found in St Bernard Parish, Louisiana, to the east of New Orleans. 
  • Slippery Floors Cause School Closures

    Slippery Floors Cause School Closures

    Schools are known to close when bad weather hits.  Snow, flooding, extreme heat or cold can impair travel and cause power outages.  Public safety is a concern.  But a Massachusetts school district recently
    Schools are known to close when bad weather hits.  Snow, flooding, extreme heat or cold can impair travel and cause power outages.  Public safety is a concern. 

    But a Massachusetts school district recently canceled classes for the day because the floors were too slippery. 
  • Going To New Depths

    Going To New Depths

    Here in Savannah, biking is encouraged.  It not only saves the planet and your hard-earned cash, it is also an effective workout.  But let's face it... most of us still drive cars. Well, that is not the
    Tokyo is one of the busiest cities in the world, and space is extremely limited.  Many ride bikes.  But even storing bikes takes up too much street space.

    That is... until now.
  • Fall Allergies Blooming

    Fall Allergies Blooming

    I am warning you now... our fall allergy season could be bad.Many of you are already suffering.  I know because I have had so many complain!  Well, our summer weather is to blame.Many of us tend to associate
    I am warning you now... our fall allergy season could be bad.

    Many of you are already suffering.  I know because I have had so many complain!  Well, our summer weather is to blame.
  • Teenager's Idea Could Save The World's Oceans

    Teenager's Idea Could Save The World's Oceans

    A 19-year-old student believes his invention could clean up the seas in just five years.A Dutch teenager named Boyan Slat says his device could collect some 20 billion tons of plastic waste.  It's a series
    A 19-year-old student believes his invention could clean up the seas in just five years.
  • Crickets Terrorize Oklahoma

    Crickets Terrorize Oklahoma

    Here at home, we have sand gnats.  In Oklahoma, they have cricket season.  Yep, it's mating cricket season, and there's an unusually massive swarm of the bugs now.  Oklahoma residents are not happy about
    Here at home, we have sand gnats.  In Oklahoma, they have cricket season. 

    Yep, it's mating cricket season, and there's an unusually massive swarm of the bugs now.  Oklahoma residents are not happy about it.
  • Building Melts Bicycles

    Building Melts Bicycles

    A skyscraper is reflecting so much sunlight that it is causing heat damage below.  Many say their vehicles and bikes have wilted.  Business owners say the glare has even started fires.The skyscraper is
    A skyscraper is reflecting so much sunlight that it is causing heat damage below.  Many say their vehicles and bikes have wilted.  Business owners say the glare has even started fires.
  • 'My Legs Feel Like Spaghetti'

    'My Legs Feel Like Spaghetti'

    A person's chances of being struck by lightning are 1 in 700,000.  Well, Gregg Richey, of Utah, has managed to beat the odds in more ways than one.Richey was out camping with his family this past weekend.
    A person's chances of being struck by lightning are 1 in 700,000.  Well, Gregg Richey, of Utah, has managed to beat the odds in more ways than one.
  • Winter 2013-2014, Cold Predictions

    Winter 2013-2014, Cold Predictions

    Some are using a strong four-letter word to describe this winter, which is C-O-L-D.  The Farmers' Almanac is using words like 'piercing cold,' 'bitterly cold' and 'biting cold' to describe the upcoming
    Some are using a strong four-letter word to describe this winter, which is C-O-L-D. 

    The Farmers' Almanac is using words like 'piercing cold,' 'bitterly cold' and 'biting cold' to describe the upcoming winter.
  • Florida Is Running Out of Sand

    Florida Is Running Out of Sand

    Florida's sand stash has almost dried up.  Due to decades of erosion, there is a dwindling supply of sand.  Officials are fighting to re-fill their tourist beaches.  They are looking into multiple plans.Sand
    Florida's sand stash has almost dried up. 

    Due to decades of erosion, there is a dwindling supply of sand.  Officials are fighting to re-fill their tourist beaches.  They are looking into multiple plans.
  • How To Know If You're About To Be Struck By Lightning

    How To Know If You're About To Be Struck By Lightning

    Amazing picture of brothers with hair on end minutes before they were hit.  It's a frightening picture that was snapped just moments before they were struck by lightning at Moro Rock, California.  The
    Amazing picture of brothers with hair on end minutes before they were hit.  It's a frightening picture that was snapped just moments before they were struck by lightning at Moro Rock, California.  The strike left the younger brother with third-degree burns and another man dead.
  • Dead Battery? No Problem

    Dead Battery? No Problem

    The moment you need to send an urgent text is usually the same moment your battery dies.  But now U.S. engineers claim to have developed a solution that allows you to generate power using 'thin air.'This
    The moment you need to send an urgent text is usually the same moment your battery dies.  But now U.S. engineers claim to have developed a solution that allows you to generate power using 'thin air.'
  • Huge Lightning Strike Leaves Thousands Without Power

    Huge Lightning Strike Leaves Thousands Without Power

    A bolt of lightning knocked out power to around 120,000 homes in southern California Monday. Here at home, flooding has been the main weather story.  But out west, a light show is getting all of the attention.Lightning

    A bolt of lightning knocked out power to around 120,000 homes in southern California Monday.

  • Watt a Bright Idea!

    Watt a Bright Idea!

    A mechanic in Brazil has invented a way to light his house during the day without electricity.  He uses plastic bottles filled with water and a splash of bleach to illuminate dark rooms.The idea is now
    A mechanic in Brazil has invented a way to light his house during the day without electricity.  He uses plastic bottles filled with water and a splash of bleach to illuminate dark rooms.

    The idea is now spreading across the world.
  • Soldier Charged With Manslaughter After Forgetting Son In Hot Car

    Soldier Charged With Manslaughter After Forgetting Son In Hot Car

    Anniston, Alabama - An attorney representing an Anniston woman accused of leaving her 4-month-old son in a parked car says his client is devastated by the boy's death and isn't a criminal.Sergeant First
    Anniston, Alabama - An attorney representing an Anniston woman accused of leaving her 4-month-old son in a parked car says his client is devastated by the boy's death and isn't a criminal.
  • Would You Drink Water From A Toilet?

    Would You Drink Water From A Toilet?

    Sounds pretty gross right?  But a straw would allow you to do just that.  It's called the Lifestraw, and it's saving millions of lives.The Lifestraw is a straw-shaped portable water filter that enables
    Sounds pretty gross right?  But a straw would allow you to do just that.  It's called the Lifestraw, and it's saving millions of lives.
  • Climate Change Shortcut

    Climate Change Shortcut

    A Chinese cargo ship is attempting to sail to Europe via an Arctic 'short-cut' that could shave almost two weeks off the journey time.The vessel will set sail from China and head toward Rotterdam.  It
    A Chinese cargo ship is attempting to sail to Europe via an Arctic 'short-cut' that could shave almost two weeks off the journey time.
  • Caught on Camera: Lightning Strikes Car

    Caught on Camera: Lightning Strikes Car

    A wish come true?!A family was struck by lightning while driving in their car in southern Utah.  The whole thing was caught on camera.Taylor, Denham and Tanner Morlock were riding with their dad through
    A wish come true?!

    A family was struck by lightning while driving in their car in southern Utah.  The whole thing was caught on camera.


    Taylor, Denham and Tanner Morlock were riding with their dad through torrential rain when Taylor said, "I hope we get hit by lightning."
  • Infant Dies From Heat Exhaustion

    Infant Dies From Heat Exhaustion

    Every summer, heartbreaking and preventable deaths happen when children are left in hot cars.  It usually happens when a driver forgets a child is in the backset or when a kid gets into an unlocked car
    Every summer, heartbreaking and preventable deaths happen when children are left in hot cars.  But there's a twist to a latest case.  A three-week-old infant has died from heat exhaustion during a 1,100-mile road trip.  The van had no air conditioning and only one working window.
  • Controlling The Weather

    Controlling The Weather

    Controlling the weather is something we all wish we could do.  In some cases, people actually think that I can.  ;-)But spies are hoping it can really happen.  The CIA is helping to fund a $600,000 study,
    Controlling the weather is something we all wish we could do.  In some cases, people actually think that I can.  ;-)

    But spies are hoping it can really happen.  The CIA is helping to fund a $600,000 study, which will find out if weather can be controlled using geoengineering.
  • Mystery of the Dead Dolphins

    Mystery of the Dead Dolphins

    Shark Week~It's a bad week to be a seal.  The Discovery Channel's promo has been a hit.  But on a serious note...Summertime along the East Coast?  It's not a good time to be a dolphin.Dolphins have been
    Shark Week~It's a bad week to be a seal.  The Discovery Channel's promo has been a hit. 

    But on a serious note...


    Summertime along the East Coast?  It's not a good time to be a dolphin.
  • Favorite Ice Creams Reveals Personality Traits

    Favorite Ice Creams Reveals Personality Traits

    If you like vanilla, you're impulsive.  Rocky Road?  You're aggressive.  Study shows your favorite ice cream reveals your personality traits.Well, it's summer, it's warm, and it's always a good time for
    If you like vanilla, you're impulsive.  Rocky Road?  You're aggressive.  Study shows your favorite ice cream reveals your personality traits.


    Well, it's summer, it's warm, and it's always a good time for ice cream.  (It's also a Monday, and I am in the mood for a light-hearted blog topic!)
  • Home That Makes You Healthier

    Home That Makes You Healthier

    When it comes to looking for or building a new home, many of us have a list of needs and wants.  But a new company is taking this list to a whole new level.  Healthy-home company Delos says its homes will
    When it comes to looking for or building a new home, many of us have a list of needs and wants.  But a new company is taking this list to a whole new level.  Healthy-home company Delos says its homes will make you healthier, just by living in them.
  • "The Silliness State" ... Is Weather to Blame?

    "The Silliness State" ... Is Weather to Blame?

    Strange stories make headlines every day.  But it seems as though one state is over represented in the bizarre news category:  Florida.Think about just a few of recent stories... the Miami Cannibal, the
    Strange stories make headlines every day.  But it seems as though one state is over represented in the bizarre news category:  Florida.
  • Sandy Baby Boom Begins

    Sandy Baby Boom Begins

    New Jersey hospitals report that the number of deliveries are up by 30% nine months after Hurricane Sandy.Nine months later there is a new wave of repercussions being felt in the northeast.Dr. Robert Graebe
    New Jersey hospitals report that the number of deliveries are up by 30% nine months after Hurricane Sandy.


    Nine months later there is a new wave of repercussions being felt in the northeast.
  • Machine Turns Sweat Into Purified Drinking Water

    Machine Turns Sweat Into Purified Drinking Water

    This may not suit your taste! A charity has found a way to put sweat to a good use.  UNICEF is turning it into clean, drinkable water.The organization has created the Sweat Machine that squeezes the sweat
    This may not suit your taste! A charity has found a way to put sweat to a good use.  UNICEF is turning it into clean, drinkable water.
  • Mobile Phone Powered By Urine

    Mobile Phone Powered By Urine

    Scientists have unveiled the 'world's first' mobile phone powered by URINE.That's right... mobile phone owners could soon be able to give their batteries a boost with their own urine.  Sounds pretty gross
    Scientists have unveiled the 'world's first' mobile phone powered by URINE.


    That's right... mobile phone owners could soon be able to give their batteries a boost with their own urine. 

    Sounds pretty gross right?  Well, scientists say no not at all.
  • Biting Back: Wetsuit Prevents Shark Attacks

    Biting Back: Wetsuit Prevents Shark Attacks

    Earlier today, WSAV brought you a story about a man who stumbled across a five foot shark on the beach of Sullivan's Island during an early morning run.Well, there's your proof.  There are sharks in the
    Australia is known as the shark attack capital of the world.  Scientists believe they have invented a wetsuit that protects surfers and swimmers from deadly shark bites.


     



  • Hot Cars Can Kill

    Hot Cars Can Kill

    21 Children Already Dead in 2013Homewood, AL:  Police say a one year old girl found inside a locked car in SoHo is dead.  The child was found unresponsive in a white Lexus SUV.  The child was rushed to
    21 Children Already Dead in 2013
  • Having Heart Surgery? Schedule It On A Full Moon

    Having Heart Surgery? Schedule It On A Full Moon

    Lunacy, says it all.  Legend has it that the full moon brings out the worst in people:  more violence, suicides, accidents and aggression.  Some even believe during a full moon, more pregnant women go
    Legend has it that the full moon brings out the worst in people:  more violence, suicides, accidents and aggression.  Well now, the latest belief is that heart surgery patients recover quicker during certain lunar phases.
  • July Miracle

    July Miracle

    Doctors say it's a miracle that a newborn baby girl survived after her mother was struck by lightning on July 4th.Heavily pregnant Kendra Villanueva and her boyfriend Ian Gordon of Albuquerque, New Mexico,
    Doctors say it's a miracle that a newborn baby girl survived after her mother was struck by lightning on July 4th.
  • Cracking Down

    Cracking Down

    Death Valley employees beg visitors to stop frying eggs on the sidewalk.It's a weather experiment I remember doing as a child.  You know the one... "so hot you can fry an egg" weather.Well, park rangers
    Death Valley employees beg visitors to stop frying eggs on the sidewalk.
  • Coca Cola Cuts CO2

    Coca Cola Cuts CO2

    "Life Tastes Good" ...it's one of many slogans for the Coca-Cola Company.  But now the company is taking the slogan to the next level in going beyond taste.  Coca-Cola has committed to reducing the carbon
    "Life Tastes Good" ...it's one of many slogans for the Coca-Cola Company.  But now the company is taking the slogan to the next level in going beyond taste.
  • Common Household Products Blamed for Allergy Surge

    Common Household Products Blamed for Allergy Surge

    Doctors are calling it the unseen epidemic.  Beauty lotions and other household products are being blamed for a skin allergy surge.For my blog, I don't just focus on weather topics.  I also occasionally
    Doctors are calling it the unseen epidemic.  Beauty lotions and other household products are being blamed for a skin allergy surge.
  • A Hunk of Burning Heat

    A Hunk of Burning Heat

    A heat wave is rocking our West.  Las Vegas ties a record high of 117, and Death Valley could hit hottest temperature on EARTH when it reaches 130.(Sorry for the cheesy Elvis reference... but even Elvis
    A heat wave is rocking out West.  Las Vegas ties a record high of 117, and Death Valley could hit hottest temperature on EARTH when it reaches 130.


    (Sorry for the cheesy Elvis reference... but even Elvis impersonators feel the temperature rising.  Ha ha!)
  • Lower Temperatures, Higher Cholesterol

    Lower Temperatures, Higher Cholesterol

    Some studies show heart attacks happen more often in winter than in warmer months.  There are common theories to this, including more stress.  Think about it...the holidays can be very stressful.  Also,
    Some studies show heart attacks happen more often in winter than in warmer months.  Stress and strenuous activity have been to blame.  But now some say cholesterol might play a part too.
  • Lightning Injures Boy Scouts

    Lightning Injures Boy Scouts

    This time of year you hear me say this almost every single night... "If you hear thunder or see lightning, go indoors and stay away from windows."It's Lightning Safety Awareness Week, and just yesterday
    This time of year you hear me say this almost every single night... "If you hear thunder or see lightning, go indoors and stay away from windows."

    It's Lightning Safety Awareness Week, and just yesterday nearly two dozen New Hampshire Boy Scouts were hospitalized after lightning struck their camp.
  • Fishing Leads U.S. Lightning Death Activities

    Fishing Leads U.S. Lightning Death Activities

    Phyllis Kelly of Prentiss still gets tears in her eyes as she recounts being struck by lightning in 2010. She was in a hurry, she said, trying to make it back to work before the storm started up. She
    Phyllis Kelly of Prentiss still gets tears in her eyes as she recounts being struck by lightning in 2010.

    She was in a hurry, she said, trying to make it back to work before the storm started up. She was never one to use an umbrella, but she said the rain was so bad that day that she decided to anyway.
  • Sky Tent

    Sky Tent

    This could make sure the bugs don't bite!  It's a tent suspended in mid-air.  It protects you from the rain - and a hard floor.I will admit I am not one to go camping... unless there is an air-conditioned
    This could make sure the bugs don't bite!  It's a tent suspended in mid-air.  It protects you from the rain - and a hard floor.
  • Stormy Skies, Stormy Stomachs

    Stormy Skies, Stormy Stomachs

    Weather takes the blame for a lot, and a lot of it can be proven.But attributing stomach bugs to more rain and bigger storms seems like a stretch.Well, according to a team of scientists in Europe and South
    Weather takes the blame for a lot, and a lot of it can be proven.

    But attributing stomach bugs to more rain and bigger storms seems like a stretch.
  • The 'Helmet' Umbrella

    The 'Helmet' Umbrella

    Ever had to wrestle with a wind-blown umbrella?  Well, this could be a thing of the past.  Check out the 'helmet' umbrella.The Rainshader's canopy protects you from the wind and the rain without blocking
    Ever had to wrestle with a wind-blown umbrella?  Well, this could be a thing of the past. 

    Check out the 'helmet' umbrella.
  • Lightning Triggers Headaches

    Lightning Triggers Headaches

    We already know that barometric pressure and humidity can affect the onset of headaches.  Lightning, however, is usually not in the mix.A new study from the University of Cincinnati has found that lightning
    We already know that barometric pressure and humidity can affect the onset of headaches.  Lightning, however, is usually not in the mix.

    A new study from the University of Cincinnati has found that lightning may indeed be  a contributing factor when it comes to head pain. 
  • Storm Chasers Killed in Oklahoma

    Storm Chasers Killed in Oklahoma

    Storm Chasers Among the Dead from Oklahoma TornadoesThe storm chasers had always managed to get away.  No one had ever died.  But the unthinkable finally happened - and it was unthinkable because of the
    Storm Chasers Among the Dead from Oklahoma Tornadoes

    The storm chasers had always managed to get away.  No one had ever died.  But the unthinkable finally happened
  • Six Most Effective Sunscreens

    Six Most Effective Sunscreens

    This might surprise you.  Sunscreens from Target and Walmart beat high-end alternatives in quality and performance... oh and they are cheaper too.Target's brand only costs about $7, and it has been rated
    This might surprise you.  Sunscreens from Target and Walmart beat high-end alternatives in quality and performance... oh and they are cheaper too.
  • Mother of Two Struck Dead by Lightning

    Mother of Two Struck Dead by Lightning

    A fun day at the beach for two friends from Florida ended in a tragedy when lightning killed one of the women.The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office says Phyllis Kalinowski, 51, of Brandon, was visiting
    A fun day at the beach for two friends from Florida ended in a tragedy when lightning killed one of the women.
  • Tornado Intercept Vehicle: How Does It Work?

    Tornado Intercept Vehicle: How Does It Work?

    Most people never want to experience a tornado.  We are taught to hide or run away from them.  But some people just can't follow this advice.  They are storm chasers, and they go looking for twisters.Even
    Most people never want to experience a tornado.  We are taught to hide or run away from them. 

    But some people just can't follow this advice.  They are storm chasers, and they go looking for twisters.
  • Forecast That Call

    Forecast That Call

    Research suggests our mobile phone addiction is also susceptible to changes in the weather.Latest study shows that our cell phone behavior changes in different weather situations.  A study done by Newcastle
    Research suggests our mobile phone addiction is also susceptible to changes in the weather.
  • Termite Apocalypse

    Termite Apocalypse

    New Orleans has been struck by tens of thousands of swarming termites, and it's causing people's skin to crawl. It looks like something out of a creepy movie... the termites made for any car headlights,

    New Orleans has been struck by tens of thousands of swarming termites, and it's causing people's skin to crawl.

  • Tornado Coming? Get Your Helmet!

    Tornado Coming? Get Your Helmet!

    Coach tells high school team 'get your helmets' as tornado hitsFootball Coach Charles Redman had a room full of students Monday afternoon in Moore, Oklahoma.  He saw the tornado coming.The Southmoore High
    Coach tells high school team 'get your helmets' as tornado hits


    Football Coach Charles Redman had a room full of students Monday afternoon in Moore, Oklahoma.  He saw the tornado coming.
  • Sequester Threatens Weather Forecasting

    Sequester Threatens Weather Forecasting

    The Tornado Warning issued for Moore, Oklahoma, was in effect 16 minutes before the tornado actually hit.This is better than the 13 minute average.  Hopefully, this means more people had more time than
    The Tornado Warning issued for Moore, Oklahoma, was in effect 16 minutes before the tornado actually hit.

    This is better than the 13 minute average.  Hopefully, this means more people had more time than usual to evacuate or find safe shelter.


    But what about next time?  Some we may not be as ready because of the latest budget cuts. 
  • EF5: The Most Violent Tornadoes

    EF5: The Most Violent Tornadoes

    An EF5 tornado is the most violent tornado possible.  With winds greater than 200mph, strong frame houses are leveled off foundations and swept away.  Automobile-sized missiles fly through the air in excess
    An EF5 tornado is the most violent tornado possible. 

    With winds greater than 200mph, strong frame houses are leveled off foundations and swept away.  Automobile-sized missiles fly through the air in excess of 100 yards.  Incredible phenomena can and does happen.

    It's a worse case scenario. 
  • Redheads More Prone to Skin Cancer

    Redheads More Prone to Skin Cancer

    Redheads are at increased risk of skin cancer even if they DON'T spend time in the sun.Scientists say the production of red hair pigment causes an increased risk of melanoma.  Until now it was believed
    Redheads are at increased risk of skin cancer even if they DON'T spend time in the sun.

    Scientists say the production of red hair pigment causes an increased risk of melanoma. 
  • Safety During Tornadoes

    Safety During Tornadoes

    JUST GET OUT!If you're in the path of a tornado and in a mobile home, you need to get out.  Experts say mobile homes are 10 to 20 times more likely to be killed in tornadoes than those in conventional
    JUST GET OUT!

    If you're in the path of a tornado and in a mobile home, you need to get out. 

    Experts say mobile homes are 10 to 20 times more likely to be killed in tornadoes than those in conventional homes.
  • Mount Everest Losing Snow & Ice

    Mount Everest Losing Snow & Ice

    Researchers find glaciers in the region have shrunk by 15% in the last 50 years.  A major study of Everest and the national park that surrounds it concluded the area has been warming since the early 1960s,
    Researchers find glaciers in the region have shrunk by 15% in the last 50 years. 


    A major study of Everest and the national park that surrounds it concluded the area has been warming since the early 1960s, and researchers say it is warming at an alarming rate.  Many small glaciers have disappeared.
  • Flood Alarms Threatened By Budget Cuts

    Flood Alarms Threatened By Budget Cuts

    Despite record-breaking flooding in parts of the Midwest this year, the U.S. flood alarm system is about to get smaller.  At the beginning of the month, the U.S. Geological Survey turned off some 150 stream
    Despite record-breaking flooding in parts of the Midwest this year, the U.S. flood alarm system is about to get smaller.
  • After a Disaster: Unexpected Things Victims Need

    After a Disaster: Unexpected Things Victims Need

    It's severe weather season, and hurricane season is just around the corner.  Storm Team 3 has always stressed that everyone needs a hurricane survival kit.  But when a disaster hits, the needs grow.The
    It's severe weather season, and hurricane season is just around the corner.  Storm Team 3 has always stressed that everyone needs a hurricane survival kit.  But when a disaster hits, the needs grow.

    The first things we need are the obvious:  food, water, shelter and medical aid.  But there are other needs...ones you may not think of immediately.
  • Winter Chill Limits Tornado Outbreaks

    Winter Chill Limits Tornado Outbreaks

    Two years ago, tornado outbreaks were all over the news.  The April 25-28 outbreak was the largest tornado outbreak ever recorded.  It left catastrophic destruction in its wake, especially across the state
    Two years ago, tornado outbreaks were all over the news.  The April 25-28 outbreak was the largest tornado outbreak ever recorded.  It left catastrophic destruction in its wake, especially across the state of Alabama.


    But so far this year, it has been unusually quiet. 

    The tornado count through May 6th is only 236.  Last year, this number was 658.  The 8-year average is 620.
  • Rodents Get The Summertime Blues

    Rodents Get The Summertime Blues

    Researchers say rats get more anxious as days grow longer.Rats supposedly suffer their own version of seasonal gloom.  It's brought on by brighter days, scientists say.  It's their version of SAD...seasonal
    Researchers say rats get more anxious as days grow longer.


    Rats supposedly suffer their own version of seasonal gloom.  It's brought on by brighter days, scientists say. 

    It's research that could help in the treatment of Parkinson's Disease.
  • Doctor's Orders: Relax, Don't Work

    Doctor's Orders: Relax, Don't Work

    Next time you fly, you have the best excuse to turn off your work laptop.  Experts say you are better off settling in with a drink and an in-flight movie.Traveling by plan can make it more difficult to
    Next time you fly, you have the best excuse to turn off your work laptop.  Experts say you are better off settling in with a drink and an in-flight movie.

    Traveling by plan can make it more difficult to think.  That is the latest findings by Britain's foremost aviation doctor.
  • Busy Roads 'Can Cause Heart Disease'

    Busy Roads 'Can Cause Heart Disease'

    Experts say living near busy roads 'can cause heart disease' when arteries become clogged by traffic air pollution.Researchers studied 5,000 participants with an average age of 60, and they say they found
    Experts say living near busy roads 'can cause heart disease' when arteries become clogged by traffic air pollution.
  • Ending Laundry Days

    Ending Laundry Days

    Your laundry days are over... or at least greatly reduced.  Manufacturers claim they have invented a shirt you can wear for 100 days without washing or ironing.Supposedly, the shirt resists odor so effectively
    Your laundry days are over... or at least greatly reduced.  Manufacturers claim they have invented a shirt you can wear for 100 days without washing or ironing.
  • It's Like Living in a Tanning Salon!

    It's Like Living in a Tanning Salon!

    One family has had enough as neighbor's solar panels reflect sunlight directly into their home.Sitting in your sunroom is supposed to be relaxing.  But for the Phipps family can't enjoy it.  They have

    One family has had enough as neighbor's solar panels reflect sunlight directly into their home.

  • Waterworld: America's Sea Level Predictions

    Waterworld: America's Sea Level Predictions

    If scientists are correct, many of America's cities could be under water in five centuries.  The images are alarming.  They show how some of America's most famous tourism destinations could look in the

    If scientists are correct, many of America's cities could be under water in five centuries. 



    The images are alarming.  They show how some of America's most famous tourism destinations could look in the future if predictions prove correct. 
  • Green Tea: Sunburn Protection

    Green Tea: Sunburn Protection

    You're less likely to get sunburned if you drink a couple cups of green tea each day.  In a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition, 14 healthy, fair-skinned young people who took 540mg of
    You're less likely to get sunburned if you drink a couple cups of green tea each day.
  • Warm Weather Makes It Hard to Think Straight

    Warm Weather Makes It Hard to Think Straight

    Having a hard time concentrating lately?  Well, it could get worse over the summer.Researchers say warm weather makes it hard to think straight.  The study shows that warm weather impairs our ability to
    Having a hard time concentrating lately?  Well, it could get worse over the summer.


    Researchers say warm weather makes it hard to think straight.  The study shows that warm weather impairs our ability to make complex decisions-and even causes us to shy away from making these decisions in the first place.
  • Bikes Made of Trees

    Bikes Made of Trees

    This bike "wood" certainly get you attention.It's a work-of-art you can ride.  A US bike maker has hand-sculpted bicycles made out of trees, and these bikes will never rust.This bike is called the 'Woody
    This bike "wood" certainly get you attention.

    It's a work-of-art you can ride.  A US bike maker has hand-sculpted bicycles made out of trees, and these bikes will never rust.
  • Feeling Cold? Try Meditating

    Feeling Cold? Try Meditating

    Scientists say you can use your brain to increase your core body temperature.Researchers have been studying ancient Tibetan techniques, and they have found that meditating can make you warmer.  Scientists
    Scientists say you can use your brain to increase your core body temperature.
  • How Weather Affects the Pollen Count

    How Weather Affects the Pollen Count

    Weather plays a direct role in the severity and length of the allergy season, and it plays a direct role on a day-to-day basis.Know the weather, and you can determine the pollen levels.First, when you
    Weather plays a direct role in the severity and length of the allergy season, and it plays a direct role on a day-to-day basis.

    Know the weather, and you can determine the pollen levels.
  • 2013 Hurricane Season: 'Above Average' Forecast

    2013 Hurricane Season: 'Above Average' Forecast

    Forecasters at Colorado State have released their predictions.  The 2013 hurricane season is expected to be 'above average.'The forecast calls for 18 tropical storms, nine of which will strengthen into
    Forecasters at Colorado State have released their predictions.  The 2013 hurricane season is expected to be 'above average.'
  • Don't Drown For Your Pet

    Don't Drown For Your Pet

    Don't swim after your pet.  U.S. Coast Guard warns dog owners that dogs are better swimmers than humans. Imagine your beloved pet being swept out to sea.  It's completely heart-wrenching.  Doing nothing

    Don't swim after your pet.  U.S. Coast Guard warns dog owners that dogs are better swimmers than humans.

  • Arkansas Oil Spill

    Arkansas Oil Spill

    New photos released capture the environmental destruction of Arkansas Oil SpillIt all happened last week, when roughly 5000 barrels of oil poured through an Arkansas subdivision.  Mayflower's streets were

    New photos released capture the environmental destruction of Arkansas Oil Spill

  • California Oil Boom

    California Oil Boom

    California has an estimated 15.4 billion barrels of crude oil beneath its fertile farmland.  Companies are scrambling to get their hands on it.Why is this just happening now?Well, the 'Monterey Shale'
    California has an estimated 15.4 billion barrels of crude oil beneath its fertile farmland.  Companies are scrambling to get their hands on it.

    Why is this just happening now?

    Well, the 'Monterey Shale' has long been believed to be under 1750 square miles of central and southern California.  Technology is now finally able to extract it.  This could potentially spark a huge oil boom.
  • Many US Rivers Too Polluted To Support Life

    Many US Rivers Too Polluted To Support Life

    Shocking report reveals more than half of U.S. rivers are too polluted to support life.Experts say the it is all due to decades of pollution.  The bulk of the damage has been done by agricultural fertilizers

    Shocking report reveals more than half of U.S. rivers are too polluted to support life.

  • A Cedar Tree Without Pollen

    A Cedar Tree Without Pollen

    The pollen count is high, and many of us are suffering from allergies.  Is this a solution?  --Scientists create a cedar tree that does not have pollen.Japanese experts may have engineered a solution to
    The pollen count is high, and many of us are suffering from allergies.  Is this a solution?  --Scientists create a cedar tree that does not have pollen.
  • Skiing on Yellow Snow

    Skiing on Yellow Snow

    Treated sewage water is used on slopes in Arizona. You may have heard the joke as a child - don't eat the yellow snow.  Well, you can't avoid skiing on it at one Arizona ski resort.The Arizona Snowbowl

    Treated sewage water is used on slopes in Arizona.

    You may have heard the joke as a child - don't eat the yellow snow.  Well, you can't avoid skiing on it at one Arizona ski resort.
  • The Mystery of the Deep End!

    The Mystery of the Deep End!

    Swimming pool pops out of the ground after heavy rainfall in Georgia.  Now insurance company is refusing to pay.Earl Kendrick of Leslie, Georgia, got the surprise of his life last month when he looked

    Swimming pool pops out of the ground after heavy rainfall in Georgia.  Now insurance company is refusing to pay.

  • Umbrellas That Light The Way

    Umbrellas That Light The Way

    I'm not one to endorse a product, but I have to admit this latest invention caught my attention - the Bright Night Umbrella.Whether you are crossing city streets or wandering alone down a dark road, navigating

    I'm not one to endorse a product, but I have to admit this latest invention caught my attention - the Bright Night Umbrella.

  • You'll Never Need a Parking Space Again

    You'll Never Need a Parking Space Again

    Check out the 'suitcase scooter' that you can fold in half.Finding a parking space can be tough in parts of downtown Savannah, so this could be the ultimate commuter transport - a groundbreaking electric

    Check out the 'suitcase scooter' that you can fold in half.

  • Radioactive Man

    Radioactive Man

    He's called the worst most radioactive man...a Japanese farmer who has refused to leave his hometown despite it being less than six miles away from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.Naoto Matsumura,
    He's called the worst most radioactive man...a Japanese farmer who has refused to leave his hometown despite it being less than six miles away from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant.
  • Get in the Hole!

    Get in the Hole!

    A 15ft sinkhole swallows a GOLFER as he walks along a course in St Louis.A Missouri man was really hoping for a hole-in-one when he set out to play golf last week.  Little did he know that he'd end up

    A 15ft sinkhole swallows a GOLFER as he walks along a course in St Louis.



    A Missouri man was really hoping for a hole-in-one when he set out to play golf last week.  Little did he know that he'd end up the one in the hole.
  • Japanese Tsunami: Two Years After

    Japanese Tsunami: Two Years After

    Debris is still washing up in Hawaii.  Dead fish and birds are found with stomachs full of plastic.Today marks the second anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami which ravaged the country.Devastation

    Debris is still washing up in Hawaii.  Dead fish and birds are found with stomachs full of plastic.

  • Floating Schools

    Floating Schools

    Sea levels are rising, and flooding is becoming more common in many parts of the world.  So architects are getting creative...check out Nigeria's floating schools.A floating school in the water community

    Sea levels are rising, and flooding is becoming more common in many parts of the world.  So architects are getting creative...check out Nigeria's floating schools.

  • Virgin Olive Oil is Running Out...Thanks to the Weather

    Virgin Olive Oil is Running Out...Thanks to the Weather

    Crushing news for foodies... virgin olive oil is running out (and it's thanks to the weather). You may have to rethink some recipes.  Warnings are out that there's an international shortage of extra virgin

    Crushing news for foodies... virgin olive oil is running out (and it's thanks to the weather).

  • Super-sized Mosquitoes

    Super-sized Mosquitoes

    Be on the look out this summer.  Super-sized mosquitoes as big as quarters which can bite through clothing are headed to Florida 'in large numbers' this summer.Scientists are calling them mega-mosquitoes.

    Be on the look out this summer.  Super-sized mosquitoes as big as quarters which can bite through clothing are headed to Florida 'in large numbers' this summer.

  • Deadly Florida Sinkhole

    Deadly Florida Sinkhole

    Tonight we have the first picture of the deadly Florida sinkhole that swallowed a man whole as he slept.  --Brother now says authorities could have done more to save him.Last Thursday, Jeff Bush, 37, was

    Tonight we have the first picture of the deadly Florida sinkhole that swallowed a man whole as he slept. 

  • A Blackout Baby Boom

    A Blackout Baby Boom

    Hurricane Sandy is set to spark a 30 percent rise in births this summer after October power outage left couples with little else to do.You know, I think we all saw this coming.  I even remember commenting
    Hurricane Sandy is set to spark a 30 percent rise in births this summer after October power outage left couples with little else to do.
  • Emergency Homes Fit for the Apocalypse

    Emergency Homes Fit for the Apocalypse

    Check out the latest portable shelters that can be shipped to disaster zones and built in just 30 minutes.They are called Flat Pack Shelters, and they have been designed to help save lives during a natural

    Check out the latest portable shelters that can be shipped to disaster zones and built in just 30 minutes.

  • Would You Swim in This?

    Would You Swim in This?

    A businessman is so angry about a filthy river in his hometown that he made an equally dirty offer:  daring a local offical $50,000 to swim in it.Jim Zengmin of China has posted pictures of the garbage-filled
    A businessman is so angry about a filthy river in his hometown that he made an equally dirty offer:  daring a local official $50,000 to swim in it.
  • End of the Rat Race

    End of the Rat Race

    Where have all the rats gone?A few months ago, experts thought Hurricane Sandy just might do the trick and help eliminate thousands of city rats.  Well, it worked.The rodent population has dropped.The
    Where have all the rats gone?

    A few months ago, experts thought Hurricane Sandy just might do the trick and help eliminate thousands of city rats.  Well, it worked.

    The rodent population has dropped.
  • World's Most Fuel Efficient Car

    World's Most Fuel Efficient Car

    Volkswagen unveils car that will do 313 miles to the gallon and cost just $1.86 to travel 62 miles.It's called the VW XL1, and it's powered by a tiny 800cc diesel engine and a separate electric motor and

    Volkswagen unveils car that will do 313 miles to the gallon and cost just $1.86 to travel 62 miles.

  • No Threat of a Tropical Storm Here!

    No Threat of a Tropical Storm Here!

    Luxury resort comes complete with sandy beaches, palm trees and clear blue water...all inside enormous hangar surrounded by snow. It looks like a luxurious sun-kissed resort.  Vacationers are seen relaxing

    Luxury resort comes complete with sandy beaches, palm trees and clear blue water...all inside enormous hangar surrounded by snow.

  • Fish are Becoming Easier to Catch

    Fish are Becoming Easier to Catch

    Are you catching more fish these days? New study claims anti-depressants are getting into the water supply, making fish more relaxed and easier to catch. Scientists say sleeping pills may be disturbing

    Are you catching more fish these days?

    New study claims anti-depressants are getting into the water supply, making fish more relaxed and easier to catch.

  • Roses, Wine & Chocolate...Weather Controls It All

    Roses, Wine & Chocolate...Weather Controls It All

    It's Valentine's Day, and many of us search for that perfect gift for our loved one. Popular choices are always roses, chocolate and wine. And weather plays an important role in the production of each
    It's Valentine's Day, and many of us search for that perfect gift for our loved one. 

    Popular choices are always roses, chocolate and wine.  And weather plays an important role in the production of each one.
  • Blizzard of Brilliant Colors

    Blizzard of Brilliant Colors

    What happens when you project a movie onto a live snowstorm. Last weekend's blizzard has been turned into a fantastic light show. An award-winning video producer from New York simply aimed a movie

    What happens when you project a movie onto a live snowstorm.



    Last weekend's blizzard has been turned into a fantastic light show. 
  • Living Bridges

    Living Bridges

    These amazing bridges are actually ALIVE: Wettest corner of the world is full of river crossings made of plants. This is Cherrapunji, Meghayala state in northeastern India. It's here you will find the

    These amazing bridges are actually ALIVE: Wettest corner of the world is full of river crossings made of plants.

  • Florida's Deadly Red Tide

    Florida's Deadly Red Tide

    It's called the deadly red tide...a massive spread of algae that kills fish and causes respiratory problems. The southwestern coast of Florida is on alert for a rare and potentially dangerous red tide. It's

    It's called the deadly red tide...a massive spread of algae that kills fish and causes respiratory problems.



    The southwestern coast of Florida is on alert for a rare and potentially dangerous red tide.
  • Sub-Zero Soldiers

    Sub-Zero Soldiers

    U.S. marines are pushed to the limit on brutal training exercise at South Korean ski resort. Around 400 marines from the US and South Korea braved bitterly cold weather for a joint training exercise.

    U.S. marines are pushed to the limit on brutal training exercise at South Korean ski resort.

  • The Great Lakes, Lowest Water Levels Ever Recorded

    The Great Lakes, Lowest Water Levels Ever Recorded

    The Great Lakes are now the lowest they have ever been because of a lack of rain and higher temperatures causing more evaporation. Two of the Great Lakes have hit their lowest water levels ever recorded.

    The Great Lakes are now the lowest they have ever been because of a lack of rain and higher temperatures causing more evaporation.

  • How to Stop Global Warming - Work Less

    How to Stop Global Warming - Work Less

    Liberal think tank claims American workers should be more European. Shorter hours and more vacations could help the environment Americans can prevent a temperature rise of up to 1.3 degrees by working
    Liberal think tank claims American workers should be more European.
    • Shorter hours and more vacations could help the environment
    • Americans can prevent a temperature rise of up to 1.3 degrees by working 0.5 percent less each year
  • Animal Predictions

    Animal Predictions

    Phil didn't see his shadow this past weekend, and he is calling for an early spring. In America, the groundhog is the most popular animal believed to be able to predict the weather. Whether you're
    Phil didn't see his shadow this past weekend, and he is calling for an early spring. 

    In America, the groundhog is the most popular animal believed to be able to predict the weather.  Whether you're a believer or not, other creatures are known to forecast a coming storm or a hot day.
  • The Coolest Surfers in America

    The Coolest Surfers in America

    Diehard surfers emerge from the surf covered in ICICLES as they catch waves in the freezing water of Lake Superior. When you have freezing temperatures and strong winds, most of us would refuse to dip

    Diehard surfers emerge from the surf covered in ICICLES as they catch waves in the freezing water of Lake Superior.

  • The House of Booze

    The House of Booze

    Welcome to the house of booze... a building made of 500,000 recycled BEER BOTTLES discarded from casinos in Las Vegas. Pretty creative idea. When you think about it, Las Vegas is known for its excessive
    Welcome to the house of booze... a building made of 500,000 recycled BEER BOTTLES discarded from casinos in Las Vegas.

    Pretty creative idea.  When you think about it, Las Vegas is known for its excessive drinking.  So someone got to thinking...what can we do with all the discarded bottles?
  • Lose Weight AND Cut Your Heating Bill

    Lose Weight AND Cut Your Heating Bill

    Who needs to workout?  Experts say shivering for just 10 minutes a day 'burns as many calories as an hour's exercise.'Both exercising and shivering produce hormones that stimulate the creation of calorie-burning
    Who needs to workout?  Experts say shivering for just 10 minutes a day 'burns as many calories as an hour's exercise.'
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