Sep 29

Watch the Breaking Dawn Movie Trailer

The new Breaking Dawn movie trailer was released and the movie looks really good. You can watch the trailer here. The movie will be out November, 18, 2011. Unfortunately, part 2 will be released a full year later on November … Continue reading

Sep 24

Woman Hit by Space Junk, Lives to Tell the Tale

What’s it like to get hit with a piece of space junk? Lottie Williams — perhaps the only person in history to ever get hit by falling space junk — knows the answer. Back in January of 1997, she and … Continue reading

Sep 22

Runaway steer creates chaos on Arizona interstate

A runaway steer stopped traffic on a major highway, hurtled over a brick wall and damaged two police vehicles during a Tuesday morning chase that had four Arizona law enforcement agencies scrambling. The male bovine escaped from a livestock trailer … Continue reading

Sep 22

Child brings mother's crack pipe & drugs to show-and-tell

SWEET SPRINGS, Mo. (AP) – Officials at a small northwest Missouri elementary school say they were stunned when a kindergarten student brought his mom’s crack pipe and some drugs for show-and-tell. KCTV reports that the boy showed the items on … Continue reading

Sep 22

Giant African Snails Invade Miami Florida

Workers from Florida’s Department of Agriculture are fighting a slimy and dangerous enemy: giant African land snails that have invaded a residential area in Miami-Dade County. Investigators aren’t sure when or how the invaders slithered into town, but they are on a … Continue reading

Sep 22

Pictures of katydid on my window

Here are some pictures of the katydid that came in for a landing today. Yes, I know. Boring! It was about three inches long, which is pretty impressive for an Ohio bug. I wasn’t scared though. Really. Click on the … Continue reading

Sep 20

Ancient beaver teeth found in Oregon

I knew it! I have been telling everyone this for years, but no one believed me. There WERE beavers in Oregon 7.5 million years ago.  The pair of teeth was found on BLM land in northeast Oregon. The teeth come … Continue reading

Sep 19

2011 Listeria Outbreak From Cantaloupe

September 14, 2011; Jensen Farms issued a voluntary recall of Rocky Ford Cantaloupe. The cantaloupes may be contaminated with Listeria. Listeriosis is a serious infection that causes fever and muscle aches, often preceded by diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms. Almost everyone who … Continue reading

Sep 19

Asian Tiger Mosquito Invades California

Pictured on the right is the asian tiger mosquito.  This little sucker has aggressive daytime human-biting behavior. Yes, that means it bites during the day. Holy crap. It has the ability to vector many viruses, including including dengue, La Crosse encephalitis virus, … Continue reading