Americans Have Spent Enough Money On A Broken Plane To Buy Every Homeless Person A Mansion

An F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in its natural habitat: the ground

CREDIT: AP Photo/Lockheed Martin

Just days before its international debut at an airshow in the United Kingdom, the entire fleet of the Pentagon’s next generation fighter plane — known as the F-35 II Lightning, or the Joint Strike Fighter — … 199 more words


Anatomy of a Heron's Flight

In the summer, on calm days, I take my camera with me out in my kayak. A risk, but sometimes really worth it.
This morning was one of those times. 251 more words


Energy Isn't Something You Have To Pay For

Have you ever gone outside and realized how much energy really flows within our world, around us, and in ourselves? Imagine having the potential to harness that energy without harming the oceans, the rain forests, and other reserves in battle to remain secure. 740 more words


Letter to the community

The following is a letter to the community from Buckfastleigh Community Forum to inform and update all residents in the Parish of Buckfastleigh on the current planning application Gilpin Demolition have submitted on Whitecleave Quarry. 674 more words

About Civilization & Natural Habitats

Bulgarian. MagyarSerbian. Spanish.

How many times have you not heard praise of ‘civilization’ and the ‘civilized’ man? These city-builders and city-dwellers are universally praised as the most advanced of men. 420 more words


A Gaggle of Geese

In most cities in Canada and the US along the flight path of the Canada goose, geese have become a major nuisance. Their crowding along waterways and artificial lakes in the suburbs, as well as their ‘droppings’ have most municipalities looking for ways to get rid of them. 179 more words