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Body of tortoise 'Lonesome George' returned to Galapagos Islands

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

QUITO (AFP) – The embalmed body of the giant tortoise known as Lonesome George – the last known survivor of a species that died out in 2012 – returned home to the Ecuadoran Galapagos Islands on Friday (Feb 17). 165 more words

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The Acacia wars, resolved

In an at times acrimonious process (some have even called it a “wattle war”), the former plant genus Acacia has been split into five genera, with further splits likely. 428 more words


The Portrait of the Artist by his or her Mother

Like most artists I have a very powerful relationship with my mother. Because my father has always been emotionally unavailable to me, and recently, won’t even take my calls, I expect my mother, in the few minutes we speak each week, to be both my mother and father. 186 more words


New Management Plan for the Conservation of Corncrakes

The Corncrake (Crex crex) could once be found throughout the island of Ireland. Now, after decades of habitat degradation, these birds are only found in the West and North-West, in areas of Donegal, Mayo and Connemara. 167 more words


5150 (involuntary psychiatric hold) - Wikipedia


To the local leo, I read the lips of # 4559 pronounce 5150 inhaling her right should speaker phone. WTF does this ‘5150’ mean? Shall I investigate further? 604 more words


Back from the dead: The Survivor

On 23 December 1938, a group of fishermen headed by local angler, Captain Hendrick Goosen, caught up a rare, bizarre, metallic-blue colored fish with large, thick scales and strong, fleshy fins. 392 more words


Fashion by Acne Studios Fall/Winter 2017 for Men

Fashion by Acne Studios Fall/Winter 2017 for Men

Acne Studios’ Jonny Johansson was inspired by “Keanu Reeves’s swollen face.” for the fall/winter 2017 men’s collection. (we read that on… 194 more words