NATURE

Taklamakan, the driest region in China, got flooded from heavy rainfall and melting mountain snow.
Communist China Grapples With Another Weather Disaster As Driest Region Floods
Taklamakan Desert in southwest Xinjiang is the driest region in all of China. At 130,000 square miles, it is just slightly smaller than Germany and slightly bigger than New Mexico. It features a cold desert...
Flora Sentience: Plants Demonstrate Sight and Feeling
Although plants are very much alive like you and me, it is rare to find someone who would consider them living beings with thought and feeling. Is it impossible for the flora around us to...
henan floods death toll continues to rise
As Death Toll in Henan Floods Climbs, Conflicting Reporting and Journalist Intimidation Run Rampant
The reported death toll from last week's flooding in China’s Zhengzhou city has risen to 302 with an additional 50 people still missing after historic, record-breaking rainfalls battered the Henan Province region for days affecting...
4 Things You Can Do to Help Bring Back the Bees
Buzzing bees busily gathering nectar and pollen is a heartwarming sight, especially when we remember that bees pollinate many of our favorite food crops, including fruits, nuts, vegetables, and herbs. For a variety of reasons,...
The Gerenuk: an Antelope That Survives Without Water
Imagine living without water, one of the most basic necessities of life. In the wild, many animals do have ways to cope with a lack of hydration, but even a camel cannot survive without needing...
Seven Decades Before it Was Recognized, Einstein Proposed a Physics-Biology Connection
Nobel Laureate Albert Einstein's previously undisclosed letter to researcher Glyn Davys, written over 70 years ago, recently came to light on the internet. The letter penned by the German-born mathematician and scientist discusses both bees...
Edgar Cayce ‘Life Readings’ Suggested Past Lives and Karmic Connections
Edgar Cayce, considered an important pioneer in the New Age movement, was believed to have had an extraordinary gift. He could enter into a state of sleep, yet clearly communicate his visions to a companion....
Data from Perseverance and InSight have helped scientists discover new information about Mars.
What’s Inside Mars? InSight and Perseverance Robots Reveal Interesting New Details
InSight and Perseverance are two NASA robots that are presently exploring the Martian surface. InSight landed on the red planet on Nov. 26, 2018; it’s been active for 977 days as of July 30. Perseverance...
Sana Khan (20) and her sisters, Noor, Ilham and Asam, sitting among the Cape Coast flowers. The girls started their luxury honey brand, named Beelal Honey, during the national lockdown.
Sibling’s Cape Fynbos Honey Scoops Top Spot at the International Awards in London
Four South African sisters are in a class of their own, after winning the top prize at the London 2021 International Honey Awards (LIHA).  The Khan girls from Cape Town - Athlone were presented with...