Who says humans are the only iPad enthusiasts? Merlin, a two-year-old dolphin who resides at Dolphin Discovery in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico, is the latest fan of the gadget! But, while most consumers use it to browse the Internet, check e-mail or simply play games, the bottlenose dolphin may be the first, to utilize it as a learning tool.
Kids News - Current Events
On August 5th, Chilean residents woke up to the grim news that the main shaft of the San Jose gold and silver mine in Northern Chile had collapsed, trapping 33 miners inside. For 17 long days and nights, they awaited anxiously. Just as they were about to give up, came the good news - All 33 were alive!
For the last two decades, scientists all over the world have been scratching their brains, trying to figure out why honeybees have been dying. The problem, referred to as colony collapse disorder, is so severe that they have even resorted to fitting the bees with microchips to figure out what is going on.
Not too long ago it seemed that the Gulf oil spill nightmare would never end - All of BP's efforts to stop the leak kept failing and even after they succeeded, experts fretted about the clean-up and the impact on the region's wildlife. Now, it seems nature has joined us in our clean-up efforts in the form of a gluttonous oil-eating bacteria.