26 May '11, 10pm

Three Birds Fly Over 3,700 Miles Without Stopping

In what seems like the storyline from an awesome buddy-film, researchers from Sweden have recorded one of the most remarkable road air-trips ever seen in nature -- three birds together on a non-stop, 3,728 mile, shotgun-style journey from Sweden to Africa. Over the course of about three days, the trio of Great Snipes maintained an average speed of 43 mph, flying over the European mainland all the way to Nigeria without taking a single break. The epic trip not only breaks records, it's prompting experts to seriously reexamine "what these birds are capable of."

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/three-birds-fly-o...


A Refrigerator that Runs Without Electricity

celsias.com 28 May '11, 1pm

Sometimes there are simple solutions to universal needs that don't require coal fired electricity, fossil fuels, or even s...