Costa Concordia Salvage Operation

Costa Concordia Salvage Operation

One of the major problems for engineers to tackle later today is water pollution. The ship’s food holds were packed to capacity for its 4,200 passengers and crew when it crashed. This included 24,000lbs of fish, 1,500 gallons of ice cream in tubs and  11,000 eggs. There were also 17,000lbs of raw beef and 1,000 […]

Huge Plastic Garbage Patch Found in Atlantic Ocean

Huge Plastic Garbage Patch Found in Atlantic Ocean

Hey y’all, remember that big, scary garbage patch in the Pacific Ocean, the one that’s bigger than Texas? Well now it looks like the infamous North Pacific Gyre has a twin in the Atlantic Ocean. Scientists have recently established the existence of a huge floating vortex of garbage somewhere between Bermuda and the Azores. Plastic […]

Voluntary Human Extinction: WTF?

Voluntary Human Extinction: WTF?

There is a movement afoot which calls for humanity to allow itself to go extinct. The Voluntary Human Extinction Movement (VHEMT) wants people to stop having babies, and allow the human species to quietly slip away. They state, simply put, that Earth and its biosphere would be better off without us. In their view, the […]