BP Is Burning Sea Turtles Alive, Gulf Captain Says.Video
Containment cap again collecting oil from leak.Health officials issue swimming advisory in Pensacola, Fla.
Raining Oil in Louisiana? Not Likely,Vid.One of our readers points us to a report (PDF) from the former Minerals Management Service claiming that lighter crude oils can evaporate. So it might be possible that oil is mixing with rain.
North America faces years of toxic oil rain from BP oil spill chemical dispersants.When you pour more than a million gallons of toxic chemical dispersants on top of an oil spill, it doesn’t just disappear. In this case, it moves to the atmosphere, where it will travel hundreds, if not thousands of miles from the site of the BP oil spill, in the form of toxic rain.
Are We to Believe Gulf Doomsday Talk?There are only two possible options: allowing the well to run dry — a process that would take 30 years and destroy the Gulf of Mexico and the ocean; or nuking the site, melting the fissured seabed into a glassy cap.
Oil plumes invade a dark, mysterious world at Gulf's floor.At the dark and cold bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, rich and strange forms of deepwater life proliferate -- and may be vulnerable to oil plumes from the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe.
Worry Underwater: Oxygen Levels Drop as Oil Continues to Flow.Evidence of marine biologists' doomsday scenario thrashes in the Gulf waters as sharks crowd into shallow waters.
Oil spill containment efforts could be putting strain on damaged well.
With Leadership Change, Obama Renews Commitment.Replacing Stanley McChrystal with David Petraeus Will Go Down as President Obama's "All In" Moment.
Gulf oil spill: Boat captain, despondent over spill, commits suicide.
The U.S. will have to conftront Iran or give up the Middle East - Gearge Washington University Professor of International relations.He believes the only option available to contain Iran’s atomic ambitions is a series of assaults on its non-nuclear facilities.
Congressman: 'Sanctions by July 4'.Vote on bill this week; Iran tops Barak-Clinton agenda.
The ultimate calendar.13 pictures.
THAT'S your disguise? Jamaican 'drug lord' who sparked a week of riots and 76 deaths is arrested in dubious wig and spectacles.
North Korea seeks harsher punishment for jailed U.S. man.North Korea rejected U.S. calls on Thursday for the release of an American sentenced to eight years of hard labor, saying it was considering how to make the punishment even harsher under rules of war.
G8/G20: Critics decry Canada's $1.1bn summits bill.Oooooooh Canada?
Snakeman can wind himself up like a snail and sprout shoulder wings.
British man dies after sadistic sex session with 'Europe's most perverted dominatrix'.The 58-year-old client collapsed in a shower after an 'intense session' with prostitutes calling themselves Mistress Lucrezia and her assistant Mistress Juno at their villa near Brecht, Belgium.
Humans will be extinct within 100 years.Professor Frank Fenner, emeritus professor of microbiology at the Australian National University, has claimed that the human race will be unable to survive a population explosion and "unbridled consumption".
YouTube wins case against Viacom.This means that the court has decided that YouTube is protected by the safe harbor of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) against claims of copyright infringement.
Toronto man arrested over G20 summit 'plot
Prosecutor: Al Gore was focus of sex crime inquiry in Portland.More here.
Jesus may not have died on the cross, Christian scholar claims.Mr Samuelsson, who has written a 400-page thesis after studying the original texts, said: 'The problem is descriptions of crucifixions are remarkably absent in the antique literature.
Graphic Sex Ed Class Under Fire.“It was horribly inappropriate,” Colleen Dostal told Fox News Radio. “To do that in a mixed-gender classroom, — I truly believe it was inappropriate.”
Naked woman escapes police, steals cop car, gets Tasered: authorities.Video here.A slippery catch?
Flickr goes wider, gets faster with redesign.
Sex Blogger Episode Prompts Change at Twitter Search Engine Topsy.In April, a St Louis area single mom lost her day job when her employer discovered her out-of-hours work: blogging about her polyamorous escapades.
The chore-free teenagers who never cook, wash or clean. The majority of teenagers have never pitched in with the household chores - and have no idea how to, says a study