Workers at a state-of-the-art solar plant in the Mojave Desert have a name for birds that fly through the plant's concentrated sun rays — "streamers," for the smoke plume that comes from birds that ignite in midair.
Report on Austrian Times english news online newspaper: This panda living at a China's Hongshan Zoo has been diagnosed as suffering from stress after the area outside his cage was taken over by a group of square dancing grannies.
Report on Austrian Times english news online newspaper: A Chinese man is facing jail after he stole 30,000 bottles of iced tea worth 20,000 GBP - and emptied all of them down the drain so he could claim 11 GBP worth of deposits for recycling the bottles.
(Phys.org) —While flying over the famous Nazca desert recently, pilot Eduardo Herrán Gómez de la Torre spotted some geoglyphs that had not been seen before. He believes the geoglyphs or Nazca Lines, as others call them, were exposed after recent sand-storms carried away soil that was covering them.