It’s that time of year when there is much wishing one another a “Happy New Year”. But how does one become “happy”?According to the ancient Greek philosopher Epicurus the path to happiness requires just three things: friends, freedom and … [Read more...] about Happy in the New Year
Archives for January 1, 2009
Reef Recovery After Tsunami
Scientists have reported a rapid recovery in some of the coral reefs damaged by the Indian Ocean tsunami four years ago. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Reef Recovery After Tsunami
Finalists for The 2008 Weblog Awards have been announced
There were over 5,000 nomination for us to sort through and visit, and it was a very difficult task. When the process pushed the potential voting dates too close to Christmas we made the decision to hold off voting until after the New Year. … [Read more...] about Finalists for The 2008 Weblog Awards have been announced
Lots of Dinosaur Fossils in China
Scientists in China say they have discovered the world's largest dinosaur fossil site in the eastern province of Shandong. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Lots of Dinosaur Fossils in China
Church Invests with Al Gore
The Church of England’s Church Commissioners have gone green, investing £150 million with former US Vice-President Al Gore’s environmentally minded investment firm, Generation Investment Management. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Church Invests with Al Gore
Crocodiles Move South?
For the first time ever, the Queensland Government has erected crocodile warning signs on the tourist mecca of Fraser Island. Read more here. … [Read more...] about Crocodiles Move South?