Oregon Coast Aquarium is ready to send back the wandering turtle

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Tuesday Aug 21 05:20pm
Wednesday May 16 03:28am
More people around the world are eating better, which is good, because the U.S. is to food what Saudi Arabia is to oil.

Agricultural exports hit a record $115.8 billion in 2010, and in 2011 soared to $136 billion—nearly double the 2007 total.

In a modern-day analogue of carrying coals to Newcastle, the U.S. ships beef to Brazil, rice to Japan, and soybeans to China ($9.19 billion worth in 2009 alone). Total exports to China soared from $41.2 billion in 2005 to $104 billion in 2011.

Monday Apr 30 06:55pm
"People gather to watch the arrival of the space shuttle Discovery, tethered to the back of a modified 747 jumbo jet, at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center on April 17 in Chantilly, Virginia. Hundreds of people arrived early in the morning to watch the arrival of the shuttle from the parking lot of the center. The oldest and most traveled vehicle in NASA’s space shuttle program, Discovery will be placed on permanent display at the museum. “

"People gather to watch the arrival of the space shuttle Discovery, tethered to the back of a modified 747 jumbo jet, at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center on April 17 in Chantilly, Virginia. Hundreds of people arrived early in the morning to watch the arrival of the shuttle from the parking lot of the center. The oldest and most traveled vehicle in NASA’s space shuttle program, Discovery will be placed on permanent display at the museum.



Wednesday Apr 18 03:50am

checked out the Downtown Salem / Willamette River flooding today

Friday Jan 20 06:11pm
United States Veterans have an unemployment rate 2.6 percent higher than the general population,

 according to September’s Bureau of Labor Statistics unemployment report

Monday Oct 31 05:43pm
In this information age, ignorance is a 20th century excuse Thursday Oct 27 12:42pm

Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio on OWS and the future

Finally someone who gets it.

Friday Oct 21 04:47pm
The Libyan people had the highest standard of living in Africa and of most Arab nations. Libyans were the most well traveled people in all of Africa, because of the wealth. This is even though there were sanctions against Libya for years! They had free health care and free education. 1/5 of the work force were intellectuals due to this
Thursday Oct 20 03:43pm
A baby dolphin with its umbilical cord still attached  was found beached near Montevideo city, Uruguay. Luckily, a rescue  organization got involved and and has been nursing the little guy back  to health.

A baby dolphin with its umbilical cord still attached was found beached near Montevideo city, Uruguay. Luckily, a rescue organization got involved and and has been nursing the little guy back to health.

Wednesday Oct 19 01:54pm
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