Oregon Coast Aquarium is ready to send back the wandering turtle
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.
“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. “
checked out the Downtown Salem / Willamette River flooding today
according to September’s Bureau of Labor Statistics unemployment report
Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio on OWS and the future
Finally someone who gets it.
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.