Friday, May 29


Los Angeles developed on shaky ground

The mudslides caused by recent torrential rains in Southern California can be attributed in part to historic errors made back when cattle outnumbered unstable hillsides. “Los Angeles developed as a small cow town in the lowlands, and Sunset Boulevard was nothing more than cow trails to the coast,” said Antony Orme, a professor of geography at UCLA. Read more...


Green tea inhibits cancer growth

A UCLA study has further confirmed the potential and potency of an anti-cancer agent brewed in a pot. Green tea extract has been shown to selectively inhibit the growth and spread of cancer cells, leaving normal cells untouched. Read more...



Kyoto pact begins to take effect

Greenhouse gases, on the rise since industrialization first began, have impacted the earth’s climate to the point of increasing the atmospheric temperature by one degree. It appears that the temperature increase is only one in a plethora of environmental damages caused by greenhouses gasses. Read more...



Tsunami disaster update

“¢bull; The Dec. 26, 2004 tsunami killed more than 30,000 people and left a million homeless in Sri Lanka, one of 11 countries hit. The total death toll ranges from 162,000 to 178,000 people, according to official estimates. Read more...



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