Monday, May 11, 2009

Good Reads and Info

America's first full face transplant recipient reveals her story. Five years after she was shot in the face, Connie Culp speaks about the pain of being called a monster. (via Neatorama)

It took decades for geologists to get used to the idea that the dinosaur extinction was caused by a space objects crashing to earth. They may have to think that one all over again.

A British man has been hired for the Best Job in the World. 35,000 other applicants can tell themselves that at least they tried. (via Arbroath)

Travel by boat is more ancient than you imagined! Evidence of our ancestors Homo erectus have been found on islands, leading to speculation that they may have been the first mariners.

Six far-out geo-engineering and biological ideas for saving our planet. You know what they say about the best laid plans of mice and men...

The Maldives is an island nation in the Indian Ocean with an average elevation of four feet. Its president has proposed packing up and moving all 300,000 citizens before global warming raises sea level.

The Weirdest News Stories of the Week.

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