A lonely planet without a star.


From earthsky.org: n international team of astronomers has discovered an exotic young planet that is not orbiting a star. This free-floating planet, dubbed PSO J318.5-22, is just 80 light-years away from Earth and has a mass only six times that of Jupiter. The planet formed a mere 12 million years ago—a newborn in planet lifetimes. […]

Hawaii, Volcanic Waves!


From MailOnline: Daredevil photographers brave boiling waters to capture the drama of searing-hot lava crashing into the seas off Hawaii. Two photographers risked their lives to become the first people to capture the explosive moment fiery lava crashes into the sea. Nick Selway, 28, and CJ Kale, 35, braved baking hot 110F waters to capture […]

Distressed dolphin seeks out diver for help


By Stephen C. Webster Wednesday, January 23, 2013 15:05 EST Diving in waters near Hawaii recently, a group of photographers were surprised to see a Bottlenose dolphin swim right up to them seemingly in distress. As they discovered on the night of Jan. 11, the dolphin had a hook embedded in its mouth and fishing […]

Temperatures! – Joke


From my friend Ricki: :+18 C People from Hawaii put on the second blanket+10 C People from Helsinki turn off their heating system+2 C Italian cars don’t start0 C Distilled water freezes-1 C Expiration becomes visible. Russians eat icecream and drink cold beer-4 C Your dog jumps in the bed with you-10 C French cars […]