Archives for October 18, 2011

How many people live near the ocean?

The real question is, if sea levels rose due to melting glacial ice, what percentage of the word’s population would get their feet wet? There are several problems with addressing this question, including the fact that it depends on how high sea levels rose. Most studies or calculations are based on what most people consider…

There are several reasons why there is no vaccine for malaria, but the thing you might want to know is that malaria is not a virus, and it is not even a bacterium. It’s a protist. Generally speaking, there are not really vaccines for such organisms. One metastudy that looked specifically at Malaria had this…

Dr Who Regeneration … All of them.

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XFactor Update

Tonight, Tuesday, October 18th, the Final 16 will be revealed. 7 central time. Here’s LeRoy’s performance, on which he’ll be judged: