A new study looks at how the music played in the background of shark documentaries affects the viewers’ opinion of sharks. Not surprisingly, ominous music resulted in a more negative opinion of sharks than light music or silence.
“The settlements are an acknowledgment that our business model is sound and underscore our confidence in our ability to move forward successfully, otherwise we would not have agreed to the terms,”
– Herbalife Chief Executive Michael Johnson
No, This is not that weird flying creature from classic Trek that infected Spock and killed Kirk’s brother.. This is an incredible construct called a bio-hybrid machine or bio-bot. It consists of silicon gel, some gold, and genetically engineered rat heart cells. It’s designed to move towards light and undulate just like a real sting-ray.
It’s hard to beat this picture for sheer jovian awesomeness.
This is a recent image taken by the Hubble Space telescope of an aurora over one of Jupiter’s poles. Actually, it’s only kinda recent. It’s really a composite image. The Jupiter part of the picture is from an optical image taken in 2014 and the aurora itself was imaged earlier this year by Hubble’s ultraviolet sensors.
A publicly funded college in Spain has reminded their students that it is “compulsory” to attend a course given by a priest who is an expert in exorcisms.