Worlds Shortest Commercial Flight →
The worlds shortest commercial flight is between the airports on the islands of Papa Westray and Westray in the Orkney Islands. Part of the daily service operated by Logan Air, the journey has a scheduled duration of just 2 minutes and carries passengers a total of 9 miles (14 km).
Russia removes two timezones →
The Russian government has decided to remove two of its eleven timezones, in the country’s first step towards time reform, first started by president Dmitry Medvedev last November.
Disputed isle in Bay of Bengal disappears into sea
The Associated Press: Disputed isle in Bay of Bengal disappears into sea For nearly 30 years, India and Bangladesh have argued over control of a tiny rock island in the Bay of Bengal. Now rising sea levels have resolved the dispute for them: the island’s gone. New Moore Island in the Sunderbans has been completely submerged, said oceanographer Sugata Hazra, a professor at Jadavpur...
The @ symbol has been added to the prestigious collection of New York’s...– @ Symbol Acquired by Museum of Modern Art
Do they make a Rosetta Stone that allows me to understand what the hell you are...
Octopuses are excited by high definition television, say scientists. In...– BBC - Earth News - Octopuses excited by high definition television (HDTV)
Dog Sings with Bird