Celebration of British Culture at the Festival of Britain

July 1, 2011 by  
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Photo: B. Alter The original Festival of Britain in 1951 was a huge celebration of British culture, design, art, science and ingenuity

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World’s Loudest Animal is a Tiny Insect, Says Study

June 30, 2011 by  
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Photo: DaveHuth / cc While normally a species measuring in at only around 2 millimeters in length might be easily overlooked, one tiny freshwater-dwelling critter has found a way to turn peoples’ heads. Researchers studying ‘water boatman’ ( Micronecta scholtzi ), an aquatic insect native to Europe, say that the minuscule species takes the mantle as the world’s loudest animal relative to its body size

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