Interesting and beautiful depiction of the Mississippi River. Each color marks a different course that the river has taken throughout its history. (Fisk, Map of ancient courses of the Mississippi River, Cape Girardeau, MO - Donaldsonville, LA.
Burning daylight—thought these were tornadoes, I think those are the burning oil wells in Kuwait during the Gulf War. Iraq set fire to more than 600 of them as they retreated from Kuwait during the Gulf War in 1991
Six-Legged Giant Finds Secret Hideaway, Hides For 80 Years by Robert Krulwich, npr: Amazing story of the Lord Howe Walking Stick (Dryococelus australis) with a video of a baby hatching from an egg. -I read this article the other day.