Archive for June 9th, 2022

June 9th, 2022 - 2:58 pm § in Science

Extinct tortoise found alive!

The last time anybody saw a live Chelonoidis phantasticus was in 1906. But there she is. The tortoise (photo, left) was found on a little-explored volcanic island in the Galápagos archipelago, which helps explain how she crawled under the radar so long. “Everything we knew about this species sai[...]

June 9th, 2022 - 2:28 pm § in Politics

Nearly all House Republicans vote “no” on red-flag gun law

The House passed a bill today with almost no Republican votes “to nationalize red flag laws, which seek to keep guns away from individuals deemed a threat to themselves and others,” The Hill reported on Thursday, June 9, 2022 (read story here). This one seems like a no-brainer; 19 states[...]