Mirror Shines Sun On Norwegian Town

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Rjukan is a small town in Norway. It has 3,386 year round residents. Sam Eyde, the founder of Hydro (Norsk Hydro) company, a fertilizer company, founded the town. The town site was chosen because of the 341 foot waterfall provided a source of electricity. The town is located in an area with great skiing, hiking and ice climbing. The waterfall…

The California Academy of Sciences

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The California Academy of Sciences is not only among the world’s  largest  natural history museum, it is a pretty awesome place to visit.  The Academy has a long and varied history that includes helping out during World War 11 (they repaired and fixed the US Navy’ optics). It houses a rainforest dome, Steinhart Aquarium, Africa hall, Planetarium. There is Foulcault…

News You May Have Missed

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School Closed Three Times Due to Spiders Montgomery Elementary School in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania has closed not once, not twice but three times due to venomous spiders being found.  The spider, a Brown Recluse, was found on Tuesday and the Tuscarora School District decided to close the school after meeting with their pest control people  Last year , the spiders were found in…

News You May Have Missed 05/11- 05/15

Southwest Fisheries Science Center biologist Nick Wegner holds captured opah. NOAA FISHERIES, SOUTHWEST FISHERIES SCIENCE CENTER

Here is the news that may have gotten lost, that you may have missed.  News you may not have seen or heard this week. Enjoy. MOMMA BLACK BEAR IN YELLOWSTONE SCARES THE HECK OUT OF TOURISTS A mother Black Bear with cubs scare the heck out of tourists who crowd her while she was trying to cross a bridge. The…