So conservationists turned to Texas, where a reasonably large and healthy population of cougars still lives…
Adaption of a Twitter short-story by NBA player De’Dean Butler. This is hilarious. The tweets are here.
‘Tribes’ in Afghanistan do not act as unified groups, as they have recently in Iraq. For the most part they are not hierarchical, meaning there is no “chief” with whom to negotiate (and from whom to expect results). They are notorious for changing the form of their social organization when they are pressured by internal dissension or external forces. Whereas in some other countries tribes are structured like trees, ‘tribes’ in Afghanistan are like jellyfish.
Thirty-four years after NASA’s Viking missions to Mars sent back results interpreted to mean there was no organic material – and consequently no life – on the planet, new research has concluded that organic material was found after all.