Oysters also filter water -- a lot of water. Scientists estimate that each oyster filters 50 gallons of water each day. That equates to about a bathtub's worth of water filtered by each oyster each day!
Lady Gaga's Little Monsters online community, designed by Backplane, quickly attracted a million unique visitors soon after launching in July 2012. Without relying on Facebook, Lady Gaga is able to host a specific interest, purpose-driven global community.
Whether humanity can move toward a global civilization will depend by and large on how it can act collectively to deal with what's arguably the central issue of our time: climate change and resulting human displacement.
Sadly, 35 of 200+ sites designated as natural World Heritage properties are considered in danger and face threats such as pollution, human armed conflict, poaching, uncontrolled urbanization, and unchecked tourism and development.
With Earth Day hurtling toward us faster than you can skin a free-range carrot, we consider our nation's progress in cleaning up the ecosystem that we've been trashing for decades. Here at the Oh Zone, we did what any skilled researcher would do to find the answer. We asked Siri.
I have learned that life is a complex play of cells, some that are around when you're young, some when you're old, but that all, regardless of species, are parts of one organism expanding and contracting in space and time.