Monday, February 20, 2012

Killer whales, dangerous toothbrushes, dead pangolins and...Michael J. Fox?

How did I get Michael J. Fox, flying military pyramids and North Korea into the same story? This story for Mother Nature Network has the answer:

'Back to the Future' hover board to hit stores

Meanwhile, here are my other stories fro MNN this week:

Heart Attack Grill customer has heart attack

FDA: Spinbrush electric toothbrushes may chip teeth, lead to choking

Marine biologist Nancy Black pleads not guilty to illegally feeding killer whales

I'll follow that will this week's two Extinction Countdown articles for Scientific American:

Meet the Pangolin, Another Animal Threatened by Traditional Asian Medicine

U.S. Army Protects Critically Endangered Hawaiian Snails from Invasive Predators

Next up, a few blog posts for Green Hands USA:

Olivia Munn Challenges Kids and Schools to Go Green

Center for Snake Conservation Planning Annual Snake Count

Kids, Enter the 2012 Endangered Species Art Contest

And finally this week, a new feature for the IEEE newspaper, The Institute:

Everyday Miracles: The Work of IEEE Societies

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