Whale Wars confronts slaughter of Pilot whales in the Faroe Islands

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, capitalizing on the tremendous success of their Animal Planet TV show, “Whale Wars,” has now taken on a new battle. With the Japanese fleet’s Antarctic hunt finished for the season, the skull-and-crossbones crew have turned their attention on the Faroe Islands with a new show: “Whale Wars: Viking Shores” In the …

Change your world view – maps with the North Pole as the center

Imagine the world with its center at the North Pole. Asia nearly touches North America, and Europe is a short Viking’s paddle from North America too. Add in the Winter ice and all the land masses connect. The view from space.     //Maps are from – Reading Teachers, Athropolis, and the National Science Foundation.