A new documentary following ten students to Egypt to decode the ancient world using clues from the Bible will be released this summer.
Thinking Man Films Production is making the new youth-oriented DVD series, "Patterns of Evidence: Young Explorers," following the success of the award-winning adventure documentary "Patterns of Evidence: Exodus."
"Patterns of Evidence: Young Explorers" follows 10 students as they journey on an exploration into the world of ancient Egypt and the Bible, looking for ancient clues in the biblical text which prepares them for face-to-face encounters with Egyptologists and archaeologists. The series targets youth from 8-15 year olds. more >>
Scores of lionfish are slowly occupying the Mediterranean Sea and this could spell disaster. Their swelling numbers in the Caribbean killed numerous coral reefs and decreased native fish population. Experts say this imbalance will upset marine ecology and, in the long run, marine trade and fishery.
Lionfish Invasion, Disaster & Consequence
The lionfish are arriving in scores in the Mediterranean Sea. According to Dr. Jason Hall-Spencer of Plymouth University, the lionfish may be multiplying quickly too as they are seen "exhibiting mating behavior." more >>
The annual Shark Week is about to start. A lot of fans of the annual event are excited to watch the hour-long specials that will be featured on Discovery. Said to be one of the contributors to pop culture, Shark Week is considered a phenomenon and has proven itself to be a huge contributor to the ratings of the network.
However, several shows on Shark Week are said to be just made up by people to attract viewers. These include "Megalodon: The Monster Shark Lives" and its follow-up, "Megalodon: The New Evidence."
Fake 'Megaldon'? more >>
Scientists have observed that older monkeys prefer the company of a few friends over a larger group, just like older adult humans.
A group of scientists studied the behavior of Barbary macaque monkeys in a social experiment. They found that the older the monkeys are, the more likely they are to prefer less company, just like adult humans. This behavior dds to the growing list of similarities between humans and monkeys.
Aging Monkeys Pickier with Company more >>
Matt and Melissa Graves, the grieving parents of 2-year-old Lane Graves who was snatched and drowned by an alligator while on a family vacation at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando last week, said goodbye to their son Tuesday morning at a private funeral in Nebraska.
The family earlier announced through St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Elkhorn where the funeral was held that the event would start at 10 a.m. Tuesday followed immediately by Lane's burial at the Resurrection Cemetery.
"Melissa and I again want to express our gratitude to our family, friends and community for the love and support we continue to receive. We are appreciative of the news media professionals who have demonstrated integrity by allowing us much needed privacy," said the couple in a statement Tuesday, according to local news station WCVB. more >>
A mother who says her young son was playing in the same spot where 2-year-old Lane Graves was snatched and killed about an hour later by an alligator at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando, Florida, last Tuesday is now urging prayers for the boy's family.
In a post that has since gone viral, Jennifer Venditti shared photos on Facebook of her son, Channing, wading into the water at the Seven Seas Lagoon at the Disney resort in response to members of the public who have raised concerns about Lane Graves' parents, Matt and Melissa Graves, allowing him to play in the water by himself.
Venditti explained that she did the same thing with her son because she assumed it was safe. more >>