Off-topic: August 2005

Friday, August 26, 2005

Chinese Try to Get Chimp to Quit Smoking - Yahoo! News

Chinese Try to Get Chimp to Quit Smoking - Yahoo! News: "XI'AN, China - The handlers of a smoking chimpanzee in a zoo in northwest China are trying to get her to kick the habit.

The 26-year-old female chimpanzee has been smoking for 15 years. Her mate died recently, which caused her to smoke even more.

Now, the chimp's keepers are worried about her health as a result of her intense smoking. So, they're trying to give her milk instead of cigarettes.

She started smoking years ago by picking up butts from tourists."

Friday, August 12, 2005

Earth and Moon Viewer

"You can view either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe."