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Comment Re:Slashdot Beta: Day Two (Score 1) 180

>You are likely to be eaten by a Slashdot Beta >The Slashdot Beta is a sinister, lurking presence in the dark places of the Internet. Its favorite diet is commenters, but its insatiable appetite is tempered by its fear of light. No succesful Beta has ever been seen by the light of day, and few have survived its fearsome jaws to tell the tale.

Submission + - Earths Warming Trend, Plants are flowering 8.5 times faster than normal (huffingtonpost.com)

horselight writes: "Reuters reports that plants are flowering faster than scientists predicted in response to climate change, research in the United States showed on Wednesday, which could have devastating knock-on effects for food chains and ecosystems.
" ... Global warming is having a significant impact on hundreds of plant and animal species around the world, changing some breeding, migration and feeding patterns, scientists say....""

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