EW87 writes: CNN and TIME report that Scientists in Abu Dhabi have created artificial rainstorms. "As part of a secret program to control the weather in the Middle East, scientists working for the United Arab Emirates government artificially created rain where rain is generally nowhere to be found. The $11 million project, which began in July, put steel lampshade-looking ionizers in the desert to produce charged particles. The negatively charged ions rose with the hot air, attracting dust. Moisture then condensed around the dust and eventually produced a rain cloud. A bunch of rain clouds.
EW87 writes: "I noticed Second Life is mentioned alot in the media. I've played both and got addicted to There.com faster. Is there something I am missing? Second Life seems to be super popular compared to There.com. What are your guys' opinions on there.com? Can you give me a side-by-side comparison of some kind. I am seriously curious."