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10 Uninhabited Islands and Why Nobody Lives on Them

The internet has embraced the story of Brendon Grimshaw over the past couple of weeks. Grimshaw did what so many dream of doing: he bought an island. He purchased Moyenne Island in the Indian Ocean in 1964 for $20,000, quit his job in 1973 to move there, and spent the past 40 years developing it [...]

Ancient & Marvelous Turtles

“QUANTUM SHOT” #720 Link – article by Avi Abrams Secret of their survival? - They go inside their shell for a long time and THINK. Then, they ACT. Or rather, don’t. Turtles are old species. How old? They existed before mammals, birds, crocodiles and lizards… some say even before the dinosaurs themselves, well into the Triassic period (more info). They [...]

Amazing Uninhabited Islands

If you’ve ever wanted to visit an abandoned tropical isle, then you’d better check out this WebEcoist article featuring ten stunning and completely uninhabited islands. While some are prone to flooding or have no fresh water, others seem like they could sustain humans despite the inability to create lasting settlements on the land. Take, for example, [...]