Tag Archive for green

Weird but real – Ribbon worms

Ribbon worm (green) using proboscis (pink) on land.

The headlines say it’s awful, but it’s totally fascinating! Check out this green ribbon worm with a long pink mouth appendage. Horrifying footage shows a long, bright green worm-like creature with a pink tongue-like appendage wriggling its way along the ground Mystery worm-like sea creature causes panic in Taiwan – Telegraph The footage was shot in…

It’s not easy being born green

Photo: Aida Vallelado Molina

They are not supposed to be green. Jokes abound. Green puppies shock Spanish dog breeders – The Local. A pair of dog breeders in the Spanish province of Valladolid were shocked recently when two pups were born green. “I thought the puppies were dirty and tried to clean them, but the colour wouldn’t come off,”…

Who ya gonna call – a hydrogeologist

It's just a dye job.

Saw this a few days ago reported as “slime” under the street in Philadelphia (cue Ghost Busters theme music – Who ya gonna call?) snopes.com: The Philadelphia Experiment. A sinkhole opened on a Philadelphia street and the standing water was fluorescent Ninja Turtle GREEN? What’s the deal? It was posted to Reddit and causes a…

Green coffee beans study deserves to be roasted

Green coffee beans show potential for losing weight – latimes.com. [U]nroasted coffee beans — green as the day they were picked — may hold the key to cheap and effective weight loss, new research suggests. In a study presented Tuesday at the American Chemical Society’s spring national meeting in San Diego, 16 overweight young adults…