General News Archive - August 03, 2009


August is a peak water-use period, but the US Environmental Protection Agency says a few simple tricks could save up to $110 annually on water bills.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.