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International News Archive - February 09, 2011

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Climate experts warned industry leaders at a conference on Tuesday that global warming is putting a huge strain on Bordeaux’s wine grapes in France.

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China has been building up reserves of precious metals that could give the communist country more control over those resources that are needed for many of today’s high-tech products.

Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • 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.