Residential solar is on pace for a record-breaking year, with 70% year-over-year growth! Several factors are driving the increased adoption of solar, including better technology, falling costs, and a generous federal tax credit that’s set to expire on December 31, 2016.
Newly discovered species - Gorgon head starfish, or the basket star, is a cousin to the starfish and is well named — its arms split off its body like alien tentacles. The gorgon head starfish was discovered by scientists from Scotland's University of Aberdeen while they were studying marine life along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. It was caught a half mile down and eats plankton and shrimp.
DESERT RAIN FROG This adorable species of frog is native to South Africa and Namibia. As a mating call, the frog can emit a very high-pitched whistle, making it look and sound like some kind of squeak toy. They are currently considered vulnerable, with their population experiencing a decline due to extensive mining. 7 Little-Known Animals Who Are Delightfully Weird