Research teams from NASA are experimenting with a new jet biofuel made from chicken fat.  The teams will compare emissions from operating with the new biofuel in its pure form, a 50-50 mixture of the new biofuel and traditional jet fuel, and pure traditional jet fuel.  The new biofuel is aligned with the U.S. military's goals of using 50 percent biofuel in their aircraft.

There are plenty of businesses out there that thrive upon the business of hen parties, but now there's one that is behind a very different kind, and it's all inspired by the trend of backyard farming.

Have you ever wondered what happens to plucked turkey feathers? For the most part turkey feathers as well as feathers from various other poultry are simply incinerated, made in to low -grade animal feedstock or thrown away only to end up in a landfill. Fortunately, several scientists are working hard to develop new eco-friendly ways to recycle these feathers for future use.

Tiny dogs are a popular fashion accessory amongst many celebrities and fashionistas, but now a different type of animal can be toted around for its aesthetic value. Keep on reading to find out what it is, but I'll give you a hint, and his name is Johnny Depp!

Posted July 3, 2009 by Lady Bee

I've seen this photo so many times, but until today I had no idea who designed this clever bird feeder. The Bird Crumbs feeder is, in fact, a do-it-yourself project, created by
Spanish industrial designer, Curro Claret.  Isn't it tooo wonderful?

This handy device from Princeton may just be a parent's dream-come-true, especially if you have a pet who tends to be a wanderer.

The Religious Meditation Apparatus which is also known as Patent# US 6837185, provides a means to commune with nature and enhance the experience of prayer. The only question seems to be what the birds get out of it. Read on, but try to avoid wings and feathers for just for a little while.

Animals are forever capturing our attention with the silly things they do. Some don't even have to do anything, they just look funny. Check out some inventions for animals and articles about animals from our archives and from other great sites on the web.