The Dead Sea Isn't Really Dead After All

By Kelly Hodgkins on at

The Dead Sea earned its name because its 33 percent salinity prevents the growth of most organisms. It's one of the world's saltiest bodies of water which is why microbiologists were surprised to find thick biofilms on its sea floor.

Vodafone UK's Freebee Rewardz Launches Today

By Gary Cutlack on at

Vodafone has tweaked its "Freebee" PAYG loyalty system, introducing the "Rewardz" scheme where top-ups earn "Pointz". And points make free things, like discounts at Thorntons and Blockbuster, or MP3 downloads. They can be saved up for bigger items, too.