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About Cherri Bomb

News posted over a year ago

“When I first played the electric guitar, it felt like a lightning bolt,” says Julia Pierce, lead singer and guitarist of the LA based, all girl, rock band Cherri Bomb. “I was instantly struck by the idea of starting a band. And so my search began.”

Julia wanted to find girls who shared her drive and were inspired by similar rock ‘n’ roll bands she grew up listening to like Garbage, Foo Fighters and My Chemical Romance. After months of placing ads online and in papers, flyering local music shops, and holding countless try outs, in walked Nia Lovelis – a...

China Starts Counting Endangered Pandas

Article posted over a year ago
China has started counting its endangered pandas on Sunday, June 26, 2011 and is using panda droppings for the “once every decade” panda census.

According to Xinhua News Agency on its official website on Monday, the China panda counting began on Sunday with a pilot survey in the Wanglang National Reserve in Mianyang City.

Yang Xuyu, Sichuan Province forestry administration officer told Xinhua that the place is being believed to have the highest number of pandas in the entire country.

Abbey Bominable Info

Article posted over a year ago
Age: 16

Parents: The Yeti

Killer Style: Fur. It is practical for the blending in and the showing off. My special ice crystal I also wear for the perpetuating bodily coldness of my home.

Freaky Flaw: I am lacking in the tact. At altitude, talking is an oxygen waste so words are pointed. I am often puncturing the feelings of the monsters here down below. Also I am cold, both in the touching and being touched.

Pet: Shiver is my wooly mammoth. Her feelings being the kind not so easily punctured.

China's Panda Census

Article posted over a year ago
Chinese state media reported today that the country has started its once-a-decade panda census, the fourth tallying of the endangered species since it first began in the 1970s. 70 panda trackers are being trained during a pilot survey in the Wanglang National Reserve, in the city of Mianyang, in Sichuan province. According to Yang Xuyu, a forestry official, that particular nature reserve is believed to have the largest number of wild pandas in the country.

Before you get so jealous of these panda trackers' jobs that you quit your own, know that much of panda tracking actually...

China's 'spoilt' pandas

Article posted over a year ago
Beijing, June 18 (IANS) Giant pandas in China's research centres have become 'spoilt' because of the extra care taken by experts for these lovable creatures that were once on the verge of extinction.
Experts said pandas should be given 'less care' than they are currently used to, as it may prevent them from adapting to life in the wild.
'It is unfair for the animals to breed them in captivity like pets,' Zhang Jinyuan, deputy head of the Beijing Zoo, was quoted as saying by the Shanghai Daily.