SARASOTA — A new study on Manatee hearing shows the giant marine mammals can sense a wide range of pitches, including the sounds made by boats.
The project was led by Mote Marine Laboratory’s training and research coordinator Joseph Gaspard in collaboration with a team of scientists, including Dr. Gordon Bauer, professor at New College of Florida.
The study tested the hearing of Buffett and Hugh, the two resident manatees in at MoteÂ …Â More
Many have cited increased world demand for oil as the reason gas is now hovering around $4 a gallon across most of the country, but a former Senator says that speculation in commodity markets is actually the cause of higher prices.
Former Senator Byron Dorgan, who helped shape the nationâ€™s energy policy during his time on Capitol Hill, says that the recent spike to $4 gas is not a matter of supply and demand, but rather due toÂ Â …Â More
Tim Keith-Lucas is the type of person who always has a Plan B.
He’s the type of person whose plan for a black-tie dinner for 600 includes a blueprint of where every table is going to be on the floor and a number system for guests.
So when he came up with the idea of building his own boat, not many people were surprised.
“I laughed,” said his wifeÂ Â …Â More