With Powerball ticket sales lagging lately, officials have decided to give the game a shot in the arm. In October, Powerball will make the odds of winning the big prize harder but the odds of winner smaller prizes will be better.
A rare copy, and in excellent condition, of Superman’s first appearance in a comic book recently sold for $3.2 million. It was Action Comics No.1 from 1938 that sold on eBay for the record price. The same type of high quality comic book was sold in 2011 for $2.1 million.
Research has been done to determine the smell of Earth 1.9 million years ago using tiny fossils from rocks around Lake Superior, Canada. The fossils of ancient microbes show the discarded leftovers of early meals showing a type of feeding on organic matter was taking place.