Inspiring Off-Grid Community Discovered in the Appalachian Mountains

January 6, 2018 at 1:19 am




Hidden in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina is a tiny band of friends taking refuge from the stress and worry of modern-day civilization.

Scavenging wild animals, gathering wild nuts and berries, drinking wild water, and tending their own forest garden, they live as free as they possibly can in the ever-dwindling wilderness.

Study: Arctic Warming is Causing Colder, Crazier Winters

January 4, 2018 at 6:05 pm




Warmer-than-average years in the Arctic trigger colder-than-average winters in North America, Europe and Asia, study finds

Boston 2015, Credit: Peter Enyeart, via Flickr

If you, like Donald Trump, are wondering “where the hell is global warming?” during the “bomb cyclone” this winter, hang tight. Some friendly climate scientists from NASA, Stanford, Columbia and Harvard are about to break it down for you.

Cows Aren’t Causing Climate Change, Factory Farms Are

January 4, 2018 at 1:22 am





Set cows free so they can save the planet, ecologist says

While many environmentalists are eager to blame cow farts for global warming, one ecologist says cows are among the few animals left that can save us all from extinction.