Yosemite Spends $40 Million to Protect 500 Giant Sequioas

June 19, 2018 at 3:33 pm

Tourism was hurting the grove of 2000-year-old trees that inspired Yosemite National Park, so it just spent $40 million rerouting roads, trams and trails away from the trees and restoring their habitat

France and Italy Force Supermarkets to Donate Unsold to Charity Food Rather than Dump It

June 18, 2018 at 10:24 pm

France recently joined Italy in making it illegal for grocery stores to dump or destroy good food. Instead of letting 1 in 8 Americans go hungry, maybe we should do this too.

Fragrance is the New Second-Hand Smoke

June 17, 2018 at 7:20 pm

Hundreds of studies over the last two decades are finding “fragrance” in beauty products and household cleaners are just as bad or worse for our health than secondhand smoke. Is it time for fragrance-free workplaces, hotel rooms and sections in restaurants?

Scientists Accidentally Discover Tea Leaf Nanoparticles “Destroy Lung Cancer Cells”

June 16, 2018 at 2:39 pm

Tea leaves contain one of the most effective treatments for lung cancer to date, scientists have “accidentally” discovered.

Sheep Now Subject to CT Scans for Selective Breeding

June 15, 2018 at 11:17 pm

CT scanning livestock to determine which animals to breed could soon become commonplace

A Hawaiian Volcano is Literally Erupting Gemstones Right Now

June 14, 2018 at 6:54 pm

Little green gemstones are raining out of the sky in Hawaii

American Express Cards Will Soon Be Made of Recycled Ocean Plastic

June 14, 2018 at 2:09 pm

To help raise awareness of ocean plastic pollution, American Express is coming out with a card made almost entirely of plastic waste recovered from the ocean

Okra Water is the New Coconut Water, But Better

June 14, 2018 at 12:23 pm

Several recent studies reveal okra’s amazing ability to balance blood sugar, lower cholesterol and fight cancer

Invention Could Make Wave Energy More Efficient than Wind or Solar

June 13, 2018 at 12:22 pm

A few of these bouys could power New York City by bobbing up and down on the waves.

Dandelion Root Tea is the New “Coffee,” Only Healthier

June 12, 2018 at 4:04 am

Roasted dandelion and chicory roots can be brewed into a beverage that tastes like coffee and energizes like coffee, but won’t bring you crashing down.