Japanese Toilet-Sink Combo Saves Millions of Gallons of Water Each Year

July 30, 2021 at 1:27 pm

The water used for handwashing fills is re-used to flush the toilet!

A Small Flock of Guinea Hens Eat Thousands of Ticks Per Day

July 28, 2021 at 2:20 am

Looking for a new pet that will keep your yard completely free of ticks, fleas and mosquitos AND lay eggs for you?

Dutch City Transforms Its 300 Bus Stops Into “Bee Stops”

July 27, 2021 at 12:27 am

Utrecht brings pollinators back to the city by planting wildflowers for them on top of all its bus stops

Plant These Perennial Veggies Once and Harvest For Decades

July 23, 2021 at 8:18 pm

Perennial vegetables are more nutritious than annuals and require far less work

UK Sets Elephants Free, Outlaws Keeping Them Captive in Zoos and Safari Parks

July 20, 2021 at 12:51 am

Kids will no longer see elephants at the zoo in England, and that’s great news for elephants, who “go crazy” in captivity, animal rights advocates claim

Elephant compulsively swinging his trunk in pen.

Snapdragon Flowers Look Eerily Similar to Skulls When They Die

July 20, 2021 at 12:17 am

Snapdragons are among the cheeriest, colorful flowers when in bloom, but when they die they give gardeners the chills

It’s Raining “Forever Chemicals” In and Around the Great Lakes

July 16, 2021 at 5:34 pm

The chemicals used to make non-stick pans, water-and-stain-proof fabrics, and leak-proof fast-food containers, are pouring down from the clouds into the Great Lakes, a new study finds

Cows and Bison May Soon Graze on Hemp Like They Did for 1000s of Years Before Prohibition

July 12, 2021 at 6:54 pm

Our grandparents regularly consumed CBD (and small amounts of THC) via the meat and milk of cows that grazed on wild hemp before it was torn up and destroyed “like a weed” during prohibition.

Hilarious Whale Sneaks Up Behind Whale Watchers as They Look in the Wrong Direction

July 9, 2021 at 2:36 am

 “It’s behind you!”  Whale watchers almost miss the sighting of a lifetime, as clever whale appears to play “peek-a-boo”

Scientists Delay First “Sun-Dimming” Experiment After Public Outcry

July 6, 2021 at 3:53 pm

Harvard scientists were supposed to send an aerosol-injecting balloon into the stratosphere this summer to test technology that could dim the sun and cool the earth.