Sunglasses Increase Risk of Sunburn and Skin Cancer

July 22, 2019 at 10:33 pm

Sunglasses trick the brain into thinking it’s dark and prevent it from producing a hormone that protects against sunburn, according to new research

Study: Burning Sage Kills 94% of Airborne Bacteria, Disease-Causing Strains Stay Gone for 30 Days

July 20, 2019 at 8:35 pm

The ancient ritual of burning sage to purify the air turns out to be more than a superstition!

U.S. Forest Service Aims To Fast-Track Logging By Removing Requirement for Environmental Review

July 18, 2019 at 2:58 pm

The Forest Service wants to exempt logging industry from environmental review on projects smaller than 4200 acres

House Made Out Of Plastic Bottles Can Withstand Winds Twice as Strong as a Category 5 Hurricane

July 17, 2019 at 7:31 pm

House made of 600,000 recycled bottles withstands winds of over 300 MPH and is better insulated than a normal house.

Indigenous Amazon Reservation Invaded by 20,000 Miners, Bolsonaro Does Nothing

July 16, 2019 at 3:48 pm

Bolsonaro stands by and watches as 20,000 gold miners rush onto Brazil’s largest indigenous reserve, clear-cutting, polluting rivers and spreading malaria

Ancient Tree Contains Record of Earth’s Magnetic Field Reversal in Its Rings

July 14, 2019 at 4:21 pm

Construction workers have accidentally dug up a 40,000 year old tree that will give scientists insight into what will happen when Earth’s magnetic poles flip, which they are already starting to do

City Fines Man $30,000 and Forecloses on His House for Not Mowing His Lawn for 8 Weeks After His Mother Died

July 12, 2019 at 12:47 pm

If you thought HOAs were bad, don’t move to Dunedin, Florida, where letting your grass get too long could cost you your house

Cockatoo Removes Anti-Nesting Spikes and Throws Them Away

July 11, 2019 at 1:33 pm

This little vandal amazingly yanked up a whole row of anti-perching spikes with his beak

Deforestation in Brazil is Up 88% Under New President Bolsonaro

July 9, 2019 at 8:40 am

Deforestation of Brazil’s portion of the Amazon rainforest is now happening at nearly double the rate it was last year, as Bolsonaro delivers on campaign promises.

So Many Grey Whales are Washing Up On The West Coast, NOAA Is Pleading For Help

July 7, 2019 at 1:39 am

The government has run out of places to put all the dead whales washing up on the West Coast; is asking private homeowners to let them rot on their beachfront properties