How to Attract Fireflies to Your Home

June 23, 2018 at 7:40 pm




Remember when fireflies used to light up the summer nights like a million tiny twinkling stars? Here’s how to bring them back:

Genius 6th Grader Invents Device for Detecting and Collecting Ocean Microplastic

June 22, 2018 at 10:19 pm





12-year-old invents an underwater vehicle that detects and collects microplastics from the ocean without harming marine life

Canada Legalizes Recreational Cannabis, Will U.S. Be Next?

June 21, 2018 at 4:22 pm





Canada just became the second country in the world to legalize the recreational use of cannabis, the U.S. and U.K. are getting closer

Beekeepers Sue Monsanto Over RoundUp in Honey

June 21, 2018 at 3:39 pm




French beekeepers’ union is suing Monsanto after finding glyphosate in its honey

5 Reasons Baking Soda and Vinegar are Way Better than Commercial Cleaners

June 20, 2018 at 9:14 pm




Baking soda and vinegar are non-toxic, clean better and cost less than commercial cleaners. Studies show they kill germs just as well.

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 Forces Supermarkets to Donate Food Rather than Dump It, So Should U.S.

June 18, 2018 at 10:24 pm




France recently made 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