Hemp Batteries are Eight Times More Powerful than Lithium, Scientists Discover

January 5, 2021 at 6:46 pm




Waste fibers from hemp crops out-perform graphene for a thousandth of the cost, according to new research

Japanese Snow Monkeys Love Soaking in Hot Springs Just Like Humans

January 3, 2021 at 7:59 pm




Monkey see, monkey do! Japanese macaques saw humans relaxing in natural hot springs and decided to adopt the practice for themselves.

Red Creeping Thyme: The Beautiful Pink Lawn You Never Have to Mow, Water or Weed

December 31, 2020 at 5:38 pm




This zero-maintenance lawn also repels mosquitoes and feeds the bees!

Biden Picks “Mr. Monsanto” Tom Vilsack to Head the USDA

December 29, 2020 at 4:03 pm




Under Obama, Vilsack brought us cloned farm animals, lab-grown meat and more GMOs than any Agriculture Secretary before or after him

STUDY: Birds are Linked to Happiness Levels

December 24, 2020 at 8:39 pm




The more bird species we live near, the happier we are, new study finds

Antarctica’s Snow is Made Partly Out of Stardust!

December 24, 2020 at 7:06 pm




In a recent analysis of snow from Antarctica, scientists made a surprising discovery – a good chunk of that white fluffy stuff is actually stardust.

Girl Scout Makes 88 Christmas Stockings for Lonely Nursing Home Residents

December 24, 2020 at 2:22 am




“I don’t want anyone to feel they are forgotten and alone,” Girl Scout says of nursing home residents, who won’t be getting any visitors this holiday

Salmon Spawn in Upper Columbia River First Time in Over 80 Years

December 19, 2020 at 5:07 pm




A dam has blocked salmon from the upper Columbia River for almost a century, but Native American tribes carried them back, and now they’re having babies!

Court Kills Attempt to Mine Gold at Yellowstone National Park’s Entrance

December 18, 2020 at 4:23 pm




Judge agrees with conservationists that “Yellowstone is more valuable than gold”

Man-made Stuff Outweighs Earth’s Total Biomass for First Time, New Study Finds

December 16, 2020 at 12:21 am




2020 is the first year human-made materials outweigh nature!