We all know eating too much processed sugar screws up your body in serious ways. But a new study suggests it could mess up your brain, too.
A new research project from Stanford University bumps solar's do-gooder powers to a whole new level.
The national average temperature over the past 12 months was the hottest ever recorded. Thanks to fracking, North Dakota now produces more oil than any other than state except Texas. Environmental groups protested drilling in the Arctic Sea outside the White House yesterday.
The time to start crying over spilled milk is NOW. According to researchers from the University of Edinburgh, wasted milk in the U.K. creates the equivalent of 110,000 tons of CO2 every year. That’s equivalent to the emissions from 20,000 cars.
Tatzoo holds training bootcamps where you work to save an endangered species. At the end of the program, you're rewarded with a tattoo.
Growing herbs in your backyard or on your roof is all very well and good, if you have a backyard or a roof. But what if you live in a shitty little apartment that doesn’t even have a balcony? Well, assuming you have things like tables and chairs, you can take inspiration from these prototypes to turn them into thriving indoor gardens. (If you don’t have things like tables and chairs, you are probably some kind of forest creature, and you should just plant seeds in piles of your own excrement until whoever owns the apartment comes home and shoos …
Frank Knight spent decades keeping Herbie, New England’s tallest elm tree, alive. The tree lived for 217 years and under Knight’s care survived 14 bouts of Dutch Elm diseases. Two years ago, the tree had to come down. At the time, Knight was 101. As the Associated Press reports: “His time has come,” Knight told The Associated Press at the time. “And mine is about due, too.”
I don’t have to tell you that people eat crappier food late at night than they do in the light of day. You probably figured that out when Taco Bell invented a fourth meal in the middle of the night. But according to Massive Health’s interactive map of self-reported food quality, we’re on a slippery health slope from the time we wake up in the morning. Food choices get consistently more lousy as the day wears on.
There are some who believe that those behemoth white wind turbines are beautiful and some (Donald Trump) who believe that they’re a blight on the landscape. Well, here is a wind turbine that will win over both groups. It’s like the Frosted Mini-Wheats of wind energy: The penny pincher in you loves the efficiency, but the Trump in you loves the fact that it looks like it came from West Elm.