environment
Science
Our Pollution Has Now Reached Deep-Sea Animals
Scientists found high levels of contamination in two of the deepest ocean trenches.... READ ON
Art
Climate Change Is Altering One of Utah's Most Famous Works of Art
Soon, the art piece could be marooned away from the shores of the Great Salt Lake.... READ ON
Technology
High-Tech Paper Could Be Reused Up to 80 Times
The words are printed with UV light instead of ink.... READ ON
News
Ireland Looks to Become First Country to Stop Funding Fossil Fuels
The Irish Parliament has just passed a bill to halt all public funding of coal, oil, and gas companies.... READ ON
Weather
Is California's Drought Finally Ending?
The state recently got some good news about its improving liquid fortunes.... READ ON
Technology
Hybrid Electric Bus Can Charge When It Pulls Up to a Stop
It takes seven minutes to fully charge the battery.... READ ON
Live Smarter
People Waste More Food If They Have the Option to Compost It
Food waste is bad all around, even if it's handled in a responsible manner.... READ ON
Animals
California Condors Will Be Reintroduced to the Wild
Government agencies and the Yurok tribe are teaming up to try to restore the endangered bird to its historic habitat.... READ ON
Fun
Heat-Sensitive Mug Shows the World Melting From Climate Change
As your tea steeps, the water levels rise.... READ ON
Videos
Watch: Malaria and Silent Spring
Scientists use Rachel Carson's 1960s-era lessons to fight malaria today.... READ ON
News
Eating Shellfish Likely Means Eating Plastic, Scientists Say
The amount of plastic in our oceans—and thus in our seafood—is rising.... READ ON
Science
With Training, We Can Learn to Spot Fake News
Researchers say we can inoculate ourselves against fabrications the same way we would a virus.... READ ON
Technology
New Food Recycling Appliance Will Turn Scraps Into Fertilizer in 24 Hours
The creators of the Zera Food Recycler want to turn composting into a hands-free activity.... READ ON
Weather
2016 Was the Hottest Year Ever Recorded
Scientists say our role in climate change is “plain as day.”... READ ON
Science
8 Surprising Facts About the Deepest Part of the Ocean
1. More people have been to the Moon than have explored the hadal deep.... READ ON
Fun
Meet the 7-Year-Old Boy Who Runs His Own Recycling Business
Ryan Hickman's business, “Ryan’s Recycling," has recycled approximately 200,000 cans and bottles.... READ ON

When you pick up a common pine cone, you'd be correct to refer to it as "she," since these brown, seeded cones are all female.

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