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The March for Science Is Happening This Weekend

The March for Science Is Happening This Weekend

mag813 April 21, 2017 0

Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has not only started a rhetorical war with the media and potentially real wars with North Korea and Russia-backed Syria, but he’s also engaged in what critics call a

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Why We Have To Learn To Live with Wildfires

Why We Have To Learn To Live with Wildfires

mag813 April 19, 2017 0

Communities across the U.S. and Canada may have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of catastrophic wildfires as global warming heats up and dries out our land, according to a University of

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Police Departments Are Buying Drones Like Crazy

Police Departments Are Buying Drones Like Crazy

mag813 April 12, 2017 0

Police officers, the stereotype goes, love coffee, donuts, and now perhaps drones. A new study from Bard College finds that an unprecedented number of law enforcement and emergency response departments purchased drones in 2016,

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U.S. Shrinks Carbon Footprint Again

U.S. Shrinks Carbon Footprint Again

mag813 April 12, 2017 0

Some relatively good news in the constant battle against climate change: the U.S. managed to cut its carbon dioxide emissions by 1.7 percent in 2016, according to newly-released data from the Energy Information Administration.

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Almost A Billion People Still Smoke Every Day

Almost A Billion People Still Smoke Every Day

mag813 April 6, 2017 0

Cigarette smoking is on the decline, with the percentage of people worldwide who smoke daily dropping by roughly a third over the past 25 years. But because the global population keeps on increasing, there

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Renewable Energy Is Shattering Records in the U.S.

Renewable Energy Is Shattering Records in the U.S.

mag813 April 1, 2017 0

The California Independent System Operator (ISO) tweeted on March 23 that it hit an all-time peak percentage of demand served by renewable sources of energy at 56.7 percent that day at 11:25 am. About 60

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American Students Moving To Europe For Free College

American Students Moving To Europe For Free College

mag813 March 31, 2017 0

With the average recent college graduate leaving campus with a diploma and $30,000 in debt, it’s no surprise that would-be-students are looking for ways to get an education without taking on such a financial

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This Alarming Infographic Shows How Much Time We Spend on Social Media

This Alarming Infographic Shows How Much Time We Spend on Social Media

mag813 March 22, 2017 0

If you’re worried that you might be spending too much time procrastinating on Instagram and Facebook rather than actually doing anything productive, then fear not, for it appears you’re not alone. New statistics on

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Why Are People Taking Showers with Oranges?

Why Are People Taking Showers with Oranges?

mag813 March 13, 2017 0

Ever heard of orange showers? It’s quite simple. Take a hot shower, and when it’s nice and steamy, peel and eat a cold orange. In fact, rub it all over yourself without a care

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The Manatee May No Longer Be Endangered

The Manatee May No Longer Be Endangered

mag813 March 9, 2017 0

As one of the first animals protected by the federal government in 1966, the manatee has become the face of endangered species. But efforts by conservation groups and the government may be lifting it

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