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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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U.S. Soccer Creates Rule Mandating Players Stand for National Anthem

U.S. Soccer Creates Rule Mandating Players Stand for National Anthem

mag813 March 5, 2017 0

Colin Kaepernick became the center of controversy for his national anthem protest last season, but he was far from the only athlete leveraging pre-game festivities to protest. United States Women’s National Team player Megan Rapinoe

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Humans Are Responsible For 80% Of U.S. Wildfires

Humans Are Responsible For 80% Of U.S. Wildfires

mag813 March 4, 2017 0

It seems like we humans could use a refresher on fire safety while outdoors. According to a new study pulished in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 80 percent of all wildfires

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People On Twitter Are Going Nuts Over This Unusually Warm Weather

People On Twitter Are Going Nuts Over This Unusually Warm Weather

mag813 March 2, 2017 0

As anyone enjoying temperatures of 60 degrees and higher will be glad to tell you — and right now, that’s a good chunk of the United States — spring has come early this year.

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