Day: July 14, 2017

“Once you drop a hydrophone in the water, a whole other world becomes alive to you.” Your 3-part LIVE adventure starts Sun 7/23. #AlaskaLive

“Once you drop a hydrophone in the water, a whole other world becomes alive to you.” Your 3-part LIVE adventure starts Sun 7/23. #AlaskaLive Source

Thinking Outside the Box: This 2-Acre Shipping Container Farm Feeds 150

I grew up surrounded by farmland and lived near rural Tennessee for a time, yet I wouldn’t have the foggiest idea how to start a farm. But if I wanted to experience farming on a small scale, Farm From the Box would be the way to go. The tiny house movement has shown us that […]

Are Alien’s Real? Conversation with Giorgio A. Tsoukalos of Ancient Aliens

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zupp4EQrIZw?rel=0&autoplay=1&autoplay=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Giorgio A. Tsoukalos stopped by to talk with Tony and Captain Ron to update us on new discovers in the Ancient astronauts field and his upcoming show. Check out Giorgio on Ancient Aliens and visit his facebook page at source

Study of 700,000 People in 46 Countries Shows How Lazy America Is

Americans have more luxuries and more opportunities to lay back and do nothing than perhaps any other country in the world. Perhaps that’s why on a global scale, the U.S. is one of the laziest countries on Earth, according to a Stanford University study. [1] The great Ron Swanson once said: “The whole point of […]

Chemicals Banned in Kids' Toys Found in Mac and Cheese

Boxed macaroni and cheese is often a favorite food among youngsters, but a recent study suggests the packaged food contains dangerous, endocrine-disrupting chemicals that have been banned in toys: phthalates. [1] Phthalates are a group of toxic additives in plastics. They’re used to make plastics soft and flexible, and are commonly found in artificial fragrances, […]

Is Glyphosate Making These Australian Toads More Deadly?

Scientists in Hungary say toad tadpoles that have been exposed to the herbicide glyphosate (also known as Glyphogan in Australia) may produce considerably more of the toxic chemicals the toads use to ward off predators. The findings are especially relevant to Australia’s cane toad population. [1] The fear is that feral cane toads in Australia […]

7 Easy Steps to Saving Your Heirloom Tomato Seeds

iStock/billnoll Get a head start on next year’s harvest by saving your heirloom tomato seeds. With odd shapes, rich colors, and incredible flavor, heirloom tomatoes are unique and welcome additions to gardens and recipes. Learn how to save your seeds for the future and create your own living heirlooms. Seed banking has been practiced by […]

The mummified body of this Buddhist master is in PERFECT condition…what!?

The mummified body of this Buddhist master is in PERFECT condition…what!? Source

Nearly All Boxed Mac and Cheese Contains Phthalates, New Study Shows

iStock/ozgurcoskun A new study of 30 cheese products including popular and organic boxed mac and cheese has found that all but one of them contain phthalates. These harmful chemicals have been shown to disrupt male hormones like testosterone and have been linked to behavioral problems in children. “If you asked most scientists about the top […]

“The law is seen as a profession for the privileged, for the elite. We want to change that thinking, to recognize that actually the law is here to ser…

“The law is seen as a profession for the privileged, for the elite. We want to change that thinking, to recognize that actually the law is here to serve all of us.” Watch activist and lawyer Alexander McLean’s #BriefButSpectacular take on the power of the law in the hands of the poor. (From PBS NewsHour) […]

oh my…thats a big hole

oh my…thats a big hole Source

Love Traveling? Want Kids? Then You Have to Go Vegan, According to New Research

iStock/vsurkov Ready to go vegan? If you want to have any kind of life aside from eating meat, this new research will convince you that going plant-based is the key to having it all. Reducing or eliminating meat from the diet cuts individual carbon dioxide footprint by nearly one-ton per year, says a new report published […]

It’s Botanical Week on the Great British Baking Show tonight at 9/8c featuring floral designs and citrus flavors. #PBSBakingShow

It’s Botanical Week on the Great British Baking Show tonight at 9/8c featuring floral designs and citrus flavors. #PBSBakingShow Source

Unsafe Oral Sex is Spreading Nearly Untreatable Gonorrhea

The World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that antibiotic-resistant strains of gonorrhea are on the rise, and about 78 million people per year could be at risk for the sexually-transmitted disease (STD). [1] In a recent report, the WHO explains how researchers looked at data from gonorrhea cases and antibiotic resistance from 77 countries. Of […]

Watch: Bear Charges Car | National Geographic

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zxgUtH8sjds?rel=0&autoplay=1&autoplay=1&modestbranding=1&w=580&h=385] Two people in Yakutat, Alaska, got quite a scare when a bear charged their car. ➡ Subscribe: About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world’s premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the […]

It's Official: California Lists Monsanto's Glyphosate as a Carcinogen

As of July 7, 2017, glyphosate, a chemical found in Monsanto’s RoundUp herbicide, has officially been listed as a carcinogen in California under the state’s Proposition 65 law. [1] Under the law, RoundUp, the most widely-used herbicide in the world, must carry a warning about its potential to cause cancer in humans. It is the first time […]

So what exactly happened to the people on Easter Island?

So what exactly happened to the people on Easter Island? Source

Complaints About Crop Damage Spur Temporary Ban on Dicamba in 2 States

On July 7, 2017, officials in Arkansas and Missouri enacted a temporary ban on dicamba, the herbicide blamed for vaporizing and damaging crops which have not been genetically engineered to withstand the weedkiller. The Arkansas Plant Board had voted June 23, 2017 to temporarily ban the spraying of dicamba on any crops except pasture land […]