Childhood developmental scores and levels of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) — a key protein for brain development — are significantly higher with decreased levels of exposure to air pollution in utero, according to a new study that examined the after-effects of the closure of a coal-burning power plant in Tongliang, China. The study — performed
I know some people somehow find pleasure in it, but the smell of gas fumes at the gas station is one of my least favorite things. Purely disgusting, imho… and I know the fumes aren’t good for me. I look forward to the day when there aren’t gas or diesel fumes anywhere, and I know
Originally published on Daily Kos. Scott Brown is as hapless a Senate candidate in New Hampshire as he was in Massachusetts. Even in a crowd of friendly fellow Republicans, he can’t seem to keep his foot out of his mouth, particularly when it comes to Obamacare. Brown found that out on Saturday, when he stopped by [&hellip
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I can’t tell for sure if the guys in this video are making fun of Elon Musk or just having fun with him, but they are definitely making fun of almost everyone else famous in the video (barring Copernicus), so I have a feeling they are. Odd, considering he offers two of the best solutions [&hellip
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A toilet that can transform human waste into biochar, powered by nothing but the sun, has been developed by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder. The new technology was designed to address some of the sanitation issues that are common in many developing countries — and thereby help to protect local water supplies, and
Solar-Powered Toilet That Can Turn Waste Into Biochar was originally published on: CleanTechnica.
Travelers cherish the city of Paris for the charm of its luxurious springtime, but maybe not this year. Since last Wednesday, air pollution in Paris and 22 suburbs has topped the safe limit for PM10 particulates (80 mg/cubic meter). The Paris smog readings hit 180 mg on Friday, more than twice the accepted safe limit. This [&hellip
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Oy, and we wonder why our democracy is broken. So many Americans don’t even know that Obamacare and the Affordable Care Act are the same thing. Nonetheless, they’re very happy to chime in about why they don’t like Obamacare but…
Jon Stewart has done it again. In these videos below (from one Daily Show segment) he skewers Republicans in Congress and the media who either don’t understand the damage they are doing to actual humans and society as a whole,…
Here’s an excellent clip from Rachel Maddow making a very useful point about how far off the deep end Republicans in Congress have gone: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Also note that these…
Bernie Sanders has accumulated a tremendous list of Republicans who are tearing up their fellow Republicans for being crazy. Check it out: Also included in this longer article on the subject.