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700 Marine Species Might Go Extinct Because of Plastic Pollution. Here Are 5 Ways You Can Help! - One Green Planet

Plastic. It’s everywhere.<p>From food packaging to fabrics and face wash, this modern “miracle” invention can be found in some shape or form in nearly …

Pollution

Why Do Many Reasonable People Doubt Science?

There’s a scene in Stanley Kubrick’s comic masterpiece <i>Dr. Strangelove</i> in which Jack D. Ripper, an American general who’s gone rogue and ordered a nuclear attack on the Soviet Union, unspools his paranoid worldview—and the explanation for why he drinks “only distilled water, or rainwater, and only …

Critical Thinking

Portland Now Generates Electricity From Turbines Installed In City Water Pipes

image via lucidenergy.comYou’d be forgiven if the phrase “Portland goes green with innovative water pipes” doesn’t immediately call to mind thoughts …

Renewable Energy

10 Things Students Should Know About Tech by Fifth Grade

21st Century Learning<p>Page 2 of 2<p><b>8) How to collaborate using technology.</b> Students should learn how to use websites/apps such as Google Docs to share …

Easiest Vegetables to Grow from Seed

Starting vegetable seeds is much cheaper than buying plants in the spring, and saving all that money is very appealing to the beginner on a budget. …

Gardening

Let's Talk About Solar Energy and Equity

<i>By Jorge Madrid</i><p>We need to have “the talk” about solar power and equity, because ignoring uncomfortable questions will invite misinformation and bad …

Leadership Lessons, One Week At A Time

In these days where “everybody is a leader” it can be difficult to know when you have assumed a real leadership position. Is it when you are made responsible for a handful of other people? When you become head of a business unit? Or only when you assume the top job in the whole organization?<p>Chances …

Leadership

5 Great Florida State Parks with Beaches

<b>By Lauren Tjaden</b><p>You can discover some of the finest, most pristine beaches in the world at Florida’s state parks.<p>If you want to unplug and reconnect …

National Parks

Ink Knight Optical Illusion

Good morning to all of you optical illusion fans, and welcome to Tuesday morning! Hope you all are well, and getting up to face another work day. …

Photographer Creates Hilarious Photo Series Using Marvel Characters in Unique Situations

Indonesian born photographer Edy Harjo has created a series unlike any other; complex in setup yet seemingly so simple in its comedic genius. Using …

Comics

This House Design Produces More Energy Than It Consumes

It’s crucial to the well-being of our planet and survival of future generations that we all aim to reduce our carbon footprint. It’s something easier …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Saturn's Rings Go Dark, X-Rays Burst, and a Skyline Burns

Cassini views Saturn's rings in a different light, x-rays flare from the sun, and a city's skyline stands out against a fiery sunset.

Astronomy

10 Ways to Integrate Google Drawings in Your Teaching

December 29, 2014<br>Google Drawings is a tool that is often overlooked by teachers. Being part of Google Drive, Drawings has some powerful features hat …

Education Technology

Terrific Mini Guide to Help Students Think Critically

December 26, 2014<br>Questioning is the key to critical thinking and through questions students get to explore the deep layers of meanings that would …

When is it time to refresh a garden?

Keeping borders under control and casting out lost plant causes is easier said than done<p>And so… to Essex, to talk to the Plant Heritage group about the development of my former two-acre garden and subsequent tricky transfer to a smaller one seven years ago. In the aftermath of my talk I was pleased …

15 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>Here's proof that a lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

Hiking

As world leaders try to reduce emissions, carbon dioxide levels keep rising

Diplomats just finished a marathon round of climate talks in Lima, Peru, which resulted in an agreement that for the first time ever will commit each …

The Chance of a Collision in Outer Space Is Practically Zilch

The universe is full of wonder, and a whole lot of nothingness.<p>Here’s a question: If you could fly a spacecraft from one end of the galaxy all the way to the other, in a straight line, what are the chances you’d make it through without hitting anything?<p>That’s the scenario Reddit user bigri23 put …

6 Imaginative Redesigns For The World’s Fastest-Growing And Most Unequal Cities

From floating neighborhoods in Lagos to nonprofit housing in New York City, architects dream up fanciful ideas for how cities of the future can grapple with swelling populations.<p>By 2030, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in cities, and most will be poor. Our cities–designed in a time …

Urbanism

How To Win The Impulse War Inside Your Brain

Your brain is complicated. Understanding how it works can help you make better decisions.<p>What role do our emotions play in decision-making? Some might say it’s a fairly contentious one. Acting on emotions without reason can be dangerous. 17th-century French philosopher Descartes would have you …

The Garden Edge: Rethink Your Garden Pathways

JMS Design Associates<p>Save<p><b>Plant Characteristics to Look For</b><p>Using the wrong types of plants could make a pathway awkward to use and result in a very …

Easy, Elegant Air Plant Ornament

Introduction: Easy, Elegant Air Plant Ornament<p>These ornaments are so ridiculously easy to make that you'll want to load up on plants and make dozens …

The West Australian

Wednesday, 03 January 2018<p>Top Stories<p>WA’s first meningococcal case of 2018Zookeeper gored by rhino at NSW zooChild shoots boy, 5, in face with …

9 Cocktails To Warm You Up This Fall

Brooklyn Spirits: Craft Cocktails and Stories from the World's Hippest Borough features the stories behind Brooklyn distilleriesand the best cocktails to highlight their spirits. Here, 9 drinks<p>Brooklyn Spirits: Craft Cocktails and Stories from the World's Hippest Borough features the stories behind …

National Geographic Travel

Vertical Gardens

Everyone is talking about <b>vertical gardens</b>. Gives you the impression that this is something new and inventive, but growing upwards has been going on …

Gardening

Things 21st Century Teachers Should Be Able to Do

November 29, 2014<br>Today as I was wading through my bookmarks I came across this resource which I have saved awhile ago. This is a chart featuring what …

Brazil

Here's What Happens When You Ask Marcus Samuelsson To Make You Breakfast

In our new series BuzzFeed Breakfast, we invite a chef to hang out and cook stuff. Then we show you how to recreate what he or she did.<p>Yes, Marcus Samuelsson is a James Beard award-winning chef with a successful Manhattan restaurant and recurring TV gigs on shows like <i>Chopped</i> and <i>The Taste</i>. He was …