Carly Cretney

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Mercury in Latrines Helped Historians Follow Lewis and Clark

Between life-threatening accidents, hypothermia, diseases, and digestive problems, life in the wilderness wasn’t easy for Lewis and Clark. …

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6 Secretly Poisonous Plants We Eat All the Time

When Europeans first encountered the tomato on their earliest visits to the New World, it was feared. A bright red—<i>suspiciously</i> bright red—fruit in …

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers from 365 Days of Slow Cooking - Slow Cooker or Pressure Cooker

<i>You won’t miss the meat in these Slow Cooker Vegetarian Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers. Use the Index Page for Vegetarian Recipes to see all</i> …

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Why I Quit Being a Vegetarian

As a kid, I didn’t exactly choose to be a vegetarian. It grew out of my extreme pickiness combined with my parent’s limited cooking skills. Meat was …

Men think they're smarter than they are, so they study science, says researcher

Technically Incorrect: A Washington State University study suggests men overestimate their brains, while women are quite accurate. This may lead more men to study math and science than women.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Has someone …

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Bill Nye the Science Guy Visited the Alberta Tar Sands and Was Depressed

Nye suggested a new government is the answer to Canada's climate change woes.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>How to Get Rid of All the Shit You Put into Your Body This Summer</b><p>Bill Nye the Science Guy is currently in Alberta working on a climate change documentary. And not surprisingly, when Nye went to the tar sands, he …

If You’re A Jerk To Women Online, You’re Literally A 'Loser,' Science Says

It's been almost a year since the debacle known as Gamergate, which further fueled the misogynist fires already ablaze on the Internet. But a new …

The theory of parallel universes is not just maths – it is science that can be tested

The existence of parallel universes may seem like something cooked up by science fiction writers, with little relevance to modern theoretical …

Are Science And Truth At Odds?

Last week, <i>New York Times</i> science writer George Johnson wrote a very disturbing piece concerning the apparent loss of credibility science is now facing with the public at large.<p>Creationism, the anti-vaccine movement, resistance to genetically modified crops, cellphone radio waves, fluoridation, the …

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