Linda Lewis

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High court rules against Calif. crisis pregnancy center law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday effectively put an end to a California law that forces anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to provide information about abortion.<p>The 5-4 ruling also casts doubts on similar laws in Hawaii and Illinois.<p>The California law took effect in 2016. It …

Judiciary

Barents Sea seems to have crossed a climate tipping point

This is probably what a climate tipping point looks like—and we're past it.<p>Many of the threats we know are associated with climate change are slow …

Global Warming

Rising seas: 'Florida is about to be wiped off the map'

In 1890, just over six thousand people lived in the damp lowlands of south Florida. Since then the wetlands that covered half the state have been largely drained, strip malls have replaced Seminole camps, and the population has increased a thousandfold. Over roughly the same amount of time the …

Climate Change

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

Cream Cheese

Cave divers uncover new humanlike species in South Africa

Paleontologists have discovered an ancient human relative in South Africa thanks to a tricky cave diving excavation that recovered close to 1,550 …

Archaeology

Before & After: A Vintage Florida Cottage and Garden Saved from the Landfill—on a $12,500 Budget

A few weeks ago a rare thing landed in our in-box: before-and-after photographs of a Florida cottage built in 1935. Before: decrepit, with a sagging …

Landscaping

Climate Scientist James Hansen: ‘The Planet Could Become Ungovernable’

<i>This week, to accompany</i> <i>our cover story</i> <i>on worst-case climate scenarios, we’re publishing a series of extended interviews with climatologists on the</i> …

Climate Change

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

Parasites Can Mind-Control Animals Without Infecting Them

In 2018, everything is a metaphor.<p>A tapeworm is essentially a very long, parasitic towel with a grappling hook for a head. It attaches itself to the internal organs of its host with its fiendish head spines, and it absorbs nutrients through its tagliatelle-shaped body. Once fastened, it does very …

University of California

If You Paint Your Front Door This Color, Your House Could Sell for $6,000 More

Thinking about starting—or finishing—some projects around the home this summer? Good call: It’s always a good idea to make some updates to increase …

Real Estate

Climate Change Report Describes How Screwed Miami Will Be In 30 Years

The sunshine state is about to get a whole lot wetter.<p>While hurricanes or volcanic eruptions inflict an immediate blow, the Earth’s rising sea levels …

Climate Change

Disturbing before-and-after images show what the San Francisco Bay Area could look like in 2100

As if there weren't enough reasons to leave the San Francisco Bay Area, parts of it are sinking into the Pacific Ocean, new research has found.<p>While scientists have long understood that the sea level is rising around the Bay Area, a new paper in the journal Science Advances says the land itself is …

Shifting toward a greater understanding of bugs – the good and the bad

Reference books form a wall around my little desk. Three years may pass before I revisit one on bamboos, for example, but as I tell my colleagues: "When I need it, I really need it."<p>One book that gets opened a lot more frequently than that is "Garden Insects of North America," published in 2004. If …

Insects

Top 9 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Pain, Gout, Diabetes And Heart Disease

Are you trying to go alkaline too?If you are in the midst of the alkaline process, it helps a lot when you know which foods to consume to stay …

Don't forget to tackle these 3 gardening tasks ahead of spring

It may be winter, but there’s still more to life than binge-watching TV. On a sunny day, bundle up and get outside for some gardening. You’ll get a head start, lift your spirits and set your mind on spring.<p>“It’s a good time for tasks that are best done while trees, shrubs and perennials are …

How to Successfully Grow Tropical Plants: A Field Guide to Planting, Care, and Design on Gardenista

Master gardener shares how pots, plants and driftwood can brighten up your garden as leaves fade

Adding some vibrance and some pop to plots, patios and pots can help keep the spaces fresh as fall colours start to drop away, according to B.C. …

Gardening

The 15 best trees and shrubs for fall foliage

The lack of rain in recent weeks and lingering summer warmth are likely to diminish the fall color show. But even with a reduced display, the pageantry of this finale forms one of the sweetest garden moments of the year.<p>Some of your garden plants are going to present magical progressions of color …

University of Pennsylvania

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …

Cancer Cells

Regreening the planet could cut as much carbon as halting oil use – report

Natural solutions such as tree planting, protecting peatlands and better land management could account for 37% of all cuts needed by 2030, says study<p>Planting forests and other activities that harness the power of nature could play a major role in limiting global warming under the 2015 Paris …

Climate

Scientists mapping Greenland have produced some surprising – and worrying – results

Greenland, the world’s largest island and home to its second largest ice sheet, is a land of ragged cliffs, breathtaking fjords and unimaginable amounts of water on either side of the freezing point. It has also, until now, been something of a mystery.<p>Greenland drew some pointed attention during …

Global Warming

Stop talking right now about the threat of climate change. It’s here; it’s happening | Bill McKibben

Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, flash fires, droughts: all of them tell us one thing – we need to stand up to the fossil fuel industry and fast<p>For the sake of keeping things manageable, let’s confine the discussion to a single continent and a single week: North America over the last seven days.<p>In …

Hurricane Harvey

Houseplants 101: Everything You Need To Know To Start An Indoor Jungle

<i>With Labor Day somehow just around the corner, everyone seems to be clutching on to the last remnants of summer with all their might. So the adorable</i> …

25 Amazing Benefits of Cilantro

Who doesnt know cilantro? Maybe we are more familiar with coriander seed but do you know that coriander and cilantro come from same plant. Cilantro …

The Need for Vitamin D.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>2</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) Vitamin D is necessary for our bone heath, immune system, and our body’s ability to absorb other …

These Are the World's 10 Most Serious Problems, According to Millennials

Climate change is Millennials' main concern.<p>For the third year in a row, millennials who participated in the World Economic Forum's Global Shapers Survey 2017 believe climate change is the most serious issue affecting the world today.<p>Nearly half (48.8%) of the survey participants chose climate …

world's

Why are the crucial questions about Hurricane Harvey not being asked? | George Monbiot

This is a manmade climate-related disaster. To ignore this ensures our greatest challenge goes unanswered and helps push the world towards catastrophe<p>• Tropical storm Harvey – live updates<p>It is not only Donald Trump’s government that censors the discussion of climate change; it is the entire body …

Hurricane Harvey

8 air-purifying plants for a healthy home

<b>What's not to love about houseplants? They look great, they make our home environment more calm, relaxed and welcoming, and they are pretty nifty air</b> …