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75,000 Trees Donated So Far to 'Trump Forest' to Offset President's Climate Destruction

Environmental activists have created a worldwide reforestation project called "Trump Forest" to help offset the potential environmental destruction …

Fossielen bewijzen bestaan legendarische zwarte megazwaan

Witte zwanen, zwarte zwanen en zwarte megazwanen. Nieuw-Zeeland was ooit het thuis van een forsgebouwde, moeizaam vliegende zwarte zwaan. De zwaan …

Breast milk in, cow's milk out: Vegan diet can be healthy for children

After seven years of eating a vegan diet, Regina mother Alyx Millham has the lifestyle down pat.<p>So when Millham, 35, delivered her first child, there …

Nutrition

Man Booker Prize 2017: The Shortlist

The shortlist for the Man Booker Prize 2017 – the UK’s most prestigious literary honour – was revealed earlier today. First handed out in 1969, the …

12 Inspiring Books You Should Read By The Time You Turn 25

Turning 25 is kind of a big deal, since you are halfway home to 30 years old and yet still young and learning the world. You're basically not a …

Books

Scientists Find Huge Drop In Sperm Count In Western Men So Extinction Could Be Upon Us

As if everything currently going on in the world is not terrifying and depressing enough, apparently, scientists now believe the human race could …

Fertility

The world’s most awe-inspiring national animals (and their tracks)

What can national animals say about a country? It’s definitely part of the image they want to project to the world — or, at least, what they wanted …

3 huge geoengineering projects are under way to save the planet

It’s no longer science fiction to imagine altering the Earth’s atmosphere to try to cool the planet. In fact, several major “geoengineering” experiments are already underway.<p>The scientists pursuing them believe that there’s already too much carbon in the atmosphere — and that to avoid catastrophic …

Volgens nieuwe berekening zitten we toch tjokvol junk-DNA

We zeulen elke dag een hoop ballast met ons mee. Nieuw onderzoek wijst uit dat meer dan 80 procent van ons DNA geen evolutionair betekenisvolle …

Europeanen vaker zonder stroom door klimaatverandering

In een warmere wereld komt de energievoorziening steeds meer onder druk te staan. Dat voorspellen onderzoekers van de Universiteit Leiden in het blad …

Drone redt tientallen reekalfjes

In de omgeving van Winterswijk konden de afgelopen tijd 34 reekalfjes worden gered dankzij een drone. Omdat de diertjes verscholen liggen in het …

Opnieuw geval bijenziekte in Drenthe

Begin juni werd de ziekte al vastgesteld bij diverse bijenvolken van een imker in Drenthe. Die werden ook geruimd in verband met besmettingsgevaar en …

All of Tesla’s seat options are now vegan

Overnight, Tesla made some changes to their available options, making some options standard, and notably eliminating one thing: leather seats. As of now, Tesla only sells vegan seats.<p>While this lack of leather is not made explicit on the Tesla configuration page, any mention of leather has been …

Getting at the heart of teaching: Lisa Lee at TEDxCrestmoorParkED

Why competency-based learning matters, now more than ever.

<b>What kind of learning should happen here?</b><p>It’s a deceptively simple question, one that gets to the heart of why schools and other educational …

Can a simple classroom redesign inspire student achievement?

Imagine a 5th grade classroom in the middle of a lesson. What do you see: charts, letters, and drawings on the wall? A teacher writing notes on a …

Together, technology and teachers can revamp schools

IN 1953 B.F. Skinner visited his daughter’s maths class. The Harvard psychologist found every pupil learning the same topic in the same way at the …

Education Technology

Critical thinking: how to help your students become better learners

Want your class to make the most out of learning opportunities? Try focusing not just on the task itself, but how they approach it<p>Encouraging students to build awareness, understanding and control of their thought processes – also known as metacognition – has been identified by the Education …

Teaching

How Your Body Transforms On A Vegan Diet

My Kids Are Vegans and They Like It

I knew one vegetarian growing up in Evansville, Indiana, and I made fun of her. In college, I lived with a vegetarian, and I was like, "Oh, that's …

Green Living

A chain that wants to be the McDonald's of vegan fast food is preparing to take over America

In just two years, By Chloe has gone from a single New York City vegan cafe to a mini-chain with seven locations in New York City, Boston, and Los Angeles. The chain plans to open four more locations by the end of 2017.<p>The restaurants raked in $10 million in sales in 2016, the company told Business …

Every dog is genetically a very good boy

Dogs are genetically predisposed to be man’s best friend.<p>Scientists have discovered a chromosomal overlap between dogs and humans that could explain …

Pets

The Challenge of Healing Animals Who Suffer From PTSD

As a baby orangutan, Pony was kidnapped from the forest in Borneo and sold into sex slavery. For the first several years of her life, she was kept …