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Restoring Coastal Ecosystems Creates More Jobs Than Offshore Oil Development

Restoring coastal ecosystems can provide significant economic benefits and even create “pathways out of poverty” for low-income Americans, according …

13 Secrets to Long, Thick, Shiny Hair

We all want a mane of soft, silky, touchable locks. But the reality is that hair grows only about a half inch per month. Want to jump-start the process? Read on for insider tips to stop hair's biggest enemy — breakage — and keep strands strong.<p>START IN THE SHOWER<p><b>Go sulfate free.</b> Overwashing can dry …

Native Americans Give Other Groups A Taste Of Casual Sports Team Racism

Native Americans have long tried to raise awareness about the racism inherent in their portrayal in sports team iconography like the Cleveland Indians and Washington Redskins.<p>President Obama recently stirred the long-simmering pot of this dispute by weighing in on behalf of Native Americans. “I …

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The New Jim Crow

• <b>Author:</b> Michelle Alexander<p>Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. <i>The New Jim Crow</i> is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that …

Asteroid crash in Quebec may have caused prehistoric climate change

The cause of a thousand-year cold period that killed off giant ground sloths, mastodons, and sabretooth cats continues to be in contention. While it's long been hypothesized that the major climate shift that occurred around 12,900 years ago was the result of a sudden flood of freshwater into the …

Eric Holder Says DOJ Will Let Washington, Colorado Marijuana Laws Go Into Effect

WASHINGTON -- The United States government took a historic step back from its long-running drug war on Thursday, when Attorney General Eric Holder informed the governors of Washington and Colorado that the Department of Justice would allow the states to create a regime that would regulate and …

The 16 Best Things Warren Buffett Has Ever Said

It's Warren Buffett's 83rd birthday, and we can't think of a better way to celebrate the billionaire CEO than to round up some of his greatest life advice. After all, he's not called the "Oracle of Omaha" for nothing.<p><b>"Rule No. 1: Never lose money; rule No. 2: Don't forget rule No. 1."</b><p><b>"I always knew</b> …

Researcher looks to better understand climate risks of leaky natural gas wells

President Obama has touted natural gas as a valuable bridge fuel to transition the U.S. to renewable energy. But there's a catch that isn't often mentioned — the methane that leaks from oil and gas wells.<p>Methane is about 25 times more powerful than CO2 as a global warming gas, and nobody knows for …

Measles is Killing Off Masses of Dolphins

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After a sad summer of mysterious dolphin deaths scientists think they have finally figured out the …